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|Walmart insider says 'heartbreaking' amount of food dumped in trash - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
A former worker at almost a dozen Walmart stores in the Vancouver area says he saw 'disturbing' food waste at the big retailer. On every shift at almost every store, he says, he saw loads of what appeared to be good food dumped. Walmart say it only discards inedible food.
|Wallonia's veto in trade deal about everything but Canada: Don Pittis - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
French-speaking Belgians know and love Canada. But the country's complex politics make Wallonia an intransigent bastion of hard-left politics in a pro-trade Europe.
|You're never going to retire — and here's why - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
People are living longer and working longer, and that's changing the definition of retirement. Peter Armstrong spoke with financial experts to see what retirement is going to mean for people just starting out in their careers today.
|Liberals to bring Yazidi survivors of ISIS genocide to Canada within 4 months - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:22:41 EDT|
The government is committing to take urgent steps to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada within four months.
|Anesthesia in Alberta dental offices questioned after girl suffers brain damage - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT|
Alberta is one of just two provinces where dentists with specialized training both administer general anesthetic and perform a dental procedure on a patient, according to a CBC inquiry. The majority of provinces require at least two "operators" to do such work in an accredited dental office.
|Health Minister Jane Philpott announces new food labelling, marketing regulations - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT|
The federal government is overhauling Canada's healthy eating guidelines with a sweeping strategy that will include new rules for marketing and labelling certain foods aimed at children.
|Canada in a 'very good fiscal situation' to run deficits, says Poloz - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:09:15 EDT|
Canada is in a very good fiscal situation and should not be worried about running up deficits at this point, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said in a television interview aired on Sunday.
|Officer charged with discreditable conduct after racist comments about death of Inuk artist - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:02:53 EDT|
Ottawa police Sgt. Chris Hrnchiar has been charged with two counts of discreditable conduct under the Police Services Act after making racist comments online about the death of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook.
|Trudeau's 'star power' unlikely to nab seat for Liberals in Alberta byelection - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:34:26 EDT|
The Conservatives are hoping to rally their traditional power base to retain hold on a sprawling southern Alberta federal riding that hasn't elected a Liberal MP in 48 years.
|'Amateur hour behaviour': School trustee selection process needs review, educator says - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
While there are many school boards across Canada that practise good governance, there are too many examples of "amateur hour behaviour," says one former deputy minister of education. Is it time to take a closer look at how we select our trustees?
|Convicted child killer Michael Rafferty appeals, citing trial errors - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:16:18 EDT|
The man convicted of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford seven years ago will ask Ontario's top court for a new trial Monday, trying to pin the blame on his accomplice.
|Muskrat Falls protesters 'fighting for land and food' - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:51:03 EDT|
Protesters who broke through a gate and entered the Muskrat Falls work site in central Labrador Saturday night say they were proud to make their voices heard on environmental issues.
|Toronto woman wrongly billed for Uber ride in Poland says she feels 'violated' - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:20:37 EDT|
A Toronto woman is speaking out after she says she was billed for an Uber ride ordered on her account by someone thousands of kilometres away — in Warsaw, Poland.
|19-year-old Sam Oosterhoff wins PC nomination for Niagara West-Glanbrook - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:32:13 EDT|
A 19-year-old university student has beat out the president of the Progressive Conservatives to win the party's nomination for an upcoming byelection.
|How Calgary can tap into Denver's allure to a younger workforce - Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:12:49 EDT|
If you've ever travelled to Denver, you may notice it feels a bit like Calgary. And there are similarities. But the city south of the border is attracting millennials by the thousands while Calgary has recently lost some.
|Dog trapped in well for almost a month showing strong will to live: vet school - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:05:26 -0400|
A chocolate Labrador retriever trapped in a well for almost a month is responding to special care from animal medical clinicians and a nutritionist.
|Alberta taps climate change fund to help farmers reduce CO2 emissions - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:44:04 -0400|
Alberta is tapping into its industrial carbon levy fund to help the farm sector reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
|Developers gone wild? Toronto landmarks targeted with prank proposals - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:48:00 -0400|
A number of the tongue-in-cheek development proposal notices have been going up at landmarks around Toronto, as part of a public art project meant to satirize the city's development boom.
|Judges in Alta. custody case ordered boy not to wear girls clothes in public - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:32:00 -0400|
A gender identity expert says judges need more education after two Alberta family court judges ruled a child born a boy can't wear girls clothes in public.
|Stolen baby Jesus head returned after statue replacement went viral - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:52:00 -0400|
The missing head of a statue of baby Jesus has been returned, and the bright orange clay head that replaced it has been removed.
|Protesters occupying Muskrat Falls site putting themselves at risk: Nalcor - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:22:31 -0400|
The Crown corporation in charge of the Muskrat Falls megaproject says it is worried about the safety of protesters who broke into the sprawling construction site on the weekend.
|Why one piece of evidence mattered so much in Dennis Oland murder case - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:28:00 -0400|
From the earliest days in Dennis Oland's murder trial, the Crown faced an uphill battle to convince jurors that a precarious balance of circumstantial evidence added up to a guilty verdict.
|Gruesome court cases can take toll on lawyers, jurors - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:01:00 -0400|
Now several high-profile court cases are bringing growing recognition of the possible toll on the mental health of those in the legal system.
|Victoria Stafford's killer's appeal dismissed - Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:15:00 -0400|
Ontario's highest court has dismissed an appeal by the convicted killer of eight-year-old Victoria Stafford.
|Divers provide clearer idea of damage to sunken tug on B.C.'s central coast - Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:03:22 -0400|
A report says two tanks containing oil or contaminants from a submerged tug west of Bella Bella, off British Columbia's central coast, were either torn open or severely damaged when the vessel ran aground.