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Canada must tailor post-secondary programs to boost economic growth: CIBC head
OTTAWA - The head of one of Canada's largest banks says the country's post-secondary institutions are not producing enough graduates with the right skills to drive future economic growth.
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at 16:47 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Some of the key recommendations from the Charbonneau report
MONTREAL - Quebec Superior Court Justice France Charbonneau issued her report on Tuesday into corruption in the province's construction industry. Here are some of the key recommendations:
at 16:38 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Climate change a major security threat on par with terrorism: European officials
OTTAWA - European officials are warning that climate change is a major threat to global security on par with terrorism and cyber attacks.
at 16:35 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Former editor wasn't comfortable with 'Scud Stud' rebuttal to Martin column
CALGARY - A one-time senior editor at Calgary's largest newspaper says he had concerns with a rebuttal to a column that was critical of a former TV reporter running for office and rejected publishing it.
at 16:16 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: 10K refugees to come by year end, 15K more by February
OTTAWA - The Liberal government will not meet its Dec. 31 deadline to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees and now says it aims to complete the program by February.
at 16:12 on November 24, 2015, EST.
UBC in damage control mode after failing sexual assault complainants: group
VANCOUVER - The University of British Columbia seems more concerned about handling a public relations crisis than taking meaningful action to help women feel safe after multiple allegations of sexual assault, says a complainant.
at 16:11 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Alberta premier says MLA killed in crash was man of 'energy, youth, passion'
EDMONTON - The Alberta legislature was to hold only a brief session today before adjourning until Wednesday when members will offer tributes to an opposition Conservative MLA killed in a highway accident.
Couple whose marriage was questioned by U.K. authorities now living in Canada
A Canadian woman whose lengthy battle to obtain a British visa included government skepticism over the affection level of her decades-long marriage is living with her husband once again, but this time on her home soil.
at 08:54 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Alberta Conservative member of the legislature killed on icy highway
RED DEER, Alta. - A Conservative member of the legislature lauded as "a big man with a giant heart" was killed Monday after stopping on an icy central Alberta highway to help a motorist whose car had flipped in a median.
at 16:10 on November 24, 2015, EST.
Final report in Quebec construction probe says corruption rife
MONTREAL - The corruption and collusion in Quebec's construction industry that involved organized crime, bureaucrats and political parties were much more rife than originally thought, says the judge who oversaw a lengthy probe into the wrongdoing.
at 16:05 on November 24, 2015, EST.
The government's plan to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada: by the numbers
OTTAWA - The Liberal government has unveiled how it aims to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada. Here is a by-the-numbers look at the plan:
Man pleads guilty to sex attack on six-year-old girl on Alberta reserve
STONY PLAIN, Alta. - A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl, beating her unconscious and tossing her body into the woods on an Alberta reserve.
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