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  1. News - World - CANADA

    First H5N1 bird flu case in Canada as patient dies after Beijing trip

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 09:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa The first fatal case of H5N1 bird flu on the north American continent has been reported in Alberta, Canada, after the victim returned from a trip to China ... and the World Health Organiaation, but said they are at a loss to explain where or how the person caught the illness. Beijing had been believed to be free of the bird flu virus. Authorities have also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1401292/first-h5n1-bird-flu-case-canada-patient-dies-after-beijing-trip
  2. News - World - CANADA

    Canadian police arrest ‘urban Rambo’ suspected of shooting three officers dead

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 01:04pm

    ... guns and was an avid hunter of birds, deer and moose. “He never missed a season,” said Kerry Fitzpatrick, who lives half a block away from Bourque and was at home when he heard the sound ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526588/canadian-police-arrest-urban-rambo-suspected-shooting-three-officers-dead
  3. News - World - CANADA

    Toronto's skyscrapers 'death trap for birds'

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Toronto

    ... wall stake toll on birds In the shadow of the massive black towers of a bank's downtown headquarters was an almost indistinguishable puff of dark gray fluff on the sidewalk. ... cities for migratory birds, but Toronto is considered a top contender for the title. When a British nature documentary crew wanted to film birds killed by crashes into glass, Daniel Klem Jr, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1071845/torontos-skyscrapers-death-trap-birds
  4. News - World - CANADA

    New video emerges of ranting Toronto mayor

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 10:35am by Associated Press in Toronto

    ... that [expletive] guy,” Ford says. “No holds barred, brother. He dies or I die.” At one point he says, “My brothers are, don’t tell me we’re liars, thieves, birds” and then later refers to “80-year-old birds.” The Toronto Star said that it bought the video for US$5,000 from “a source who filmed it from someone else’s computer.” The newspaper said it was told “the person with the computer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1350616/new-video-emerges-ranting-toronto-mayor
  5. News - World - CANADA

    Herbal medicine robberies offer crime gangs high rewards

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... (dong chung cho) and bird's nest. In addition to the loss of the stolen goods, the potent spray ruined many products and the store was temporarily shut down by the regional health authority ... robberies coincided with a spike in the price of cordyceps caused by flooding in China. In 2007 and early 2008, three Richmond herbal stores were hit, the main target then being bird's nest. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1111611/herbal-medicine-robberies-offer-crime-gangs-high-rewards
  6. News - World - CANADA

    Store thieves in Richmond, Vancouver target ginseng

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... before moving on to the birds' nests and dried sea cucumbers, clambering across the glass counter to reach the higher, more expensive jars. He makes several trips back and forth, passing ... of wild US ginseng, which can retail for up to C$11,000 per kilogram. Also stolen were top-grade birds' nests worth a total of up to C$15,000, and six large jars of Japanese sea cucumbers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1111615/store-thieves-richmond-vancouver-target-ginseng

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