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Two-thirds of Americans favour building Keystone XL pipeline: poll
Detroit eyes freezing pensions amid probe as evidence of possible fraud come to light
New York Yankees faithful bid fond farewell to Mariano Rivera in final home appearance
Pickup trucks get Lone Star treatment at state fair
BlackBerry reports $965M loss as unsold phones pile up
B.C. recruits more doctors but pays them less than the national average
“It is a small price to pay for 50 smiles” Two Abbotsford women ‘pay it forward’
Vancouver’s $55-million condo the biggest residential real estate deal in Canadian history
Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer dances at tearful send-off
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A&W eliminates steroids, hormones and medicated feed from beef production
Oil leak after CN train derails in Saskatchewan
Highway 'texting zones' unveiled in New York
Attackers say they're 'holding their ground' in Kenya mall siege
Obama welcomes signs of Iranian moderation
Nokia syndrome: Rescue of BlackBerry not an issue of national pride
Alberta pensioner fights to reclaim home declared an embassy by 'sovereign' man
Disney World's Message to the Disabled: Wait in Line
Tiny Toronto home sells for $165,000
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Two-thirds of Americans favour building Keystone XL pipeline: poll
Two-thirds of Americans favour building Keystone XL pipeline: poll Two-thirds of Americans favour building Keystone XL pipeline: poll Two-thirds of Americans continue to favour building the Keystone XL pipeline despite a massive campaign against the project, according to a new survey. While...
Detroit eyes freezing pensions amid probe as evidence of possible fraud come to light
Detroit eyes freezing pensions amid probe as evidence of possible fraud come to light Detroit eyes freezing pensions amid probe as evidence of possible fraud come to light DETROIT — Detroit’s emergency manager proposed freezing pension benefits for some current city workers starting in 2014 an...
New York Yankees faithful bid fond farewell to Mariano Rivera in final home appearance
New York Yankees faithful bid fond farewell to Mariano Rivera in final home appearance New York Yankees faithful bid fond farewell to Mariano Rivera in final home appearance NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera put his head on Andy Pettitte’s right shoulder and sobbed. The end had arrived, at least for h...
Pickup trucks get Lone Star treatment at state fair
Pickup trucks get Lone Star treatment at state fair DALLAS - Looking to appeal to businesses that need to replace aging fleets, automakers on Thursday showcased the reliability of their pickups at the State Fair of Texas. But they couldn't resist flexing their muscles in the increasingly competitiv...
BlackBerry reports $965M loss as unsold phones pile up
BlackBerry reports $965M loss as unsold phones pile up WATERLOO, Ont. – BlackBerry says it lost US$965 million in the second quarter as revenue plunged 49 per cent from a year earlier amid dismal sales of its new smartphones. Revenue for the three-month period was US$1.6 billion. READ MORE:...
B.C. recruits more doctors but pays them less than the national average
B.C. recruits more doctors but pays them less than the national average Doctors in B.C. are paid less than the national average. These findings come from the Canadian Institute for Health Information and show B.C. doctors were paid on average about $274,000 from the provincial medical system i...
“It is a small price to pay for 50 smiles” Two Abbotsford women ‘pay it forward’
“It is a small price to pay for 50 smiles” Two Abbotsford women ‘pay it forward’ Natalie McClendon Stephenson and Sherry Reimer like to pay it forward, and they hope they can inspire others to do the same thing. The two women will be donating $50 of their own money to pay for the orders of per...
Vancouver’s $55-million condo the biggest residential real estate deal in Canadian history
Vancouver’s $55-million condo the biggest residential real estate deal in Canadian history It’s an amazing price to pay for a condo in Vancouver, but it’s not your ordinary property. It’s the most expensive condominium in Canada, sitting on the top floor in the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel. O...
Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer dances at tearful send-off
Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer dances at tearful send-off Departing Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer has hosted his last company meeting - bidding a tearful farewell to employees he has worked with for 33 years. The 57-year-old danced to Michael Jackson's Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', and declared th...
Online Drivers Licence Renewals Available
Online Drivers Licence Renewals Available Ontario is now the first province to allow drivers to renew their licence online. A driver’s licence has to be renewed every 5 years and the province now allows you to use your current photo for 10 years. That means you only have to renew in person...
Alberta pensioner fights to reclaim home declared an embassy by 'sovereign' man
Source: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/09/27/freeman-no-more-self-proclaimed-sovereign-arrested-at-the-rental-home-he-declare-his-embassy/...
