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A secret no more: Canada’s 1st codebreaking unit comes out of the shadows | CBC News

For years, Sylvia Gellman’s loved ones were left in the dark about what she did for a living in the early 1940s.  But in a mansion that once sat along Laurier Avenue East, Gellman and her colleagues — many of whom were women — had a top secret mission: cracking codes and ciphers used in secret […]

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Canada’s economy has lost jobs for 2 months in a row, down 74,000 since May | CBC News

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In Canada’s Yukon, U.S. Border Creates a Ripe Environment for Organized Crime

Few live in Canada’s frigid and wild Yukon province, a nearly 200,000 mile stretch of land wedged between the Alaska and the Arctic Circle, yet organized crime is growing in the region, according to a recent report by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Force (RCMP). Organized crime is growing in Yukon, a nearly 200,000 mile […]

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Canada’s great expanse of boreal forest is changing due to climate change. But not all hope is lost | CBC News

CBC Alberta and Saskatchewan have teamed up for a new pilot series on weather and climate change on the Prairies. Meteorologist Christy Climenhaga will bring her expert voice to the conversation to help explain weather phenomena and climate change and how it impacts everyday life. It’s the world’s largest forest of least disturbance. A stretch […]

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Sing Tao, Canada’s largest Chinese-language newspaper, to end print edition | CBC News

Canada’s largest Chinese-language newspaper will stop publishing its print edition next month after more than four decades in operation. The print edition of Sing Tao Daily, which publishes in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, will end on Aug. 28, putting 83 people out of work.  In a statement, Sing Tao Media Group, which is jointly owned by Hong […]

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Pope says genocide took place at Canada’s residential schools for Indigenous children | CBC News

WARNING: This story contains distressing details While the word genocide wasn’t heard in any of Pope Francis’s addresses during a week-long trip to Canada, on his flight back to Rome, he said everything he described about the residential school system and its forced assimilation of Indigenous children amounts to genocide. “I didn’t use the word […]

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Canada’s economy was flat in May, stoking fears a slowdown is already underway | CBC News

Canada’s economy didn’t expand at all in May, the second month of the year that its failed to eke out any gains, Statistics Canada said Friday. The data agency said that a slight uptick in the service sector wasn’t enough to offset a decline in goods-producing industries, so the total value of all economic output […]

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In Canada’s north, environment-minded Pope to get climate change close-up

Oolootie Kunilusie reels in an Arctic char from the Sylvia Grinnell River ahead of the visit by Pope Francis to Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada July 27, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio reuters_tickers This content was published on July 28, 2022 – 12:17 July 28, 2022 – 12:17 By Rod Nickel IQALUIT, Nunavut (Reuters) – Pope Francis’s upcoming visit […]

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Canada’s top women hockey players say there’s much to do to clean up toxic behaviour | CBC Sports

Players on Canada’s senior women’s hockey teams are demanding a “thorough and transparent investigation” into recent allegations of sexual assault involving Hockey Canada teams, and say the organization has a lot to do to address “toxic behaviour” in the sport. The players from Canada’s most recent Olympic and world championship teams posted an open letter […]

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Ontario farmers say Canada’s fertilizer tariff punishes them for Russia’s war | CBC News

As the federal government continues its efforts to punish Russia economically for its invasion of Ukraine, Ontario agriculture groups and representatives of Canada’s fertilizer sector are warning that cash crop farmers and consumers are the ones bearing the cost. In March, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and International Trade Minister Mary Ng announced that in retaliation […]