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Morning Brew: September 4, 2008

Posted by Gabby / September 4, 2008

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Fresh brewed news for Thursday, September 4 2008:

Quebec coroner Jacques Ramsay will present his long-awaited report on the Dawson shootings today. The coroner will offer his findings, conclusions and recommendations at a news conference.

After the Olympic fever has died down, another competition has started: the one for the 2020 World Expo. Opposition leader Benoit Labonté will attempt to recreate the outbursts of pride that surrounded Expo 67.

Liberal leader Stéphane Dion's Green plan is being shifted around and prepared for elections. On top of $900 million budgeted to help farmers, truckers and fishermen adapt to the Carbon plan, he promised an additional $400 million for "emission reduction credits" for farmers who work at reducing their GHG emissions.

Three more glass panels fell off the Grance Bibliothèque du Québec on Tuesday. The fall of a first panel would have triggered the two others into freefalling. Luckily, nobody was hurt.

There's a new tool in town: a screening tool that would work three times better than mammography to detect breast cancer. The X-ray powered mamm detected about a third of the tumors the brand new MBI, molecular breast imaging, did.

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