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OTTAWA – The Government of Canada has provided important guidance on how to reduce the spread of the H1N1 flu virus on planes, trains, ferries and inter-city buses. (Full Story)
New York – Colombia, Norway, Switzerland and civil society representatives called today upon world leaders to fully support the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention and to rally behind the goal of a mine-free world. (Full Story)
Rotberg observes how cultural and moral relativism, moral equivalency, and political correctness have all contributed to a modern political culture whose elites and cultural symbols evidence, not only an undue tolerance of the illiberals, but a disturbing element of self-hatred, cultural masochism, and delusions about the difference between social tolerance and political tolerance - and an elevation of tolerance over the principle of Justice. (Full Story)
OTTAWA - Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq announced that Health Canada has approved AREPANRIX, a vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 flu virus. (Full Story)
Rome – The sharp spike in hunger triggered by the global economic crisis has hit the poorest people in developing countries hardest, revealing a fragile world food system in urgent need of reform, according to a report released today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). (Full Story)
Ottawa - Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Minister of Health, has confirmed   that the government remains on track to make an authorized H1N1 vaccine available for Canadians in early November. (Full Story)
Dorshei Emet, the Reconstructionist Synagogue of Montreal, In collaboration with the Canadian Friends of Peace Now, the Montreal Dialogue Group, the Montreal Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights and the web’zine, is delighted to host a launch for Dr. Neil Caplan’s eagerly anticipated book on the Israel-Palestine conflict... (Full Story)
EDUCATING THE HEART: THE POWER OF COMPASSION. The Dalai Lama will deliver a public talk on October 3, 2009 at the Bell Centre. (Full Story)
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in August suggests that economic activity has picked up following its severe downturn. Conditions in financial markets have improved further, and activity in the housing sector has increased. (Full Story)
ECOTERRA Intl. appealed today to the Somali captors of innocent merchant ships held in Somalia to immediately finalize the last cases and to release the crews and vessels before Ramadan starts. (Full Story)
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