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Ottawa urged to suspend refugee pact after U.S. court reinstates Trump’s travel ban

As President Donald Trump’s court-endorsed ban looms on Thursday, advocacy groups say the Safe Third Country agreement needs to go. Source: Canada News TS Link: Ottawa urged to suspend...

Trudeau’s popularity reveals more about the lacklustre standing of Canada’s premiers and the opposition he faces: Hébert

The prime minister’s approval rating has been declining with most mistakes have been self-inflicted. Canadians will now be watching to see if he can deliver on promises made. Source:...

Low interest rates have ‘done their job,’ Bank of Canada governor says

Stephen Poloz’s comments fed speculation about a Bank of Canada rate hike as early as its next scheduled announcement in two weeks. Source: Canada News TS Link: Low interest...

Seattle’s $15 minimum wage is costing jobs, new study says

Seattle was one of the first U.S. cities to adopt a $15 minimum wage law, and its experience is being closely watched as others, including Ontario will follow suit....

U.K. charges six over 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium disaster

The six people charged over the Hillsborough disaster that killed 96 soccer fans, include four policemen, a lawyer and a soccer club official. Source: Canada News TS Link: U.K....

Global companies struggle to recover after massive cyberattack with ransom demands

Companies worldwide are working to recover their operations a day after being hit by a powerful cyberattack linked to malware called Petya. This is the second attack in just...

UPX costs province $11 per ride

New subsidy much lower than air-rail link’s first year in operation, transportation minister calls it ‘great news.’ Source: Canada News TS Link: UPX costs province per ride

Presto’s TTC installation to cost $385 million

TTC fare card system to grow to 50 per cent more than original estimate. Source: Canada News TS Link: Presto’s TTC installation to cost 5 million

Are Canadians really that polite? We put the myth to the rush-hour test

We are in the crucible of one of Canada’s most impolite situations to see if that old mythology holds up. Are Canadians the most polite people in the world?...

Donations keep dreams afloat at Leslieville pool

Cash injection from developers poised to keep swim lanes open at pool where Olympian Penny Oleksiak learned her strokes. Source: Canada News TS Link: Donations keep dreams afloat at...