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CTV News at Six for Nov. 23: Rail line

CTV Vancouver Island News at Six for Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

World Cup draw is without 10 of top 32 in new FIFA rankings

ZURICH — Ten of the top 32 teams in the latest FIFA rankings will not be in the World Cup draw next week. No. 10 Chile, No. 14 Italy, and No. 24 the United States are among those who will be missing on Dec. 1 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. All five of the Asian Football Confederation’s World Cup entries are outside the top 32. Defending champion Germany leads an unchanged top five ahead of Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, and Belgium. Spain is up two places to No. 6.Read More

Metro Inc. latest grocer to expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods

Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:05PM EST VANCOUVER — Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year, making it the latest Canadian retailer to ramp up its e-commerce options in the face of potential competition from Amazon. Metro CEO Eric La Fleche said Wednesday the grocer already offers “click and collect” in seven stores in Quebec and home delivery service in Greater Montreal, Quebec City and Gatineau, Que., covering 60 per cent of the population of Quebec. “We areRead More

CRA call centre staff blocking calls, giving taxpayers incorrect information: AG

OTTAWA – Canada’s tax collectors often aren’t picking up the phone, and when they do, Canadians are being given incorrect information, a new federal audit reveals. The examination by Canada’s Auditor General Michael Ferguson into whether the Canada Revenue Agency’s nine call centres were providing Canadian taxpayers with timely access to accurate information, found that call centre agents only answered the phone about one-third of the time. When the callers do get through to the call centre, the audit found that agents are giving Canadians incorrect information nearly 30 perRead More

Student racks up credit card rewards with points trick

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AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 9:35AM EST The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favourite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favourite country album and favourite soul/R&B song. Halsey is the only female act nominated for favourite pop/rock song and collaborationRead More

Back to work legislation in Ontario college strike expected to pass Sunday

TORONTO – Ontario’s legislature is expected to pass a bill today that would force striking faculty at the province’s colleges to return to work. The governing Liberals have made slow progress in pushing through their back-to-work bill because the New Democrats have refused to agree to speedy passage. NDP leader Andrea Horwath has said it would be irresponsible to pass any legislation without giving it sufficient scrutiny. The New Democrats have said they can’t support the bill because it takes away rights from workers. However, they concede that the government’sRead More

Software robots snatching up hottest toys online

Parents aren’t just competing with other people when shopping for the hottest toys of the season online. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

‘Mental toughness’ helping Connor Brown avoid the dreaded sophomore slump

TORONTO — When he arrived at the Maple Leafs’ practice facility on Wednesday morning, Connor Brown saw he’d been bumped down the depth chart to the team’s fourth line. That sort of demotion could leave a player feeling a bit sick to his stomach. But in Brown’s case, his coach has elected to take all of the blame. “I said to him today, ‘did you check out the lineup?’ He said. ‘Yeah.’ So I said, ‘you’re getting screwed again,’ and he just laughed,” Leafs coach Mike Babcock said. “He knowsRead More

2 people injured after vehicle slams into Brampton restaurant

Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:12PM EST Two people are left with minor injuries after a vehicle slammed into a Brampton restaurant on Thursday night. The incident took place around 9 p.m. in the area of Queen Street and Chinguacousy Road. Images tweeted by Peel Paramedics on Thursday showed a dark-coloured vehicle smash into the front of the restaurant leaving windows and brick shattered. Paramedics said no one was inside the restaurant at the time of the crash. The circumstances surrounding this incident are notRead More