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On Home Capital, Warren Buffett doubles his money before he even starts

Warren Buffett is no stranger to taking advantage of dark times to turn a much-needed investment to his advantage. The Oracle of Omaha, whose Berkshire Hathaway emerged late Wednesday as a major owner of shares in Home Capital Group Inc., as well as a ... Read Full Article

'Zero chance' of a cabinet shuffle this summer, senior official says

As cabinet ministers head back to their ridings this summer, a senior government official says they can be secure in the knowledge that they won't be shuffled out of their job before Parliament resumes sitting this fall. Despite rumours of prorogation as ... Read Full Article

Retail Giant Amazon Plans to Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

Beyond the romantic metaphor, Mackey also said the companies discussed what they could do together, though he could not share those plans until the transaction closed. Some shoppers worry about the quality of their produce and say they're rather pick their ... Read Full Article

You can become wealthy working for someone else

Most people have daydreams about getting rich, but your employer likely isn’t in any of them. However, not all millionaires acquired their wealth through the lottery or a brilliant business idea, as we usually imagine. It is possible to become wealthy ... Read Full Article

Sears Canada announces closure of St. Albert location

When he received a call Thursday, the last thing he expected was the news that his Sears Canada store would be closing in St. Albert. Now left with a two-year lease on his store, Shawn Nawaz is anxious for the future. He has four employees at the store on ... Read Full Article

Amazon's Purchase: What this Means for other Grocery Stores

Inc just announced a deal to purchase Whole Foods Market Inc for US$13.7 billion, marking a move into the realm of brick-and-mortar stores that is already sending shockwaves through the economy. None other than John Mackey, Whole Foods chief executive ... Read Full Article

Growing missing middle spells serious consequences

They’ve refused to do what economists, policy analysts and wonks have been saying for years, which is downsize their homes and move into condo towers. They’ve created a housing problem that the national Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) says ... Read Full Article

1,075 Bitcoins will get you a home in Coquitlam

A luxury seven-bedroom, six-bathroom home located near the 18th hole of the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club can be yours for 1,075 Bitcoins, according to an ad posted on the Beijing Craigslist website. The posting went live 29 days ago and was ... Read Full Article

Morgan Sindall Group PLC (MGNS) Insider Sells 13174 Shares of Stock

Therefore 78% are positive. Chemring Group PLC had 62 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 11 by Canaccord Genuity. On Friday, January 27 the stock rating was maintained by HSBC ... Read Full Article

Expansion And Diversification: Papua New Guinea’s Energy Sector

Rising demand and a need to boost connectivity to the national grid are driving rapid expansion in Papua New Guinea’s electricity sector, with a range of sources tapped to meet the government’s power access targets. Currently, PNG has less than 600 MW ... Read Full Article

Mississauga set to build boxed soccer pitch

The pitch is part of the city's ongoing efforts to bring recreational spaces to its dense urban centre. Councillor John Kovac stands next to a boxed soccer pitch the City of Mississauga piloted. (Courtesy the City of Mississauga) Councillor John ... Read Full Article

SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to documentary

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - SeaWorld revealed in a public filing Friday that two federal agencies are investigating the company for matters related to CNN's "Blackfish" documentary. The company said it's the subject of separate probes -- one from the Justice ... Read Full Article


THUNDER BAY,ONTARIO – May 31, 2017 (LSN) The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is expressing concern that the Ontario Government’s Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan does not fully consider the impacts of such broad changes on jobs, consumer costs and ... Read Full Article

U.S. E&P’s See Reserves Drop As Oil Sands Struggle

Independent E&P companies saw liquids reserves decline again in 2016, as lower prices continued to squeeze producers. Oil prices in early 2016 dropped to the lowest levels in more than a decade. While OPEC’s output cut did improve the price environment ... Read Full Article

Politics News Headlines

Senate GOP weighing penalties for uninsured in healthcare bill

Nevada Senator Dean Heller announced he will not vote for the American Health Care Act as it is now written, making him the fifth GOP senator to say they won't vote for the bill since it was released Thursday morning. Assuming every Democrat is a no vote ... Read Full Article

GOP senator: I would have preferred 'better' process on ObamaCare repeal

He pulled out the Senate Republican bill. Any new Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House version. "She has met with and heard the concerns of many Mainers about their health care challenges, and she will continue to do so as she studies the ... Read Full Article

Nebraska Democrat fired for saying he was 'glad' Rep. Scalise was shot

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was "glad" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished ... Read Full Article

Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

U.S. president Donald Trump on Saturday called out Obama administration officials for not taking stronger actions against Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, contradicting his past statements and suggesting without proof that they were trying to ... Read Full Article

