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  • What’s open and what’s closed over the holidays

    December 26, 2013 1:17 AM 6

    Post offices will be closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. Mail will not be collected or delivered on those days. Privately operated postal outlets might have different hours; check directly with the outlet. Many retail stores and shopping malls will reopen at 1 p.m. on Dec. 26. They will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31 and reopen at the regular time on Jan 2. Many supermarkets

  • Booming or sprawling?

    December 25, 2013 10:38 PM 14

    Ever-expanding community seeks to be high-density while remaining pedestrian friendly By settling in Chapman Mills, a newer part of Barrhaven, Xiaopeng Li says his family has all it needs for a good life: a network of friends, a comfortable house, recreation and proximity to shopping and transit. “We feel quite happy,” says Li, 49, a federal civil servant

  • Numbers rise: Nearly 15,000 Hydro-Quebec customers without power

    December 25, 2013 9:42 PM 2

    Hydro-Quebec says that despite its best efforts, nearly 15 000 in Quebec are still experiencing power outages. The number of people in the province without power had been decreasingly steadily throughout the day, but spiked back up between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Quebeckers certainly aren't the only ones that risk celebrating this Christmas by candlelight

  • Christmas by candlelight: Over 10,000 Hydro-Quebec customers still without power

    December 25, 2013 8:41 PM 1

    Hydro-Quebec says that despite its best efforts, over 10 000 in Quebec are still experiencing power outages. The number of people in the province without power has been going down steadily, but slowly throughout the day. Quebeckers certainly aren't the only ones that risk celebrating this Christmas by candlelight -- tens of thousands of people from Ontario

  • Argentine economy closing 2013 in trouble

    December 25, 2013 8:28 PM 217

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- President Cristina Fernandez has tried to reinvent her image since her return from skull surgery. She's put aside the all-black wardrobe she wore for three years mourning her late husband Nestor Kirchner, and reshuffled her Cabinet. This week, her economy minister announced a new stimulus program. Analysts, however, say what she really

  • Christmas by candlelight: Nearly 14,000 Hydro-Quebec customers still without power

    December 25, 2013 5:04 PM 1

    Hydro-Quebec says that despite its best efforts, about 14,000 in Quebec are still experiencing power outages. In a statement issued on Dec. 24, the company said it had 500 technicians working to restore electricity to those that had lost it, and teams will continue to work until power has been returned to all. That said, Hydro-Quebec said that some customers

  • Target hackers DID steal encrypted PINs as well as 40million credit and debit card numbers, reveal executives

    December 25, 2013 12:27 AM 13

    The hackers who attacked Target Corp and compromised more than 40 million credit cards and debit cards also managed to steal encrypted personal identification numbers, according to a senior payments executive familiar with the situation. One major U.S. bank fears that the thieves would be able to crack the encryption code and make fraudulent withdrawals

  • Exclusive: Target hackers stole encrypted bank PINs - source

    December 24, 2013 8:52 PM 8

    BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hackers who attacked Target Corp (TGT.N) and compromised up to 40 million credit cards and debit cards also managed to steal encrypted personal identification numbers (PINs), according to a senior payments executive familiar with the situation. One major U.S. bank fears that the thieves would be able to crack the encryption

  • Families hope new video will help fight bitumen extraction

    December 24, 2013 7:48 PM 12

    A court injunction has been filed to force a controversial heavy oil extraction facility in the Peace Country to shut down. As CBC News first reported, several families in the area have complained about mysterious health problems after the facility opened. The Baytex Energy site employs a relatively new process of extracting bitumen from beneath the ground

  • Bombardier gets $280M order for 10 Challenger jets

    December 24, 2013 6:48 PM 1

    Bombardier Inc. has received a firm order for 10 Challenger business jets, which have a list price of about $280 million US. The company is one of the world's largest suppliers of business jets, sold under a variety of brands including Challenger, Global and Learjet. It has been vying to maintain top spot in terms of sales with a strong challenge this year from American