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Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

OTTAWA — Ice dance darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will carry Canada's flag into the opening ceremony at next month's Winter Games in...

If 2017 weather was a downer, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Environmental Defence

OTTAWA — When it comes to extreme weather, 2018 has a throwdown message for last year's show of hurricanes, forest fires and non-stop rainfall:...

Canada launches global trade complaint against U.S. over use of duties

WASHINGTON — Canada has launched a wide-ranging attack against American trade practices in a broad international complaint over that country's use of punitive duties —...

Canada doesn’t get a good business review from Amazon exec

Canadian businesses are slower to adopt new technology than their European and American counterparts, according to Canada's head of Amazon Web Services. The e-commerce giant has noticed it takes more...

Opportunities for Winter Adventure Along the Rail Corridor

(Photo credit from CAPT). Many people talk about all the amazing summer activities that we have the option to do in Northern Ontario, especially on...

Economic experts say broad-based strength explains 40-year-low jobless rate

CALGARY — Economists used words like "unbelievable," "astonishing" and "impressive" to describe 13 straight months of job creation in Canada that culminated in a...

Unemployment rate tumbles to 5.7% to reach lowest mark in more than 40 years

OTTAWA — The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in more than 40 years as Canada closed out a calendar year that saw...

More than two million vehicles sold in Canada for first time

Canadians last year purchased more than two million vehicles for the first time thanks to record sales of light trucks. DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. said new vehicles...
Canadian Coast Guard

Chopper Shot

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley escorted commercial vessels through the West Neebish Channel of the St Marys River south of Sault Ste....

Iranian-Canadians call for change after protests in Iran claim at least 21 lives

TORONTO — As widespread protests in Iran reached their sixth day, Iranian-Canadians voiced concern for loved ones living in the Middle Eastern country and called on...