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Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer Uber's chief executive orders an urgent investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleges her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss. | Feb 20, 2017 1:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Millions at risk as famine grips parts of South Sudan Famine is declared in two counties of South Sudan, by the South Sudan government and three UN agencies, which say the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation. | Feb 20, 2017 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'I feel bullied,' says condo owner taken to court over backyard garden items not allowed in bylaws An Ontario woman says a dispute with her condo board and property management company over minor garden infractions has left her emotionally devastated and contemplating moving out. | Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump and the Crown: Brits unsettled over U.S. president getting royal treatment U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming state visit to the United Kingdom has inspired much more than raised eyebrows: protests, petitions, a move to sack the speaker of the House of Commons, and a police warning the visit could require thousands of office | Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websites The federal government is moving to close a loophole that allows Canadians to make legal online purchases of pesticides not registered for use in Canada, and have them shipped into the country. | Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Plutocrats with their crony capitalism are taking over again in the U.S.: Don Pittis Can a cabinet full of billionaires make poor people richer? Critics including Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland once warned of the effects of crony capitalism. | Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The old ways of trying to fix the military aren't working. The Canadian Armed Forces should unionize This would mean giving the military rank and file the right, as a group, to self-advocate and negotiate for improved salary, benefits and working conditions within government-approved parameters. | Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Arctic warms, Canada's glaciers playing major role in sea level rise Canada's glaciers are responding rapidly to a warming Arctic and are a major contributor to sea level rise, a new study suggests. | Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A quarter of Canadians want Trump-style travel ban, poll shows New research shows a significant minority of Canadians say Canada's 2017 refugee target of 40,000 is too high, and one in four Canadians want the Liberal government to impose its own Trump-style travel ban. | Feb 20, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syria's White Helmets members to attend Academy Awards Two members of Syria's White Helmets humanitarian organization, the subject of an Academy Award-nominated film, will be attending the Oscars Feb. 26 in Los Angeles. | Feb 19, 2017 11:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend