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Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Toronto: fastest growing city in North America

There are much bigger cities in the U.S. than Canada’s biggest city, Toronto.  But that hasn’t stopped Toronto being the fastest growing city on the continent, and by a wide margin. It’s also the second fastest growing urban region in» 

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, Politics, Society

Canada history: May 15, 1919 – The labour dispute that shook Canada

Winnipeg General Strike For thousands of soldiers who had risked life and limb for their country during the First World War, the return to civilian life was frustrating. Finding a job was difficult with many factories now closed, bankruptcies common,» 

Politics, Society

Canada’s top news stories 2017

Although not quite the end of the year several news services are already releasing data on their biggest stories of the year in Canada. The Canadian Press, a major news wire service, said the top business story for the year» 

Arts and Entertainment

Canada’s biggest music awards party this weekend

It’s the Juno Awards weekend in Canada. The 45th annual Juno weekend. This is the weekend when Canada’s music industry gets together to highlight the best in Canadian music. As part of the many events all week leading up to» 

Society

Canada’s flying bandit and the Great Winnipeg Gold Heist

The Flying Bandit In a strange twist, one of Canada’s most notorious criminals, was actually admired by Canadians. In the 1950’s and 60’s he stole planes, robbed banks,  staged prison breaks and committed one of Canada’s greatest robberies. Born in»