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April 16, 2018 12:12 PM Justin Trudeau discusses Mali peacekeeping mission with Michaelle Jean

Former Canadian governor general Michaelle Jean thanked Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French colony and current member of the Francophonie, adding: “The Sahel region, for Mali and for all of us, is a question of high importance.” She went on to thank Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French 12

April 5, 2018 6:01 PM Tim Hortons falls from 4th to 50th in survey of Canadians’ most admired brands

Tim Hortons recently faced an onslaught of negative publicity as some of its Ontario franchisees clawed back employee benefits, sparking nationwide protests and boycotts. Tim Hortons recently faced an onslaught of negative publicity as some of its Ontario franchisees clawed back employee benefits, such as paid breaks, to help offset the province’s minimum 13

March 30, 2018 8:00 AM Every bit of exercise counts in reducing risk of early death: Study

'It's the total physical activity that matters,' says cardiologist and researcher William Kraus This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. There's a lot of conflicting advice out there about how much exercise is enough to stay healthy 12

March 29, 2018 9:42 PM Federal, provincial governments support creation of Calgary Olympic bid corporation

City takes another step toward determining if a bid for 2026 Winter Games is right for Calgary Calgary has support if it chooses to form a bid corporation for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Thursday, the city announced both the provincial and federal governments have pledged support for the creation of an Olympic bid corporation 13

March 28, 2018 12:55 PM BlackBerry cuts its losses as revenue tops expectations

Analysts had estimated BlackBerry would post a break-even quarter after adjustments. Although BlackBerry has shrunk to a fraction of what it was during its days as a smartphone pioneer, its shares have improved over the past year. Its shares slipped 86 cents Tuesday to close at $15.98 (Cdn.) in Toronto, but that's up nearly 70 per cent over the past year. Two weeks 10

March 28, 2018 1:07 AM Tim Hortons, franchisees spat over $700M plan to reno most Canadian locations

Coffee chain asks restaurant owners to spend $450,000 for a design change. The decision has generated more animosity between the chain and an unsanctioned franchisee group, the Great White North Franchisee Association. Earlier this month, the company held a call with franchisees explaining they wanted each restaurant owner to spend about $450,000 to renovate 12

March 20, 2018 6:38 PM Oilsands alliance aiming to cut down on reliance for steam, a major greenhouse emissions source

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance says the generation of steam leads to almost 80 per cent of the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions. Canada generates about 1.8 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and the oilsands contribute about 9.3 per cent of that total — the Alberta government has set a hard cap of 100 million tonnes per year, which 15

March 19, 2018 4:24 PM Wynne’s throne speech promises new spending on health care, home care and child care in Ontario

Premier Kathleen Wynne is pressing the reset button — or the panic button. In a speech from the throne Monday, Wynne outlined the Liberal government’s agenda leading up to the June 7 election. Premier Kathleen Wynne is pressing the reset button — or the panic button. In a speech from the throne Monday, Wynne outlined the Liberal government’s agenda leading 14

March 18, 2018 4:00 AM Car Wash Clafoutis: A recipe from The Cashflow Cookbook

Smart spending now can lead to a lot of money later. Go online to the various gasoline retailers and have a look at their points programs. See if they have a nifty key-chain dongle that lets you tap the pump to pay. Saves fumbling for credit cards in a) searing heat, b) blowing snow or c) driving rain. The dongle routes the payment to your credit card, adds to your points 13

March 16, 2018 3:31 PM Ex-Canadian women’s hockey coach awarded $3.7M in discrimination suit against UMD

DULUTH, Minn.—A federal jury has awarded nearly $3.75 million to a former women’s hockey coach who sued the University of Minnesota Duluth for alleged discrimination and retaliation. The jury on Thursday awarded Canadian Shannon Miller more than $744,000 for lost wages and benefits and $3 million for emotional distress. WDIO-TV reports jurors deliberated 10