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  • 21.05.2017 21:14

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck. For years, the figure has been incredibly difficult to calculate. That’s because states, cities and other government units haven’t bee

  • 21.05.2017 20:38

    ROME – Pope Francis has told children at an Italian sports centre he didn’t play soccer very well as a youth and was stuck with the nickname “tough leg.” An 11-year-old boy asked Francis during a parish visit in the Rome suburb of

  • 21.05.2017 20:02

    HALIFAX – The leaders of Nova Scotia’s main opposition parties say they’re getting an earful from voters about education on the provincial campaign trail. “It’s big,” NDP Leader Gary Burrill said as he campaigned for th

  • 21.05.2017 19:26

    CAIRO – Egypt’s chief prosecutor has referred 48 suspected Islamic militants to a military trial over their alleged participation in deadly attacks targeting Christian churches. The attacks on a church in Cairo and two north of the Egyptian ca

  • 21.05.2017 18:14

    CONCORD, N.H. – Transmission lines may be eyesores for most people but for songbirds, the forest around them might just be critical habitat. A team of researchers want to see if these birds are populating land cleared along the route of a powerline

  • 21.05.2017 18:14

    CALGARY – Kinder Morgan’s plan to raise money for its Trans Mountain expansion through an initial public offering could not come at a more awkward time. In addition to ongoing protests and federal court challenges, a vote recount in B.C. could

  • 21.05.2017 16:26

    TORONTO – Via Rail has changed its policy on wheelchairs and other mobility aids to comply with a federal order demanding it make its trains more accessible to those who use the devices. The national rail provider had been fighting an order from the

  • 21.05.2017 05:38

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That’s if the plans of California-based company Rocket Lab work out. Founded by New Zealander

  • 21.05.2017 02:32

    BALTIMORE – Cloud Computing ran down Classic Empire in the final strides Saturday to win the Preakness by a head. The 13-1 long shot was one of five fresh horses in the Preakness that didn’t run two weeks ago in the Kentucky Derby. Derby winne

  • 20.05.2017 21:08

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Fears of a terrorist attack prompted officials to ring many of the pedestrian plazas of Times Square with squat steel posts capable of stopping a speeding vehicle. But those barriers only cover so much ground. There were none of the

  • 20.05.2017 21:08

    MONTREAL – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a tanker ran aground east of Cornwall, Ont. late Friday. The Travestern was making its way from Hamilton to Montreal when it ran aground in Lake St. Francis near Salaberry-d

  • 20.05.2017 19:56

    Motorists travelling the Coquihalla Highway over summer are advised to expect delays, because of two major road and bridge construction projects.

  • 20.05.2017 12:08

    WASHINGTON – The United States has proposed to Russia a plan for managing an increasingly complex battlefield in Syria’s main oil-producing region, where U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic extremists are in conflict with Russian-backed Syrian

  • 20.05.2017 00:44

    Highlights from the news file for Friday, May 19 ——— SASK TEEN GUNMAN WANTED TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF LA LOCHE SHOOTING: The teen who has admitted to killing four people in La Loche, Sask., last year wanted a gift to mark the first anniversary of the shooti

  • 20.05.2017 00:44

    OTTAWA – Last week it was the rush of the bulging Ottawa River that swamped the national capital; this week, it was the unpredictability of the Donald Trump administration. From news that the U.S. president had shared secret information with Russian

  • 19.05.2017 22:56

    JERUSALEM – Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he hopes his current trip to Israel will lead to increased economic ties between the province and the Middle Eastern country. Couillard arrived in Tel Aviv today and visited Yad Vashem, Israel’

  • 19.05.2017 21:12

    On the latest show, the Institute for Research on Public Policy’s research director Steven Tapp discusses how Canadian trade policies should be redesigned to meet new global realities.  Cybersecurity experts Jose Gavina and Joseph Cvjetkovic of Vancouver-based i-worx break down the WannaCry ransomware virus, and how businesses can better protect themselves against attacks.  BIV CFO Award ...

  • 19.05.2017 21:08

    The May long weekend is typically known the unofficial start to the summer but it comes with a stern warning from both police and ICBC.

  • 19.05.2017 20:36

    More baby boomers are expected to retire in Canada and organizations will need better long-term planning for the aging workforce, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report. Between 2010 and 2015, millennials – the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s – overtook the boomers on the job, said the report. Millennials moved up from 25 to 35% of the workforce, ...

  • 19.05.2017 20:00

    The Lower Mainland is looking a little thin around the middle these days, at least as far as development is concerned. That’s the word from a number of urban planners, home designers, developers and community volunteers who met at North Vancouver District Public Library’s Lynn Valley branch Wednesday evening to discuss the dearth of the “missing middle” – housing options that fall between the single-family ...

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