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Canadian consumers are paying the price for Ottawa’s aerospace subsidies – CBC News

Ashley Nunes A “positive development.” That’s how Ottawa described a recent deal between Bombardier and European aerospace stalwart, Airbus. Under the deal, Airbus gets controlling interest in Bombardier’s latest offering, the C Series aircraft. The airplane has been a source of friction between Canada and the U.S. The reason? Subsidies. Bombardier rival and American manufacturing giant Boeing had previously accused Bombardier of accepting millions in “unfair” subsidies: subsidies that allowed Bombardier to undercut Boeing on price, thereby stealing market share. The Trump Administration recently sided with Boeing, slapping Bombardier withRead More


Warm weather sticks around for weekend

CTV Ottawa Published Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:31PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 21, 2017 6:34PM EDT A stretch of warm weather has fallen over the capital this weekend. For four days Ottawa will see temperatures above 20 degrees Celsius. A mix of sun and clouds will stick around until Monday, according to environment Canada. Those looking to get outside have a list of activities to choose from. This Sunday marks the final weekend of Fall Rhapsody in Gatineau Park. The free hop on bus will be available departing fromRead More


Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula’s ship

ROME (Reuters) – A floor mosaic from one of Roman Emperor Caligula’s opulent private ships, which was stolen after World War Two, is on its way back to Italy from the United States where it has been recovered from a private collection. The first century AD marble, serpentine and porphyry mosaic came from one of Caligula’s ceremonial vessels, which was found at the bottom of Lake Nemi, near Rome, in the 1930s. The artifact, stolen from Italy’s Roman Ship Museum after the war, was seized by the New York districtRead More


St. Clair College hosts Men’s Baseball Championship

The four-time reigning Ontario Colleges Athletic Association champion St. Clair Saints are hosting the OCAA Men’s Baseball Championship thsi weekend. Games take place at Bert Lacasse Park in Tecumseh. The top four teams based on the regular season standings advance to the double-knockout tournament. St. Clair is joined by Durham, Fanshawe and Humber. The Saints advanced to the gold medal game with a 10-0 win over Humber Friday. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


‘Why is the strike happening?’: Students question striking Georgian College faculty

Concerned Georgian College students got the chance to ask their striking teachers some of the questions that have been bothering them. “Why is the strike happening?” and “Will you be holding strong until you get what you’re asking for? The college’s students’ association, in a quest for answers, brought their questions to faculty on the fifth day of a province-wide strike. “It’s to be able to ensure both sides are heard, but also to be able to let our students understand and have the correct information,” Avery Konda, president ofRead More


Supreme Court, CRA express concern about cellphone trackers after CBC story: documents – Politics

Kristen Everson,Catherine Cullen The Supreme Court of Canada and a senior executive with the Canada Revenue Agency anxiously reached out to Canada’s communications spy agency for help after the CBC revealed cellphone tracking technology was being used near Parliament Hill, according to documents. In April, a months-long CBC News and Radio-Canada investigation revealed that someone was using cellphone spying and tracking technology in the parliamentary precinct. A day later, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced the RCMP and CSIS would launch an investigation into who was using the trackers, whileRead More


B.C. family suffers bed bug bites during nine-hour flight

B.C. family suffers bed bug bites during nine-hour flight Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


China’s Xi lays out vision for ‘new era’ led by ‘still stronger’ Communist Party

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity, income inequality and pollution. Opening a critical Communist Party congress, Xi pledged to build a “modern socialist country” for a “new era” that will be proudly Chinese and steadfastly ruled by the party but open to the world. Although his wide-ranging address made clear there were no plans for political reform, Xi said China’sRead More


Armed robbery near Leduc prompts investigation

Victoria Formanski, CTV Edmonton Published Monday, October 16, 2017 4:22PM MDT Last Updated Monday, October 16, 2017 7:52PM MDT Leduc RCMP responded to an armed robbery call at a Calmar gas station Sunday evening. Witnesses of the event said three male suspects entered the business at 4710 50 Ave. armed with a shotgun, handgun and baton. The thieves allegedly robbed the store of money and liquor and then fled the scene. RCMP Spokesperson Laurel Scott says there was a very similar event that occured in Millet on Saturday. “I canRead More


‘People turned into charcoal’: Somali-Canadians recount horror of Mogadishu attack – Toronto

Shanifa Nasser The wait was only going to be a few minutes.  Abdi Warsame was sitting in a car with his five- and six-year-old boys, waiting for a friend to finish his banking in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday. Moments before, they’d bought a few pieces of watermelon from a woman, one of many street vendors making their living selling to the thousands who pass through the bustling intersection outside the Safari Hotel every day. A boy, no more than 16, came by, offering to hand wash the car.  That’s when the blast hit, an explosion Warsame would later learn wasRead More