What to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 21st

What to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 21st

The Bank of Canada is expected to release its business outlook survey on Tuesday. CN Rail will discuss its third-quarter earnings on a conference call on Tuesday. Rogers Communications Inc. will hold a third-quarter conference call on Wednesday. H...
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Inquiry into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia family delayed

Inquiry into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia family delayed

An inquiry into the case of Lionel Desmond, the Afghan war veteran who killed his mother, wife and daughter before turning the weapon on himself in early 2017, was supposed to start Monday. Instead, it has been adjourned for more than a month with...
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Trudeau welcomes the King of Jordan

Trudeau welcomes the King of Jordan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praises the leadership Jordan's King Abdullah II has shown in the Middle East on his fifth visit to Canada in his 20 years as leader of the strategically important Middle Eastern country that borders Syria and Iraq. A...
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Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada

Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada

The Weather Network has released its winter forecast, and it's looking a little bleak. Chief meteorgolist Chris Scott says the season will be long, cold and messy across much of Canada this year. He says the early start to winter in southern Ontar...
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Blue Bombers Grey Cup bound

Blue Bombers Grey Cup bound

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have ousted the Saskatchewan Roughriders 20-13 in the CFL’s West Division final. Winnipeg’s last Grey Cup win was 29 years ago. The Bombers will attempt to end that drought Sunday against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Calgary.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Nov. 18th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Nov. 18th

Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech on Tuesday to the International Finance Club of Montreal on safeguarding the financial system. George Weston Ltd. will release its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday. TC Energ...
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats headed to the Grey Cup

Hamilton Tiger-Cats headed to the Grey Cup

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats continue their dream season, heading to the Grey Cup after defeating the Edmonton Eskimos 36-16 in the CFL Eastern Final. Hamilton last won the CFL championship in 1999.
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Mourners gather at vigil for 2-year-old killed by falling A/C unit

Mourners gather at vigil for 2-year-old killed by falling A/C unit

Family and community members gathered in Toronto Saturday at a vigil for two-year-old Crystal Mirogho, who died after an air conditioning unit fell from an 8th floor apartment window on Monday. Mourners remembered her as a sweet and loving child w...
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More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to First Nation

More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to First Nation

A more than 2,000-year-old bison skull unearthed during utility work in downtown Banff, Alta., has been returned to a southern Alberta Indigenous community. Contractors with Fortis Alberta were replacing street lights in the scenic mountain town i...
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Kenney speaks on conscience rights

Kenney speaks on conscience rights

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there will be a free vote in the house on a private member's bill that if passed would not allow health providers to be sued or sanctioned in any way for withholding services in areas like abortion, assisted suici...
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Craig Dickenson succeeds in demanding CFL market

Craig Dickenson succeeds in demanding CFL market

In his first year as head coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Craig Dickenson is the West Division’s nominee for CFL coach of the year. Dickenson has guided the Roughriders to Sunday’s West final against the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
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Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019 get their rings

Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019 get their rings

The Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2019, which includes Guy Carbonneau, Hayley Wickenheiser, Sergei Zubov, Vaclav Nedomansky and Jim Rutherford received their rings in a ceremony Friday. Wickenheiser says a lot of good memories have resurfaced as ...
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‘Chair girl’ pleads guilty to mischief

‘Chair girl’ pleads guilty to mischief

A woman charged with throwing a chair off a Toronto highrise building pleaded guilty to mischief when she appeared in court Friday morning. Nineteen-year-old Marcella Zoia made the plea in a packed Toronto courtroom this morning, acknowledging she...
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May urges Trudeau to go to climate summit as PM seeks common ground with Greens

May urges Trudeau to go to climate summit as PM seeks common ground with Greens

Justin Trudeau finished a week of meetings with opposition leaders with the Green party's Elizabeth May on Friday, and she pushed the prime minister to attend an international climate change summit just as MPs get back to work in the House of Comm...
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Listening to Christmas music too early could affect your mental health

Listening to Christmas music too early could affect your mental health

Listening to Christmas music too early could affect your mental health. One clinical psychologist, says preemptive Christmas music is likely to trigger anxiety. Linda Blair says "[Holiday music] might make us feel that we're trapped. It's a remind...
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Sports stars have mixed results as coaches

Sports stars have mixed results as coaches

Coaching is a natural career path for some athletes upon retirement. Thierry Henry is the latest star athlete to enter the coaching scene with the Montreal Impact hiring the former Arsenal and France great as their bench boss. Here is a look at h...
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N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales following losses in first year

N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales following losses in first year

New Brunswick has issued a request for proposals for a single private operator to take over the government's operation, distribution and sales of recreational cannabis in the province. Finance Minister Ernie Steeves made the announcement Thursday ...
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Money Monitor: How to get concert tickets for a better price

Money Monitor: How to get concert tickets for a better price

Anyone who's been to a concert recently is well aware that there's no such thing as cheap seats anymore. But, music fans looking for a break do have a few options. Experts say srtists are increasingly using "dynamic pricing," in which ticket and f...
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French striker Thierry Henry named head coach of Montreal Impact

French striker Thierry Henry named head coach of Montreal Impact

Thierry Henry is the new head coach of the Montreal Impact. The Major League Soccer team says Henry has signed a two-year deal with an option for 2022. The Impact says Henry will be at the helm of the team as of mid-January when training camp begi...
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'Friends' reunion special reportedly in the works

'Friends' reunion special reportedly in the works

"Friends" may be there for you again in 2020 courtesy of HBO Max. According to media reports Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer are all in discussions to reunite for a special. Series crea...
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Singh meets Trudeau on Parliament Hill

Singh meets Trudeau on Parliament Hill

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants New Democrats to support his minority government, the Liberals will have to move toward universal pharmacare and dental coverage and respect other NDP priorities as well. Trudeau...
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Disney Plus warns viewers of scenes with 'outdated cultural depictions'

Disney Plus warns viewers of scenes with 'outdated cultural depictions'

Disney Plus is warning subscribers that some of Walt Disney's most beloved classics might contain "outdated cultural depictions." Disney Plus launched Tuesday, opening their vault of legendary films, not all of which hold up today. The company cre...
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Premier Jason Kenney vows to fight for slumping oilpatch, responds to Quebec criticism

Premier Jason Kenney vows to fight for slumping oilpatch, responds to Quebec criticism

Premier Jason Kenney vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for Alberta's slumping oil and gas sector as the industry unveiled another disappointing drilling forecast and faced more criticism from Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet. Earlier in...
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Don't count on me to support Prairie demands: Bloc Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet

Don't count on me to support Prairie demands: Bloc Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet

Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says anyone seeking more independence for Alberta and Saskatchewan in the hopes of promoting the oil and gas sector should not come to him for advice. Blanchet, whose party elected 32 MPs in Quebec in t...
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Jagmeet Singh outlines priorities for meeting with Trudeau

Jagmeet Singh outlines priorities for meeting with Trudeau

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, where he will lay out his priorities in the hopes of using his party's position in a minority Parliament to get policies and laws that reflect New Democrat platform...
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