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External LinkCritics question settlement program for banks that overcharged fees
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As investors await refunds from banks and other financial institutions for hundreds of millions of dollars in excess fees, critics are questioning the process used to determine those refunds.


Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkTrudeau calls Trump to sell Bombardier-Airbus deal as a win for Alabama workers
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Shortly after Bombardier announced its deal with Airbus that would give the European aerospace giant a majority stake in the CSeries jet program, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the phone to U.S. President Donald Trump.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:56:14 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkCalgary Flames staffer calls Mayor Naheed Nenshi's re-election worse than Donald Trump
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Not everyone was happy about Naheed Nenshi being re-elected to a third term as Calgary's mayor Monday night — including some members of the Calgary Flames organization, which recently broke off talks with the city regarding construction of a new arena for the NHL team.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:10:21 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkN.S. community prepares for economic liftoff from proposed spaceport
Maritime Launch Cyclone 4

Some residents are already making plans to cash in on the proposed spaceport.


Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:55:36 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkDeep Trouble: the North Atlantic right whale in peril
deep trouble podcast

Deep Trouble follows the journalist who interviewed scientists and others trying to solve the puzzle of a deadly summer for the endangered North Atlantic right whale.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:22:40 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkWildfire forces evacuation of southwestern Saskatchewan communities
Town of Burstall wildfire

The town of Leader, roughly 85 kilometres southwest of Kindersley, Sask., is among the communities being evacuated from the southwestern area of the province due to a fire burning near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:19:51 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkConservatives name former Rebel Media director as 2019 campaign chair
Andrew Scheer and Hamish Marshall

The Conservatives have hired Hamish Marshall to run the party's 2019 election campaign, CBC News has learned. His role as a former director of Rebel News Media will likely provide fodder for opponents.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:07:20 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkGoogle sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'
Sidewalk Labs Toronto

Waterfront Toronto has announced that Sidewalk Labs, Google’s city-building sister company, will be its partner in creating a new tech-focused neighbourhood on the eastern Toronto waterfront.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:08:38 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkBill Morneau asks to meet with ethics watchdog as controversy swirls
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau has asked for a meeting with the conflict of interest commissioner in the wake of an escalating controversy about whether his personal wealth is being ethically managed given his cabinet role.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:56:33 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkBombardier deal with Airbus brings mix of relief, new questions for Quebec workers
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Bombardier’s decision to sell a majority stake in its CSeries passenger jet to European aerospace giant Airbus is being met with “mixed feelings” by a representative for workers at the Montreal-based company.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:35:44 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkResidential school survivors can proactively preserve documents: Bennett
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Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says there is a proactive effort underway to tell residential school survivors that their records can still be preserved if they so choose.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:12:47 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'You can't keep grudges': 70 years of marriage for 2 Saskatchewan couples
Moose Jaw couples Regina Frank Tress Burton Clara Bodie

Two couples celebrating 70 years of marriage in Moose Jaw, Sask., persevered through tough economic times, the loss of children, and a changing world but maintain it was all made easier by facing life side-by-side.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:16:08 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkMi'kmaq playwright and actor Cathy Elliott struck and killed by car in Ontario
Cathy Elliott

Canada’s performing arts community is mourning the loss of an Indigenous playwright who shared a piece of the nation’s dark history through musical theatre.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:33:45 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'I was still in shackles, still woozy': Freed hostage Joshua Boyle recounts captivity in Afghanistan
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In an interview with CBC News, Joshua Boyle describes his kidnappers’ apparent motives, the conditions of his confinement with his family and the final moments of their rescue on Wednesday, five years after being taken hostage in Afghanistan by a Taliban-linked militant group.


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:22:45 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'They're cutting our time short,' Catcheways' MMIWG testimony delayed, cut back
Bernice and Wilfred Catcheway

Bernice and Wilfred Catcheway's Tuesday testimony was postponed Monday night after receiving a phone call from one of the MMIWG national inquiry's lawyers.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:47:55 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkCanada's supply management is flashpoint in NAFTA talks: Here's why
Cow

The politically explosive issue of Canadian supply management has emerged again as a flashpoint in increasingly heated NAFTA renegotiation talks after the United States asked for an end to the system within the next decade.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:06:20 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkWhat you need to know about Quebec's religious neutrality legislation
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A bill that requires people in Quebec who give or receive any public service to uncover their faces is expected to become law as early as Wednesday, but many important details still need to be crafted, and its implications may be decided by the courts.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkOSFI sets new mortgage rules, including stress test for uninsured borrowers
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Canada's top banking regulator has published the final version of its new mortgage rules, which include a requirement to "stress test" borrowers with uninsured loans to ensure they could withstand higher interest rates.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:29:39 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkVictoria ranked best Canadian city to be a woman; Windsor ranked worst
Windsor Sign Stock

The study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at differences between men's and women's access to economic and personal security, education, health and positions of leadership in Canada's 25 biggest cities.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:51:46 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkU.S. indicts Canadians, Chinese in major drug bust
Justice Opiate

Five Canadians — along with three U.S. residents and two Chinese nationals — are indicted by the U.S. Justice Department on charges of making and selling highly addictive fentanyl to Americans over the internet.


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:37:59 EDT CBC.ca