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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.
CBC.ca | 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.
CBC.ca | 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.
CBC.ca | 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.
CBC.ca | 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.
CBC.ca | Feb 19, 2017 11:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump holding interviews for national security adviser as he tries to refocus Finding a replacement for ousted Michael Flynn as national security adviser is high on U.S. President Donald Trump's to-do list.
CBC.ca | Feb 19, 2017 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flood fears renewed as another storm aims for California Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to flee again as yet another powerful Pacific storm takes aim at Northern California, officials warned Sunday.
CBC.ca | Feb 19, 2017 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'What has he been smoking?': Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident Former Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt mocked U.S. President Donald Trump after he suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country, but also warned Trump's relationship with facts is dangerous.
CBC.ca | Feb 19, 2017 8:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brian Mulroney sings for Donald Trump Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, attending a fundraising gala with Donald Trump, was called to the stage Saturday night to sing a tune he performed alongside another U.S. president more than 30 ago.
CBC.ca | Feb 19, 2017 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Remembering Stuart: What everyday act of an ordinary person in your community do you think should be honoured? The death of Stuart McLean brought forth an outpouring of love for the man, his stories, and his approach to life. In his spirit tell us your stories of something he gave out the Arthur awards for: small acts of kindness by individuals in your community.
CBC.ca | Feb 19, 2017 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend