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May 2010 Blog Posts (66)

Treat Khadr as child soldier: UN envoy

Treat Khadr as child soldier: UN envoy

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 | 1:31 PM ET Comments110…


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Kanata fire rips through half-built homes

A townhouse complex in the framing stages was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived. (Submitted by Andrea O'Kelly)

More than 100 residents were forced from a retirement home in Ottawa's Kanata area when a fire broke out in a nearby construction site, badly damaging two townhouse complexes.

The fire started around 11:30 p.m. ET Tuesday at a townhouse project in the framing stages of construction on…


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Actress Lynn Redgrave, member of British acting dynasty, dies at age 67

By Hillel Italie,Michael Kuchwara, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS,, Updated: May 3,…

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UBC video-game camp disturbs health experts

Health professionals are shaking their heads over a decision by the University of British Columbia to offer a summer camp that lets children play video games for several hours a day.

According to a brochure being handed out at Vancouver elementary schools, the camp will let kids play Nintendo, Wii, Playstation and other computer games for three hours a day for about $140 a week.

"If sports aren’t your thing but you…


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Quebec artist shows angels at Shanghai Expo

Quebec artist David Martel is among the artists who are showing off their work at the World Expo, which opened this weekend in Shanghai.

The opportunity is a coup for the Sherbrooke artist, who is displaying two giant monoliths painted on Chinese red marble.

The works are part of his "peace tour" for which Martel has painted works of art on types of rock that are typical to different sacred sites around the…


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Early blooms cause Tulip Festival concerns

Tulips bloom weeks too early on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Monday April 26. Blooms are fading before the Canadian Tulip Festival. Workers begun digging up some flower beds Friday. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Unseasonable warm weather may rob the Canadian Tulip Festival of its floral…


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