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21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Health

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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marijuana,

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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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Canada,

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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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

CBC News

Polygamy charges against B.C. men raise Charter questions

The criminal trial against two men from a polygamous sect in British Columbia is likely to re-examine whether the ban on multiple marriages violates the right to religious freedom, experts say, despite a court decision three years ago that declared the law constitutional.

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Examiner.com

Dieppe: The Raid that went all wrong.

The dates of August 18th and 19th loom large in Canadian history, for reasons that range from trivial and triumphant to downright tragic.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Reuters

DIARY -Top Economic Events to Aug 28

Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes of its July policy meeting - 1800 GMT.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Ben Bernanke, Canada,

The Chronicle Herald

Son preserves soldier's wartime memorabilia

This project contains a written snapshot of a short period of time in my father's life.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

National Post

Joseph Smith went on Mormon door-knocking trip through Southern Ontario in 1833

In July and August, more than five million foreigners will come to Canada on their summer vacation.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Canada, Kirtland, OH

Canada.com

Vancouver fire department seeks two new, more powerful fire boats

A Broward County, Fla., Firestorm 40, capable of pumping about 11,000 litres of water per minute, about double that of existing Vancouver fire boats.

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Related Topix: Canada, Fire, World News

CJAD

Police looking for man who could be suicidal

Police say 39-year old Raphael Leclair drives a black 2004 Suzuki Swift, licence plate 157 WWT... could be heading for Kingston, Ontario.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

National Post

Ontario cottagers warned not to drink water after toxic blue-green algae found in Upper Rideau Lake

Ontario's Ministry of the Environment has confirmed that specimens collected Monday from a bay in Upper Rideau Lake north of Kingston, Ont., are blue-green algae and that toxins are present.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Harper Blue Chip returns to OSS

Harper Blue Chip will make his first Ontario Sires Stakes start of 2014 tomorrow night in the first of three $70,000 Gold divisions for three-year-old trotting colts at Mohawk.

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Related Topix: Canada, Horse, Pets

The Chronicle Herald

Amherst first site of plaques to honour WWI 'enemy aliens'

Commemorative plaques will be unveiled in locations across Canada next Friday to honour those imprisoned in internment camps during the First World War.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bloomberg

Closed-Door Poloz Speech Breaks Bank of Canada's Custom

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz is breaking with an almost decade-long practice by taking a speech to an annual meeting of financial economists behind closed doors.

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The Globe and Mail

Schools fast-tracking foreign students to offset declining enrolment

Felix Li, 19, of Tianjin is getting adjusted at his new home in Kingston, ON, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, China, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, North America, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

The London Free Press

Inmates sue federal government over pay cuts

KINGSTON, Ont. - Four inmates from Collins Bay Institution are suing the federal government in an attempt to overturn last October's decision to cut inmate pay by 30%.

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Telegram

All around Bell Island

Emily Hartery and Liam Flanagan on Grebe's Nest Beach, Bell Island. - Photo by Susan Flanagan/Special to The Telegram Owen Rouleau of Kingston, Ont., walks along the layers of shale and sandstone at the Grebe's Nest Beach on Bell Island.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBC News

Millhaven Institution in lockdown due to missing cereal containers

Millhaven Institution near Kingston, Ont., was forced into lockdown on Sunday morning to search for missing plastic food containers.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison,

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