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Three Canadian cities in top 10 of Economist livability rankings

The Economist Intelligence Unit has released its latest rankings of the world’s most livable cities and Canada has placed three–Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto–in the top 10. The Unit ranks 140 cities on a number of factors every year and there» 

Economy, Politics, Society

The politics of alcohol

Canadian survey of political preference and preferred drink Here’s a burning summer question: are your political preferences reflected in your alcoholic beverage of choice? Recently the Angus Reid Institute posed that question and surveyed Canadians on the subject. While there» 

Economy, Environment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

The LINK Online August 10, 11, 12, 2018

Your hosts this week, Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts and Carmel Kilkenny sitting in for Marc Montgomery. RCI – The Link Posted by Radio Canada International on Friday, August 10, 2018 SAUDI ARABIA TAKES DRAMATIC ACTION FOLLOWING CANADIAN TWEET The diplomatic» 

Economy, International, Politics

Diplomatic spat with Ottawa won’t affect oil shipments to Canada, Saudi minister says

A diplomatic row between Riyadh and Ottawa triggered by Canadian concerns over human rights in Saudi Arabia will not have any impact on Saudi oil supplies to Canada, its energy minister said on Thursday. The oil-rich kingdom has reacted with» 

Economy, International, Society

Retirement in Toronto too expensive for many baby boomers

Retirement is the next big step for the generation known as the Baby Boomers in Canada, that’s all the people born between 1952 and 1965. In the country’s biggest city, Toronto, many in this demographic say they’re planning to sell» 

Economy, Environment, Society

Toronto flooding wreaks havoc in city centre

Toronto is bailing out and mopping up after last night’s deluge. Environment Canada had issued a special weather statement earlier in the evening, forecasting between 50 and 100 millimetres of rain, particularly near the lakeshore areas of the city. “I» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Airbnb challenged by Fairbnb in Toronto

Airbnb, the short-term rental platform, has been a boom for some people, and a major bust for others. Recently in Toronto, Canada’s largest city with a population of over 2.8 million, a condo owner won a case against a person» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Society

Buck-a-beer coming soon in Ford’s Ontario

Buck-a-beer was one of Doug Ford‘s rallying cries in his bid to become the Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario, the most populated province in Canada, with almost 40 per cent of the country’s population. Today he vowed to make it» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

Rogers Cup Tennis in Toronto and Montreal

Rogers Cup Tennis, the Canadian tournament, is underway in two cities; they alternate annually and this year it’s Toronto for the men’s play, and Montreal for the women. In Toronto, the rankings have changed and last year’s up and comer, Denis» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

The LINK Online August 3, 4, 5, 2018

The LINK Online this week features Carmel Kilkenny sitting in for Marc Montgomery, with Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts and Leo Gimeno Huawei worries in Canada over 5G future and security with China The Globe and Mail newspaper reported that U.S.»