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U.S. Election Results One Factor That Could Impact Immigration to Canada Next Year

After four years of Canada positioning itself as a more welcoming destination than the U.S. for new immigrants, the upcoming presidential election could change that dynamic. But… Read more »

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Canadians Support Professor’s Use of Offensive Language, in Context: Poll

A new survey suggests Canadians are broadly supportive of freedom of speech on university campuses, at all costs. The poll comes as debate continues over a case… Read more »

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Suncor Energy Relocating Its PetroCanada Head Office to Calgary From Ontario

Suncor Energy Inc. is moving its PetroCanada head office to Calgary from two offices in Ontario next year, affecting about 700 workers. A company spokesman says the… Read more »

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Survey: Canada is Third in Top “Nation Brand” Ranking

The 2020 Anholt-Ipsos Nation Brands Index has ranked Canada the third-best in top nation brand out of 50 countries. The survey is about the perception of nations’… Read more »

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Liberals Face Probe Into Pandemic Response After Losing House Vote

Opposition parties won their bid Monday to launch a probe of the Liberals’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic following a week of parliamentary turbulence over how to… Read more »

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Chicken Wire Nowhere to Be Found Amid Surge in DIY Food Production

After the pandemic prompted the cancellation of most of his concerts for 2020, Dave Gunning decided to raise laying hens on his rural Nova Scotia property. He… Read more »

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Cenovus to Buy Husky Energy in Deal Valued at $23.6B, Company Will Remain in Alberta

Cenovus Energy Inc. will buy Husky Energy Inc. in an all-stock transaction valued at $23.6 billion, the Calgary-based companies said Sunday in a joint announcement. The merged… Read more »

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Assembly of First Nations Has ‘Lost Confidence’ in RCMP Commissioner, Says Bellegarde

The head of the Assembly of First Nations says he is set to tell Prime Minister Justin Trudeau he has ‘lost confidence’ in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki…. Read more »

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Ironman Triathlete Lionel Sanders Sets Canadian Hour Cycling Record

Triathlete Lionel Sanders has broken the Canadian cycling hour record. The 32-year-old Ironman triathlete from Windsor, Ont., rode 51.304 kilometres in 60 minutes at the Mattamy National… Read more »

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A List of Some of the Companies That Have Filed for Bankruptcy Since COVID-19 Pandemic

A list of some of the companies that have filed for court protection from creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act since the beginning of the pandemic:… Read more »

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Clothing Retailer Le Chateau Files for CCAA Protection, Plans to Close Its Doors

Le Chateau Inc. says it is seeking court protection from creditors to allow it to shut down and liquidate its assets. Le Chateau’s application under the Companies’… Read more »

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Government Introduces New Bill to Change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship

The Government of Canada has introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship. As per the news release, this Bill proposes… Read more »

Promised Path to Residency for “Guardian Angel” Asylum Seekers Yet to Open

Promised Path to Residency for “Guardian Angel” Asylum Seekers Yet to Open

A much-heralded program to grant permanent residency to some asylum seekers working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to accept a single application…. Read more »

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Manitoba RCMP Say Two Teens Are Believed to Have Died After Falling Through Ice

Manitoba RCMP say two teens are believed to have died after falling through an ice−covered marsh near Portage la Prairie. Police say they responded to a report… Read more »

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Manitoba Marks Deadliest Day With Four COVID-19 Deaths, More Restrictions

Manitoba marked the province’s deadliest day of the pandemic with four COVID-19 deaths and further restrictions for the Winnipeg area and the north. Dr. Brent Roussin, chief… Read more »

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EU Reimposes Travel Restriction on Canada Amid Rising Pandemic Numbers

The European Union’s council has reimposed a travel restriction on Canada as it battles a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The move reverses a decision in… Read more »

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Ottawa Provides $100 Million to Research Ways to Cut GHG Emissions in Oil and Gas

The federal government says it will provide $100 million from its strategic innovation fund over four years to accelerate the development and use of technologies to lower… Read more »

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Secret Gives $1M to Women’s Hockey Players Association

The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association is receiving a $1 million boost from Secret Deodorant to continue its barnstorming Dream Gap Tour of games and relieve any… Read more »

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Prime Minister Is Asked to Help With Search for NFLD Man Who Disappeared in B.C.

The case of a Newfoundland and Labrador man who recently went missing in British Columbia reached the prime minister Wednesday during a virtual town hall with members… Read more »

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New Tory Motion Could Trigger Second Confidence Showdown for Liberal Minority

One day after surviving a confidence vote on a Conservative motion, Justin Trudeau’s minority Liberal government faces another Conservative motion that could trigger yet more high-stakes drama… Read more »

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Patrick Downie on Losing Gord, Hearing ‘Peace’ in Posthumous Album ‘Away Is Mine’

Gord Downie’s brother Patrick says he wonders what his older sibling might’ve said about these uncertain times. Whether it’s the devastating effects of climate change, isolation in… Read more »

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Tim Hortons to Test Deposit Program for Returnable Coffee Cups and Packaging

Tim Hortons has signed a deal with TerraCycle’s Loop program to test an option that would allow customers to pay a deposit and receive their order in… Read more »

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WestJet to Refund Flights Cancelled Due to Virus

WestJet says it will begin providing refunds to passengers who had their WestJet and Swoop flights cancelled by the airlines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read more »

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Police Pull Over Man Banned From Driving for Life Eight Separate Times

Provincial police say they’ve charged a man who was allegedly driving despite having eight separate lifetime bans from driving. They say an officer saw a vehicle speeding… Read more »