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Unique resort for people with disabilities deserves to be protected
Tracy Hurlbert (sitting right) and her mother Connie Hurlbert (standing left) spend time at the Wilderness Discovery Resort (WDR). (Credit: Tracy Hurlbert.) For people struggling with
disabilities, the Wilderness Discovery Resort (WDR) is a dream come
tru...

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Unique resort for people with disabilities deserves to be protected
Tracy Hurlbert (sitting right) and her mother Connie Hurlbert (standing left) spend time at the Wilderness Discovery Resort (WDR). (Credit: Tracy Hurlbert.) For people struggling with disabilities, the Wilderness Discovery Resort
(WDR) is a dream come true...

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Woman with liver cirrhosis is being denied access to life-saving treatment!
Brenda Peever, a 59-year-old woman from Ontario, Canada, has liver cirrhosis and the medications that she needs, Simeprevir and Sofosvubir, cost $84,000, and are not yet covered by the government because they are new. These new drugs most likely will not be...

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Child with cystic fibrosis deserves access to life-saving medication!
Carys Nurse, a 7-year-old from British Columbia, is struggling with a fatal disease called cystic fibrosis. This condition causes the lungs to fill up with mucous, causing the patient to constantly struggle with breathing. Kalydeco, a drug that has greatly ...

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York University STILL hasn't reversed its decision defending gender inequality!
York University's continued defence of the male student who initially refused to work with women because it was supposedly "against his religion" is absolutely ridiculous! The administration at York University is so caught up with being "culturally sensitiv...

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Missing and murdered Aboriginal females need justice!
The death of Loretta Saunders, an Aboriginal woman, shows yet again that the Harper government needs to launch an inquiry for missing and murdered Aboriginal females! Over 800 Aboriginal females have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada, and their f...

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York University is wrong for ignoring gender equality!
York University's administration must reverse its decision valuing "religious accommodation" over gender equality! The student involved in the case had an unreasonable request, claiming that meeting with women in public was against his religion! No religion...

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Please sign the following petition to force major retailers to provide safe working conditions for Bangladeshi workers!

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If you care about animals, please sign the following petition! To share on Twitter, please use the hashtag #SaveWildSalmon  
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