Alberta pensioner fights to reclaim home declared an embassy by 'sovereign' man
Freeman no more: Self-proclaimed sovereign arrested at the rental home he declared his embassy CALGARY — A two-year ordeal for an Alberta senior who said her home was claimed as an embassy by a self-proclaimed follower of the sovereign citizen movement is over. Police in Calgary swooped in at...
A&W eliminates steroids, hormones and medicated feed from beef production
A&W eliminates steroids, hormones and medicated feed from beef production VANCOUVER — The nation’s second-largest burger chain is now serving beef raised without steroids, hormones or medicated feed additives. A&W, with 790 locations across Canada, is the first major chain in Canada to make su...
Oil leak after CN train derails in Saskatchewan
Oil leak after CN train derails in Saskatchewan A hazardous material crew is on the scene of a Canadian National train derailment in western Saskatchewan involving at least one rail car leaking oil. RCMP say 16 CN train cars derailed this morning near Landis, west of Saskatoon. There was no...
Highway 'texting zones' unveiled in New York
Highway 'texting zones' unveiled in New York In an attempt to keep drivers focused on the road and not on their digital devices, the State of New York is rolling out a novel plan to incorporate designated "texting zones" into its roads and highways. Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled the program M...
Attackers say they're 'holding their ground' in Kenya mall siege
Attackers say they're 'holding their ground' in Kenya mall siege Gunfire and explosions were continuing at the Westgate mall at midday on Tuesday, contradicting the Kenyan government’s claim that the four-day hostage siege is over. Kenyan media are reporting that six of the heavily armed attac...
Obama welcomes signs of Iranian moderation
Obama welcomes signs of Iranian moderation U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government's pursuit of a "more moderate course," saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran's nuclear impasse with the United Nations and the U.S. He signalled a willingnes...
Nokia syndrome: Rescue of BlackBerry not an issue of national pride
Nokia syndrome: Rescue of BlackBerry not an issue of national pride Oh, Canada Floating out there this morning is the suggestion that the collapse and rescue of BlackBerry Ltd. is a matter of national pride in Canada. Says The Financial Times, for example: “We should not underestimate the ro...
Alberta pensioner fights to reclaim home declared an embassy by 'sovereign' man
Alberta pensioner fights to reclaim home declared an embassy by 'sovereign' man SYLVAN LAKE, Alta. -- An Alberta pensioner says she feels like a prisoner after her rental property was claimed as an "embassy" by a man she says identified himself as a Freemen-on-the-Land, a growing movement of so-c...
Disney World's Message to the Disabled: Wait in Line
Disney World's Message to the Disabled: Wait in Line Fans of Walt Disney World were fuming last spring following reports of people gaming a system that allowed disabled park guests to advance to the front of lines. Now it seems the entitled few have ruined it for everyone. Disney Parks has just...
Tiny Toronto home sells for $165,000
Tiny Toronto home sells for $165,000 It's 230-square-feet and has no running water, but this tiny Toronto home just sold for $165,000 in yet another sign home prices in Canada's largest real estate market continue to defy logic. Described as "cute and cozy" by listing agent Paul Vallis of Re...
2014 Jeep Cherokee vs Toyota RAV4 vs Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V Mashup Review
2014 Jeep Cherokee vs Toyota RAV4 vs Ford Escape vs Honda CR-V Mashup Review The 2014 Jeep Cherokee and the new Toyota RAV4 and the current Ford Escape as well as the Honda CR-V all compete for the same customers. These new four Crossovers represent one of the most crowded and popular automoti...
Obama to autoworkers: Thanks for my Ford Escape
Obama to autoworkers: Thanks for my Ford Escape President Obama lavished praise Friday on a group of Ford workers -- even thanking them for his old personal car. Saying that he and Ford have "a little history together," Obama told employees at an assembly plant near Kansas City that he is the...
New Jersey's Insane Ban on Self-Service Gasoline
New Jersey's Insane Ban on Self-Service Gasoline Driving up and back to the Mohonk Mountain House for the Slate retreat, my colleague David Weigel had one goal in mind—don't buy gasoline in New Jersey. And he succeeded. Our northbound refueling took place in New York, and our southbound refuelin...
World's Fastest Electric Car
Students design and build car that is breaking records. When you think of electric cars, many people think of slow and small. But, a group of students at The Ohio State University is working on changing that perception by engineering an electric car that can travel up to 307 mph. “It’s the wor...