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Canadian electric vehicle builders gearing up for growth on both sides of border

Canadian electric vehicle builders gearing up for growth on both sides of border

TORONTO — Damon Motors Inc. likes to refer to its electric motorbikes as groundbreaking, but the company’s manufacturing plans are also bucking a trend among Canadian companies.
Space bacon, anyone? Canadian semifinalists tackle space food challenge in contest

Space bacon, anyone? Canadian semifinalists tackle space food challenge in contest

So it's lunchtime on Day 800 of your three-year trip to Mars and, as you hurtle through space, you and three fellow astronauts sit down for a bite. What's on the menu? Could be a protein shake from algae grown on near-waterless biofilms.
Liberals under pressure to balance competing asks in budget and economic update

Liberals under pressure to balance competing asks in budget and economic update

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are set to unveil an update on the health of federal finances and its outlook for the economy while facing competing demands on benefits, taxes and economic growth.
Fix health-care backlogs, save money and ease health-worker burnout? There is a way.

Fix health-care backlogs, save money and ease health-worker burnout? There is a way.

OTTAWA — COVID-19 has thrown Canada’s already struggling health-care system into chaos, forcing impossible choices when it comes to how to rebuild once the pandemic has ebbed.

'Non-standard' repairs made to fix cracks on military helicopters: commander

OTTAWA — The commander of Canada’s air force says he is concerned about the recent discovery of tail cracks in most of the military’s new Cyclone helicopters, and the need for “non-standard” repairs to each aircraft, but he remains confident in the f
Damaged parks, reduced holiday travel among impacts of flood on B.C. tourism

Damaged parks, reduced holiday travel among impacts of flood on B.C. tourism

VANCOUVER — Parts of British Columbia's tourism industry are facing another uphill battle with an uncertain recovery horizon after this year's damaging storms.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $6 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Outspoken former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman dies at age 88, premier says

Outspoken former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman dies at age 88, premier says

TORONTO — Mel Lastman, the brash, outspoken pitchman-turned-politician whose array of gaffes, missteps and personal scandals did little to diminish a remarkable career as mayor of Canada's largest city, has died at the age of 88.

Canada Revenue Agency offline as a precaution due to global 'security vulnerability'

The Canada Revenue Agency says it has taken its online services offline after it learned of a possible security threat.
Volunteers join forces to help clean up after unprecedented flooding in B.C.

Volunteers join forces to help clean up after unprecedented flooding in B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Caroline and Paul Mostertman have become accustomed to seeing their belongings floating by outside their flood-ravaged farm in Abbotsford, B.C.