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$500,000 to save one life

Let me elaborate: There is a young man, Lucas Maciesza, who is suffering from a rare blood disorder where his red blood cells are being destroyed. Less than 10 people in Ontario have this disorder, and there is only one … Continue reading

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Omar Khadr’s extradition

On Oct. 25, 2010, Omar Khadr pleaded guilty to throwing the grenade that killed an American soldier eight years ago. His goal was actually to “Kill many Americans” with his act of terrorism. He has spent his incarceration becoming more … Continue reading

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Igor and Canada

Hurricane Igor has completely devastated Newfoundland. It has washed out roads, isolated communities, and completely the way of life for many people on the Rock. How has Canada reacted to this disaster on home soil? Well, I think the best … Continue reading

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Don’t ask, don’t tell.

When it’s not ok to be gay, what do you do? The American military has used the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell laws as a way to keep openly gay men and women from serving in their military. It is now … Continue reading

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Whose North?

Ours. Russia is trying to redraw borders in the arctic due to large natural resource reserves and claims to those reserves. According to the CTV Edmonton article: “Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia and the United States are all expected to file … Continue reading

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