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NAFTA's demise just one potential trigger for a market crash: Don Pittis The failure of NAFTA would be just one possible nudge toward a market tumble as experts seek parallels to the crashes of 1929 and 1987. | Oct 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Soothing touch eases the pain of social rejection, study finds A slow, stroking touch eases the sting of social rejection, psychologists find. | Oct 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Nobody was happy': Alberta coal town Grande Cache struggles with mine closure The Rocky Mounty coal community of Grande Cache is struggling through unusually tough times as businesses, professionals and residents pack up and leave. | Oct 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Square-Enix's game lineup heavy on nostalgia, but future lies in casual mobile market Japanese game developer Square-Enix shows off a variety of games that target longtime, nostalgia-fuelled fans and casual mobile gamers alike in a media preview event in Toronto. | Oct 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Extended warranties: Sears Canada debacle a lesson in why they rarely pay off The Sears Canada liquidation, while extreme, is yet more evidence that extended warranties are generally a waste of money for consumers though they are hugely profitable for retailers. | Oct 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tourist fears he was hit by Cuba mystery, years before U.S. diplomats In 2014, numbness spread through all four of Chris Allen's limbs within minutes of climbing into bed at the same Havana hotel where American government workers were later targeted. Convinced the incidents must be related, Allen joined a growing list of pr | Oct 20, 2017 02:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'It's a tragedy': How the flawed Motherisk hair test helped fracture families across Canada In a joint investigation with CBC Radios The Current and the Toronto Star, The Fifth Estate has spoken to half a dozen families across Canada whose families were broken in part as a result of faulty hair tests done by the Hospital for Sick Childrens Mothe | Oct 20, 2017 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bill Morneau tries to divest himself of a controversy: Aaron Wherry Just before question period, the finance minister summoned reporters to explain that he would be divesting himself of a million shares in his family business. In the House of Commons, the opposition would attempt to divest from Bill Morneau its pound of f | Oct 20, 2017 12:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Los Angeles police investigate Harvey Weinstein sex assault allegation Los Angeles police say they are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein the first involving the producer in the city. | Oct 19, 2017 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airport security stops calling police on passengers carrying prescription pot Canadian airport security screeners have stopped calling the police every time they process a passenger travelling with medical marijuana. CATSA changed its policy this month after an exponential growth in the number of passengers with prescription pot in | Oct 19, 2017 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend