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bbc.com — Canada will ban "harmful" single-use plastics as early as 2021 in a bid to reduce ocean waste, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced. This initiative is modelled on similar legislation passed last year by the European Union and other nations. Canada will also establish "targets" for companie…
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cbc.ca — Canada's labour market delivered a surprise Friday with its biggest one-month employment surge since 1976, when the government started collecting comparable data. The country added 106,500 net jobs in April, and the bulk of them were full time, Statistics Canada said in its latest labour force surv…
11.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
macleans.ca — Geophysicists tracking the Earth’s magnetic field say the pole is slipping into Siberian territory. For the first time since it was discovered on the North American mainland, the magnetic North Pole is heading into Siberian territory. Geophysicists who use satellite data to track the machinations of …
17.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
androidcentral.com — Spotify Premium users are in for a small and smart treat with a free Google Home Mini available for a limited time. Get ready to celebrate with a free Google Home Mini if you're a Spotify Premium subscriber in Canada. For a limited time, users of the $9.99 CAD per month premium service are entitled…
10.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
ctvnews.ca — The newest version of Canada’s Food Guide moves away from its traditional focus on meat and milk while recommending Canadians consume more plant-based proteins. Meat and dairy are out. Plants and water are in. Those appear to be the biggest takeaways from the newest version of Canada’s Food Guide,…
23.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
huffingtonpost.ca — It's a delicious show of solidarity. Canadian air traffic controllers are carrying out a simple, but heartfelt gesture for their American counterparts — they're buying them dinner amidst the U.S. government shutdown. Air traffic controllers (ATC) in Moncton, N.B. and Gander, Nfld. sent pizza over …
13.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
cnn.com — Remember when you said you wanted to move to Canada? Now is a good time to start packing your bags. The Canadian Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years. That's nearly one percent of the country's population each year. Canada welc…
11.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
cbc.ca — Statistics Canada found 26% of workforce is immigrants The employment gap between immigrants and Canadian-born workers is narrowing, as employers increasingly rely on newcomers to fill jobs, new research from Statistics Canada shows. The federal research agency found 78.9 per cent of newcomers age…
28.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
mining.com — The stone was found at Dominion Diamond and Rio Tinto's Diavik mine. Canada's Dominion Diamond Mines and Rio Tinto shocked the market on Friday by unveiling what is believed to be the largest diamond ever found in North America, measuring in about the size of a chicken-egg. The 552-carat yellow ge…
15.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.co.uk — The daughter of the founder of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and deputy chair, was arrested in Vancouver on 1 December. Details of the arrest have not been released but the US has…
06.12.2018 0 comments From Alex