Target Canada workers feel left in the dark as stores close

When Target invaded Canada and started hiring thousands of new staff, workers flocked to the beloved American retail giant. They were eager to be part

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Billionaire DeGroote's casino dream turns into organized crime nightmare

One of Canada's richest men, whose name adorns a university and the Order of Canada, poured $112 million US into a gambling venture headed by

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Pharmacists say corporate pressure can lead to prescription mistakes

Some Canadian pharmacists are saying they are under intense pressure to meet business quotas, which causes an assembly-line mentality that increases the likelihood of making

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Oil industry isn't remotely the entire Canadian economy,' PM Harper told St. Catharines audience this week

The Conservative government is considering a strong focus on the manufacturing sector in the upcoming budget, part of a general shift in attention towards Ontario

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Oil well association predicts 41% drop in active drilling for 2015

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors is predicting major job losses in 2015 because of low oil prices.It issued a revised drilling activity forecast

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Radicalization a growing risk in Canadian prisons

Federal prisons are potential breeding grounds for Islamist radicalization and the government and correctional system are doing little to confront the public safety risk, experts

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Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard says it's time to stop talking about 'Twirlgate' Video

Eugenie Bouchard — the unwitting protagonist of an Australian Open saga that has been dubbed "Twirlgate" — would prefer if people just focused on her

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Middle East Cyber Army claims Terrasse-Vaudreuil website hack

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Joe Oliver 'not surprised' at Bank of Canada cut

Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he will not budge from his plan to deliver a balanced budget come April, even with the recent decline in

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Eric Dejaeger four-year sentencing: 'I promise not to re-offend'

Eric Dejaeger addressed the court today as his four-day sentencing hearing wrapped up in Iqaluit."I am really sorry for what I have done," the 67-year-old

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Christopher Phillips's cottage was packed with chemicals, police sayChristopher Phillips's cottage was packed with chemicals

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Pallister says Jan. 28 the day of NDP's 'billion-dollar betrayal'

Pallister and his staff have calculated that as of Jan. 28 Manitobans will have paid $1-billion more in additional taxes and fees than they were...

Ashton reaches out to rural Manitobans in leadership bid

As premier, Steve Ashton would rebuild the provincial government’s relationship with rural Manitoba, which has not only been stung by the increase to the provincial...

Broeska breaks silence, responds to coverage of MS treatment operation

After days of silence, the Winnipeg medical researcher who charged MS patients thousands for overseas stem cell treatment says he’s been "unfairly accused and victimized...

Tracks clear after Wednesday night derailment

The tracks are clear and the rail line is back in operation following a Canadian National freight train derailment in downtown Winnipeg Wednesday evening. Nine cars...

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Japan efforts to free remaining ISIS hostage continue in Jordan

Japan's Deputy Foreign Minister Yasuhide Nakayama continued his mission in Jordan on Sunday in an attempt to save Kenji Goto, the second Japanese hostage held ...

Canadian snowbirds: Rules you need to know

There could soon be changes to the rules that affect U.S.-bound Canadian snowbirds. A Canada-U.S. agreement is in the works to share information on who's entering ...

Auschwitz liberation's 70th anniversary focuses on survivors

As the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazis' most notorious concentration camp approaches, historians are grappling with how to preserve the memory of Auschwitz and the ...

Greeks head to the polls in election that could bring historic change

Greeks began voting on Sunday in an election expected to bring in a government led by the left-wing party Syriza, which has pledged to take ...

Buy beer in bottles, not cans: union

The striking employees of a beer can maker are again calling on consumers to buy their brew in bottles.  The United Steelworkers union is setting up ...

B.C. snowboarder missing for 3 days found alive near Whistler

Missing snowboarder Julie Abrahamsen has been found alive three days after she was last seen on Blackcomb Mountain near Whistler, B.C.  Search and Rescue found the 21-year-old ...

Final weekend for Toronto's biggest nightclub

After almost 20 years at the centre of the city's music scene The Guvernment is closing its doors.  Toronto's biggest nightclub will soon be turned into ...

Newmarket man charged in 2-year-old son's death

Police have arrested and charged a Newmarket, Ont. man in connection with the death of his two-year-old son.  York Regional Police say they were called to a ...

Toller Cranston, figure skating innovator, dead at 65

It is somehow fitting that of all days, Toller Cranston would die on the same day that a new Canadian men’s champion is going to ...

Halifax-area chemical scare evacuation lifted

RCMP say an evacuation order affecting homes in Grand Desert, N.S., has been lifted Saturday evening after a hazardous materials team spent days removing chemicals from ...