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Pacific trade deal would lower barriers for foreign workers, experts say The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has significant implications for labour mobility to and from Canada, with experts predicting it will open the Canadian labour market to a new wave of foreign workers. That influx may or may not be offset by increase | Nov 29, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau, Hollande meet ahead of Paris climate change talks Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the French president on Sunday, a day before world leaders and climate negotiators from more than 190 countries begin talks on reaching a deal to slow global warming. | Nov 29, 2015 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Survival of the biggest: In today's oilpatch, it's go big or go home With so much financial pain in the oil sector, it's likely the big players have the best odds of enduring the price collapse. | Nov 29, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syria's 'academic refugees' find safe haven on U.S. campuses for now A special program offering scholarships at U.S. colleges and universities to promising students from war-riven Syria is providing solace to some. But what happens when the studies end? | Nov 29, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Climate protesters plan human chain in Paris on global day of action Paris will be at the heart of worldwide protests Sunday, on the eve of a UN climate summit there, as more than 2,000 climate events are planned in cities around the world, including in Canada. | Nov 29, 2015 08:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Female suicide bombers launch deadly attacks in Cameroon Two female suspected Boko Haram militants detonated a pair of suicide bombs in a village in northern Cameroon on Saturday, killing at least five people. | Nov 29, 2015 12:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 killed after mortar attack on United Nations base in Mali Mortars lit up the dawn sky when they were fired on a United Nations base in the northern Mali city of Kidal early Saturday, killing at least three people. Another 20 have been injured, leaving four in serious condition. | Nov 28, 2015 10:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist shot dead in southeast Turkey A prominent Kurdish lawyer and rights activist was shot in the head and killed in a street shootout on Saturday, an incident likely to fuel further unrest in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast. | Nov 28, 2015 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt says 90% chance of hidden rooms in King Tut tomb Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 per cent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum. | Nov 28, 2015 5:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why anti-vaxxers aren't the biggest threat to immunization The Liberal government has promised a national strategy to increase vaccination rates, but one journalist argues there are bigger barriers to Canada's immunization system than the people opposed to vaccines. | Nov 28, 2015 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend