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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cancer survivors’ income falls $5K a year, StatsCan finds

Cancer survivors were less likely to work compared with those never diagnosed with the disease in all three years after diagnosis, Statistics Canada found. (CBC) Cancer survivors see a $5,000 drop in income, on average, a year after their diagnosis, according to a new report by Statistics Canada. But the likelihood they’ll be at work doesn’t…

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Minister working to get Stoney Nakoda flood victims back in homes

The province is doing everything it can to help people affected by last year’s flood on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, says David Dorward, Alberta’s associate minister of aboriginal relations. Hundreds of families are still living in three temporary trailer housing camps more than a year after the disaster. Dorward acknowledges 15 months is a…

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Manitoba chiefs say child welfare system ongoing ‘genocide’

AMC Grand Chief Derek Nepinak and Chief Arlen Dumas of the Mathias Colomb First Nation (Pukatawagan) were among aboriginal leaders Tuesday calling for Manitoba’s child welfare system to be overhauled, including moving away from seizing children and putting a greater focus on supporting parents at the community level. (Genevieve Murchison/CBC) A Manitoba aboriginal group says…

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Jordin Sparks Spends Quality Time With Her Dad, Stays Positive After Jason Derulo Breakup

Ray Tamarra/GC Images Post-breakup blues? Not for Jordin Sparks! The former American Idol winner stepped out in New York City looking happier than ever just a few short days after E! News exclusively revealed her breakup from longtime boyfriend Jason Derulo. As she continues to promote her new movie, Left Behind, the 24-year-old looked stunning…

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