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Temporary foreign workers hired in areas with EI claimants
The minister responsible for the temporary foreign worker program was told last year that employers were hiring temporary foreign workers in the same jobs and same locations as Canadians who were collecting employment insurance, CBC News has learned.
Major grocery chains to phase out inhumane pork
Eight national retailers — Co-op Atlantic, Canada Safeway, Costco, Federated Co-operatives Limited, Loblaw’s, Metro, Sobeys, and Walmart — announced their intentions Monday to stop buying pork produced in intensive confinement cages, or “gestation stalls”
Chinese fisheries don't report 91 per cent of catch
Chinese fisheries catch an estimated $11.6 billion worth of fish from the waters of other countries each year, yet only about nine per cent of that is reported, according to a study out of the University of British Columbia.
But the study, which claims
Deformed fish in Alberta
A renowned Canadian scientist says there appear to be similarities between fish deformities found downstream from Alberta's oilsands and those observed after the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska and Florida's Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Neil Macdonald: Ottawa weighing plans for bank failures
In a somewhat buried aside, Jim Flaherty's budget said taxpayers won't be responsible for bailing out failing banks. Depositors beware, Neil Macdonald writes. Canada is looking at the 'Cyprus solution,' and it is just a matter of to what degree you will b
No price parity with Target Canada
Target Canada president Tony Fisher addressed Tuesday the sticker shock gripping some consumers who expected the retailer’s prices would be on par with its U.S. stores when it opened outlets across the country this month.
Italy says India violating diplomatic immunity law
ROME (Reuters) - Italy said on Monday that an Indian court's decision to bar the Italian ambassador from leaving the country violated diplomatic immunity law, but said it hoped to amicably resolve a dispute
Shaw broke employment law with contract workers
Two former Shaw Communications employees are blowing the whistle on how the telecommunications giant broke employment law for years by underpaying them as independent contractors when they should have been paid as employees.
House prices to be flat for 10 years, TD predicts
Canada's real estate bonanza of the past decade has come to end and the long-term trend as one of the most profitable places to invest is also not encouraging, a new research paper from the TD Bank argues.
Thailand passes Canada in car production
Canada's heft as a maker of automobiles is shrinking, and a new analysis of the world's car industry from Scotiabank suggests we're barely in the Top 10, leapfrogged by Thailand.
4-Year-Old Falls Out of Third Story Window, Lands on His Feet
After his mom pushed the couch out of the way so she could clean the carpets, 4-year-old Dylan Hayes climbed up to chat with a neighbor through the window -- and fell through, plummeting three stories and landing, miraculously, on his feet, unharmed.
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