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Frozen pipes plague Toronto amid Canadian deep freeze Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

TORONTO (Reuters) - The coldest February since 1934 has left thousands of Toronto homes without water since a cold snap started two weeks ago and residents in Canada's largest city have been urged to use hair dryers and warm towels to try to thaw frozen pipes.  Full Article

 
Canada tells vets without limbs to prove it - every three years Friday, 27 Feb 2015 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian veterans who are missing limbs will have to prove it every three years to qualify for assistance, instead of every year, the government said on Friday.  Full Article  

China imposes trade restrictions on Canadian beef Friday, 27 Feb 2015 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - China has imposed temporary trade restrictions on Canadian beef and beef products in the wake of Canada's discovery of mad cow disease earlier this month, Canada said on Friday.  Full Article