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May 25, 2018 2:12 AM Amazon to bring 1,000 jobs to Ottawa with new warehouse

MPs confirm that online giant will create large transportation hub Online retail giant Amazon is set to make a major investment in Ottawa, with a warehouse that will employ roughly 1,000 people, according to two members of Parliament. Orléans MP Andrew Leslie confirmed in an interview with CBC News that the company plans to take over a giant warehouse 10

May 21, 2018 10:50 PM Notley to skip premiers conference to focus on pipeline deal

But Cheryl Oates, a spokesperson for Notley, says in an email Monday afternoon that Notley will be staying in Alberta to complete a deal to secure the construction of the pipeline. Kinder Morgan has ceased all non-essential spending on the project until it receives assurances it can proceed without delays, setting a May 31 deadline on getting those guarantees 7

May 21, 2018 1:27 AM Kayakers take Kinder Morgan protest offshore in U.S

'We are going to not allow Kinder Morgan to finish this pipeline,' says protester More than 200 kilometres south of where the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is slated to end, environmental groups in the U.S. took to the water in Seattle on Sunday to add their voices to ongoing opposition to the project. While the roughly 1,200-kilometre 14

May 18, 2018 5:05 PM Trudeau touts technological innovation during MIT campus visit

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembers asking why the stereo and other gadgets he had as a boy were made in Japan — not in Canada. Trudeau’s father, prime minister at the time, told him that Japan, a country with few natural resources — unlike Canada — had to invest in its people and technological innovation. Trudeau tells a gathering 12

May 17, 2018 11:09 PM Supreme Court declines to hear case of Mohamed Mahjoub, who’s accused of having terror ties

OTTAWA—A Egyptian man accused being a member of a terrorist organization has one less legal avenue to try to stave off deportation after the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear his appeal. The federal government is trying to remove Mohamed Mahjoub, 58, using a national security certificate, claiming he was a high-ranking member of an Islamic terrorist 11

May 17, 2018 2:23 AM Nearly two years since Toronto announced Vision Zero, pedestrian and cyclist deaths are not declining

Within 24 hours of announcing the Vision Zero Challenge on Tuesday, a call for ideas on how Toronto can reach its target of eliminating traffic deaths, one cyclist was dead in the city and two were injured. The deceased cyclist — a man believed to be in his 50s who has not been identified by police — is the 89th pedestrian or cyclist to die on Toronto 9

May 11, 2018 2:44 PM Lac-Mégantic rail bypass to be funded jointly by federal, Quebec governments

“There’s nothing we wouldn’t give to go back in the past and avoid being here today to make this announcement,” Trudeau said. “Obviously, we can’t rewrite history, but we can, together, shape the future.” Trudeau said many people are still dealing with the ongoing effects of trauma and loss and he hopes the bypass will help the community continue to heal and rebuild 9

May 1, 2018 6:20 PM Cherie Dimaline's YA novel The Marrow Thieves optioned for television

The bestselling, award-winning book is about a group of Indigenous people on the run in a dystopian near future. The Marrow Thieves, by Métis author Cherie Dimaline, has been optioned for television by Vancouver production company Thunderbird Entertainment, whose credits include Blade Runner 2049 and season two of Kim's Convenience. The novel is set in the near future 15

May 1, 2018 2:17 PM 'Smoking gun' or 'warmed-over noodles'? Either way, Netanyahu's Iran show seems aimed at Trump alone

Israel's diplomatic attack comes as worries grow that military confrontation with Iran lies ahead Now that the binders and computer discs filled with stolen documents have been safely locked away in the vaults of Israel's intelligence agency, the conclusion many nuclear experts and diplomats have come to is there was no "smoking gun" in Benjamin Netanyahu's 41

April 24, 2018 11:14 AM Cambridge researcher downplays his work amid Facebook data harvesting

Aleksandr Kogan tells U.K. parliamentary committee his dataset wouldn't aid microtargeting A researcher at the centre of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100 million Facebook users said on Tuesday that the work he did was not useful for micro-targeted advertisements. Aleksandr Kogan, who worked for the University of Cambridge 27