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at 12:08 on May 06, 2016, EDT.

Portable test for Zika infection could help contain spread of virus: researchers

TORONTO - Researchers have created a portable test that can show whether someone has been infected with the Zika virus, even in remote areas far from a hospital or lab.

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at 12:32 on May 06, 2016, EDT.

Exhausted wildfire diaspora worry about their future in Fort McMurray

HALIFAX - Many workers and families drawn to Fort McMurray for work are now spreading back across Canada, carrying a few treasured memories and deep worries over what their post-wildfire future might look like.

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at 12:28 on May 06, 2016, EDT.

Proponents behind Northern Gateway pipeline ask for three-year extension

CALGARY - The proponents behind the Northern Gateway pipeline are asking the National Energy Board for three more years to start building the controversial project.

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at 11:48 on May 06, 2016, EDT.

Military historian urges caution in Halifax's debate over Cornwallis

HALIFAX - There is early opposition to an upcoming Halifax council debate that could remove the name of city's founder from municipal landmarks.

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at 11:37 on May 06, 2016, EDT.

Trudeau commits to helping Fort McMurray residents now and in years to come

TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is looking forward to visiting the northern Alberta community of Fort McMurray where a raging wildfire has forced tens of thousands to leave their homes.

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at 10:58 on May 06, 2016, EDT.

Massive convoy underway to move Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A massive convoy is underway to move evacuees stranded at oilfield camps north of Fort McMurray, Alta., through the fire-ravaged community to safe areas south of the oilsands capital.

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