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A personal story from a thankful family

We see tragedies every day and think, “Thank God it's them and not us.” But how does it feel when it IS you? My name is John Gignac and this is my family's story. In early December 2008 my niece Laurie Hawkins, her husband Richard and their two children Jordan and Cassandra all died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in their home in Woodstock. A chimney vent attached to their ga ....

Return of plains bison honours First Nations history

Efforts to bring back the near-extinct plains bison, or buffalo, to Western Canada honours a part of Canadian history many Canadians are either unaware of, or have forgotten—that these gigantic, majestic animals once ruled the Northern Great Plains in the tens of millions and were a source of sustenance and spirituality for plains-dwelling Métis and First Nations. First Nations people hun ....

New Canadian citizenship law offends some activsts

Focusing on checking the dual citizenship the Canadian government has proposed sweeping changes to its rules on citizenship.  Under the plans underway, Canada would be able to revoke citizenship from dual nationals who have been convicted of terrorism, spying or high treason. Also, applicants would now have to pass a knowledge test and have proficiency in English or French. Immigration Mini ....

Making your retirement savings last

(NC) -- Congratulations, you've made it to retirement. After scrimping and saving through your working years, you can now enjoy the fruits of your labour — just make sure you spend it wisely and make it last. The financial experts from Desjardins Group have some tips to help you get started. Supplemental pension plan (SPP) • Also known as a corporate pension fund, it allows you to recei ....

Valuable airport security tips for March Break

(NC) -- The long awaited March Break is upon us. Whether you are escaping the freezing cold or heading for the slopes, it is best to start your trek on the right foot. Since this is one of the peak times to travel, fleeing from avoidable predicaments of airport security is crucial to get you on your way. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has these tips to ensure security ....

UFO: Alien Planet moves toward Earth suggests Texas Professor

UFO Sightings Daily documents that according to Dr. Kyle Kaplan, a planet-sized object will be at Earth by August, 2014.  Kaplan says prior to its arrival, Earth will experience more and more adverse effects from the gravity of this planet.  TRN inquired of other astronomy and geological experts and they told us that if Kaplan's scenario is true, the problems Earth wil ....

Canada to buy land in Detroit for new bridge, report says

The Canadian government plans to start buying land in Detroit for the U.S. portion of a new bridge linking the nations, a Canadian official said in a report published Sunday, a move that bypasses opponents of the project and comes as the U.S. government hasn't yet allocated money. The $2 billion-plus project to add a second span across the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ont., is sim ....

U.S. Hospital charges snake bite victim $89,000 for treatment

(NaturalNews) -- The American medical industry has become a con, an economic hoax, bloating prices to unthinkable levels for simple medical services. It's obvious that the medical industry tries to rake in as much as they can from insurance companies as patients are caught in the whirlwind. It's hard to blame them, as they must compensate for government interventionist medical programs that spike ....

Ukraine senior officials to be barred from entering Canada

OTTAWA – Senior Ukrainian officials will be barred from Canada as a response to the continuing crackdown on protests in that country, Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said Tuesday.

“We will restrict entry to Canada for key Ukrainian government officials that have been responsible for the repression and silencing of opposition voices,” Alexander told a news conference in the foyer ....

The Bay Sells Toronto Headquarters, Confirms Saks Coming

TORONTO - One of Canada's most prominent shopping malls will become a testing ground for luxury retailers after Hudson's Bay announced plans Monday to open a Saks Fifth Avenue department store at the Toronto Eaton Centre.

Saks will be just steps away from Nordstrom, another newcomer taking over part of the soon-to-be vacated Sears store.

The two retailers join the growing list of not ....

Target Canada says customers may have had data stolen

Target customers in Canada may have had their names and contact information stolen in a large data breach that targeted credit and debit card accounts in the U.S.

An email from the company sent to some Canadian customers on Monday says that names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses may have been taken during the pre-Christmas breach.

It’s believed that Canadian cr ....

Target cuts 475 jobs worldwide

Most of Target's employees are in the United States, where the company had more than 360,000 according to a regulatory filing last year. There are 20,000 employees in Canada.

A spokesperson for Target Canada said the changes made were about "transforming Target and streamlining our operating model."

The move comes almost two weeks after Target lowered its fourth-quarter profit outloo ....

Target Canada Warns Of Larger Losses After Poor Sales

TORONTO - Early signs from retailers suggest that Canadian holiday sales were nothing to celebrate in 2013 as more shoppers hunted for discounts and retailers slashed prices to move inventory.

Both Sears and Target said lower sales in Canada pressured results in the fourth quarter, a sobering outlook that could be echoed in financial reports from other retailers in the coming weeks.

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Target Canada's Empty Shelves A Bad Sign

Customers at Target Canada locations have been complaining about low inventory virtually since the first stores opened last spring. Target first explained away the problem by saying they were dealing with unexpectedly large demand and were struggling to keep up. But as the months rolled on and empty shelves continued to be a problem, people began asking what’s going on. Market resea ....

Kashmir can guarantee regional peace

The race for conventional military might, nuclear weapons or weapons of mass destruction portrays a scary doomsday scenario pressing the panic button. A frantic effort on international level is on to find solution to some of volatile political situations bearing hallmark for potential threat of total annihilation. There is a lot at stake and fingers crossed any mishap can make explosions of Hiro ....

Extraterrestrial Cube visits Sun

Is there an alien intelligence visiting the Sun?  Scott Waring who edits UFO Sightings Daily makes the following report of an alien cube which curiously resembles the "Cube" on a regressive alien species referred to in the science fiction series Star Trek as "The Borg".
The cube has appeared again in NASA photos and although it’s far from the sun, it will soon be visible ne ....

Canadians Get New Advocacy Services

Seeking for legal advice can cost hundreds of dollars, and if you are very unfortunate, even thousands of dollars. Finding affordable legal advice is already difficult because finding good lawyers and para-legal is already difficult to start with, more so trust that you will get great advice. This is why CanadianLawServices.com is here for you. Whether you are looking for lawyers and paralegal ....

Ontario passes law mandating carbon monoxide alarms in homes

(NC) – It took five years, but Oxford MPP Ernie Hardeman's private members bill, The Hawkins- Gignac Act, which will require carbon monoxide alarms in Ontario homes has finally become law. “Carbon monoxide is colourless, odourless and tasteless so the only way to know whether this poisonous gas is in your home is with a carbon monoxide alarm,” said Hardeman. “This is an import ....