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McGill science group takes aim at pharmacies for selling 'quack' flu remedy

McGill science group takes aim at pharmacies for selling 'quack' flu remedy

MONTREAL — A McGill University science communication group is taking aim at a commonly available homeopathic flu remedy and questioning why pharmacies continue to sell what it calls "quack remedies.
Barack Obama, former U.S. president, to speak in Vancouver in early March

Barack Obama, former U.S. president, to speak in Vancouver in early March

VANCOUVER — Former United States president Barack Obama is coming to Vancouver. The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade says in a statement that Obama will speak March 5 during a late afternoon event at Vancouver Convention Centre West.

Supreme Court rejects Calgary man's appeal in neighbour's fatal stabbing

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a man who argued he was fending off an attempted sexual assault when he stabbed his new neighbour 37 times.
British sailor's gang rape case adjourned, verdict expected Friday

British sailor's gang rape case adjourned, verdict expected Friday

HALIFAX — The high-profile case of a British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape at a Halifax-area military base has been adjourned until Friday.
Flush the milk: Study finds more than half of food produced in Canada wasted

Flush the milk: Study finds more than half of food produced in Canada wasted

More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and the average kitchen tosses out hundreds of dollars worth of edibles every year, says a study researchers are calling the first of its kind.
In the news today, Jan. 17

In the news today, Jan. 17

Five stories in the news for Thursday, Jan. 17 ——— U.S. DENOUNCES DEATH PENALTY AGAINST CANADIAN The U.S.
Defence chief admits slower-than-expected growth in female representation

Defence chief admits slower-than-expected growth in female representation

OTTAWA — Canada's top military officer admits there has been slower progress than expected to get more women into the Canadian Forces.
A federal employee is detained in China. Does he have diplomatic immunity?

A federal employee is detained in China. Does he have diplomatic immunity?

OTTAWA — "We are extremely concerned as should be all countries around the world that China is choosing to act arbitrarily whether it is in application of its own justice system to its own citizens and people around the world or whether it's in its c
Global trade disruptions don't dampen Morneau's optimism about Canada's economy

Global trade disruptions don't dampen Morneau's optimism about Canada's economy

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U.S. calls Chinese death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'

U.S. calls Chinese death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'

OTTAWA — The United States has denounced a death sentence imposed on a British Columbia man in China as "politically motivated," adding heft to Ottawa's effort to intensify international pressure on Beijing to spare his life and to release two other