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iPolitics AM: Scheer unveils ‘vision’ for Canada’s economy as PM makes the rounds in Paris

iPolitics AM: Scheer unveils 'vision' for Canada's economy as PM makes the rounds in Paris

ALSO TODAY: Opposition makes case for committee probe into Mark Norman case — Parliamentary budget watchdog releases cost estimates for Phoenix replacement A day after formally signing on to the Christchurch Call to Action — a non-binding accord outlining a new pledge to mount a coordinated bid to “eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content ...

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Canada’s best banks for international travellers

Canada's best banks for international travellers

Budgeting for a trip to the US or Europe from Canada can have you pinching every penny in preparation for the high costs of international travel. Besides daily expenses, insurance and travel costs, withdrawing cash from your bank account while overseas can come with hefty charges — money that could otherwise ...

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More precaution than promotion for Canadian cannabis tourism

More precaution than promotion for Canadian cannabis tourism

TORONTO: Canada’s move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fuelled tourism, as tour operators and consumers are unsure about rules governing the brand new industry. There are precedents for Canada to follow in California, Colorado and elsewhere. But observers noted that these ...

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London Becomes Canada’s Second Municipality to Participate in National Railway Crossing Safety-Awareness Program

London Becomes Canada's Second Municipality to Participate in National Railway Crossing Safety-Awareness Program

LONDON, Ontario — Every year, dozens of Canadians — especially young Canadians —are killed or injured around railway tracks and trains. Collisions at railway crossings are tragically common; in 2017, there were 142 such incidents across Canada which killed 19 people and seriously injured another 21. Today, Operation Lifesaver, in ...

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Canada’s Wonderland: Record-breaking Yukon Striker coaster announced

What a dive. That may not sound like a particularly complimentary statement. But Canada’s Wonderland, located near Toronto in Vaughan, Ontario, will welcome the declaration beginning in spring 2019. That’s because the theme park announced today that it would open Yukon Striker, the world’s tallest, fastest, and longest dive coaster ...

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