Centrists could partner with Alberta Party in lead up to 2019 election

A newly formed provincial political action committee (PAC) met in Red Deer on Saturday to discuss strategies to unite centrist voters in the lead up to the 2019 Alberta election. Alberta Together, a PAC led by former PC party president Katherine O'Neill ... Read Full Article

Medicaid is biggest consumer story in 'Obamacare' rollback

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., still has an uphill battle if he hopes to get all his Republican colleagues on board. Republicans say changes are necessary to reduce the price of premiums and to give states the flexibility to offer ... Read Full Article

Why I now support abolishing the Senate

The Upper House of Canada’s Parliament no longer serves a useful purpose. It’s time to get rid of the 105 members who are appointed till age 75 but some act like they are toddlers. It’s time to get rid of the red chamber that is supposed to create ... Read Full Article

Ontario redrafts vegetable grower organization governance

Ontario’s Farm Products Marketing Commission (OFPMC) is proposing a new governance structure for the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers, which has been without a board of directors since March. The commission last week released proposed amendments to ... Read Full Article

Catherine Frazee: We must remember history when considering assisted dying for the disabled

Earlier this month, a respected physician and scholar stepped down as chairman of the expert working group appointed to study the issue of advanced directives for medically assisted death. Named to this position only two weeks earlier by the Council of ... Read Full Article

NDP and Greens Attack Throne Speech: ‘You Have to Change Before an Election’

‘You can’t change after an election. You have to change before an election,’ said NDP leader John Horgan of what the Liberals promised in their throne speech. Photo by Katie Hyslop. Leaders of the NDP and Green Party said their MLAs would vote ... Read Full Article

Report: Justice Kennedy Contemplating Retirement

The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will publish its final rulings for this term on Monday. Some significant cases, including the possibility the court will hand down a decision on the legality of President Trump's travel ban, will be decided. Read Full Article

What ever happened to Vox Pop Labs’ $600,000 Canada 150 survey?

Last November, Mark Gilchrist was at the Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg for a group sit-down with several dozen strangers to talk about what being Canadian meant to each of them. What made them proud to be Canadian? What made them embarrassed to ... Read Full Article

Column: What is BC Liberals’ election edge? Cash

Athletes seek it an edge — why wouldn’t politicians do the same? Those edges run the gamut from a sudden desire to visit every region of the province on government business while simultaneously holding party fundraisers to bombarding TV viewers with ... Read Full Article

Beef up protections in solitary confinement bill: Editorial

For those locked in solitary confinement in federal prisons across the country a glimmer of light has emerged. Under Bill C-56, tabled in the House of Commons this week, Ottawa will put an end to indefinite administrative segregation by imposing a ... Read Full Article

Entertainment Headlines

U2 gives it all but fans want more

“Set me alight — we’ll punch a hole right through the night!” sang U2 frontman Bono on The Joshua Tree’s evocatively cinematic tune, In God’s Country, at Rogers Centre Friday night. And so the Irish band did. Actually, what really happened was ... Read Full Article

'Bit of a loose cannon': Why Prince Harry's musings on the monarchy may not be so surprising after all

Janet Davison is a CBC senior writer and editor based in Toronto. At first, it all seemed rather shocking — there was Prince Harry, fifth in line for the throne, suggesting no one in the Royal Family wants the top job. The 32-year-old prince's interview ... Read Full Article

Small but mighty: How Canada’s military produces some of the world’s best snipers

“Canada has the best sniper training program in the world. I’ve been saying this for years.” It may sound like a bold statement, but Rob Furlong is among a tiny handful of people with the credibility to make such a brash assertion. Back in 2002, then ... Read Full Article

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn, 68, received a rock star welcome from thousands of festival-goers, who chanted his name and held up signs that read ... Read Full Article

Filming complete for new season of award-winning web series The Drive

Wherever you go, you can always come home. Award-winning, locally filmed web series The Drive – which follows the lives and loves of friends residing on Commercial Drive in east Vancouver – has wrapped principal photography on its second season and ... Read Full Article

U2's Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour

If you didn’t get a chance to see U2 at their remaining Canadian stop in Toronto at the Rogers Centre Friday night, there’s still a chance to get in the car, cross the border and catch them on Sept. 3 and 5 in Detroit (Ford Field) and Buffalo, NY (New ... Read Full Article

Bill Cosby to hold townhalls on sex assault

His sexual assault case ended with a deadlocked jury and mistrial. Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson, while in an interview on "Good Morning Alabama" also shared that "Cosby Show" star wants to talk to younger people now about this issue. Cosby "having a town ... Read Full Article

