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Buy These 3 High-Dividend Oil Stocks While They’re Still Cheap

NEW YORK (The Street) -- The price of oil has recovered to around $60 a barrel since hitting lows under $50 in mid March. The recovery in oil prices …

Investing

Justin Trudeau's pot stance targeted again by Tories as Marc Emery returns

With the 2015 election campaign unofficially underway, the Conservatives launched their third attack against Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in less …

Harper speaks with Obama about further aid in Iraq

Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday, with Canada pledging unspecified further humanitarian aid, as needed, in Iraq.<p>Mr. Harper and Mr. Obama "exchanged views on the developments in Iraq," a statement from Mr. Harper's office said Tuesday. That included Mr. …

5 reasons video games aren't so bad after all

Video games have always received a bad rap. Maybe it’s because first-generation games—Pong, Space Invaders and the like—were little more than …

Shades of Grey

First Nations band evicts Imperial Metals

Neskonlith refuse development that would contaminate water<p>CHASE, B.C. – A British Columbia First Nation plans to issue an eviction notice to Imperial …

Western Canada

Maliki refuses to go as Iraqis turn to new leader

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An increasingly isolated Nuri al-Maliki again protested his removal as Iraqi prime minister on Wednesday, as his own political party and his former sponsor in Iran publicly endorsed a successor who many in Baghdad hope can halt advancing Sunni jihadists.<p>Iraqis carry portraits of …

Middle East

A Summerside, P.E.I., family vacationing in Cape Breton had a close call after a lightning strike near their rental cottage caused a power surge that blew up a nearby router and scorched a playpen with a sleeping baby. http://cbc.sh/6VMdOSH

Daredevil: Would you plunge over Niagara Falls in this vehicle?

<i>Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched.</i><p><b>The concept</b><p>The Daredevil is a thrill ride boat …

A game changer for Canada's game

The most complicated and expensive rights deal in Canadian history was pieced together in five days after Rogers Communications Inc. decided to gamble the company's broadcasting future on the National Hockey League.<p>The cable giant has spent the past several years under president Keith Pelley …

Ok, you have to read this story: Sinkhole sucks fish-filled village pond into abyss: http://cbc.sh/OlBfmQV What's the biggest sinkhole you've ever seen?

Kincardine, Ontario Proposed Site For Nuclear Waste Burial

KINCARDINE, Ont. - Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" …