Amid cries over an active Senate, remember it could always be worse

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At this time two years ago, the Senate was the subject of much wailing and gnashing of teeth. Now, as the upper chamber exercises an increasingly active role, nothing has changed. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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3 years after moving in, homebuyer can finally call backyard his own

Ryan Manning of Salmon River, N.S., has spent the past nine months trying to figure out how he bought a house only to discover its backyard, shed and part of the deck technically belonged to someone else. Powered More...

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By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Grenfell Tower fire started in fridge freezer, criminal charges being considered

A fire that engulfed a London apartment block, killing at least 79 people earlier this month, started in a fridge freezer, police in the U.K. city say. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Too little, too late? Sears tries to rebrand by getting hip, hiding name

In its battle for survival, Sears Canada is trying to shed its old-school image with a fresh look and hipper brands — all displayed at a new pop-up shop in downtown Toronto. But experts say Sears’ reinvention More...

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By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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3 years into the downturn, is Calgary better off?

The glory days may be behind the city, but three years after oil prices started to fall, Calgary is starting to shrug off the downturn. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Alberta Health worker suspended for texting racial slur to Indigenous school principal

An Alberta Health Services employee has been suspended after using a racial slur to refer to a Kainai Board of Education school principal in a text message. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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With 2-bedroom flats renting for $2,600 a month, Iqaluit needs more social housing, says CMHC

Land availability in Iqaluit is limiting new construction and further straining its dire housing situation, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Montreal suspect in Michigan airport stabbing had tried to buy a gun, FBI says

A 49-year-old Montreal resident, suspected of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport, tried and failed to buy a gun before purchasing the knife allegedly used in the attack, the FBI said Thursday. Powered More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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'Truly broken': Workplace report highlights culture of fear, intimidation at Edmonton prison

Edmonton’s maximum-security prison is operating on a dystopian system of fear, harassment and bullying, according to an internal report obtained by CBC News. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Trudeau talks Canada-U.S. relations in the Trump era with New York Times

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will take questions about Canada-U.S. relations in the Trump era during an interview with the New York Times today. Powered by WPeMatico  More...