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Automation, climate change, AI: schools prepping students for jobs of the future

As automation and artificial intelligence continue to transform Canadian workplaces, post-secondary institutions across the country say they are working to prepare students for jobs that may not even exist yet.
Rescue group: stray dog's condition improving after being found with jar on head

Rescue group: stray dog's condition improving after being found with jar on head

WINNIPEG — After days of uncertainty that followed the rescue of a Manitoba stray dog with pellets in her body, metal in her belly and a plastic jar stuck on her head, the group that's been caring for the beleaguered but friendly pooch says she appea
Montreal airport refuellers to resume negotiation process tomorrow

Montreal airport refuellers to resume negotiation process tomorrow

MONTREAL — The union representing employees who refuel the planes at two Montreal airports will return to the negotiating table Thursday morning after a second straight day on the picket lines, though there was uncertainly late Wednesday around the t

Trucker accuses union of disobeying injunction in Regina refinery strike

REGINA — The owner of a trucking company says striking workers at Regina's Co-op refinery are violating a court injunction that restricts how long pickets can block trucks entering and leaving the facility. Justice Janet McMurtry ruled on Dec.
Canada's first babies of the new year born seconds after midnight

Canada's first babies of the new year born seconds after midnight

Some of Canada's newest parents rang in the new year by welcoming the first babies born in 2020 moments after the stroke of midnight.

Political pressure mounts as Ottawa moves closer to 5G decision on Huawei

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has long characterized it as a dispassionate policy exercise drawing on expert evidence.
'Doomsday' scenario of mass layoffs due to AI unlikely, federal documents say

'Doomsday' scenario of mass layoffs due to AI unlikely, federal documents say

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show that top government officials believe there is no imminent threat that artificial intelligence and robots will displace large segments of the Canadian workforce.
Federal scientists study how to adapt building codes to climate change

Federal scientists study how to adapt building codes to climate change

When storm winds howl and rivers flood, buildings take the brunt.

Ahead of Quebec mosque shooting anniversary, a plea to tighten gun permit checks

MONTREAL — As the third anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting approaches, gun control advocates are urging the province to tighten rules around reference checks for those seeking gun permits.

Can Trudeau count on stable Liberal minority? Not necessarily, warns Bob Rae

OTTAWA — Accidents happen. That's something Bob Rae advises all federal political parties to keep in mind as they enter a new era of minority government. The former interim Liberal leader knows a thing or two about minority governments.