Canada

50 Years of Aislin: The 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series

From a cartoon by Aislin for the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series. Terry Mosher / Montreal Gazette Terry Mosher’s editorial cartoons, penned under the name Aislin, have been a fixture of the Montreal Gazette for 50 years. We take a weekly look back at some memorable cartoons in this impressive and vast body of work. Terry Mosher’s new book, From Trudeau ...

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Life-prolonging ovarian cancer drug approved in Canada

Judy Fielden, 73, has just finished chemotheraphy for her second bout of ovarian cancer. (Lisa Schick/980 CJME) The ovarian cancer drug, olaparib, or Lynparza as it is known by the brand name, has been approved for use in Canada. pCODR, the national drug review panel, approved a second submission at the end of August. The drug is for patients battling a second ...

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Froome poised to win 1st Spanish Vuelta title, Canada’s Woods 7th – CBC Sports

Chris Froome effectively sealed his first Spanish Vuelta title after maintaining the overall lead on the final competitive stage of the grand tour on Saturday. Froome increased his advantage over Italian Vincenzo Nibali through the rainy 117.5-kilometer mountainous ride in Stage 20 from Corvera de Asturias to a grueling summit finish at the Alto de l’Angliru. Canadian Michael Woods was ...

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Secret Government of Canada data stored on U.S. servers? Memo raises possibility – Politics

Two government agencies have been meeting with Microsoft Inc. to discuss ways to store secret Canadian data on American servers, a measure expressly forbidden by federal policy. Microsoft’s talks this year with Shared Services Canada and the Communications Security Establishment reviewed whether sensitive data about Canadians and other confidential matters could be securely encrypted on American “cloud” services. A May ...

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Wildfire near Waterton Lakes National Park could get worse, Parks Canada – Calgary

The wildfire burning near Waterton Lakes National Park could get worse Friday with forecasted weather conditions, according to Parks Canada, but the province says it’s prepared to help as hot and dry weather continues in southern Alberta. The only fire burning out of control in Alberta is in the Slave Lake area, but conditions remain extreme in southern Alberta. In the ...

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