Volume 96, Issue 97
Wednesday April 2, 2003
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LAST UPDATED: Wednesday April 2, 2003 - 1:15 p.m.

London takes SARS precautions

Governments, hospitals, numerous other institutions and individual citizens are reacting promptly to the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, as cases of the virus continue to crop up around the globe.

According to Graham Pollett, medical officer of health for the Middlesex-London Health Unit, the Ontario government and local hospitals are taking steps to try and prevent the spread of SARS, which has already killed six Toronto residents.



American students love Canada, hate pain

According to American students, it's cool to be Canadian – especially when you're travelling abroad.

"When studying abroad, some students claim to be Canadian," said Stephen Burmeister-May, director of international education at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University in Minnesota..


London Hydro: No more free rides

Broke students may soon be left out in the cold – literally – as hydro companies across Ontario prepare to disconnect power to customers who have not paid their bill.

"They have to pay now," said Nancy Hutton, a spokesperson for London Hydro, noting 3,000 customers in the London area will face a loss of power in the next couple of weeks.


More canucks heading to Iraq?

(AP) Allied warplanes and missiles blasted targets in Iraq's capital yesterday, including one of Saddam Hussein's palaces and what was believed to be an Iraqi air force officers club.

The Iraqi information minister, reading a statement he said was from Saddam, called for a jihad, or holy war, against the American-led invasion..



Vancouver Olympic bid has good chance, expert tells Western

Toronto may have proven unsuitable for the 2008 Summer Olympics bid, but Vancouver may still have a chance to win the 2010 Winter Olympics.

"Vancouver has a good shot at it," said David Leighton, the former president of the 1988 Calgary Olympic Games Organizing Committee..

 


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