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Blame Canada: Trump paints us as suave international swindlers

To hear Donald Trump tell it, Canada is a suave international swindler, repeatedly conning American leaders and waltzing away with his country's money.<p>The U.S.'s neighbour to the north is "very smooth," has "outsmarted our politicians for many years," and has been "very rough" as it has "taken …

Forget U.S. tech giants, Canada urged to support small firms

Canada should focus on supporting smaller companies and re-working some of its protectionist rules if it wants to close its "stunning" productivity gap with the U.S., the chairman of the country's second-biggest software company said.<p>The country should make "nuanced" reforms to laws that protect …

Solar Panels: Are They Worth the Cost?

A solar power system is appealing to a lot of homeowners for obvious reasons. Environmentally friendly, lowered electricity costs and a more energy …

Solar Power

Is Germany green enough?

Abandoning fossil fuels is proving difficult. Germany is a role model around the world thanks to its switch to renewable energy. Now, green experts …

Germany had so much renewable energy on Sunday that it had to pay people to use electricity

On Sunday, May 8, Germany hit a new high in renewable energy generation. Thanks to a sunny and windy day, at one point around 1pm the country’s solar, wind, hydro and biomass plants were supplying about 55 GW of the 63 GW being consumed, or 87%.<p>Power prices actually went negative for several hours, …

Renewable Energy

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

Backed Into A Corner: Friendless Beijing Seeks Moscow's Support In South China Sea

China is seeking Russian support in the disputed and increasingly volatile South China Sea , even though Russia is not a claimant in the body of water. However, it is a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, as is China.<p>On Monday, China and Russia said that the South China Sea dispute …

China

US election 2016: What Canadians make of it

<b>It was not long ago that Canadians had their own game-changing election, when Justin Trudeau swept the Liberals to an unexpected victory last October. But now they are fascinated by an election going on next door.</b><p>While many Americans have threatened to move to Canada if the candidate of their …

Canada

Canada Will Experiment With Basic Income — Giving Out Salaries Just for Being Human

When robots come to take our jobs — not just assembly-line work, but truly every kind of job — humans will still need a paycheck to survive. Canada …

Here's what Warren Buffett said when Tony Robbins asked him how he got so rich

Billionaire Warren Buffett hasn't always been as incredibly rich as he is today. In fact, 99% of his wealth was earned after his 50th birthday.<p>The investing legend has been slowly building his fortune over the years, and today, the 85-year-old billionaire is one of the richest men in the world, …

The world's billionaires are flocking to Miami's luxurious Porsche Design Tower, where they can use an elevator for their cars

The 60-story building on Sunny Isles Beach is the first one in the US by the famed Porsche brand, which chose this Florida real-estate playground to make its mark. More importantly, it's also the first building to contain a patented "Dezervator," essentially a drive-in car elevator.<p>Slated for …

Bernie Sanders Loves This $1 Trillion War Machine

The socialist trumpets his antiwar record. But he doesn’t mind expensive war machines—if they’re based in his home state.<p>MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — …

Obama to unveil $10 a barrel 'green' oil tax

But the levy is unlikely to get approval from the Republican controlled Congress<p>Barack Obama, the president of the United States, will propose a $10 per barrel tax on oil in his 2017 budget plan, to fund mass transit projects across the country, including self driving cars and other green …

China and Russia Developing Weapons for Use in Rapid War, Says US Defense Secretary

The United States will be shifting its approach to defense in the coming year, and the new budget will move from a focus on fighting terrorists to …

Saudis Want to Send Ground Troops to Syria

What Do Canadians Pay for Coffee? It Varies Widely, Data from Square Shows

The average price Canadians pay for coffee varies widely by province, new data from Square shows.In Calgary, the average cost is $4.22, making it the …

Canada

Lowe's $2.3 Billion Bid For Rona Sets Off Political Firestorm in Canada

Here we go again.<p>Lowe’s (low) has made a $2.3 billion bid for Canadian home improvement retailer Rona, four years after a first attempt was met with …

See IKEA's storage-maximizing makeover of a 300-sq-ft studio apartment in the Bronx

1/18<p>See IKEA's smart makeover of this 300-sq-ft Bronx studio apartment<p>With a wedding to pay for next year, engaged couple Delvon and Will have been …

Small Spaces

SaskTel and Videotron change plans in response to price increases from Big Three

Regional carriers Videotron and SaskTel have altered some plans in response to price increases from Rogers, Bell, Telus and their respective flanker …

Mobile Technology

Scared Canadian investors sitting on estimated $75-billion in extra cash

Canadians are holding a record $75-billion in cash amid an “ocean of fear” about investing in the markets, a new study finds.<p>That means they could miss out on billions in payback, warns the study released today by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce economists Benjamin Tal and Royce Mendes.<p>Extra …

Here's How Every Aircraft Carrier in the World Stacks Up to the U.S. Navy's

There are only 36 total carriers at sea.<p>Only a handful of countries have aircraft carriers in their arsenals. They form an exclusive club, one whose members have decided their interests stretch so far from their own waters they need to put air power at sea.<p>Broadly speaking, today there are three …

Military

The World's Most Sustainable Companies 2016

BMW, the Munich-based maker of luxury cars and motorcycles, is the world’s most sustainable company this year, according to a ranking released this week by Toronto-based media company Corporate Knights.<p>The company earned particularly high marks for “efficient use of water, energy, and lack of …

Sustainability

Coast Guard seeks billion-dollar icebreaker as Russia makes Arctic push

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Faced with a growing Russian military presence in the Arctic, U.S. leaders are calling for a new billion-dollar icebreaker ship.<p>Sens. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, and Angus King, a Maine independent, and Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft were among those calling …

Coast Guard

All of the Reasons Scientists Are Certain We Are Now Living in the Anthropocene

24 scientists from top universities around the world say they have hard evidence that humans have irrevocably altered Earth’s geology.<p>"Human activity is leaving a pervasive and persistent signature on Earth." So begins one of the more depressing scientific papers I've ever read.<p>What follows in "The …

Analysis: The truth behind ISIS leader's threats against Israel and Jews

Baghdadi and his associates have faced a great deal of criticism in the Arab world for waging war against fellow Muslims while staying out of the …

The Top 10 Donald Trump Quotes of 2015

If you were asked to sum up the political year of 2015 in two words, it wouldn’t be very hard: Donald. Trump.<p>The New York real estate mogul and …

Republicans shield these radical Islamists: Why the GOP field won’t talk honestly about Saudi Arabia

Ted Cruz and others love to talk of radical Islamists and World War III. They speak less of the Saudi royal family<p>Although it is difficult to quantify, it is reasonable to conclude that Americans are the most frightened people on the planet.<p>The Republican candidates for president spent three hours …

Donald Trump Takes Aim at Bill Clinton for ‘Sexism’

Donald Trump