The Latest: Utah woman speaks about London attack

SALT LAKE CITY – The Latest on a concert held in honour of a Utah man killed in a high-profile London attack (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A Utah woman injured in a high-profile London attack on Westminster Bridge says she was looking at her camera and ... Read Full Article

Al Capone's song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

BOSTON — Artifacts connected to some of the nation’s most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday. A diamond pocket watch that belonged to Al Capone and was produced in Chicago in the 1920s, along with a handwritten musical ... Read Full Article

The new Transformers movie is fun and insane, but way too long

Among wide-opening Hollywood studio movies, "Transformers: The Last Knight" has the week to itself. "Michael Bay knows that come 7:30, it's time for me to go to bed", Wahlberg said. Mark Wahlberg has confessed he's "super overprotective" of his 13-year-old ... Read Full Article

Lamar Odom claps back over jokes about him doing crack

Lamar Odom isn’t here for slander. In a scathing letter directed at ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith — who joked that Odom “was on crack” when he got signed to the New York Knicks in 2014, during a recent segment on “First Take” — the ... Read Full Article

Jazzfest review: Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan carried on deep musical conversations

“You’re my hero, Bill!” a super-fan called out in the NAC Theatre Friday night, before guitarist Bill Frisell had even played a note. After that opening heckle, there was a pause. Then Frisell went to his announcing mike and said one of the two ... Read Full Article

Techno pioneer Richie Hawtin to young artists: know your history, but pave your own way

In April, techno pioneer and DJ Richie Hawtin took to the Coachella stage in California to debut his show CLOSE — Spontaneity and Synchronicity, which found him embracing the visceral spectacle of a stadium rock show. It not only represented a personal ... Read Full Article

Keke Wyatt to shave head in support of her child who is battling cancer

Keke Wyatt reveals that one of her children is battling cancer. On Saturday, the R&B singer took to Instagram, where she asked fans to pray for a “complete healing” as well as announced that she will shave her head in solidarity, during a live feed. Read Full Article

Tech/Science Headlines

British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

Britain's Parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service. The House of Commons said it was ... Read Full Article

Oregon expecting thousands for first U.S continent-wide solar eclipse in 99 years

MADRAS, Ore. — Just before sunrise, there’s typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon’s second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light. But on Aug. 21, local officials expect this lookout point ... Read Full Article

How NATO is getting serious about Russia

The 2001 Lithuanian general census found the population of Stašėnai, a dot-on-the-map village whose existence is barely perceptible amid flat and verdant farmland northwest of Vilnius, to be 66 souls. By the next census, a decade later, the figure had ... Read Full Article

U.K. Parliament investigating cyberattack on user accounts

LONDON -- British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts." A statement from the House of Commons said that as a precaution, remote email ... Read Full Article

'Unprecedented event': 6 North Atlantic right whales found dead in June

Jordan Gill is from Red Rock, New Brunswick. He is a CBC reporter based out of Fredericton. Since June 7, six North Atlantic right whales have been found dead, floating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in a loss that amounts to more than one per cent of the ... Read Full Article

Uber's CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick steps down

Outside experts said the only way to change Uber's culture was for Kalanick to step aside. "That doesn't mean they're going to get her", the source added. Sandberg is reportedly mulling a run for U.S. President, and taking the top job at the company would ... Read Full Article

Victim of a hate crime? Now there's an app for that

(CNN) - If you are the victim of a hate crime, what would you do? Who would you call? What are the laws in your city or state that could protect you? The Council on American-Islamic Relations launched a new civil rights app this week called "Making ... Read Full Article

'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

Writers appear to be shocked at the upcoming Note's price, but I could have sworn that Samsung's last attempt was close to $900 as well. With the Galaxy S8, we learned that feature wasn't yet ready, and it is entirely possible it won't be ready for the ... Read Full Article

Canada may be poised for a tech comeback with innovation-friendly Liberal agenda: CEOs

Ryan Holmes calls it a lost generation. The founder and CEO of Vancouver-based digital media platform Hootsuite Media Inc. says the exodus of more than 300,000 Canadians to Silicon Valley in the aftermath of the dot com implosion in the late 1990s is ... Read Full Article

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NASA Discovered 10 Planets That Might Have Life

It is the range of distance from a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of a rocky planet. NASA's Kepler space telescope can find a needle in a haystack, if a needle was a planet and a haystack was the seemingly endless expanse of space. Read Full Article

Hate crimes reported to police jump 30 per cent between 2015 and 2016

Ottawa police responded to 103 incidents of hate crime in 2016, the highest count for such activities in the past five years. The number of incidents police officers were called to last year represented a 30.4-per-cent jump from the 79 they responded to in ... Read Full Article

