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POST-MASSACRE CHARLIE HEBDO EDITION HOT ON EBAY

Even with production increased to an unprecedented five million copies worldwide, you may still not get your hands on the post-massacre issue of ”Charlie Hebdo.” The edition’s sold out in France. Apparently, bids on e-Bay were running as much as … read more

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MORE TERROR ARRESTS EXPECTED IN CANADA

The arrests of three Ottawa men on terror related charges may be just the tip of the iceberg. Authorities have a list of some 93 names of radicalized individuals they say are high risk travelers, but so far there have … read more

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US ECONOMY CREATES JOBS; CANADA LOSES

For the second month in a row, the Canadian economy posted disappointing employment numbers. Statistics Canada says the country lost 4,300 net jobs last month. That follows a loss of 10,000 in November. Economists had predicted 15,000 jobs would be … read more

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CANADA WINS GOLD AT THE WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP!

The Canadians held on to a 5-4 lead over the Russians to win their first gold at the World Juniors in six years. Prime Minister Harper was at the game and later tweeted out his congratulations to the team, coaches … read more

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2014: RECORD YEAR FOR AUTO RECALLS

Vehicle recalls in this country hit an an all-time high last year with over eight-million affected. Transport Canada data shows automakers issued nearly 600 notices on vehicles in 2014 — the previous high was 468 in 2010. The way industry … read more

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LONG-TIME FOES U.S., CUBA TO FINALLY BREAK THE ICE

After more than 50 years, the U.S. and Cuba will restore diplomatic relations, including embassies in both countries. This follows 18 months of secret negotiations between them, hosted largely by Canada. President Obama thanks the Pope, who’s celebrating his 78th … read more

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OTTAWA’S LATEST MOVE ON PRICE DIFFERENCES HERE AND THE U.S.

In a move the Harper government says is aimed at ”ensuring Canadians are not charged higher prices than Americans simply because we live here,” regulators in this country are getting new powers. Industry Minister James Moore says new legislation will … read more

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CANADA LOSES JOBS, UNEMPLOYMENT EDGES UP

The Canadian economy lost 10,700 jobs last month. That was enough to nudge the unemployment rate up slightly to 6.6 per cent. Statistics Canada says the contraction followed healthy increases in September and October totaling about 117,000 jobs. Analysts had … read more

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CANADA’S Q3 GDP OUT-PERFORMS

The Canadian economy exceeded expectations in the third quarter. Statistics Canada says the economy grew at year-over-year pace of 2.8%. Economists had expected the gross domestic product would grow by 2.1%. For the three months ending September 30th, GDP was … read more

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HARPER RETURNS FROM CHINA

The Prime Minister is on his way back to Canada from China after a five-day visit that announced $2.5-billion in trade deals between the two countries. It’s Harper’s third visit to Canada’s second-largest trading partner in the past six years. … read more

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