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Nestlé, world's biggest food company, taps Manitoba for plant proteins

10 hours 3 min ago

Winnipeg is about to become home to a plant that will supply the world's largest food company with plant-based protein.

Lyft, Uber waste little time launching in Vancouver

10 hours 10 min ago

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have launched in Vancouver, less than 24 hours after being approved by the Passenger Transportation Board.

Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from U.S. finance chief

10 hours 38 min ago

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where tensions have been high between environmental advocates and U.S. officials lobbying for economic growth.

Alberta landowners urge farmers to cut power to wells with unpaid debts

11 hours 30 min ago

A group of Alberta landowners is asking farmers and ranchers to fight back against unpaid debts and unreclaimed oil and gas wells by closing valves and cutting power to energy company sites.

Affordable legal cannabis should be priority as illegal pot prices drop, experts say

11 hours 57 min ago

The gap between what Canadians pay for legal and illicit cannabis is widening — a sign experts say points to the need for the marijuana industry to make prices a priority this year.

China among WTO members backing Canada's alternate trade dispute scheme

12 hours 25 min ago

As the U.S. continues to paralyze the World Trade Organization's system for appealing trade disputes, 17 members of the trade organization announced Friday they will collaborate on an alternative initiated by Canada and the European Union to resolve complaints that emerge between them in the meantime.

Retail sales up 0.9% in November, Statistics Canada reprts

12 hours 48 min ago

Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 0.9 per cent in November to $51.5 billion, boosted by gains in the auto sector.

Dene First Nation subsidiary signs deal to run operations at N.W.T. rare earths mine

14 hours 45 min ago

In what could be a Canadian first, an N.W.T. first nation has signed an agreement to run mining operations on a project in their own traditional territory.

Greenpeace loses Norway Arctic oil lawsuit appeal

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:39

An Oslo appeals court approved Norway's plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists who had said it violated people's right to a healthy environment.

Unifor, Regina police chief to meet following clashes between cops and union

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:55

Unifor National President Jerry Dias accused police of being violent, a claim the Regina chief denied.

New virus could trigger travel sector woes akin to damage from SARS in 2003

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 07:21

A deadly new virus that emerged in China is raising concerns beyond the public health sphere as experts warn about the potential economic cost of a global outbreak that is already drawing comparisons to the deadly SARS epidemic 17 years ago.

Millionaires at the World Economic Forum are demanding higher taxes: Don Pittis

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 01:00

Patriotic Millionaires, an exclusive U.S. club that also includes billionaires, released a letter at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, demanding elites add their names to a new plan to make the world a better place through tax reform.

U.S. border officers were told to target Iranian-born travellers, officer alleges in email

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 01:00

U.S. officers working at multiple Canada-U.S. border crossings were instructed to target and interrogate Iranian-born travellers earlier this month, said a U.S. border officer in an email obtained by CBC News. U.S. border authorities denied detaining Iranian-born travellers.

Alberta's looming multibillion-dollar orphan wells problem prompts auditor general probe

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 01:00

As Alberta struggles to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells left behind by bankrupt companies, the province's auditor general is set to investigate how the problem became so big and why the industry regulator's efforts to collect security deposits came up so short, CBC News has learned.

As U.S. threatens retaliation over digital taxes, Canada waits for OECD talks

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:21

As the U.S. continues to threaten other countries with retaliation if they proceed with a digital services tax, Canada's trade minister says the question of how to ensure profitable search engines, social media platforms and online retailers pay their fair share can only be tackled on a multilateral basis.

Hallmark media CEO leaves 1 month after same-sex ad backlash

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:12

The head of Hallmark's media business is leaving the company after 11 years, just a month after its flagship Hallmark Channel faced an outcry over a decision to pull an ad with a lesbian couple kissing.

Trump administration OKs building Keystone XL pipeline on federal land

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:51

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials say.

Boeing CEO says company won't scrap 737 Max

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:47

Boeing chief executive Dave Calhoun tells reporters the U.S. planemaker expects to resume 737 Max production months before its forecasted mid-year return to service, adding it doesn't plan to suspend or cut its dividend.

Duelling demonstrations held for and against Teck's $20B Frontier oilsands mine

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:35

Traffic was held up Wednesday morning on a part of Ninth Avenue in downtown Calgary as opponents of a proposed oilsands mine faced off with demonstrators who came out to show their support for the $20-billion project.

What impact do private jets and celebrity lifestyles have on the fight against climate change?

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:54

We take flight in the luxurious world of private jets, and ask if the realities of climate change are bringing celebrities and the super rich back to Earth.


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