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Why is Canada making arms deals with the Saudis?

The Conservative and Liberal governments alike are ready to make deals with the human-rights-abusing nation<p>Canada’s new Liberal government is …

Harvard academic Todd Rose on the fallacy of averages

Todd Rose, a high school dropout turned Harvard professor, explains why the idea of average is damaging, especially when it comes to education<p>Born in …

What really happened at Target Canada: The retailer's last days

The untold tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death<p><b>This story was first published by Canadian Business.</b><p>The grand opening …

Management

Jian Ghomeshi: How he got away with it

Jian Ghomeshi’s behaviour was an open secret, going back to his university days. Not that anyone took action. In fact, the CBC made him a</i> …

Journalism

Zika panic hits the Americas

This side of the Atlantic hadn’t seen Zika virus a year ago—but now it could infect millions<p>Four Canadians have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, …

Bombardier now needs foreign jet orders with Air Canada tailwind

<b>Bombardier Inc.’s</b> new willingness to offer discounts on its struggling CSeries aircraft paid off with its first commitment from <b>Air Canada.</b> Now it …

Air Canada

Caterpillar dealer Finning fourth quarter profit misses; to cut more jobs | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Canada’s Finning International Inc (FTT.TO), the world’s biggest dealer of Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) equipment, posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and said it would cut more jobs.<p>The company, which cut 13 percent of its global workforce last year, said it would cut another …

IT

Yedlin: The endless pit that is Bombardier

The purchase of 45 C-Series Bombardier jets and an option for another 30 announced by Air Canada on Wednesday morning is a federal bailout disguised …

Canada

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OECD downgrades Canada’s economic outlook

OTTAWA – The OECD has cut its projections for Canadian, U.S. and global economic growth over the next two years and urged governments to respond to …

Harjit Sajjan backs away from election promise on F-35 jets

The federal defence minister appeared to back further away from a Liberal election promise on Thursday, suggesting that the procurement process for …

Liberals restore refugee health benefits cut by previous government

The Liberal government has restored refugee health-care benefits cut by the previous Conservative government.<p>At a joint announcement Thursday, Immigration Minister John McCallum and Health Minister Jane Philpott said the Interim Federal Health Program, which provides health-care coverage for asylum …

Health Care

The National

Bombardier bailout? The aerospace giant is looking to the federal government for cash. The Quebec government has already chipped in, and wants Ottawa …

The National

Apple says it won't comply with a court order to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone, saying it would have broader implications for consumer …

Why reward Bombardier families after their epic management sins?

The effort to save Bombardier from its self-inflicted wounds was always going to be a messy and expensive affair. But no one said it had to be obscene too. It's obscene because the investors who will benefit most from the government-sponsored bailout programs – some in place, some to come – are the …

Air Canada

The National

The defence minister says Canadian CF-18s have dropped their last bombs on ISIS and are officially out of the fight. In question period, the …

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Carolina Panthers sign long snapper J.J. Jansen to 5-year deal

The first move for the Carolina Panthers following their Super Bowl season wasn’t a major one, but it was necessary – locking up dependable long …

NFL

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Roundtable: Previewing the 2016 NFL Combine

Devonta Freemanmade a splash at the 2014 NFL Combine and turned some heads. Who is one player you believe could surprise people and show out this …

NFL

Climate Change - United Nations Sustainable Development

April 30th, 2018|Categories: Climate change, News|<p>The latest round of United Nations climate change negotiations began on Monday in Bonn, Germany, to …

Climate

Many Canadians entering retirement with inadequate savings, study says

A large percentage of older, working Canadians are heading into retirement without adequate savings to keep them out of poverty, a new study suggests.<p>Half of Canadian couples between 55 and 64 have no employer pension between them, and of those, less than 20 per cent of middle-income families have …

Retirement

Stereographic New York: animated 3D images from the 1850s to the 1930s

The stereoscope was the virtual reality headset of the 19th century. The New York Public Library’s collection contains tens of thousands of stereographic images, offering a unique insight into a long forgotten New York<p>The stereoscope provided 19th-century viewers with the illusion of 3D depth, in …

New York Public Library

Economist Ed Safarian was ‘ahead of his time’

Anxiety about foreign investment and its impact on our economic and cultural sovereignty has a permanent presence in Canadian political discourse. During the 1960s and 1970s, however, economic nationalism reached fever pitch. It was a constant theme in the media, particularly at the CBC and Toronto …

Canada