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Public servant who promoted $225M baby formula plant now sits on Chinese investor’s board
by Janyce McGregor on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
The former head of the Canadian Dairy Commission who facilitated a $225-million investment by a Chinese dairy processor to build an infant formula plant in Kingston, Ont. is now serving on that same Chinese corporation’s board.
Trudeau cabinet holds 3-day retreat to plot parliamentary strategy for minority government
by Kathleen Harris on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
Liberal cabinet ministers begin meetings in Winnipeg today to set parliamentary priorities and strategize for what’s expected to be a challenging winter session for the minority government.
Why the Ford government isn’t stopping teachers’ strikes with back-to-work legislation just yet
by Mike Crawley on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
More than one million students across Ontario face a day of cancelled school in the coming week because of teachers’ strikes, but the government of Premier Doug Ford is not using legislation to stop the walkouts — at least not yet.
‘He deserves to be there’: Canadian baseball community wants Larry Walker in the Hall of Fame
by Jamie Strashin on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
It’s been a 10-year wait, but B.C.’s Larry Walker is poised to become the second Canadian elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Major Canadian pot companies facing proposed class-action lawsuits in the U.S.
by Reid Southwick on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
Some of Canada’s biggest cannabis producers are facing a flurry of proposed class-action lawsuits in the United States after investors were hit with steep financial losses in the stock market.
What to expect from Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing this week
by Jason Proctor on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
The eyes of the world will be on Vancouver as Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou takes a seat in a B.C. courtroom for the first phase of her extradition hearing this week. A judge will hear arguments on so-called double criminality.
More residents eligible for compensation after water contamination in town north of Quebec City
by CBC News on January 18, 2020 at 5:10 pm
More residents of Shannon, Que., are eligible for compensation for a water contamination that some say gave them deadly cancer.
Auditor General reviewing federal government’s handling of student loans program
by Jordan Press on January 18, 2020 at 4:53 pm
Canada’s auditor general is examining how the government manages billions of dollars in the Canada Student Loans program, and whether it’s helping students be smarter about their financial decisions, newly disclosed documents show.
Canadian lugers slide to country’s 1st medal at Youth Olympics
by Devin Heroux on January 18, 2020 at 2:14 pm
Two 16-year-old lugers from Whistler, B.C., captured Canada’s first medal at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. With snow falling on the iconic St Moritz-Celerina Olympia Bob Run, the Canadian women’s luge duo of Caitlin Nash and Natalie Corless slid to silver with their family and friends cheering wildly at the bottom of the track.
Trapper recounts ‘rough experience’ stranded in Yukon bush for a week at -45 C
by CBC News on January 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Tyrell Ollie and his cousin found themselves stuck in the remote Yukon bush for a week, after their snowmobile broke down. They had few provisions, and the temperature hovered around -45 C.
Conrad Black rails against climate policy, predicts Trump will win re-election at ‘Alberta Proud’ event
by Joel Dryden on January 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Former media baron Conrad Black, former Alberta finance minister Ted Morton and Calgary businessman W. Brett Wilson were among the speakers Saturday during a one-day conference at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary.
Multi-purpose room turned ’50s diner a blast from the past for Regina seniors
by Heidi Atter on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am
When the College Park Retirement Home wanted a new sensory room to engage residents, they came up with the idea of a ’50s diner.
3 misconceptions about retirement in Canada
by Brandie Weikle on January 18, 2020 at 9:00 am
A new report finds that the reality of retirement in Canada isn’t quite what people expect it to be.