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Canada, an environmental safe haven for those concerned with Beijing pollution crisis: The SinoFile

As smog chokes up Beijing, Canada looks to be an environmental haven to many Chinese.

"Pink slime" scare sensationalized: UBC food safety expert

North American consumers are all worked up about “pink slime” in beef. But the product isn’t used in Canada, and experts say the scare is based on “fabricated sensationalism”.

Wireless devices could raise risk of brain cancer: World Health Organization

OTTAWA -- The cancer agency of the World Health Organization says using cell phones and other wireless devices may put people at greater risk of brain cancer, but more study is needed to be certain....

On the frontlines of the fight against female genital mutilation

Although political mood is beginning to change, it is not that often we hear about the subject of female genital mutilation (FGM) in any great depth.  Most people in the West believe that female...