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Internal CSIS note details 'mega trends' set to alter economy, society, security

Internal CSIS note details 'mega trends' set to alter economy, society, security

OTTAWA — From cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to the rise of millennials, a top-secret document by Canada's spy agency explores the so-called "mega trends" on its radar and details how they will transform the economy, society and securi
Canadian marijuana companies search for workers ahead of legalization

Canadian marijuana companies search for workers ahead of legalization

VANCOUVER — Canadian marijuana companies are on a hiring spree, looking to fill an array of roles as they gear up for the legalization of recreational cannabis later this year.
Margaret Atwood takes to Twitter to defend herself after #MeToo op-ed

Margaret Atwood takes to Twitter to defend herself after #MeToo op-ed

Margaret Atwood has taken to Twitter to defend herself after writing a controversial op-ed in which she wondered if she was a "bad feminist" for questioning the tactics of the #MeToo movement.
Sears Canada closes its final stores after months-long liquidation

Sears Canada closes its final stores after months-long liquidation

The few remaining Sears Canada stores closed their doors for good on Sunday.
In the news today, Jan. 15

In the news today, Jan. 15

3 stories in the news for Monday, Jan.
Atlantic Canada recovers from flooding, outages and evacuations after deluge

Atlantic Canada recovers from flooding, outages and evacuations after deluge

Dozens of people from a rural New Brunswick community were set to return home Sunday night as authorities in many parts of Atlantic Canada worked to clean up the aftermath of a deluge that flooded basements, snapped power lines, wreaked what one offi

Three injured, including bystanders, in 'brazen' Vancouver shooting

VANCOUVER — A targeted shooting on a major Vancouver street has left three people injured, including someone police describe as an "innocent" teen.
Crown gets go-ahead to prosecute Greek shipping company in B.C. fuel spill

Crown gets go-ahead to prosecute Greek shipping company in B.C. fuel spill

VANCOUVER — A Greek shipping firm accused of operating a vessel that spilled thousands of litres of fuel into Vancouver's English Bay will be prosecuted regardless of whether it participates in the legal proceedings.
Lac-Megantic jurors to deliberate for fifth day Monday

Lac-Megantic jurors to deliberate for fifth day Monday

SHERBROOKE, Que. — The jurors at the trial of three men charged with criminal negligence causing death in the Lac-Megantic railway disaster will deliberate for a fifth day Monday after failing to reach a verdict Sunday.
'Pops': Montreal man who founded organization to help the homeless dies

'Pops': Montreal man who founded organization to help the homeless dies

MONTREAL — A Montreal man known affectionately as "Pops" and who founded an organization that helps the homeless has died at the age of 89. The group, called "Dans La Rue," says Emmett Johns died overnight Saturday night.