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Winter 2018 will be colder than last year, but forecasters split on how bad it will get

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:34:50 EST

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Canadian weather forecasters are split over what kind of winter we can expect in 2018 - and how much of a role global warming has to play.




Bell insider reveals high-pressure sales tactics required on every single call

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:00:00 EST

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A longtime Bell call centre employee says she is pressured to make a sale on every call, often talking customers into products they don't understand, don't need, and sometimes can't afford




Loblaws pitches upgraded loyalty program for $9.99 a month for premium perks

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:48:51 EST

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Loblaws is launching a fee-based subscription program targeting its existing loyalty program members that sweetens the pot for them in terms of rewards — in exchange for a fee.




Ottawa to apologize for persecuting LGBT public servants

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:31:21 EST

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Canadians who were criminally charged or fired from the military or Canada's civil service because of their sexual orientation will receive a formal apology from the prime minister before the end of month.




Arctic climate change being felt farther south, scientists say

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:18:24 EST

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An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought.




Terms set for judicial inquiry into troubled Muskrat Falls megaproject

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:33:10 EST

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The Newfoundland and Labrador government Monday announced terms of reference for an upcoming inquiry into the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.




Stuart McLean's archives to live on at McMaster University

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:45:23 EST

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The personal archives of beloved storyteller and award-winning humorist Stuart McLean have found a new home at Hamilton’s McMaster University.




Former Mexican president warns Trudeau not to be 'Judas' in NAFTA talks

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:49:52 EST

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A former Mexican president has a warning for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Don't abandon our country in NAFTA talks like some modern-day "Judas."




Remains from 145 Indigenous ancestors in storage at University of Winnipeg

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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The University of Winnipeg has been working to repatriate the remains of Indigenous people stored on campus, but at least one Indigenous woman says it's not happening fast enough.




A Canadian conundrum: why won't Toronto accept 120 pairs of free ice skates?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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Jutta Mason helped launch a skate-lending program at her rink that tripled its usage, but the city isn't accepting her latest offer.




Costs pile up from delayed Canadian Coast Guard vessel refit

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:00:36 EST

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The coast guard has been forced to spend more than $2.5 million this fall to charter vessels to carry out at-sea science surveys because a much-delayed refit has left its own research ship unavailable.




McKenna says amendment signed to Montreal Protocol

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:39:07 EST

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Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and former prime minister Brian Mulroney will be in Montreal today to mark the 30th anniversary of a landmark treaty to protect the earth's ozone layer.




'Very dire situation': Disappearance of Alberta's caribou threatens centuries-old way of life

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

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As woodland caribou habitat dwindles, the threatened species' preservation pits the environment against economic interests in rural Alberta.




NDP's Malcolmson seeks secret ballot vote of MPs to save bill on abandoned boats

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:24:40 EST

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In a show of backbencher strength, NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson could become the first MP in history to force her colleagues in the House of Commons into a secret ballot to save a piece of legislation.




New housing strategy to build 80K affordable rental units for Canadians 'feeling the pinch'

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:50:31 EST

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Those struggling to keep a roof over their heads — whether looking to ease the burden of monthly rent payments or in desperate need of help to get off the streets — will find out later this week how the Liberal government hopes to deal with Canada's ever-present shortage of affordable housing.




Ontario college strike ends as back-to-work legislation passed

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:45:44 EST

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Hundreds of thousands of college students are expected to be back in class after the province passed back-to-work legislation on Sunday to end a five-week strike by Ontario college faculty.




Argonauts reach Grey Cup after surviving epic Roughriders' comeback

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:13:50 EST

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Cody Fajardo's one-yard TD run with 23 seconds remaining rallied the Toronto Argonauts to a wild 25-21 East Division final win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Sunday afternoon.




Afghanistan looks to Canada for more training support

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:00:00 EST

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One of the leading figures in Afghanistan’s national government insists his war-torn country must be put back at the forefront of NATO’s efforts to defeat terrorist groups in the Middle East and South Asia.




'Talking will help': Edmonton man speaks out about recovery from childhood sexual abuse

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:05:53 EST

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Neil Campbell was sexually assaulted by a neighbour when he was nine years old. He hopes sharing his story helps other men feel comfortable finding help and speaking out about their own experiences.




Cpl. Nolan Caribou ID'd as reservist who died on Manitoba Canadian Forces base

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:55:10 EST

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The Canadian Armed Forces has released the name of the soldier killed during a training exercise at an army base in Manitoba over the weekend.