test news

With U.S. defence spending rising, Northrop Grumman buys Orbital

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:57

U.S. defence contractor Northrop Grumman Corp said on Monday it would buy missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc for about $7.8 billion in cash, giving it access to lucrative contracts with NASA and the U.S. Army.

Categories: test news

Justin Trudeau, Theresa May pledge cooperation on Boeing, post-Brexit trade

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:28

Canada's free trade deal with the European Union, which comes into effect on Thursday, will form the basis for a swift transition to a post-Brexit trading relationship between Canada and the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his British counterpart, Theresa May, suggested Monday.

Categories: test news

Make those tax changes, and put money to health care, some doctors urge

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:14

Doctors across Canada who support Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposed tax reforms say they want their voices to be heard above the din of criticism from colleagues and medical societies.

Categories: test news

Rolling Stone to be sold by Wenner Media

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:26

Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever.

Categories: test news

'Completely outrageous': Couple say they were denied co-op apartment over sex of baby

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:00

When Kristjan Gottfried and his wife Michelle Hurtig got the news they were first in line for an apartment in a co-op housing complex in one of the most desirable and expensive cities in the country, they felt like they'd won the lottery. But the Vancouver couple says they were denied the unit because their baby is a girl and not a boy.

Categories: test news

Psst — Government agency asks if you want some really good stuff: Don Pittis

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:00

My dealer is the premier: How the Liquor Control Board of Ontario must apply its sophisticated wine expertise to cannabis.

Categories: test news

Union workers at GM's Ingersoll, Ont., plant go on strike amid fight over job cuts

cbc news - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 01:45

Unifor said its members at General Motors auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., went on strike at 11 p.m. ET Sunday after it failed to reach a tentative agreement with the car marker.

Categories: test news

Investigating fake degrees: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

cbc news - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 09:00

Miss something this week? Here's the consumer news you need to know.

Categories: test news

Alberta debates ending twice-yearly time changes

cbc news - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 05:00

Albertans are reconsidering the twice-yearly ritual of springing ahead and falling back. Surveys show public support for ending time changes, but businesses worry the move would put the province out of sync with the rest of North America.

Categories: test news

How this weird looking fungus could build a Canadian business empire

cbc news - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 05:00

It's wild-looking, frilly, feathery and, at first glance an unlikely money maker, but one London, Ont. based business is banking on the growing popularity of the maitake mushroom as the foundation of a North American business empire.

Categories: test news

'Grabbing my boobs': East Side Mario's waitresses allege sexual harassment at work forced them to quit

cbc news - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 05:00

Two women allege that because their sexual harassment complaints weren’t taken seriously, they were forced to quit their full-time waitressing jobs at an East Side Mario’s restaurant in Woodstock, Ont.

Categories: test news

'1,000% unacceptable': Marketplace confronts college professor about his fake degree

cbc news - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:00

Marketplace's investigation of Canadian diploma mill customers looks at a college professor in Toronto with a phoney master's degree in computer science.

Categories: test news

Canada's privacy commissioner opens probe into Equifax data breach

cbc news - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:24

Canada's privacy commissioner has opened an investigation into the data breach at Equifax Inc. after receiving several complaints and dozens of calls from concerned Canadians.

Categories: test news

Group devoted to advancement of women in workplace defends appointing a man as chair

cbc news - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:54

A Canadian organization that advocates for the advancement of women in the workplace is defending its decision to pick a male executive again to be the chair of its advisory board, a move some are calling a missed opportunity.

Categories: test news

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to revisit Air Canada retirement age issue

cbc news - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:35

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal will be revisiting the issue of whether Air Canada was wrong to force some pilots to retire at age 60.

Categories: test news

Toronto to Montreal in 39 minutes? Futuristic people mover zips to next stage

cbc news - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:53

A futuristic tube system that would sling passengers from Toronto to Montreal via Ottawa in 39 minutes has been chosen as the strongest Canadian contender to put what is for now a technological theory into practice.

Categories: test news

Facebook launches artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal

cbc news - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:07

The social media giant says it will be headed by Joelle Pineau of McGill University's computer science department.

Categories: test news

Canadians' debt-to-disposable income load climbs in Q2

cbc news - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:02

Statistics Canada says the amount Canadians owe compared with their disposable income climbed higher in the second quarter.

Categories: test news

Pages