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In Canada
May 2, 2015 12:26 pm gmt |
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Where’d all that work go?” asks longtime General Motors worker Frank Giarrizzo after getting confirmation about the latest layoffs to hit the Oshawa auto plant. In 1987, shortly after Giarrizzo joined GM, the plant employed about 15,000 workers. Following numerous rounds of layoffs, just ...
In Canada
May 2, 2015 5:52 am gmt |
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Police and protesters clashed in downtown Montreal at a nighttime protest organized by the anti-capitalism group CLAC. Hundreds of people gathered at at least three different locations around the city, well before the protests officially got underway at 7 p.m. ET.  The group called on protesters to c...
In Canada
May 1, 2015 7:11 am gmt |
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The Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose is sending a special team to check the work of nearly 40 Canadian Food Inspection Agency inspectors at a meat processing plant in Alberta. In response to the question stating that the Canadians are at risk because of inadequate E. coli testing as the governme...
In Canada
May 1, 2015 6:19 am gmt |
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Former Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps says that sexual misconduct is an “endemic” in the Canadian military. Gen. Tom Lawson, chief of defence staff, called the report disturbing and said the Canadian Armed Forces’ ability to work well depends on trust. Marie lays the blame on...
In Canada
April 30, 2015 8:43 am gmt |
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A Calgary father says he is shocked his 11-year-old son was detained by a security guard at the Chinook Centre Lego Store because the boy was shopping alone. Doug Dunlop’s son, Tadhg had $200 of his own money on Sunday and was looking to add to his vast Lego collection. While he was there, he w...
In Canada
April 30, 2015 3:57 am gmt |
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King Abdullah visited Canada and a meeting regard to security cooperation among Jordan and Canada held in Ottawa yesterday (Wednesday). This meeting had been arranged among Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Jordanian King Abdullah. During king Abdullah’s third trip to the country since...
In Canada
April 29, 2015 6:11 am gmt |
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Louie Louie – the best known hit song of 1960s’ singer Jack Ely, who lead the Kingsmen, has died in his 71. His son, Sean Ely said the singer died at home in Redmond, Oregon after a long battle with an illness. Ely’s incoherent singing on Louie Louie led the FBI to investigate the f...
In Canada
April 29, 2015 5:49 am gmt |
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Thousands of police and National Guard troops fanned out to enforce a new curfew and prevent further violence last night (April 28th) in Baltimore as the residents are recovering after a night of rioting, looting and fires . More than 3,000 police from Maryland, New Jersey and the District of Columbi...
In Canada
April 29, 2015 5:26 am gmt |
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The official logo for Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation has been revealed as the creation of design contest winner and University of Waterloo student Ariana Cuvin. The design by Cuvin, a second year Global Business and Digital Arts student, was chosen from more than 300 eligible entri...
In Canada
April 28, 2015 10:51 am gmt |
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The earthquake in Nepal killed and injured thousands of people and caused destruction from the capital Kathmandu to small villages to Mount Everest. There are 462 Canadians registered in Nepal, but registration is voluntary, so the number of people in the country is almost certainly higher. Around hu...
In Canada
April 28, 2015 10:38 am gmt |
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From the ground in Nepal, the chaos would have been immediate and terrifying. From the skies above, the scope of the tragedy came into sharper focus after Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude quake, a vast disaster zone with a death toll that has since climbed past nearly 10,000 and turned UNESCO heritage ...
In Canada
April 27, 2015 12:41 pm gmt |
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According to foreign media Canadian forces leave CFB Trenton, Ont., on Sunday for Nepal. Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson said the   says he’s spoken with Nepalese counterpart, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, and “expressed Canada’s willingness to help in any way possible.” Ott...
In Canada
April 25, 2015 6:05 am gmt |
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The clarification of a controversial court ruling that allowed the mother of an 11-year-old First Nations girl to pull her out of chemotherapy says the best interests of the child are “paramount,” but traditional medicine must be respected. It is a “significant qualification” ...
In Canada
April 25, 2015 5:24 am gmt |
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A well-known tour boat company that provides iceberg and whale tours in St. John’s and Twillingate has been charged with disturbing a whale under the Marine Mammals Act. It’s the first time charges of disturbing a mammal have been laid in Newfoundland and Labrador.  The charge against Ice...
In Canada
April 24, 2015 7:07 am gmt |
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Canadian sailors and soldiers have been busted in some serious drug cases, from marijuana grow-ops to importing steroids and trafficking cocaine, according to records obtained by CBC News. Documents released by the Department of National Defence under the Access to Information Act include 25 “s...
In Business
April 22, 2015 8:55 am gmt |
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Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s fiscal plan has appealed to some, while other groups joined opposition leaders in voicing their criticism. Federal budget 2015: Highlights of Joe Oliver’s fiscal plan Federal budget 2015: Conservatives dig into contingency to hit surplus Here’s a select...
In Canada
April 19, 2015 7:37 am gmt |
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A shroud of secrecy thrown over part of an extraordinary case involving allegations of harassment within the RCMP should be lifted as much as possible, an Ontario justice heard Friday. The court-imposed secrecy, which ostensibly involves the identity of a confidential informant but may also be linked...
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April 18, 2015 6:25 am gmt |
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Four members of Britain’s Royal Navy have been accused of gang raping a woman at CFB Shearwater in Nova Scotia. Speaking outside provincial court Friday, Crown attorney Scott Morrison said the sailors are alleged to have participated in a “group sexual assault” against the civilian ...
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April 17, 2015 8:16 am gmt |
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Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper visited the Laxmi Narayan temple in Vancouver. Mr. Modi prayed at the temple, with the priest. Later, he addressed his supporters, stating that Hinduism is not a religion but is a way of life. Also he spoke about the up...