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Canadian PM and Quebec premier announce plans for highway development in Montreal

Monday, November 6, 2006 The PM and Quebec premier Jean Charest have announced a $1 billion highway development in Montreal. This project would be one of Canada’s largest ever public private partnerships. It will be a 35 kilometer (21.8 mile) four-lane toll road Highway 30 project, in Montreal. “It opens up a new horizon in […]

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British surfers catch more than waves: Scientists find antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 In findings published Sunday in Environmental International, a team from Britain’s University of Exeter reports that surfers and bodyboarders are roughly three times as likely to house antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli and other bacteria that could easily become resistant, than other people who recreate in the coastal waters of the United Kingdom. […]

City Planning Board postpones decision on Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

Czech pub food eating experiment resulted in lost weight, lower cholesterol

Friday, March 10, 2006 On February 8, the same day Super Size Me opened in Prague, a Czech film company’s volunteer known as Karel Gustav Bozan began a 1 month diet of Czech pub food and beer in a Czech version called “Super Spek Me”; which translates loosely as “Super Flab Me”. Zuzana Pudilova of […]

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching […]

Wikinews interviews Joe Schriner, Independent U.S. presidential candidate

Saturday, April 17, 2010 Journalist, counselor, painter, and US 2012 Presidential candidate Joe Schriner of Cleveland, Ohio took some time to discuss his campaign with Wikinews in an interview. Schriner previously ran for president in 2000, 2004, and 2008, but failed to gain much traction in the races. He announced his candidacy for the 2012 […]

Broken stormwater drain led to Guatemala sinkhole

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 A rupture in the underground stormwater drain system opened a huge sinkhole on February 23, killing three people and bringing down twelve houses in Guatemala City. Teenagers Irma and David Soyos and their father, 53-year old Domingo Soyos were killed when their house collapsed into the sinkhole. Nearly a thousand people […]

2007/08 UEFA Cup: Copenhagen vs. Lens

Thursday, October 4, 2007 20:15(UTC+1) Copenhagen 2 – 1 (AET)3 – 2 agg. Lens Parken Stadium, Copenhagen Attendance: 23,861 Referee: Duarte Nuno Pereira Gomes, Portugal Marcus Allbäck 76′Michael Gravgaard  95′Jesper Grønkjær 112′ (pen.) Report Eric Carrière 14′ Copenhagen Lens Starting lineup Jesper Christiansen (GK) Vedran Runje (GK) 28′ Brede Hangeland 80′ Adama Coulibali Michael Gravgaard  95′ […]

Alleged tax-haven scheme linked to Canada’s largest brokerage firm

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 In a continuing crackdown on tax evasion, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has alleged that brokers with a branch of RBC Dominion Securities, Canada’s largest brokerage company, helped clients set up accounts in the small European principality of Liechtenstein in order to avoid taxation on their wealth. In affadavits submitted by […]

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