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Credit card “swipe” fees to be cut

OTTAWA - The federal government has announced a voluntary agreement by Visa and Mastercard to reduce merchant credit card fees to an average effective...

Scotiabank to cut 1,500 positions worldwide

TORONTO - Scotiabank (TSX:BNS) warns that it's cutting the equivalent of 1,500 jobs company-wide — about two-thirds of them in Canada and one-third at...

Magnotta’s family doctor testifies at trial

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta was convinced in 2005 that he was being stalked and that voices in his head told him he walked...

Canada launches first airstrike in Iraq

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - Canada's involvement in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant began in earnest Sunday when two...
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Newspaper does damage control on Ghomeshi

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh newspaper was left scrambling to explain on Sunday why a profile of former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was reprinted...

Canada must act soon on climate change: group

VANCOUVER - The UN's panel on climate science says climate change is happening, and it's almost entirely man's fault. The report released Sunday in Denmark...

Bondage common in sexual fantasies: study

TORONTO - Fantasies about sex — from making love outdoors to bondage and submission scenarios — cover the gamut, but many are surprisingly common...

Harper silent on anti-Muslim backlash

OTTAWA - Muslim groups are disappointed that Stephen Harper hasn't spoken out against a spike in anti-Muslim hate crimes since two separate attacks by...
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Police launch Ghomeshi probe

TORONTO - Police in Toronto have opened a criminal investigation into former star radio host Jian Ghomeshi. A spokesman tells The Canadian Press that two...
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Will Credit Card Deal Help Consumers?

OTTAWA - An agreement to cut the fees charged to merchants for accepting credit card payments likely won't save consumers money, say Canada's banks...

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