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SURVEY SAYS MILLIONS OF CANADIANS ARE WORRIED ABOUT FOOD PRICES

A new study suggests that nearly one-quarter of Canadians are worried about how to pay for their groceries, with more than 50 per cent shifting shopping habits amid fluctuating food prices. The survey notes that lower-earning, less-educated women and households with dependants are most likely to be feeling less food secure than they were a year ago.

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 Rev. Brent Hawkes,PROMINENT TORONTO PASTOR FACING SEX CRIMES TRIAL IN N.S.

The trial of Rev. Brent Hawkes, an influential gay rights advocate who officiated at former NDP leader Jack Layton’s state funeral in 2011, begins today in Kentville, Nova Scotia. Hawkes has pleaded not guilty to charges related to allegations he sexually assaulted a minor in Nova Scotia in the 1970s. The New Brunswick-native says the alleged incidents never occurred.

 

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trumpA LOOK AT WEEK-ONE FOR U.S. PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

Donald Trump has sat down for his first interviews since becoming U.S. president-elect, has shared his views on his state of mind since his stunning victory, and made announcements on his plans for the country. Canadian Press Washington Correspondent Alexander Panetta looks at the major developments.

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supermoon_-_howrah_2011-03-20_1944SUPERMOON COMING MONDAY

Canadians may want to turn their eyes to the night skies on Monday if they want to see the moon pass closer to the Earth than it has in almost 70 years.

According to NASA, the so-called ‘supermoon’ will be the closest full moon to earth since 1948, and it won’t be as close again until 2034.

The moon will be at its closest just before dawn on Monday, but will be almost equally visible Sunday and Monday nights.

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  1. A 72 cent loonie will do that to you. Canada imports about 80% of our consumables a 40cent per dollar subsidy for exporters but a 40% increase in cost for consumers. How long will we have to subsidize our inept exporters. If you can’t do that fair play for all then let Canadians shop abroad tax free with no limits. Our greedy home based businessmen will see we have choices and finally pass on the saving we subsidize them with.

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