Canada’s biggest union is on a cross-country campaign to defend collective bargaining rights, stopping Friday in St. Catharines, Ont.
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By Jonathan Rumley The Canadian dollar dropped below 90 cents on Thursday, its lowest value in over six years, but despite the negative attention, some analysts believe this is good news for our nation’s economy. Our depreciating dollar makes Canadian exports cheaper in foreign countries, Joseph Kraljevic, a financial analyst with Bell, told Humber News. This
By Hugh Smith Now that the mayoral race is underway in Toronto, things are heating up at City Hall. Or so it appeared that way on Monday, when Karen Stintz grilled Mayor Rob Ford on how he handled the ice storm that shook Toronto over city council’s holiday break. Stintz challenged Ford on his decision
[youtube id=”1KEPjsdwIK8″ width=”620″ height=”360″] Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada plans to hire private investigators to find alleged residential school abusers. Randall Hopley, a convicted child abductor, might be labelled a high risk to reoffend. A plea has been entered in a Vancouver courtroom in the “Surrey Six trial”. Ukraine has halted negotiations for a
By Kateryna Barnes Civil liberties groups on Thursday sounded the alarm over news that the Canadian government permitted the U.S. National Security Agency to spy on foreign diplomats on Canadian soil during the 2010 Toronto G20/G8 summit. New top-secret documents obtained by the CBC were retrieved by whistleblower Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor. Snowden is