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12 hrs ago | Canada.com

Canada's refugee policy risks tearing parents from their children, activists say

For the past month, Sheila Sedinger woke up every morning fraught with worry over the prospect of being deported to Mexico without her two young children.

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12 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Canada's refugee policy risks tearing parents from their children, activists say

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander speaks during an event in Ottawa on June 20, 2014.

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Yesterday | Brandon Sun

Canada's refugee policy risks tearing parents from their children, activists say

For the past month, Sheila Sedinger woke up every morning fraught with worry over the prospect of being deported to Mexico without her two young children.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Brandon Sun

Going from reserve to recruit a culture shock for some aboriginals: report

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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InsideHalton.com

Aboriginal recruits face culture shock: study

The move from small and isolated communities to larger urban centres can be quite jarring for aboriginals who join the Canadian Armed Forces, says a newly released document.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sys-Con Media

VMS Appoints Two New Directors to Its Board

Each of the appointees brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas which are important to the continued growth and development of the Company.

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Saanich News

Life's a breeze for Saanich teen sailor

The 18-year-old sailor, who competes out of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, returned to his family's Blenkinsop Valley hobby farm last weekend after a very successful week in Kingston, Ont.

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CBC News

Kingston fire leads to 22 charges against 2 companies, 3 people

Ontario's Ministry of Labour has laid 22 charges against two companies and three people after a massive fire on Princess Street in Kingston, Ont., in December.

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BayStreet.ca

Star Gold Corp. Appoints Judy Baker to the Board of Directors

COEUR D'ALENE, ID / ACCESSWIRE / August 26, 2014 / Star Gold Corp. announced today that Ms.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBC News

Graphene developer opens research centre in Kingston, Ont.

The material graphene, a form of carbon, is seen on a table Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Ottawa.

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Bloomberg

Poloz Says Weak Canada Jobs Means Rates Can Stay Low

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said the central bank has scope to keep interest rates near historic lows even if employment picks up.

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CBC News

Bonavista teens win national Play On street hockey title

The Mockbeggar Mudslashers from Bonavista won the under-17 championship on Sunday at the national Play On street hockey tournament in Kingston, Ont.

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CBC News

Why it's hard to stop a peeping drone

There are few restrictions on where or when hobbyists can fly their drones in Canada, as long as the aircraft weigh less than 35 kilograms.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Sexual violence 'not natural'

After all, this was the PeacemakeHers Camp 2014 and 23 women ranging from their early 20s to their senior years had gathered at Thinkers Lodge in Pugwash to talk, debate, consider and chew on the concept of peace.

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Reuters

DIARY - Top economic Events to Sep 5

MONDAY, AUGUST 25 KINGSTON, Canada - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech titled "Policy challenges in an open world".

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Medical News Today

Foreign-born youth in Canada have lower BMI than Canadian-born youth

Foreign-born youth have a lower body mass index than Canadian-born youth and, contrary to current thinking, these differences did not disappear in the years after immigration, according to a study of Canadian youth in CMAJ Open .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Windsor Star

Delegates at Canadian Medical Association meeting vote to oppose smoking of any plant substance

Dr. Chris Simpson, incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association. Simpson is professor of medicine and chief of cardiology at Queen's University in Kingston .

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CBC News

Jacques Tremblay, racy teen novel author, quits teaching after backlash

Jacques Tremblay, who also starred in an internet video series called Tremblay du Saguenay seen here, has quit teaching six years after co-authoring a racy teen novel with his wife and son.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ontario woman banned from owning pets after kitten burned, left untreated

An animal welfare group says a Kingston, Ont., woman has been banned for life from owning, caring for or living with an animal after a kitten fell into a hot deep fryer and was left untreated.

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The London Free Press

Ontario man who raped, murdered two-year-old girl dies in prison

A man who raped and murdered a two-year-old girl in Kingston, Ont., in 1981 was found dead in his prison cell in Manitoba on Saturday.

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