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Wages, full-time work sliding for young Canadians, StatsCan says Unemployment rates among young Canadians have held relatively steady when compared with the mid-1970s, but the proportion of full-time or permanent jobs has changed sharply over that time, says Statistics Canada.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chapecoense soccer club awarded championship after plane crash South American soccer's governing body CONMEBOL awarded the continent's championship to Brazil's Chapecoense club after most of the team died in a plane crash in Colombia last week, according to a CONMEBOL statement on Monday.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Once young and promising, Italy's prime minister gets handed his hat If there was ever any doubt that Italy's referendum on constitutional reform was anything other than a verdict on Matteo Renzi as prime minister, the nearly 70 per cent voter turnout and resounding defeat of his proposals on Sunday blasted away the last s
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 4:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Kids are dying,' Bana Alabed, 7, tweets from Aleppo after falling silent A seven-year-old girl whose tweets from besieged eastern Aleppo have put a human face on the Syrian conflict had her Twitter account deleted Sunday, but was back online the next day with tales of a terrifying few days.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mourning, memorials amid probe into deadly California warehouse fire The death toll has risen to 33 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, Calif., and officials say they expect that number to climb as the search continues.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Copycat terrorists could use drone to attack plane, intelligence report warns Publicity about near-misses between drones and passenger aircraft might give terrorists ideas about how to take down a plane, a federal intelligence report warns.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 1:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli settlers prepare for clash with their own government Forty families call the West Bank outpost of Amona home, but Israel's top court has ruled they need to be evicted. But residents are promising to fight for the homes, the CBC's Derek Stoffel reports.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 1:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Liberal government launches online survey meant to spur electoral reform conversation Canadians will soon begin receiving a postcard from the federal government, inviting them to participate in an interactive survey that asks participants a series of questions about their values, preferences and priorities for a political system.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Justin Trudeau vows 'significant improvements' to refugee system Asked by sponsors frustrated by a lack of communication from the federal government what he plans to do to make bringing refugees to Canada easier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government must make significant improvements to a system that is fr
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Central banks are intrinsically conservative to keep our money safe: Don Pittis In the era of Donald Trump, it seems inevitable that the entrepreneurial urge to make hay while the sun shines is headed for a collision with the restraining forces of central banking.
CBC.ca | Dec 5, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend