News

Justin Trudeau Speaks in Clichés and Superficial Slogans

Have you ever noticted that Justin Trudeau speaks in tired superficial slogans about "jobs" and supporting ghe "middle class" that so many politicians seems to like using these days?  It's all an apparent con game.  Get you to "surrender" you vote to them, so they can serve their real masters -- the corporate elites which rule the Liberals, Conservatives and even the NDP and the Green pa ....

New nuclear arms race: Kremlin challenges NATO encirclement

It is well known that Russia is annoyed by US led NATO encirclement policy threatening Russian borders.  Unilateral policy being  pursued by Washington for the last  several years also causes concerns in Moscow. With Russian President Vladimir Putin warning on June 19 Western countries against  meddling in Moscow's affairs and that no one should speak to Russia  ....

RateMDs.com exposes Dr. Jerry Tenenbaum

(Xmeeting-Reviews.com Wire) -- We respect our doctors and think of them as people who can do no wrong. They are regarded as people whose only intention is to help people who are not in the best of health. However, not all doctors are people of great repute who want to help their patients recover. There are a lot of doctors who are fake and are only interested in making money from their profession. ....

Halifax urging residents to stay home for next 24 to 36 hours

Municipal officials in Halifax are urging people to stay home over the next 24 to 36 hours if they're able, to help facilitate the cleanup of dangerously icy roads and flooded streets after the city was hit with snow and then rain on Sunday. The storm was followed by rapidly-dropping temperatures, the combination of which has led the slush to harden, resulting in very slick streets.  Monday ....

Camille-Marcoux ferry carrying 230 passengers freed from ice in Quebec

An icebound ferry near Matane, Quebec, was freed Sunday after being trapped for hours several kilometres from the coast.  The Camille-Marcoux ferry, which runs between Matane and Baie-Comeau, got stuck in the ice twice this weekend. At 3 p.m. ET Sunday the ferry became trapped and the icebreaker Terry Fox was sent to help free it. The 230 people on board had to wait until the ship resumed i ....

Transportation Safety Board probes CN derailment

The Transportation Safety Board and environment officials were investigating Sunday at the scene of a derailment of a Canadian National Railway train near Gogama, in Northern Ontario. Seven rail cars caught fire when a train carrying crude oil derailed late on Saturday night, CN said on Sunday. 35 CN train cars derail near Raymore, Sask. The train, heading to eastern Cana ....

CP Rail employees on strike to be ordered back to work

The federal government will introduce legislation to end a strike by more than 3,000 Canadian Pacific Railway employees under the Teamsters union. A government source told The Canadian Press the legislation will be tabled Monday morning. A notice to allow for introduction of the bill was placed on the Commons order paper late Friday afternoon. The strike against CP Rail began after contract ....

Mark Stroz, 29, dies after being found in the cold

A 29-year-old Toronto man died after being found in the freezing cold outside his Allanhurst Drive home in the Royal York Road and Eglinton Avenue West area on Sunday morning. Paramedics say they were called to the scene at 7:10 a.m., after a neighbour found the man. The man, who used a wheelchair, had no vital signs and a very low core temperature when found. He was taken to hospital, ....

Canadians race to best-ever finish in world cup biathlon relay

Canada's men's biathlon team finished just shy of the podium in posting a best-ever fifth-place finish in a world cup in Oslo, Norway on Sunday. Calgary brothers Christian and Scott Gow and Nathan Smith, also of Calgary, led the charge in the 4x7.5-kilometre relay before handing off to Brendan Green, of Hay River, N.W.T., who brought the Canadians home in a time of one hour 17 minutes 52.4 ....

Halifax Curling Club suffers partial roof collapse due to snow

The roof at the Halifax Curling Club has collapsed due to the weight of the snowfall in Halifax, according to Halifax Regional Police. The building was vacant at the time. Lee Kempster lives in the neighbourhood and made the 911 call after he heard the roof collapse and saw debris flying through the air. He then put on his tennis shoes and ran to the club to see if anyone was in there. ....

Canada's Maple Leaf flag turns 50, middle age still gives off a nice red glow

Clara Hughes was nervous. The five-time Olympic medallist was just about to carry the Canadian Maple Leaf flag into the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. But the speedskater and cyclist — who would go on to win her sixth Olympic medal at those games — wasn't quite sure what to do. "I didn't want to drop t ....

Luka Magnotta's $376K repatriation supported by top government officials

The big-ticket military mission to fetch fugitive Luka Rocco Magnotta from Germany in 2012 was ordered by a senior Conservative cabinet minister who considered it a matter of "national interest," The Canadian Press has learned. In June 2012, the Air Force made a $376,218 decision to dispatch one of its largest aircraft to collect the accused killer in Berlin, where loca ....

Montreal-bound Air Canada Flight 408 diverts to CFB Trenton

A Montreal-bound Air Canada flight was forced to land at CFB Trenton on Sunday afternoon, after a galley oven apparently overheated. Air Canada Flight 408 left Toronto Pearson International Airport on Sunday morning. The Airbus A320 had 119 passengers and five crew on board. It landed safely at CFB Trenton in eastern Ontario around 1 p.m. ET. Air Canada s ....

Target Canada still suffers from inventory problems

Target is a retailer that expanded into Canada from the US. Although some media reports suggest that the retailer is doing better, it seems that Target Canada still suffers from widespread gaps in its inventory for shoppers. This causes problems of basic convenience for Canadian shoppers who are seeking headache-free shopping. The photos which accompany this article were taken within 10 minutes of ....

Vigils honour murdered and missing aboriginal women

(NC) — Sixteen-year-old Felicia Solomon, originally from Norway House Cree Nation in northern Manitoba, went missing in Winnipeg in March 2003. Her body was found three months later. To date, no one has been charged with her murder. Solomon was not the first young woman stolen from this family. Her cousin, Helen Betty Osborne, was abducted, raped and murdered in 1971 by four men in The Pas, Man ....

Scot Refusal of Independence Impacts Pound-Sterling

As the world watched with baited breath, the results of Scottish poll for independence left no-one in doubt and may be a few surprised. The verdict was in favour of those who did not wish to break away from United Kingdom and with 55%, it accounted for the opinion of 1.9 million people. Those who were vying for independence from the more powerful neighbour constituted 45%, meaning 1.5 million vote ....

Law Society publishes guide to legal information and services

(NC) -- Why would an organization that regulates lawyers and paralegals hand out a guide to free legal information and services? Thomas G. Conway, head of The Law Society of Upper Canada, answers this and other questions in the following Q & A: Why did the Law Society produce the guide Handling Everyday Legal Problems? “People's legal needs are changing. Thirty years ago, if you had a ....

Home ownership is now easier for newcomers

(NC) -- Buying your first home in Canada can be a challenging experience – and for newcomers, who may not understand the mortgage process, it can be even more so. Many immigrants express that they don't understand the nuances, and others have certain preconceived notions that don't always hold true, like requiring a credit history to obtain a mortgage. According to a recent poll from the R ....