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Alex Trebek, long-running ‘Jeopardy!’host, dies at 80

Alex Trebek, long-running ‘Jeopardy!’host, dies at 80

LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. He was 80. Trebek died at home early Sunday with family and friends surrounding him, “Jeopardy!” studio Sony said in a statement.
SpaceX clears second hurdle in launching Starlink satellite internet in Canada

SpaceX clears second hurdle in launching Starlink satellite internet in Canada

Aerospace firm SpaceX has been granted a second round of government approval to provide high-speed internet to Canadians through a constellation of satellites.
Euphoria floods city streets across U.S. after Joe Biden clinches White House win

Euphoria floods city streets across U.S. after Joe Biden clinches White House win

WASHINGTON, Wash. — America's political fever finally broke Saturday, sending frustrated and fed-up U.S. voters pouring into city streets across the United States, giddy with unbridled delight at Joe Biden's long-awaited presidential win.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:48 a.m. EST on Nov. 8, 2020: There are 260,464 confirmed cases in Canada.
COVID-19 continues to surge in parts of Canada, new daily high reported in Ontario

COVID-19 continues to surge in parts of Canada, new daily high reported in Ontario

The number of COVID-19 cases continued to soar in parts of Canada on Saturday, with Alberta and Ontario reaching new daily highs and British Columbia imposing significant new restrictions in the most populous part of the province.
Airlines' 'bait-and-switch' strategy lures customers to flights that never take off

Airlines' 'bait-and-switch' strategy lures customers to flights that never take off

OTTAWA — Rob Przybylski and Courtney Ross were slated to wrap up the month on a Costa Rican beach, sipping sugarcane cocktails with friends and family as they celebrated their wedding. Instead, the Oshawa, Ont.
After waiting with bated breath, Canadians welcome Biden's win with open arms

After waiting with bated breath, Canadians welcome Biden's win with open arms

Canadians across the country ushered in what they hoped would be a new, calmer era of relations with the United States on Saturday, welcoming U.S. president-elect Joe Biden with open arms.
Kamala Harris's Canadian classmates celebrate after her vice-presidential win

Kamala Harris's Canadian classmates celebrate after her vice-presidential win

MONTREAL — Kamala Harris became the first woman and first person of colour elected vice-president of the United States on Saturday, a victory that holds a special meaning for her former schoolmates and current students at the Montreal high school she
National employment numbers for October from Statistics Canada, at a glance

National employment numbers for October from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's October employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 8.9 per cent (9.0) Employment rate: 59.4 per cent (59.1) Participation rate: 65.2 per cent (65.
Canada not on track to hit its first electric car target in 2025

Canada not on track to hit its first electric car target in 2025

OTTAWA — National cash rebates convinced more Canadians to buy an electric car in the last 18 months, but Transport Canada says it won't be enough to hit the first zero-emission vehicle sales targets in 2025.