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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Climate change is the greatest threat to public health worldwide and doctors must step up to help mitigate it, according to a leading advocate speaking at the annual Canadian Medical Association (CMA) meeting in Vancouver on Monday. Dr. James Orbinski , a former top official with the medical charity Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
This year's World Social Forum (WSF) , which is being held in Montreal this...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Canada's federal government announced Wednesday that it will finally launch a...

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Another savage week, St. Paul to Nice. With no words left, listen to Toronto's Choir! Choir! Choir!, an experiment in harmony and community - "When it works, humanity amplifies" - that gathered Rufus Wainwright and 1,500 strangers to sing Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah” and raise our ragged spirits. Because: "i held an atlas in my lap/ran my fingers across the whole world/and whispered/where does it hurt?/it answered/everywhere/everywhere/everywhere."