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Ottawa rejecting many expense claims from public servants with Phoenix payroll problems

Federal government officials promised they would reimburse public servants for out-of-pocket expenses directly caused by Phoenix payroll woes, but the government is denying much of what's being claimed by employees, show documents obtained under the Access to Information Act.

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Access Bill Story

Random alcohol, drug testing for pilots under consideration

Transport Canada is developing a new policy to take action against pilots caught working under the influence after two high-profile incidents last year where pilots accused of being intoxicated were intercepted at airports, according to a briefing note obtained by CBC News.

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Drug Testing Pilots Story

Multimedia Feature: A heartbeat away

Eight-year-old Griffin Martin’s heart stopped beating during recess one day. His school didn’t have a defibrillator. Now his parents are on a mission to make sure no other family suffers a similar tragedy. CBC revealed that 78 of the board's 119 elementary schools did not have the potentially life-saving devices. A week after the story aired, the school board announced it would install the machines in all schools. The story won an Ontario Paramedic Association media award.

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Andrea and Damien Martin Story


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