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Auditor slams delays, arduous, outdated paperwork process for disability appeals – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 2, 2016 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Canadians with terminal illnesses are waiting too long for disability pension benefits from the federal government, and those with grave conditions are being snowed under with paperwork, Canada’s auditor general says. In his latest twice-annual assessment of various federal government departments, agencies […]

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BR Indigenous Inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 2, 2016  OTTAWA – A United Nations human rights experts says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s talk of systemic discrimination against Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples gives the issue legitimacy. Barbara Bailey, the vice-chair of the U-N committee on the elimination of discrimination against women, says Trudeau’s comments are significant because they […]

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Up to 1,500 military houses sit empty as auditor targets base accomodations – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 2, 2016  By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The management of military housing at the Department of National Defence is in disarray, with as many as 1,500 units sitting vacant and not enough consideration given to allowing soldiers to rent in the local market away from their bases, Canada’s auditor […]

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Lax border checks allow illegal drugs to slip undetected out of Canada: auditor – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 2, 2016  By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Canada Border Services Agency is not keeping a close enough eye on exports, causing high-risk shipments _ including illegal drugs and stolen cars _ to leave the country undetected, auditor general Michael Ferguson says. In his latest series of reports examining […]

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International expert applauds Trudeau’s blunt approach on indigenous issues – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 1, 2016  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s talk of systemic discrimination against Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples lends legitimacy to the issues and those tackling them, a United Nations human rights expert said Monday. Barbara Bailey, the vice-chair of the UN committee on the elimination of discrimination […]

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Canada’s economic image problem – Toronto Star

The loonie rises and falls with the price of oil not because ours is a petro-economy but because the world thinks it is. “The exchange rate is the most important price in the economy” is a quote often attributed to Robert Mundell, the Canadian-born, Nobel Prize winning economist. The dollar’s price is so important because […]

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Health care not doing enough to help Canadians who have damaged hearts: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 2, 2016 By John Cotter THE CANADIAN PRESS A new report says more needs to be done to help a growing number of Canadians who are living with damaged hearts. About 600,000 people are living with heart failure _ an incurable, long-term condition where the heart is not pumping enough blood due […]

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Boost workers’ skills, tweak employment insurance to help workforce: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 2, 2016 OTTAWA _ The C.D. Howe Institute says reforms to employment insurance and moves to develop a more highly skilled workforce can help Canada’s labour market adjust to weakened economic conditions. The Toronto-based think-tank says the federal government should make changes to EI because the program only covers about half of […]

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Canada military ill prepared to resume mantle as world’s peacekeeper, report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 2, 2016  By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government has promised to get Canada back into the peacekeeping business, but a new report from two independent think tanks says the military is ill-prepared for the task. The study by the Rideau Institute and the Centre for Policy Alternatives […]

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Hundreds of Ontario adoptions on hold while commission reviews Motherisk cases – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 1, 2016  By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Hundreds of adoptions have been put on hold in Ontario as a provincially appointed commission reviews child protection cases involving flawed drug tests. The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies said Monday between 200 and 300 cases have been flagged for review […]

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