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  • Tech savvy jobs of today can disappear but jobs in sales and finance remain

    November 26, 2013 2:38 PM 36

    MONTREAL - Jobs for tech savvy social media experts will be as obsolete in 10 years as for more traditional occupations such as taxi dispatcher and toll booth operator, according to a new study released Tuesday by online employment site Workopolis. The study predicts that in their own ways social media experts will become a much a victim of advancing

  • NHL, Rogers & CBC reach 12-year $5.2B broadcast deal

    November 26, 2013 12:19 PM 24

    TORONTO -- The National Hockey League says it has reached a 12-year, $5.2-billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the league's broadcast and multimedia rights. As part of the deal, Rogers says the CBC will continue to broadcast its iconic "Hockey Night in Canada" and that the TVA network in Quebec has all of the Canadian French-language multi-media

  • MP says he wants answers on CETA

    November 26, 2013 10:01 AM 34

    “I’ve given you a lot of questions, not a whole lot of answers. I admit that,” Byrne said. “I’m here to try to stimulate a provincewide, if not a national debate on exactly what are the impacts of CETA, and what can we expect.” Since an agreement-in-principle on the Canada-Europe free trade deal was announced in October, nearly everybody has been supportive

  • Proposal to bury nuclear waste in Ontario wins local support

    November 26, 2013 6:31 AM 28

    KINCARDINE, Ont. -- Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents -- and relief in places that were spared. But conventional wisdom has been turned on its head in Ontario, where a publicly owned power company wants to entomb waste from its nuclear

  • Shaw scores twice in Blackhawks’ win over Oilers

    November 26, 2013 5:29 AM 22

    Jonathan Toews and Johnny Oduya also scored for the Blackhawks (17-4-4), who have won three straight. Chicago has gone 11-2-1 in its last 14 games. After starting the trip with a 5-1 loss in Colorado, the Blackhawks have regained their form. “We’ve got back to our systems and rolling all four lines,” Shaw said. “Everybody is bringing the energy we need them to, and the chemistry

  • Homeless group ordered out of Jubilee Park by Wednesday

    November 26, 2013 1:00 AM 16

    If they refuse, City of Abbotsford will seek an injunction ABBOTSFORD (NEWS1130) – A group of homeless people camped out in Abbotsford’s Jubilee Park have been given until Wednesday to clear out. Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman says enough is enough. “There is criminal activity going on, there is open drug use going on. We had a very near fatal overdose

  • Interactive 'Fort McMoney' documentary to look at Canada's oilsands

    November 25, 2013 11:00 PM 18

    MONTREAL (AFP) -- An interactive web film will soon ask audiences to judge for themselves the pros and cons of Canada's oilsands, while marking the path of the world's third-largest energy reserve. The so-called game documentary "Fort McMoney," launching on November 25, will invite viewers to take the long drive north into the Canadian wilds to the city of Fort McMurray

  • Residential snow clearing set to start after week-long parking ban

    November 25, 2013 6:27 PM 25

    The next phase of snow clearing in Edmonton is set to begin, officials said Monday, more than a day after a week-long seasonal parking ban was officially lifted. Officials said the seasonal parking ban ended with 1272 tickets issued, the ban was lifted at noon Sunday. Now, the city said crews will turn their focus to neighbourhoods, blading accumulated

  • Environment Canada approves commercial production of genetically modified salmon

    November 25, 2013 4:40 PM 25

    Environment Canada has given a company that makes genetically modified salmon approval to make eggs on a commercial scale. SOURIS, P.E.I.—A company that produces genetically modified salmon in Prince Edward Island says it has received federal approval to make eggs on a commercial scale. AquaBounty Technologies says Environment Canada has concluded that the eggs are not harmful

  • Property tax increase on the table

    November 25, 2013 2:19 PM 24

    Members of the City of Calgary Council will debate another property tax on Monday as deliberations into the budget begin. Administration has proposed a 6.1 percent increase, but many members believe that hike is unacceptable. Mayor Naheed Nenshi wants to see a tax increase in the area of 4.5 percent. That means that the average property taxpayer would