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European Ferro (CSE: EFM) Lists on Canadian Securities Exchange -...

European Ferro is one of the latest new listings on the Canadian Securities Exchange, formerly known as the Canadian National Stock Exchange, and is trading under the symbol "EFM".

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Canada.com

Show Biz Chez Nous: Whitehorse bridges the divide

When Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard praised the merits of bilingualism in the second debate, he was lambasted in many quarters for daring to say that it was a good thing to be able to communicate in both of Canada's official languages.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel,

The Globe and Mail

Has Canada's foreign labour program outgrown its usefulness?

Mike Buensuceso at his shop, Asian Central, in Whitehorse, Yukon, on Friday. While Yukon's new temporary foreign worker program will help some small business owners like Buensuceso, others question the need for it in the North.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Small Business, Personal Finance,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Whitehorse Star

Officials counter criticisms of care facility planning

The Yukon Liberals are questioning the planning process behind the new 300-bed continuing care facility announced last month by the territorial government.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

MacLeans

Young and unorganized

When Jeff Sloychuk was 17, starting out as a summer student reporter at the Alaska Highway News in Fort St. John in B.C., he had no real idea of what a union was-where his dues went, or what he got in return.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

MacLeans

Crafting a common language for death

On April 16, Maclean's hosts the third in a series of town hall meetings, "End-of-Life Care: A National Dialogue."

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Old journeys recalled

COUNCIL ON POSITIVE AGING, By Dolores Kivi These days, despite the towering snowbanks clinging to the street where I live, I often go for trips - virtual ones that I take while enjoying my morning coffee.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Vancouver Sun

April 4, 1946: Canada takes control of Alaska Highway with pomp and ceremony

B.C. Premier Christy Clark sits down for a new video Q&A segment with Vancouver Sun legislative reporter Rob Shaw on April 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBC News

Whitehorse fire chief retires after 40 years on the job

Sparks says he has seen many changes in his job over the years. He says making smoke detectors mandatory in homes has helped save many lives.

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CBC News

Focus northern emergency response on Northerners: report

Tourists climb out of a military helicopter in Arctic Bay, Nunavut after being rescued from the ice floe they were camping on, which had begun to break up and drift through Admiralty Inlet.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Desert Exposure

Northern Exposure

The invasion of Silver City began silently and without notice in 1998. First, just a few.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Fairbanks, AK, Canada, Nome, AK, Nenana, AK

The St Paul Journal

Focus northern emergency response on people who live there, not tourists: report

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada

Sun Mar 30, 2014

SooToday

Emergency response in North questioned

A study done across the North is suggesting that emergency planners in the Arctic should start thinking about the people who live there and stop talking about tourists on cruise ships.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Whitehorse Star

Government fielding another First Nation lawsuit

It's claiming the government has a duty to consult the First Nation before recording any mineral claims or permitting any exploration activity in its traditional territory across southeast Yukon.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Whitehorse Star

Quest names new executive director

Parris joins the Yukon Quest after living and working in Cambodia as an advisor to the Provincial Fisheries Administration, providing institutional and community development and capacity building.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Once draws super fans to Steveston

Katy Lewis is a Once Upon a Time super fan. She's snapped photos with the stars, snagged autographs and knows main street Storybrooke-also known as Moncton Street-like her own block.

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Related Topix: Once Upon a Time, Entertainment, Television, Canada,

Tue Mar 18, 2014

MacLeans

Redefining palliative care

On March 24, Maclean's hosts the second in a series of town hall meetings, " End-of-Life Care: A National Dialogue ."

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, North America, Canada, World News,

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