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Canadians to nominate 2012 ‘folk-hero’

In November 2012, the organization will hand out its first ever Innovator Award at the 2012 Canadian Folk Music Awards, to be held in Saint John, N.B. According to organizers, the honour will be given to a pioneer of the folk community.
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A closed door policy

A week ago, the Canadian government made the decision to close their embassy in Tehran, Iran, as well as the Iranian Embassy in Ottawa, giving Iranian diplomats five days to leave the country.
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Concordia wrestler Olympic-bound

After qualifying for the Olympics last week at a tournament in Orlando, 24-year-old David Tremblay from the Concordia…
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So what’s up, docs?

The 1980s may be remembered for Madonna, Tom Petty and Phil Collins—or are those the the Superbowl halftime…
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CFS marks 30th anniversary, prepares for new day of action

OTTAWA (CUP) — The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) celebrated its 30th anniversary last week at its 60th semi-annual national general meeting held just outside of Ottawa. Nearly 250 delegates convened in Gatineau, QC to discuss student issues at the twice-yearly event, this time held from Nov. 22 to 25.