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A Vaccine For HIV?  Clinical Trial Successful

A vaccine to prevent HIV has aced clinical testing, according to Canadian researchers.

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A Vaccine For HIV?  Clinical Trial Successful

Story contains video Source: Huffington Post, Wed September 04, 2013
A vaccine to prevent HIV has aced clinical testing, according to Canadian researchers.

Canada introduces new rules to curb future vehicle emissions

Source: CTV, Wed November 28, 2012
OTTAWA -- On the eve of global climate talks that will put Canada's contentious policies under the microscope, Ottawa has introduced its next set of rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks.

Toronto joins growing list of municipalities to ban plastic bags

Source: Toronto Sun, Thu June 07, 2012
What started off as a debate to get rid of an unpopular five-cent fee for a plastic bag has ended up with the largest outright ban on plastic bags in North America.

Toronto Becomes First City To Mandate Green Roofs

Story contains video Source: Crisp Green, Fri April 13, 2012
On April 30th, Toronto will become the first city in North America with a bylaw that requires roofs to be green. And we're not talking about paint. A green roof, also known as a living roof, uses various hardy plants to create a barrier between the sun's rays and the tiles or shingles of the roof.

Alzheimer’s: Deep brain stimulation ‘reverses’ disease

Source: BBC, Tue November 29, 2011
Scientists in Canada have raised a tantalising prospect - reversing Alzheimer's disease.

Ottawa set to reveal new coal-plant regulations

Source: CBC, Sun August 21, 2011
Tougher emissions regulations for new coal-fired electricity plants in Canada are on the way.

Teen Discovered Possible Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

Source: CTV, Tue May 31, 2011
A promising discovery has been made that could one day help in the fight against cystic fibrosis -- and the researcher behind it is just 16 years old.

Canada set to declare Arctic marine sanctuary protected: officials

Source: Vancouver Sun, Mon December 06, 2010
The leading advocates of a new national marine park in Lancaster Sound — a wildlife-rich but controversial expanse of waters off the north coast of Baffin Island — say the Canadian government is poised to end doubts about the area’s future and officially declare it protected.

Canada endorses indigenous rights declaration

Source: CBC, Mon November 15, 2010
The federal government has endorsed a United Nations declaration that recognizes global human rights standards for indigenous populations, reversing its initial opposition to the document.

Health minister vows to pull cadmium jewelry

Source: Vancouver Sun, Sat October 30, 2010
CANADA - Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq vowed Friday to move quickly to get a number of children's jewelry pieces known to be packed with cadmium off shelves as soon as Parliament passes a new consumer product safety bill giving her the power to recall products.

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