Canadian News 

‘Canada Plays Part In Great Victory’: Relive the final months of the First World War through the pages of The Globe

For the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, we relive the last 100 days before the armistice through The Globe’s coverage at the time, with a series of archival photographs and front-page headlines SHELBY BLACKLEY PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 8, 2018UPDATED 23 HOURS AGO Open this photo in gallery Tanks advancing down Amiens-Roye Road in the Battle of Amiens, August, 1918. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA Here, we offer a look at the headlines and stories that informed Canadians of the happenings on the front line as the Allied…

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Canadian Government 

Federal Government Trying To Force Onterio Into Submission To Put The Carbon Tax Back

Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips says the only thing you need to know about his relationship with his federal counterpart Catherine McKenna is that her office spelled his name wrong in an official letter sent to his office. In a letter to “the Honorable Rob Phillips” Thursday, McKenna signaled the federal government is circumventing Ontario’s decision to cancel its cap and trade program and all associated climate policies. Phillips shared the letter with reporters hours after McKenna announced at an insulation plant in Milton, Ont., that the federal government would…

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U.S. judge blocks construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

TransCanada’s $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline project has suffered another setback after a U.S. federal judge blocked its construction to allow more time to study the potential environmental impact. The Great Falls Tribune reports U.S. District Judge Brian Morris’ order on Thursday came as the Calgary-based energy giant was preparing to build the first stages of the oil pipeline in northern Montana. Indigenous and environmental groups had sued TransCanada and the U.S. Department of State after Nebraska authorities approved an alternative route to the one TransCanada had proposed through the state.…

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Bombardier Cutting About 5,000 Jobs As Part Of Restructuring Plan Even After All The Government Bailouts

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. announced Thursday it will shed 5,000 jobs company-wide and sell off two units as part of chief executive Alain Bellemare’s five-year plan to rein in costs, focus on rail and business jets and reduce the net long-term debt of $9 billion. About 2,500 Bombardier workers will be laid off in Quebec and 600 in Ontario, with the 2,000 other cuts occurring overseas, according to a spokesman, who did not specify the units. The company said it will sell its Q400 turboprop aircraft program to a subsidiary of Longview…

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Ontario News 

TD Bank Warns About Massive Deficit Left Over By Ontario Liberals

TD Bank is warning about the massive deficit leftover from the Wynne Liberals in Ontario. The Ford Conservatives inherited a province with the largest sub-national debt in the world, and the deficits claimed by the Wynne Liberals turned out to be far worse than expected. TD economists said “The upcoming fiscal update will provide a huge opportunity for the government to signal how it plans to slay the deficit monster. From a credibility perspective, the sooner the government gets its fiscal house in order, the better.” Added TD, “If the government plans to…

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Canadian Government 

Trudeau Government Blew $23 Million Taxpayer Dollars On Over 600 Cars

The cars were for the G7 summit… A new report reveals that the Trudeau government spent $23 million on over 600 cars for the G7 summit, and is now having trouble selling the cars to recoup our taxpayer dollars. The vehicles were purchased by the RCMP, most of them for ‘motorcades’ for the G7 summit, even though the RCMP should have a massive fleet of such vehicles from the purchases of past decades. The government is keeping under 10% of the cars. According to a Postmedia report, “For “motorcade” purposes the government…

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DISGRACE: Veterans Affairs ‘Accounting Error’ Screwed Veterans Out Of $165 MILLION

It happened under both Liberal & Conservative governments, between 2002 and 2010. Between 2002 and 2010, 270,000 Canadian Veterans were screwed out of $165 million in disability and pension payments. According to a recent report by Murray Brewster, “The mistake was uncovered by the veterans ombudsman’s office, which has worked with the federal department for over a year to get it to confirm the mistake and make amends, federal sources said Monday. The error was made in the monthly indexing calculation on disability awards and pensions and is believed to have started as…

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Canada Post Breach Affects Private Data Of 4,500 Cannabis Customers In Ontario

Data includes postal codes and the names or initials of the person who accepted the cannabis delivery. DARRYL DYCK/CP Canada Post’s Pacific Processing Centre in Richmond, B.C., on June 1, 2017. TORONTO — Canada Post publicly admitted to a privacy breach involving thousands of Ontario’s online cannabis customers on Wednesday after the province’s only outlet for legal recreational marijuana notified clients of the problem. The postal service said in a statement that someone had used its delivery tracking tool to gain access to personal information of 4,500 customers of the…

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Class-Action Lawsuit Against McDonald’s In Quebec Alleges Retailer Targeted Kids

Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act forbids advertising to children under 13. CANADIAN PRESS/MARIO BEAUREGARD A McDonald’s restaurant in Laval, Que., Tues. June 20, 2017. A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed by a group of Quebec parents against McDonald’s, accusing the fast-food chain of illegally marketing its popular “Happy Meals” to children under the age of 13. Filed Tuesday at the Montreal courthouse, the lawsuit alleges that McDonald’s is breaking a provincial law, which prohibits any form of publicity aimed at children, by showcasing the Happy Meal toys on displays placed…

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Marco Muzzo, Drunk Driver Who Killed 3 Kids And Their Grandfather, Denied Parole

The September 2015 crash claimed the lives of the Neville-Lake children and their grandfather. THE CANADIAN PRESS Marco Muzzo, right, leaves the Newmarket courthouse surrounded by family, on Feb. 4, 2016. GRAVENHURST, Ont. —A drunk driver who killed three young children and their grandfather in a crash north of Toronto three years ago has been denied parole. A panel with the Parole Board of Canada says Marco Muzzo has not addressed his alcohol misuse, and denied him both day parole and full parole. “We don’t question your remorse,” the panel…

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