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Health, Society

Health authority warns of Halloween overdose risk

With many Halloween parties coming up this weekend, a western health authority is warning people to take precautions if they plan to take drugs. If they won’t consume themselves, people are advised to look out for friends and family who» 

Economy, Environment, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Increase farm yields, reduce environmental impact: Food from Thought Initiative

The federal government is injecting substantial money into research intended to spur development of new technologies in farm practices. The basic idea is to achieve greater yields from crops and farmed animals while at the same time reducing the environmental» 

International, Society

Canada ranks sixth on freedom index

On an index using 76 indicators of personal, civil and economic freedoms, Canada ranks sixth out of 152 countries. Noting an overall decline of freedom around the world, the index is called Discarding Democracy: A Return to the Iron Fist.»