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Climate Change Could Push up Insurance Premiums: Exec

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Winnipeg Free Press - By: Andy Blatchford - 27/10/2009 (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Harsh weather whipped up by climate change has caused insurance claims to...

Palestinians Denied Water - Amnesty Int'l.

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Tu. Oc, 27, '09 by BBC News - Israel is denying Palestinians access to even the basic minimum of... (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

Protesters Disrupt Question Period

October 26, 2009 - CBC News A loud protest in the visitors gallery of the House of.... ===== "Those who make peaceful evolution impossible make violent revolution inevitable." JFK

Can Your Diet Make You Happy?

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Eco Salon - Oct. 26th - '09 Farmers' Market - Regina SK. l.p. photo Wanna be happy and kick Prozac to the curb? Start eating your...

Manitoba Pork Producers To Benefit From $70 Million More...

Editor's note: If this is "sustainable agriculture," what, pray tell, is not? l.p. ======= Manitoba News Release ............................................................ October 26, 2009 In response to increased challenges facing Manitoba's pork industry, pork producers will now be able to access 75 per cent of their estimated 2009 AgriStability payment. This increase to the targeted advance payment will make an additional $70 million available in cash flow assistance to the industry. "This Government is always willing to adjust programs to make sure they hit the farmgate and that's why we're announcing targeted advances to Manitoba pork producers," said federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. "We're working side-by-side with the Government of Manitoba to help pork producers weather the current storm and get back to profitability." "The challenges facing our pork producers have neither decreased nor stabilized since June