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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

NFL scores: Patriots hammer Falcons in Super Bowl rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and the New England Patriots toyed with the Atlanta Falcons – sound familiar? – 23-7 in a fog-filled Super Bowl rematch Sunday night that wasn’t particularly super. New England scored the final 31 points to win the NFL championship in February. Placards and shirts reading 28-3 were ever-present in and around Gillette Stadium as the Patriots (5-2) scored the first 23 points in this prime-time mismatch. The Falcons (3-3), who led New England by that 25-point margin in the third quarterRead More

How Two Convicted Killers Escaped a Maximum Security Prison | Nightline | ABC News – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

Two inmates are still on the run as investigators question a prison employee in their probe of the dramatic escape. SUBSCRIBE for the latest news and updates … source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast

Three injured as small plane goes down in Saint-Lazare, west of Montreal

SAINT-LAZARE, Que. – Three people have been injured in a small plane crash in a western suburb of Montreal. Emergency services received a call at about 4:20 p.m. about a small Cessna that landed in a tree on a private property in Saint-Lazare, Que. Police say one man was found outside the aircraft suffering from injuries that appeared to be minor. The other two men were removed from the plane and transported to hospital, where they were said to be in serious condition but conscious. Quebec provincial police are investigatingRead More

Pair of Hip-loving teachers urge colleagues to ‘teach like Gord’

Following Gord Downie’s passing, a pair of teachers in Clinton, Ont. are urging their colleagues to use The Tragically Hip frontman’s words to inspire a new generation through a social media campaign they’ve dubbed ‘Teach Like Gord.’ “I was 15 when I went to my first Hip concert in ’96, and as a result of that, I really just don’t remember any part of my life where they weren’t sort of involved with it,” Isaac Moore told CTV Kitchener. Fellow teacher Josh Geddis is no different. “I just took aRead More

Variety store clerk slashed during robbery

A variety store employee suffered non life-threatening injuries following a robbery early Friday evening. Police say shortly after 6 p.m., a suspect entered the Hi Convenience store located at Highbury Avenue and Wilton Avenue and demanded cash. A scuffle ensued and the clerk was slashed on his left arm. The victim was sent to hospital for treatment. The suspect, a 37-year-old man was located and arrested shortly after the incident nearby. Charges are pending. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,UsRead More

Skating champion Karen Magnussen warns about ammonia gas leaks at ice arenas

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:39AM EDT VICTORIA — Canadian Olympic silver medallist and former world champion figure skater Karen Magnussen can still feel the spot deep in her chest where an ammonia leak burned her lungs six years ago, leaving her disabled and unable to go back to an ice rink to teach the sport she loves. Magnussen, 65, said the deaths of three men this week in Fernie, British Columbia, after an ammonia leak at the local arena is a horrible tragedy andRead More

Ottawa Police issue warrant for Toronto man in connection with Caldwell Ave. homicide

Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA Published Friday, October 20, 2017 6:29PM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 20, 2017 6:37PM EDT Ottawa Police have issued a warrant for a Toronto man in connection with the shooting death of an Ottawa man last month. Hamzeh Serhan was shot and killed in broad daylight on Caldwell Avenue on September 20, 2017. Ottawa Police say they’re now looking for information on the whereabouts of 20-year-old Farah Handule (pictured). He is described as 6’1″ (185cm), 150 lbs (68 kg) with a dark complexion. Handule isRead More

Police cruiser rammed in Kitchener parking lot

A car repeatedly rammed a police cruiser in a Kitchener parking lot and then drove off, police say. According to the OPP, it happened around 4 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Fairview Park Mall. An officer had been following an erratically driven car on Highway 8 when it left the highway and turned into the parking lot, with the officer following behind. “The driver of that vehicle proceeded to smash into the side of the police car,” OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said. Schmidt said the car then turnedRead More

In year of Wonder Woman, the remarkable tale of her creation

NEW YORK — Superman and Batman were born, like brothers, in 1938 and 1939, respectively. But psychology professor William Moulton Marston had grander and more progressive aspirations for his comic creation. “Frankly, Wonder Woman is psychological propaganda for the new type of woman who should, I believe, rule the world,” Marston said around the character’s launch in 1941. The female-empowerment ideals Marston intended Wonder Woman to espouse have perhaps — as plenty of recent events in Hollywood and elsewhere have attested — not advanced as much as he and hisRead More