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diabetes

Scientists Successful In Growing “Mini-Stomachs” That Produce Insulin When Transplanted

A team of researchers has succeeded in creating mini insulin-producing organs that can be implanted into a diabetic animal to maintain glucose levels, progress towards what they consider the future…

Crimea

Crimean Tatars – The Struggle Of A Nation

It is three o’clock at night. Your front door is being knocked on heavily. Not completely awake, you come closer to the door. When you open it, the…

How to Incorporate a Business in Canada

Incorporating is fairly simple in Canada. It requires that you fill out a form and pay $200. If you want a numbered company (a company that doesn’t have…

MLA Doug Douglas

BC Budget Does Little For Rural Communities, Stikine MLA Says

Criticism of the new B.C. budget was provided at the provincial legislature today by the MLA of Stikine, who said the many of the main points of the budget…

canada

Government Wants More Immigrants Without Language Proficiency, Immigration Minister

The requirements people must meet before they can become Canadian citizens, such as English or French proficiency, are to be reduced, according to the Canadian government, in order…

fuel prices

Fuel Prices Expected To Swing Up And Down $20 A Barrel This Year

The average price of retail diesel has dropped to a record low — under $2 a gallon for the first time in 12 years, and gas is currently…

trucks

Seven Trucks Shot In Past Two Nights On Highway 75

Wal-Mart officials have said that three trucks were shot Sunday night and three more were shot on Monday night while travelling along a stretch of highway in Oklahoma. In…

bc budget

BC To Collect Data On Real Estate Buyer Nationality

Announced in the B.C. Budget Speech Tuesday, data about real estate buyer nationality will again be collected in the province due to widespread concern about the effects of foreign…

vancouver

How Will The New Mortgage Rates Effect The Housing Market?

In an effort to deal with “house prices that have been elevated,” the Canadian federal government raised down payments on houses over $500,000. Analysts have questioned whether the new…

Home Prices Up 12% In Canada, But Down When BC And Ontario Factored Out

Home prices are up in Canada, hovering around the record 6-year high point, but this is almost entirely due to trends in two areas: Greater Vancouver primarily and…

Are Albertans Mailing Their House Keys Back To The Bank?

A phenomenon known as “jingle mail,” where home-owners faced with mortgages they cannot pay mail their keys back to the bank, may be taking place in Alberta’s slumping…

Richmond Canada

Richmond To Ensure English On Signs On City Property

Due to the pressure of Canadians who have complained about Richmond’s predominantly-Chinese signs, the city has signed a contract for some signs — those at bus stops —…

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