Western Australia apologises to abused wards-of-state

April 7, 2005 The state Premier of Western Australia (WA), Dr Geoff Gallop, gave an apology to children physically and sexually abused in institutional care within the state between the 1920s and 1970s. The statement was given in reaction to an Australian Senate inquiry into institutional child abuse published last year. “We acknowledge our state’s

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OpenSync Interview – syncing on the free desktop

Friday, May 19, 2006 This interview intends to provide some insight into OpenSync, an upcoming free unified data synchronization solution for free software desktops such as KDE, commonly used as part of the GNU/Linux operating system. Hi Cornelius, Armin and Tobias. As you are now getting close to version 1.0 of OpenSync, which is expected

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I Have Arthritis In My Ankle What Can I Do?

Read More About: Top Celebrity Rhinoplasty Surgeon New York By Nathan Wei Ankle arthritis is one of the most common problems seen in a rheumatology office. While it is a relatively small joint complex, it is subjected to a great deal of stress because of the weight-bearing required with standing and walking. Throw in the

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Wikinews interviews Duncan Campbell, co-founder of wheelchair rugby

Friday, September 7, 2012 London, England — On Wednesday, Wikinews interviewed Duncan Campbell, one of the creators of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) You’re Duncan Campbell, and you’re the founder of… Duncan Campbell: One of the founders of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) And you’re from Canada, eh? Duncan Campbell: Yes, I’m from Canada, eh! (laughter) ((Laura

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps

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The Green Party of Canada to elect new leader

Saturday, August 26, 2006 The Green Party of Canada will elect a new leader today. The new leader will replace Jim Harris, who stepped down after holding the position since 2003. The candidates are: Elizabeth May, a former Sierra Club executive director David Chernushenko, the party’s deputy leader Jim Fannon, a real estate agent from

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Category:Kenny MacAskill

This is the category for Kenny MacAskill, a Scottish politician. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 13 February 2014: Scottish Justice Secretary ‘acutely aware of unusual publicity’ in Kular case 18 August 2011: Scots report crime using Facebook 21 October 2009: Scottish lawyer denies death of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi 2 September

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Interview with Bill Bousfield, Regional Council candidate for Wards 1 & 5 in Brampton, Canada

Monday, October 30, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Brampton municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council or the council of the Peel Region. Wikinews contributor Nick Moreau contacted many of the candidates, including Bill Bousfield, asking them to answer common questions sent in

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Founder of the National Ballet of Canada dies at age 85

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Celia Franca, founder of the National Ballet of Canada and its training ground, the National Ballet School of Canada, died at age 85 Monday in Ottawa, Ontario. She is reported to have died in an Ottawa Hospital and her cause of death is not known. She went to the hospital last

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