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  • Memorial set for last of stabbing victims
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 1:00 AM

    CALGARY - A service will be held today for the last of the five victims of last week's mass murder in Calgary.

  • B.C. producer recalls batch of medicinal pot
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 8:09 PM

    TORONTO - A B.C. producer of medical marijuana has voluntarily recalled a batch of its "purple kush" strain and is advising consumers not to smoke the weed after a Health Canada inspection of the grower's operations turned up "issues" with its production practices.

  • Scrap foreign workers program, say critics
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-22 6:43 PM

    OTTAWA - How to solve a problem like the federal government's scandal-plagued temporary foreign workers program?

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  • A mourner weeps as he pays tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast at a gymnasium, in Ansan, South Korea, Wednesday. Korea Pool Associated PressSouth Korea ferry: Identified deaths climb to 146

    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims.

  • A family member a Sherpa climber is comforted by her relatives during a funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu on Monday. Navesh Chitrakar ReutersMount Everest avalanche: Sherpas hold walkout at base camp

    Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits.

  • Shane Red Hawk of the Sioux Tribe from South Dakota, center, rides a horse with other Native Americans, farmers, ranchers and cowboys during the 'Reject and Protect' rally to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta Associated PressKeystone XL pipeline protesters gather in Washington

    Anti-pipeline "Reject and Protect" protesters are gathering in Washington, D.C., this week to pound the Obama administration with a visual demonstration of their opposition to Keystone XL.

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  • Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist hostagePro-Russian insurgents hold journalist hostage

    DONETSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive.

  • Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at seaCaptain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea

    MOKPO, South Korea - A colleague calls Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. With more than 40 years' experience at sea, Lee could speak with eloquence about the romance and danger of a life spent on ships.

  • More powerful sonar likely next step in jet searchMore powerful sonar likely next step in jet search

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the lost Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned soon to bring in more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean.

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The Calgary stabbing suspect has been ordered to undergo assessment to determine whether he is mentally fit to stand trial. Do you think this fitness test is necessary?

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    Yes, a trial is worth it only if the suspect is in the right state of mind
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    No, a murder is a murder and anyone involved should stand trial regardless of their mental condition
    779 votes
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    Maybe
    38 votes
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    I don't know
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