Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Saturday August 31 2013 edition


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As we head into a long weekend in Canada, the labour day weekend, traditionally thought of as signallint the end of summer, the regular team is here for this week's show.

Some schools provide meals but there is no national meal ...



Strike notice at Vancouver airport ahead of holiday weekend

Strike averted, see August 30 update below
Hundreds of workers at Canada's second busiest airport in Vancouver could be on strike this holiday weekend, and as early as Friday.

Local 20221 of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) informed the Vancouver Airport Authority of their right to strike as of midnight Thursday (August 29).

The union represents ...


CLC, Canada's largest union federation, endorses Labatt beer boycott

It may be a hot summer, and it may be popular, but Canada's largest union federation the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) wants Canadians to boycott certain brands of beer because of a labour conflict in the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Forty workers at the Labatt Breweries plant in St. John's, Newfoundland have been on strike since ...


Canada has 3 of the world's top 5 most liveable cities

The top most “liveable” cities in North America are in Canada.

According to an annual survey by the prestigious “Economist” magazine Intelligence Unit, the west coast port city of Vancouver ranks third in the world, out of 140 cities in the survey.

Toronto, Ontario, which is Canada’ biggest city, ranks 4th in the world followed by the prairie ...


What was she thinking? Ontario woman busted after phone call.

Once in a while you just have to scratch your head in wonderment.

Police in Lindsay, Ontario, received a phone call last week from a women with an unusual request.

She had marijuana plants in a grow-op in her house and wanted the police to give her tips on how to protect them from thieves wanting to break ...




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