Human rights commissions targeting Facebook over job ads
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Human rights commissions targeting Facebook over job ads

The Canadian and Ontario human rights commissions have taken the exceptional step of joining forces to urge Facebook to stop Canadian employers from being able to post job…

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Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds
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Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds

Canadian companies avoided paying up to $11.4 billion worth of taxes they should have paid in the single tax year of 2014, according to the federal tax agency.…

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Canadian soldier killed during parachuting training exercise in Bulgaria
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Canadian soldier killed during parachuting training exercise in Bulgaria

A Canadian soldier has died of injuries sustained during parachuting while taking part in a multinational training exercise in Bulgaria. Bombardier Patrick Labrie’s death was confirmed by Gen. Jonathan Vance, chief…

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House of Commons declares a climate emergency ahead of pipeline decision
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House of Commons declares a climate emergency ahead of pipeline decision

The House of Commons has passed a non-binding motion to declare a national climate emergency in Canada, kicking off a week that will test the Liberals’ promise to…

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Canadians are worried about climate change, but many don’t want to pay taxes to fight it: Poll
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Canadians are worried about climate change, but many don’t want to pay taxes to fight it: Poll

This story is part of a CBC News series entitled In Our Backyard, which looks at the effects climate change is having in Canada, from extreme weather events to how…

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What to watch for in today’s cabinet decision on the TMX pipeline project
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What to watch for in today’s cabinet decision on the TMX pipeline project

The federal cabinet will decide on Tuesday whether to again approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. An outright rejection of the project is thought to be unlikely, given how…

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This isn’t Thomas Mulcair’s NDP anymore
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This isn’t Thomas Mulcair’s NDP anymore

The socialist wing of the NDP should probably send Justin Trudeau a note of thanks. If Trudeau and the Liberals hadn’t trounced the NDP in 2015, and if…

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Human rights commissions targeting Facebook
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Human rights commissions targeting Facebook

The Canadian and Ontario human rights commissions have taken the exceptional step of joining forces to urge Facebook to stop Canadian employers from being able to post job…

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Ottawa wins last-ditch reprieve for law allowing inmate segregation
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Ottawa wins last-ditch reprieve for law allowing inmate segregation

Prisoner isolation, declared unconstitutional 18 months ago, will remain legal for now after Canada’s top court granted Ottawa’s urgent request to allow the current law to stay in…

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Liberal pledge that the environment, economy can work together comes to a head this week
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Liberal pledge that the environment, economy can work together comes to a head this week

The federal Liberal government is teetering on a tightrope this week as it attempts to prove it can balance economic development with environmental protection during the final sitting…

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