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Is seal killing at an end?

Sealing - a grotesque business that involves killing seals for both their fur and meat - may soon see its last days in Canada.

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Canadian lawmaker urges government to bar Cheney

Canadian legislator Don Davies is asking his government to deny the entry of Dick Cheney into Canada because the former U.S. vice president enagaged in torture, genocide and human rights vioaltions.

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Air Canada flight attendant vote to strike

Flight attendants at Canada's largest airline overwhelmingly endorsed strike action on Sept 13 with results of the 10-day vote showing 5,175 ballots favoring a walkout.

50,000 Canadian postal workers locked out

The company cited $100 million in losses the strike has caused and the union's refusal to cooperate in dealing with declining mail volumes.

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Canadian election brings historic shifts

Canada's historic federal election shifted the political dynamics of the country and set a new stage of struggle.

World Notes: Algeria, Greece, Canada and more

Protests in Algeria, migrant workers' hunger strike in Greece, steelworkers  in Canada, and news from South Korea, Haiti, Cuba.

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World Notes: Canada, Romania, Mozambique, India, Austria

The right to clean water, toxic gold mining, biofuel's human toll, measuring India's poverty, good and bad on HIV/AIDS.

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The beauty and the beast of the Olympics

The Olympics should be about the beauty of sports and competition without the beast of corporate profits.

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World Notes

In World Notes this week: Canada, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Cuba, Afghanistan.

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World Notes: Western Sahara, Iraq, Chile, Canada, Indonesia, Cuba

After taking Aminatou Haidar to a hospital on Dec. 17, Spanish authorities removed the "Saharan Gandhi" from the Canary Islands to Western Sahara.

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