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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Canada in fall 2016

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make their second visit to Canada this fall, with a royal tour that will include a stop in Canada's “scenic” north. Gov. Gen. David Johnston announced on Wednesday morning that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ...

Air Canada policy change urged after minor left alone to sleep on airport floor overnight

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
A Nova Scotia man is calling on Air Canada to improve its policy around transporting minors after his grandson was bumped from a flight while travelling alone and had to sleep on the floor at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

Justin Trudeau's summer homework: easing Canada's brain drain: Paul Wells

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
The C100 website calls the Dock a “highly curated event . . . on the future of tech and where Canada can lead.” John Stackhouse, a former Globe and Mail editor now working at the Royal Bank, did the curating.
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OLYMPIC PREVIEW:Olympic brand in Canada and the world looks for a recovery in Rio

MetroNews Canada - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Questions over Rio de Janeiro's ability to successfully stage sport's biggest showcase, international standoffs over doping and Canada's own domestic scandal have laid a beating on the Olympic brand in the leadup to the Aug. 5 opening ceremonies.
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Alberta carbon tax regime to be most stringent in Canada, Ecofiscal Commission report says

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Move over, British Columbia: Canada's oilpatch next door in Alberta is on track to have Canada's most aggressive carbon pricing system by 2020.
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Canada's economy is hostage to the housing bubble

Macleans.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
A sold home is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says there is mounting evidence that house prices in a number of Canadian cities are out of whack with incomes and other economic ...

Moncton man frustrated by process to bring family members to Canada

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Moncton businessman says he is frustrated by delays in his attempts to bring family members from Lebanon to Canada. Elian Elias, a Canadian citizen, who is originally from Syria, said the biggest obstacle that he is discovering is getting information ...

Jack Knox: Canada's Americans play key role in U.S. election

Times Colonist - ‎7 hours ago‎
They're among 17 delegates representing Democrats Abroad, the official wing of the Democratic Party outside the U.S. Unlike Canada, which now bars its citizens from voting in federal elections once they have been out of the country for five years ...
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Gordon Campbell says Brexit makes Canada-EU trade deal a priority

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
Canada's outgoing high commissioner to the United Kingdom says last month's Brexit vote was a shot in the arm for the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), despite unease in some circles about the state of the world economy.
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How a Trump presidency would affect Canada's economy

The Globe and Mail - ‎21 hours ago‎
Mr. Trump plans to axe the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious trade agreement between 12 countries (including the U.S. and Canada) that account for 40 per cent of global economic output. The deal, which has yet to be ratified, “would be the death ...
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What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canadian sovereignty

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Port of Churchill is the only deepwater link between Canada's Arctic waters and its railroad network. Or at least it was before Monday, when Denver-based OmniTrax shut it down, offering little warning and even less in the way of an explanation.

Canada's new thinking must focus on technology, talent and trade

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
This new economic context presents challenges for Canadian policy makers. Canada's future trade and international business will look very different than the recent past.
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Canada's women's basketball team faces world's elite in Olympics tuneup event

Toronto Star - ‎20 hours ago‎
In its final test before the Rio Games begin in less than two weeks, the team will face three global powerhouses in a series of exhibition games that is a testament to Canada's growing global reputation, and its talent. Canada faces five-time defending ...

US Steel Canada retirees to ask judge to reinstate their benefits

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
U.S. Steel Canada was allowed to stop its payment of the benefits, known as "other post-employment benefits" or "OPEBs", last October after Judge Herman Wilton-Siegel ruled the Canadian company could separate from its Pittsburgh-based parent and ...

Canada needs cyberbullying laws that avoid complex police probes, expert says

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nova Scotia had a Cyber Safety Act - the first in Canada - from the fall of 2013 until the legislation was struck down by the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia near the end of 2015, when a judge ruled that it infringed on charter rights of freedom of ...

Canada must examine why it tops opioid-consuming countries: Health Minister Jane Philpott

CBC.ca - ‎22 hours ago‎
It remains a mystery why Canada and the U.S. are the world's heaviest opioid users, but Health Minister Jane Philpott says divining the answer may hold the key to solving what she considers a national public health crisis.
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Canadian Madeleine Thien and Canada-born David Szalay get Booker Prize nods

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Madeleine Thien of Vancouver and Canadian-born David Szalay got nods for their novels “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” and “All That Man Is” respectively.

Canada's tech sector – a Goliath with room to grow

Radio Canada International - ‎20 hours ago‎
With continued instability in the energy and commodity markets, Canada's growing technology sector is going to be a major economic driver for the foreseeable future, according to new research from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + ...
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Canada's financial watchdog tells some banks to test resilience to sharp drop in home prices

Financial Post - ‎22 hours ago‎
TORONTO Canada's banking regulator is requiring certain financial institutions to stress-test a 50 per cent decline in house prices in Greater Vancouver, and a 40 per cent dive in Greater Toronto, the two hottest markets in the country.

Ontario man cycling across Canada on vacation has bike stolen in Regina

Globalnews.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: One man's vacation quest to bike from one end of Canada to the other has come to halt in Regina. The man's bicycle was stolen just days after arriving here.
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