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Joanne Liu, International President of Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, speaks to the media about the humanitarian situation in Central African Republic, during a press conference, in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. The international president of Medecins Sans Frontieres says it's time to move on from the process of blame-laying for the globe's disastrously slow response to the West African Ebola outbreak. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP,/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi

Park the Ebola blame, MSF president says

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 4:43pm

TORONTO - The international president of Medecins Sans Frontieres says it's time to move on from the process of blame-laying for the globe's disastrously slow response to the West African Ebola outbreak.

A car is overturned in the ditch in a cordoned off area in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. on Monday Oct. 20, 2014. One of two soldiers hit by a car on Monday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., died of his injuries early Tuesday, according to Quebec provincial police. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pascal Marchand

Man in terror-linked attack arrested in summer: RCMP

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 4:42pm

MONTREAL - The man police say deliberately drove a car into two soldiers in a "despicable act" the government linked to terrorist ideology had been arrested by RCMP this summer, a spokeswoman for the federal police force said Tuesday.

A member of the ground crew installs the protection pin onto a Canadian Air Force F-18 Hornet's missile at Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania Monday Oct. 20, 2014 . Two Canadian F-18 Hornet jets were scrambled from the Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania on Monday to intercept a Russian Ilyushin-20 surveillance aircraft, which they shadowed for some 15 minutes, NATO said. (AP Photo/Canadian Air Force, Cpl Gabrielle DesRochers)

NATO intercepts Russian jets over Baltic Sea

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 4:36pm

OTTAWA - A senior National Defence official says the Harper government has been given a series of options to maintain Canada's support for jittery allies in eastern Europe, but the contribution to NATO's air policing mission over the Balitic will come to an end by the new year as scheduled.

Chris Reid (left) with his girlfriend Kali Grainger and daughter Ellis.
Chris Reid (left) with his girlfriend Kali Grainger and daughter Ellis. Photo courtesy Kali Grainger

Guilty plea from PotashCorp in workplace fatality

By paNOW Staff
October 21, 2014 - 4:32pm Updated: October 21, 2014 - 5:27pm

PotashCorp of Saskatchewan has been fined $280,000 for failing to provide a safe working environment after a young mine worker died in 2012.
 
The company pleaded guilty to one count of the Occupational Health and Safety charge in Saskatoon Provincial Court on Tuesday.