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Canada’s Clean Energy Sector Is Among Its Fastest Growing: Report

The industry eclipses mining, quarrying, and oil-and-gas extraction in terms of job numbers, a new study suggests. Canada’s clean-energy sector is growing faster than the...

Photographer captures stunning image of eagle in symmetrical reflection

Steve Biro was on his second visit to the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario toward the beginning of May, planning to capture some great...

Protected industries: Why more than a third of the Canadian economy...

A new Fraser Institute study shows an estimated 35 percent of Canada's economy is protected from foreign competition. From maple syrup to milk producers, telcos...

US student visa fee to cost more from June

For some J visas, the fee goes from $180 to $220, and the SEVP school certification petition fee rises from $1,700 to $3000. The US...

Silicon Valley’s Shame: Living in a Van in Google’s Backyard

In a quiet neighborhood near Google’s headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sergeant...

US McDonald’s workers complain of sexual harassment

Allegations included groping, indecent exposure, propositions for sex and retaliation against those who complained. McDonald’s workers filed dozens of new sexual harassment charges against the...

The winter that won’t end? Parts of Canada to see snow...

Canadians basking in the relative warmth that has settled over many parts of the country after Victoria Day shouldn’t get too comfortable. Environment Canada has...

Canada ranked second in the world for cocaine use, says study

Canadians use cocaine more often than almost every other country on earth. That’s according to the annual Global Drug Survey that canvasses more than 130,000...

Sandro and Maje now open in Toronto Premium Outlets

Get ready for warmer weather at Toronto Premium Outlets this Victoria Day long weekend! Refresh your summer wardrobe and find the best deals for the...

Trump grants pardon to conservative former media mogul and supporter Conrad...

President Donald Trump granted pardons to two conservative figures Wednesday – a former newspaper publisher and an advocate for criminal justice reform – continuing...

Trump to propose US immigration plan favouring high-skilled people with jobs

Trump’s immigration proposal, the product largely of senior advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller and economic aide Kevin Hassett, is an effort to rally...

People dressing up their dogs as Game of Thrones characters will...

While some images are of dogs on the Iron Throne, others are canine versions of famous characters from the show. Dogs are cute, and there’s...

Chinese navy launches two new guided missile destroyers: Report

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) last month celebrated its 70th anniversary in which Indian naval ships, including the indigenously developed missile destroyer, INS...

Things to love about Yellowknife

Sit yourself down on the ice road in Yellowknife Bay under a starry winter sky and ponder the way that 2,000 kilometers of icy...

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo’s online...

Fast Retailing, the Japanese company behind the Uniqlo retail chain, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping...

Amazon offers its employees funding to quit and start their own...

Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime members by paying employees to quit and deliver...

Game of Thrones plot leak proven true, reveals how HBO show...

Heavily detailed plot descriptions of Game of Thrones fourth and fifth episodes have been proven true. The original Reddit post also contains details for...

Off-duty nurse rushes to aid of motocross rider in cardiac arrest

Ottawa paramedics were called to the scene of a crash on a motocross track Sunday after a rider suffered from cardiac arrest in the...

Southern Alberta’s largest farmers market opens for 2019 season

Thousands visited Lethbridge's Exhibition Park on Saturday for the arrival of southern Alberta's largest farmers market. More than 70 vendors offering all sorts of unique...

University of Manitoba prof studying effects of possible sugar tax in...

Taxes on sugary drinks have for quite some time been a divisive thought, even as they've been received in U.S. urban areas, the United...