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Gutting Saskatchewan’s Rural Bus Service Hurts Women, Seniors: First Nation

Gutting Saskatchewan’s Rural Bus Service Hurts Women, Seniors: First Nation

VANCOUVER — Saskatchewan needed innovative ways to continue providing rural bus service instead of gutting it altogether, says an advocate for a British Columbia First Nation that fought for 10 years to get transportation along a route where women have been murdered. Dawn George, a councillor and health and wellness co-ordinator for the Takla Lake First Nation in north-central […]

Emil Radita, Calgary Father, Appeals Murder Conviction In Teen Son’s Starvation

Emil Radita, Calgary Father, Appeals Murder Conviction In Teen Son’s Starvation

CALGARY — A Calgary man who was found guilty along with his wife of murder in the death of their diabetic teenage son has joined her in filing an appeal of his conviction. Emil and Rodica Radita of Calgary were convicted of first-degree murder last month in the death of their 15-year-old son Alexandru. Emil […]

Are You A Property Investor Or Speculator? A Quick Quiz To Find Out

Are You A Property Investor Or Speculator? A Quick Quiz To Find Out

A new study out of Toronto estimates that up to three in 10 homes in that city are being bought up by property investors and speculators. Below is a simple, two-question test to find out whether you are an housing investor or a speculator. A house for sale in Toronto’s inner city. A new study […]

China Wants Total Access To Canada, May Seek To Import Its Own Workers

China Wants Total Access To Canada, May Seek To Import Its Own Workers

China’s government is seeking full access to Canada’s economy in free trade talks, a move that could result in Chinese state-owned companies bringing their own employees to work on projects in Canada. China’s ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye, told the Globe and Mail his government wants to avoid discussions of human rights issues, fearing it […]

Five months, eight prominent Russians dead

Five months, eight prominent Russians dead

The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November 8.

Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at Kremlin

Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the “great importance” of ties between his country and France as he met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin on Friday, Russian state-run news agency Tass reported.

Ukraine seeks clues in killing of Kremlin critic

Ukraine seeks clues in killing of Kremlin critic

Ukrainian authorities searched for leads Friday in the killing of a Kremlin critic, shot dead the day before outside a hotel in broad daylight, an act Ukraine’s President labeled a “Russian state terrorist act.”

Bill Morneau: Basic Income ‘Not Something We’re Looking At’

Bill Morneau: Basic Income ‘Not Something We’re Looking At’

The federal Liberal government is not looking at instituting a basic income, and will focus instead on strengthening existing social programs, said Finance Minister Bill Morneau. A basic income is “not something we’re looking at,” Morneau said during a digital town hall at The Huffington Post Canada on Friday. HuffPost Canada business editor Daniel Tencer […]

Uber Tax In Canada Is About Fairness In The Economy: Morneau

Uber Tax In Canada Is About Fairness In The Economy: Morneau

Taxing ride-sharing services like Uber is about levelling the playing field with more established industry like taxis, Finance Minister Bil Morneau said Friday. But he refused to speculate on placing a levy on other companies like Netflix that have flourished with new business models. Morneau was responding to live viewer questions during a digital town […]

Calgary Zoo Opens Voting For Canada’s Greatest Animal

Calgary Zoo Opens Voting For Canada’s Greatest Animal

What’s so great about beavers, anyway? It’s a question being posed by the Calgary Zoo, as they reopen the debate to find Canada’s Greatest Animal. Sure, the beaver has been an emblamatic animal in Canada since, well, forever — it’s even sat on the throne as Canada’s national animal since 1975. But is it time […]

Autonomous Vehicles: The Future Is Now

Autonomous Vehicles: The Future Is Now

“Autonomous Vehicles” (AV’) – recall a futuristic scene with robots delivering your mail and drones dropping the latest smartphone to your front step. In fact, the future is now and autonomous vehicles are much closer to being reality than ever before. Industry experts are predicting that between 2020 and 2025, fully autonomous vehicles will be […]

Why Small Business Owners Need To Start Thinking About Group Benefits

Why Small Business Owners Need To Start Thinking About Group Benefits

Many business owners will agree that an employee benefit package is one of the best ways to attract and retain top talent. It not only instills an employee’s trust in the company, it’s often a business owner’s most necessary investment. It’s part of the reason why Sun Life believes in the rewards of employee health […]

Give Night Owls Work Hours That Let Them Spread Their Wings

Give Night Owls Work Hours That Let Them Spread Their Wings

I can’t even imagine working at night. Anything I do after 8 p.m. had better not need strategic thought. But at 6 a.m. (or earlier), I can plow through creative, thoughtful, strategic work like an Olympic runner at a marathon. Yup — I’m a morning person. Even on weekends, sleeping in past 8 a.m. rarely […]

London attack police officer pictured hours before death

London attack police officer pictured hours before death

Staci Martin took many pictures during her first trip to London this past week, but there’s one she’ll never forget.

North Korea ready to conduct nuclear test, US officials say

North Korea ready to conduct nuclear test, US officials say

Specific intelligence indicators now show that North Korea is ready for its sixth underground nuclear test at any time, two US officials told CNN on Friday.

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