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National Aboriginal Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on National Aboriginal Day Ottawa, Ontario June 21, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Aboriginal Day: “Over twenty years ago, the Government of Canada, together with

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Sears In Trouble

Sears Canada announced this morning that the company may be forced to restructure or sell in the challenging retail market. “Based on management’s current assessment, cash and forecasted cash flows from operations are not expected to be sufficient to meet

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Canadians And Sports

For The Canada Project, Maclean’s magazine surveyed 1,500 people for their views on a wide range of issues including the wide world of sports. In partnership with Abacus Data, we asked respondents about their views on the Olympics, great athletes and backyard

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Canada Coin

The Canadian mint has issued a silver coin commemorating Canada’s 150th birthday. It costs $29.95 and is GST and HST exempt. Go to mint.ca for yours Source/Pic:mint.ca

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Canada’s Birthday Is Ducky

A giant rubber duck costing $200,000 is coming to Canada to celebrate the 150th birthday. The six-storey-tall, 13,600-kilogram yellow duck is being brought to Toronto by the Redpath Waterfront Festival, at a total cost of $200,000, combining a provincial contribution

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Ontario To Go To $15 An Hour Minimum Wage

Ontario is going to be following the lead of Alberta, New York State, and the State of California; while beating a few of them to the punch, and instituting a $15 an hour minimum wage. It will come in two

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Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, May 24

Q: Although men have more opportunity to do this, women are more likely to do it. What is it?

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New Transportation Legislation

The Liberal party introduced new Legislation Today that they hope will better secure Canadian’s travels. Calling it the Canadian Passengers Bill of Rights. Transportation Minister, Marc Garneau, has stated that this is part of a larger package of changes that

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Canadian Census Stats

Stats Can Census release: Canada had largest increase in proportion of seniors since Confederation from 2011-2016 – up 20%. Canada’s overall population grew by 5% between 2011 and 2016. Number of children aged 14 and under rose by 4.1%. Other

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We’re Canadian, Eh?

Five things you can’t say to a Canadian complements of readers digest.ca 1. Anything in a fake Canadian accent – we don’t talk like Doug McKenzie, eh? 2. Disparaging comments about hockey 3. “Cheese and gravy? Ew.” 4. “Hey! I’m walking

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Scams Can Hit Anyone

You may have seen the advertisements to help prevent people from falling for things like identity theft or other scams. Companies have built products around just that for years. You may even have had a phone call that seemed suspicious,

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Volunteers Recognized

All of us at Jewel 92 recognize the efforts of volunteers  during national volunteers week. You are truly appreciated. For #NationalVolunteerWeek we recognize the 1.96 billion hours devoted by Canadians to volunteer activities in 2013. Source: Stats Can

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, April 18

Q: 6 out of 10 Canadian Households have this in common. Of that group, 75% of them are between 45-54. What do the have in common?

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Brampton Girl Finishes Career On A Win

She is 21 years old, from Brampton, and has won more championships in her sport than any North American before her. Her name is Michaela Hinds and she has won 7 times at the World Irish Dancing Championships. The latest

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EpiPen Voluntary Recall

Pfizer Canada, in consultation with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling one lot of EpiPen auto-injector and one lot of EpiPen Jr. auto-injector. The recalled devices may contain a defective part that may result in the auto-injector failing to activate or

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