Tag Archives: Canadian

Canada is getting a new vertical 5 dollar bill

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Stack your reading list with this guide to all the books nominated for major Canadian prizes

Stack your reading list with this guide to all the books nominated for major Canadian prizes https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books/article-its-book-awards-season-heres-what-you-need-to-add-to-your-reading/

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Paddle of the Century | CBC Radio | The Doc Project

40 years ago, Don Starkell and his teenaged sons set off from Winnipeg’s Red River on a world-record-setting 12k km canoe trip to the Amazon. https://www.cbc.ca/radiointeractives/paddle

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Crazy Town – The Rob Ford Story

Robyn Doolittle Author Erin Bennett Narrator AUDIOBOOK I found this deep dive into the late Mayor Rob Ford and the Ford families life interesting. It was written by Globe and Mail investigative reporter Robyn Doolittle. Aside from a closer look … Continue reading

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud charge, to pay $280-million fine

NICOLAS VAN PRAET, ANDREW WILLIS, GREG MCARTHUR SECURITIES REGULATION REPORTER, SEAN FINE JUSTICE WRITER, MONTREAL PUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2019 FOR SUBSCRIBERS https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-snc-lavalin-reaches-agreement-to-plead-guilty-to-charges-of-corruption/ After year of political turmoil, SNC-Lavalin gets most of what it wanted in plea deal — Comments This … Continue reading

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The CRTC is holding public consultations about the CBC’s content and news coverage

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) We often hear from people about the quality of the journalism and reporting produced by the CBC. Many have expressed disappointment or frustrations with how the CBC covers political issues and the presence of bias in … Continue reading

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Are streaming services really saving people money and are Canadian producers and culture protected?

Posted: Nov 18, 2019 VIDEO https://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/are-streaming-services-really-saving-people-money-1.5364376 With the launch of new streaming services, the cost of being subscribed to them all rivalling the cost of top-tier cable packages. Cutting the cord was supposed to save consumers money — so is … Continue reading

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Canadian Memorial Grant Program for First Responders

April 11 2018 Modified 2018-12-20 – Public Safety Canada Summary plus opinion commentary — When firefighters, police officers and paramedics put their safety on the line, they are acting in service to all Canadians. In recognition of the critical role … Continue reading

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