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Scaachi Koul

Writer, intern, The Huffington Post Canada

Scaachi Koul is a writer and journalist based in Toronto. She is currently a journalism student at Ryerson University and an editorial intern at The Huffington Post Canada. Her work has appeared in Maclean's OnCampus, Rabble.ca, and the Toronto Standard, among others.
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Syria Warns More Marches To Israeli Border

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- DAMASCUS, Syria - A Syrian government newspaper said Tuesday that more Syrians and Palestinians plan to march to the Israeli border, warning Israel the day will come when hundred...
06/07/2011 04:03 EDT
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Toronto Native Wins Third French Open

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- PARIS -- Canada's Daniel Nestor has done it again at Roland Garros. The Toronto native and partner Max Mirnyi of Belarus downed Colombia's Juan Sebastian Cabal and Argentina's Ed...
06/04/2011 03:17 EDT
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Throne Speech Sells Conservative Majority Agenda

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA -- The new majority Conservative government has laid out its agenda for the country in a throne speech that promises to focus on the economy -- and kill the long-gun regis...
06/03/2011 03:55 EDT
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New House Speaker Conservative MP Andrew Scheer

CBC Andrew Scheer has been elected Speaker of the House of Commons, the youngest MP to win the job in Canadian history. Scheer, a 32-year-old MP from Saskatchewan, claimed the title after a long day o...
06/02/2011 05:50 EDT
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U.S. Military Undecided On Pace Of Troop Cuts

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration awaits the Pentagon's recommendation on troop cuts in Afghanistan, military leaders warned Thursday that the reduction must not jeopardi...
06/02/2011 01:23 EDT
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Saskatchewan Forest Fire Doubles In Size

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. -- A forest fire that is threatening two northern Saskatchewan communities has doubled in size. Environment officials say the blaze near Wollaston Lake and...
06/02/2011 01:01 EDT
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McGuinty Calls On Harper To Nix Senate

(The Canadian Press) -- Ontario has joined Quebec in warning Prime Minister Stephen Harper to abandon plans to reform the Senate, but the province went even further Tuesday by calling on the federal g...
06/01/2011 10:42 EDT
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Campaign Results Leave Quebec Tories Disillusioned

(The Canadian Press) -- A group of frustrated Quebec Tories is arranging a meeting in Montreal Wednesday night to discuss how to save the party in the province, ahead of the Conservative national conv...
06/01/2011 10:12 EDT
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Raccoon Beatings Bring Animal Cruelty Charge

(The Canadian Press) TORONTO - Residents of a Toronto neighbourhood awoke to horrifying sounds early Wednesday morning after a man allegedly attacked a family of raccoons with a shovel. Toronto police...
06/01/2011 05:08 EDT
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Study Says Montreal Unfazed By Heroin Clinic

(The Canadian Press) MONTREAL - Heroin-related debris, like discarded needles, dropped 46 per cent in a Montreal neighbourhood after an injection clinic opened there in 2005, a newly published study s...
06/01/2011 04:18 EDT
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Controversial Crude Pipeline Springs Second Leak

(The Canadian Press) -- TransCanada Corp. is grappling with another pump station leak that has shut down its Keystone pipeline, as it seeks to convince U.S. authorities that a controversial expansion...
05/31/2011 04:13 EDT