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Bombardier Aerospace bids adieu to 1800 employees

Bombardier announced  a reorganization of its aerospace division yesterday, that will result in the eventual loss of 1800 positions, including that of CEO. Guy Hachey, 59, who came to the company six years ago from a 30-year career in the» 

Elvis is in the country – at the Collingwood Elvis Festival!

Elvis tribute artists are coming from all over North America and Europe, as well as one from Australia, to compete and mingle with the crowds who still love the King. Collingwood, Ontario is celebrating the 20th anniversary this year of» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Health, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society, Sports, Work & Labour

Canadian Open underway

It’s been 60 years since a Canadian has won the Canadian Open.  This year could be the year to make Canadian golf history. Mike Weir, 44, one of 19 Canadians in the running, told CBC Sports in an interview today, “It’s» 

International, Politics, Society

Conflict grows over charity audits

Another salvo has been fired in a long-running Canadian culture war that pits civil libertarians and their allies against Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party government and its supporters. Mr. Harper’s most ardent critics say he is a master of» 

History, Indigenous

The first humans to reach North America were boat people, documentary says

REBROADCAST For a long time science told us that the first people to reach the North American continent arrived here on foot after the last Ice Age. But, scientists are finding evidence that suggests otherwise. They think the first humans» 

International, Politics, Society

BC man is charged in terrorism case

A British Columbia man has become the first person charged under a 2013 Canadian law that criminalizes travel for the purpose of terrorism. The RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team on Wednesday identified the man as 25-year-old Hasibullah Yusufzai, of» 

International, Politics

Baird again slams United Nations over Gaza

Canada’s foreign affairs minister has unleashed more criticism of the United Nations. John Baird said Wednesday the United Nations Human Rights Council is singling out Israel and failing to mention Hamas in resolution on the conflict in Gaza. His comments» 

Education, Health, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society, Work & Labour

Back-pain relief for some coming soon

Dr. Keiran Murphy says he loves Canada, and many in Canada may soon love him. Dr. Murphy is the inventor of a device, currently being tested in three Canadian cities, to bring quick relief to people suffering with herniated, or» 

Economy, Health, History, International, Lifestyle, Politics, Society, Sports, Work & Labour

XX Commonwealth Games open in Glasgow

The XX Commonwealth Games are underway in Scotland.  The opening ceremonies took place today welcoming 4,500 athletes from 72 countries. Canada’a team of 265 athletes is the largest ever participating in the event that has continued for 84 years. Over» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, International, Military, Politics, Society, Work & Labour

Cirque du Soleil latest cancellation in Tel Aviv

Cirque du Soleil is the latest group to cancel upcoming performances in Israel. Promoters Marek Lieberberg and Shuki Weiss, said in a statement today: “We have to announce the postponement of Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam to 2015,” Performances by the»