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September 20, 2018 4:36 PM Emerging markets, trade put a cloud on global economy, OECD says

PARIS—The global economy is shrouded in “high uncertainty” as the outlook for emerging markets deteriorates sharply and trade tensions intensify, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said. The gloomy analysis has pushed the Paris-based institution to cut its global growth forecasts for this year and next with particularly sharp revisions 7

September 17, 2018 7:58 PM Alberta private schools coming around to gay-straight alliances: minister

Alberta’s public, Catholic and francophone school boards along with charter schools are complying. Gay-straight alliances are support groups set up by students to help LGBTQ students feel accepted and reduce bullying or abuse. It is a political wedge issue in Alberta. The Opposition United Conservatives say while all children must be treated fairly and equally 8

September 4, 2018 1:12 AM Trump’s NAFTA threat leaves Trudeau locked in high-stakes game of poker

That’s because Trudeau has leverage, too. It comes, in part, from members of Congress who want Canada in the deal. Trudeau could stand firm if he were willing to bet either that Trump would not submit a Mexico-only agreement to Congress or that Congress would not be willing to approve such an agreement. “I think it’s a dicey congressional atmosphere 20

September 1, 2018 11:52 PM Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C

Fraser Health says most people in good health do not get the disease when exposed to the bacteria, but the elderly, smokers and people with chronic lung conditions or compromised immune systems are at higher risk. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, severe fatigue, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and resemble symptoms often found in cases of pneumonia 9

August 31, 2018 4:47 PM Tim Hortons, franchisees in legal spat over ‘shattering’ coffee pots

Tim Hortons and a group of its franchisees are embroiled in another legal battle — this time over allegations that the company’s coffee and tea pots are prone to shattering, resulting in scalded and injured employees. A letter from the Great White North Franchisee Association’s lawyer says some franchisees and employees suffered serious injuries from broken 10

August 28, 2018 7:18 PM Thomson Reuters plans $9 billion buyback after Blackstone deal

Thomson Reuters Corp. announced plans to purchase as much as $9 billion (U.S.) of its stock, a move to reward shareholders after the sale of its financial-and-risk operations to Blackstone Group. The price range for the tender offer is $42 to $47 a share, Thomson Reuters said on Tuesday. That represents a nearly 12 per cent premium over the stock’s trading 22

August 24, 2018 7:24 PM There is no ‘safe’ level of alcohol consumption, global study finds

A new global study from the British journal The Lancet found that the safest level of drinking was none. The study, published Thursday, analyzed data from the 2016 Global Burden of Disease report to determine levels of alcohol use and its health effects in 195 countries for males and females ages 15 to 49 between 1990 to 2016. Researchers found alcohol 9

August 20, 2018 10:58 PM Blood pressure medication recall expanded due to potential cancer risk

A recall of medications used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure has been expanded over concerns additional lots of the drugs may contain a substance that can increase the risk of cancer, Health Canada said. The agency said it asked Teva Canada to expand its voluntary recall on eight additional lots of valsartan medications as a precautionary 17

August 17, 2018 4:10 PM Current Miss America says leadership bullied, manipulated and silenced her

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter exponentially increased the turmoil surrounding 11

August 8, 2018 5:28 PM Some vets forced to wait months for case manager, records show

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was warned in May that nearly 300 veterans had been waiting months for a case manager to help them gain access to support services. The warning, contained in internal documents obtained by the Citizen, was delivered as Fantino prepared to defend millions of dollars in Veterans Affairs Canada budget cuts. Veterans 76