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at 03:53 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Jury selection set to begin Tuesday in Magnotta murder trial

MONTREAL - Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta.


at 03:00 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Group including Wind Mobile CEO to buy out majority shareholder VimpelCom

TORONTO - An investment group that includes Wind Mobile founder Tony Lacavera and Canadian private equity firm West Face Capital has a tentative deal to buy out Wind's majority shareholder, VimpelCom Ltd., a Russian-Dutch company that has been trying to exit the Canadian market since it was blocked from gaining full ownership of the small wireless carrier last year.


at 02:25 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Hitchcock suspense movie helps detect awareness in patient in vegetative state

A group of Canadian neuroscientists say they have successfully used a suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock movie to record the conscious experiences of a patient who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years.


at 00:32 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

Canada to send personal protective equipment to help West African Ebola outbreak

TORONTO - Canada is donating $2.5 million worth of the specialized medical gear used to protect health-care workers who are treating Ebola patients in West Africa, the federal government announced late Monday.


at 00:03 on September 16, 2014, EDT.

25 years after CF gene isolated, researchers still building on its discovery

TORONTO - Twenty-five years ago this month, the medical world was turned on its ear with the isolation of the gene that causes cystic fibrosis, a devastating inherited disease that usually killed children by their late teens.


at 20:10 on September 15, 2014, EDT.

Saskatoon woman, 65, faces death if deported to native Pakistan: lawyer

WINNIPEG - A woman who fled to Canada from Pakistan — and who may be stoned to death upon her return, according to her lawyer — lost what may have been her final bid Monday to avoid deportation.


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