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WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on

Airline says new option to be introduced within a couple of weeks
Sites with radioactive material more vulnerable as climate change worsens

Sites with radioactive material more vulnerable as climate change worsens

Increasingly common fires, droughts and floods all threaten the sensitive sites
Daily cannabis use outpaces daily drinking in the U.S., a new study says

Daily cannabis use outpaces daily drinking in the U.S., a new study says

A good 40% of current cannabis users are using it daily or near daily
18% are boycotting Loblaw as Canadians feel grocery inflation worsening: poll

18% are boycotting Loblaw as Canadians feel grocery inflation worsening: poll

Seven out of 10 Canadians polled said they are aware of the ongoing boycott
International Criminal Court push to prosecute Israel, Hamas ‘unhelpful’: Trudeau

International Criminal Court push to prosecute Israel, Hamas ‘unhelpful’: Trudeau

Jewish and Muslim groups in Canada have mounted petition campaigns, asking Ottawa to take a decisive stance
Interpol says over 1,500 stolen Canadian vehicles identified since February

Interpol says over 1,500 stolen Canadian vehicles identified since February

Canada ranks among top 10 countries experiencing highest levels of theft so far this year
Canadians believe grocery inflation worsening, 18% boycotting Loblaw: poll

Canadians believe grocery inflation worsening, 18% boycotting Loblaw: poll

Inflation has, in fact, been slowing, but that doesn’t mean prices have been going down
Indigenous CBC employee’s racism claims to be heard by human-rights tribunal

Indigenous CBC employee’s racism claims to be heard by human-rights tribunal

Regina-based videographer says CBC offered him settlement, but only if he signed an NDA
Canada’s Pension Plan fund earns 8%; net assets total $632B

Canada’s Pension Plan fund earns 8%; net assets total $632B

Winnipeg trial hears search for ‘serial killer’ found on accused’s computer

Winnipeg trial hears search for ‘serial killer’ found on accused’s computer

Jeremy Skibicki has admitted to killing 4 women but argues he isn’t criminally responsible