Monday: Grassy Narrows mercury report, Ebola - Liberia, lumberjack camp, and more...


Officials with Grassy Narrows First Nation in Ontario accuse the provincial and federal governments of failing to properly support the community's known victims of mercury poisoning...The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to spread -- and now, Liberia is taking drastic action to contain it...and if you think you've got the chops, quit moussing up your facial hair and head to a new Nova Scotia lumberjack camp.

Part One

Grassy Narrows mercury report
Today, the Grassy Narrows First Nation came forward with a report they say confirms that various neurological illnesses observed in the community are linked to mercury poisoning. . It's known that a paper mill operation dumped ten tonnes of the element into a nearby river between 1962 and 1970.

South Sudan famine
The UN issues an alert to the world: the famine in South Sudan is getting worse -- and children will suffer most.

Lumberjack camp
If you're serious about actually becoming a lumberjack, put down the beard gel, roll up the sleeves of your flannel shirt, and let us introduce you to Darren Hudson -- a Nova Scotia man whose lumberjack camp will put your tattooed forearms to the test.

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Part Two

Ebola: Liberia
Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has so far resisted efforts to contain it, Liberia is instituting the most drastic policies yet to stop the spread.

Attawapiskat school
For 14 years, it's been their primary concern. And now, finally, all the work in Attawapiskat is about to pay off, as a new elementary school is set to open in September.

Hot seat warning app
Summer temperatures outside mean ovenlike temperatures inside cars -- and a New Mexico high school student is hoping her invention will save children from being forgotten in the back seat.

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