Amazing Solar Camping Lights to Keep You Glowing, Well Into the Night

Gone are the days of needing propane for your Coleman lantern and lots and lots of batteries. Solar power can keep you going for hours on end. Camping is wonderful in part because of all that night sky you can see. But when it’s time to make your way ... Read Full Article

Pokemon GO ramps up for its second summer

In an effort to keep Pokémon GO‘s sizable 65 million worldwide player base on board—and find new recruits who didn’t get hooked last summer—developer Niantic and The Pokémon Company have unleashed a raft of new updates for their groundbreaking AR ... Read Full Article

Sports News Headlines

Sonnen tops Silva in unanimous decision at Bellator in NYC

NEW YORK — Chael Sonnen won a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva in a much-delayed grudge match to take the light heavyweight bout Saturday night in Bellator’s debut at Madison Square Garden. Sonnen and Silva had feuded — and even brawled in ... Read Full Article

Hamonic's contract is value in today's NHL

CHICAGO - What the Maple Leafs learned on Saturday afternoon: James vanRiemsdyk may not be the trade chip they believed him to be. Lou Lamoriello was taking a run at Travis Hamonic, the rather affordable yet certainly expensive right-handed shooting ... Read Full Article

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship. The 23-year-old Texan closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 on Saturday, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC ... Read Full Article

Flames target 'untapped offensive talent' on second day of NHL Draft

CHICAGO — In the Windy City, Adam Ruzicka’s phone was buzzing and D’Artagnan Joly was beaming. At his cabin in Turtle Lake, Alta., Zach Fischer was waiting for the fish to start biting. And at home in Sweden, Filip Sveningsson was snoozing as the ... Read Full Article

Frontenacs GM Gilmour a fan of Leafs’ gigantic fifth-round pick Eerneli Rasanen

CHICAGO - Doug Gilmour has a warning for those opposing forwards who cut into the middle against hulking 6-foot-6 Kingston Frontenacs defenceman Eemeli Rasanen, drafted by the Maple Leafs in the second round Saturday. Do so at your own risk. “He hits ... Read Full Article

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. — Alex Faedo dominated TCU for a second straight time, and now he and his Florida Gators teammates will face a familiar opponent in the College World Series finals. The Detroit Tigers’ first-round draft pick pitched three-hit ball for 7 1/3 ... Read Full Article

Flames acquire defenceman Travis Hamonic from Islanders

CHICAGO — Within the span of two phone calls, the personal and professional lives of Travis Hamonic changed irrevocably. The first came from New York Islanders executive Garth Snow, the only general manager he had ever known as a professional. Shortly ... Read Full Article

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

But its 50-foot catamaran came off its foils during a bad gybe and buried its bows in the water, allowing the Kiwis to speed back ahead and open a lead of more than 300 yards. They made up that deficit with their first win on Saturday and with three wins ... Read Full Article

Impact lose 4-1 in Columbus as defence falls apart

The Impact’s 4-1 loss to the Crew Saturday night in Columbus is one that could come back to haunt them. After the teams headed into halftime tied 1-1 on goals by Columbus’s Federico Higuain in the 17th minute and Montreal’s Anthony Jackson-Hamel in ... Read Full Article

'Everything happens for a reason': Injury opened door to what could be perfect match for OG Anunoby, Toronto Raptors

The newest Raptor was meant to land in Toronto. OG Anunoby wanted it, the Raptors wanted him and events conspired to make sure that happened. Anunoby was destined to be gone long before the Raptors selected at No. 23 in Thursday’s draft. He knew it and ... Read Full Article

Los Angeles Kings prospect raised by 2 moms

CHICAGO — Moments after Jaret Anderson-Dolan was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, he hugged his mothers Fran and Nancy. They cried a few tears as Anderson-Dolan made his way to the floor of the United Center for handshakes and congratulations from his ... Read Full Article

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

But Steph Curry knows what he wants to say. "Kevin needs to go upstairs to meet with Bob [Myers]." The Warriors have bigger aspirations than that. I thought we played well, got better each game, but against good teams you can't give away games like Game 3 ... Read Full Article

All Blacks released to play for Hurricanes vs. Lions

The Hurricanes will have try-scoring potency when they play the British and Irish Lions on Tuesday with three members of the All Blacks squad released for the game. Savea has been named on the left wing where he has started 12 of the Hurricanes 14 matches ... Read Full Article

South Africa Beat England In A Thrilling T20 Encounter

Chasing a target of 175, England were on course of a series-clinching win with 133/2 in the 16th over bowled by Chris Morris when Roy, who was batting superbly on 67, was given out. It led to a dramatic finale in which England needed 12 runs off the last over. Read Full Article