Daily Archives: October 1, 2017

Domi calls for stricter immigration controls after attack

Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi called for stricter immigration controls following a violent attack in Edmonton, Alberta. Domi tweeted Sunday night about a Somali refugee who is facing a number of charges, including five counts of attempted murder, dangerous driving and participation in a terrorist activity. “Really hope everyone in Edmonton is ok. We’re behind you. This is why we ...

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Rivigo is helping the Indian truck-driving industry out of a jam

Time to freshen up the model THERE are 36 gradations in India’s archaic caste system, from the priestly to the supposedly untouchable. And then, somewhere below that, are the long-haul truck-drivers. Plying the subcontinent’s potholed highways for weeks at a time, few can settle into anything like a home life. Their marriage prospects are grim; venereal diseases and sore backs ...

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Farmers market lies exposed: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Here’s the consumer news you need to know from CBC’s Marketplace. Get this in your inbox every Friday. Sign up here. Hospitals failing obese patients The number of people living with obesity in Canada is rising. Obesity rates are increasing in Canada, but are hospitals ready to provide timely and safe care? (kwanchai.c/Shutterstock) On top of that, Canadian hospitals aren’t ...

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From Guillermo del Toro to Get Out, highbrow horror is riding high

Highbrow horror is having a pop culture moment, creeping us out while making us think, with a recent wave of “scary movies” that elevate the sometimes derided genre and spark spirited water-cooler discussion. The best monster movies, psychological thrillers and horror flicks have typically plumbed societal and cultural fears of their eras, with notable titles — say The Birds, Rosemary’s Baby or ...

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Lynx mama and kittens crash Alaska photographer's deck

Tim Newton got out of bed, slipped into his crocs and trudged over to his window. It was just before dawn on a Tuesday, when something woke him up — an animal. That wasn’t unusual. His home — located by a mountain on the outskirts of Anchorage, Alaska — seemed to attract quite a few furry creatures over the years, ...

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Pomp, ceremony, scrutiny: What Julie Payette should expect as Canada's next GG

Julie Payette can expect a packed schedule, frantic pace and plenty of personal scrutiny when she assumes office as Canada’s 29th Governor General, according to insiders familiar with Rideau Hall. Soon after a formal investiture ceremony in the Senate’s Red Chamber, the former astronaut will buckle down for a busy few years presenting honours, representing Canada around the world and ...

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