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  • FILE - In this Wednesday Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, people line up to buy fuel at a government petrol station on the third day of nation wide strike following the removal of a fuel subsidy in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday, May 23, 2015, as a months-long fuel shortage worsened, aggravated by a strike disrupting fuel deliveries in Africa's biggest oil producer. Vehicles also were grounded. Normally bustling roads in Lagos, a metropolis of 20 million, were half-empty and gas stations closed Saturday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, file)
    Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story The Canadian Press - Mon, 25 May, 2015

    In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. Nigeria's … More »Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story

    FILE - In this Wednesday Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, people line up to buy fuel at a government petrol station on the third day of nation wide strike following the removal of a fuel subsidy in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday, May 23, 2015, as a months-long fuel shortage worsened, aggravated by a strike disrupting fuel deliveries in Africa's biggest oil producer. Vehicles also were grounded. Normally bustling roads in Lagos, a metropolis of 20 million, were half-empty and gas stations closed Saturday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, file)

    In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long …

  • Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den
    Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den CBC - Tue, 12 May, 2015

    A suspected drug den in Whitehorse has been shut down. The shutdown of 23A Hanna Crescent follows years of complaints made to police and the Kwanlin Dün First Nation which … More »Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den

    Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den

    A suspected drug den in Whitehorse has been shut down. The shutdown of 23A Hanna Crescent follows years of complaints made to police and the Kwanlin Dün First Nation which owns the house. A petition made by Yukon's Director of Public Safety & Investigations under the Department of Justice describes a history of trafficking …

  • Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment
    Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment CBC - Mon, 4 May, 2015

    Northern Pulp will shutdown its Pictou County paper mill on May 30 in order to install equipment to meet air pollution reductions demanded by the Nova Scotia government. … More »Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment

    Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment

    Northern Pulp will shutdown its Pictou County paper mill on May 30 in order to install equipment to meet air pollution reductions demanded by the Nova Scotia government. The shutdown is an admission the company will not meet an end of May air pollution reduction required in its industrial approval. "Its a big job.There's …

  • Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error'
    Canada Revenue Agency’s blunder this year not its first Pay Day - Fri, 1 May, 2015

    Procrastinating Canadians breathed a sigh of relief when the Canada Revenue Agency announced that the tax-filing deadline this year has been pushed back to May 5. … More »Canada Revenue Agency’s blunder this year not its first

    Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error'

    Procrastinating Canadians breathed a sigh of relief when the Canada Revenue Agency announced that the tax-filing deadline this year has been pushed back to May 5. “Talk about proof of the need to proofread your emails before sending them out,” says H&R Block senior tax analyst Caroline Battista of this year’s mistake. …

  • GM to cut 1,000 jobs at Ontario plant CBC - Thu, 30 Apr, 2015

    GM has confirmed it will cut 1,000 jobs at its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant, even as it announces $5.4 billion US in investment in its American operations. On Thursday, … More »GM to cut 1,000 jobs at Ontario plant

    GM has confirmed it will cut 1,000 jobs at its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant, even as it announces $5.4 billion US in investment in its American operations. On Thursday, GM confirmed the end of production for the Chevrolet Camaro at the Oshawa Assembly plant will be Nov. 20 of this year. The plant is still waiting for …

  • A tax return form is pictured in Toronto on Wednesday April 13, 2011. Canadians are getting more time to file their taxes due to a mistake by the Canada Revenue Agency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
    Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error' The Canadian Press - Tue, 28 Apr, 2015

    Canadians are getting more time to file and pay their taxes due to a mistake by the Canada Revenue Agency. "Minister Findlay has made it clear that this incorrect … More »Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error'

    A tax return form is pictured in Toronto on Wednesday April 13, 2011. Canadians are getting more time to file their taxes due to a mistake by the Canada Revenue Agency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

    Canadians are getting more time to file and pay their taxes due to a mistake by the Canada Revenue Agency. "Minister Findlay has made it clear that this incorrect information is unacceptable and therefore she has directed her officials to ensure no Canadians are penalized for the CRA's error," Carter Mann said in an email. …

  • Aerial view shows reactor buildings at Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Takahama nuclear power plant in Takahama town, Fukui prefecture
    Japan government draft: nuclear to be 20-22 percent of power mix by 2030 - media Reuters - Thu, 23 Apr, 2015

    Japan's government has proposed making nuclear energy account for between 20 and 22 percent of the country's electricity mix by 2030, with renewable energy to account … More »Japan government draft: nuclear to be 20-22 percent of power mix by 2030 - media

    Aerial view shows reactor buildings at Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Takahama nuclear power plant in Takahama town, Fukui prefecture

    Japan's government has proposed making nuclear energy account for between 20 and 22 percent of the country's electricity mix by 2030, with renewable energy to account for slightly more, media reported on Friday. The proposal on nuclear energy, if adopted, is likely to be unpopular among a public that opinion polls show …

  • To match Analysis PUERTORICO-DEBT/
    Puerto Rico officials warn government shutdown imminent Reuters - Thu, 23 Apr, 2015

    Puerto Rico's top finance officials said the government of the U.S. territory will likely shutdown in three months because of a looming liquidity crisis and warned … More »Puerto Rico officials warn government shutdown imminent

    To match Analysis PUERTORICO-DEBT/

    Puerto Rico's top finance officials said the government of the U.S. territory will likely shutdown in three months because of a looming liquidity crisis and warned of a devastating impact on the island's economy.

  • In this May 15, 2012 photo, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic applauds during a pre-election rally in Belgrade, Serbia. An investigation shows that a sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane last week which triggered panic among passengers and an emergency return to Belgrade was caused by the co-pilot who spilled coffee on the instruments panel. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
    Serbia president's plane trouble en route to Vatican caused by coffee spill The Canadian Press - Tue, 21 Apr, 2015

    An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane has shown that it was because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instruments panel, aviation … More »Serbia president's plane trouble en route to Vatican caused by coffee spill

    In this May 15, 2012 photo, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic applauds during a pre-election rally in Belgrade, Serbia. An investigation shows that a sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane last week which triggered panic among passengers and an emergency return to Belgrade was caused by the co-pilot who spilled coffee on the instruments panel. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane has shown that it was because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instruments panel, aviation authorities said Tuesday. Initially, President Tomislav Nikolic's press office said last Friday that the plane made an emergency return because of engine …

  • Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment
    Northern Pulp to shut Boat Harbour waste treatment plant in 2020 CBC - Fri, 17 Apr, 2015

    The province of Nova Scotia has set aside $50 million to begin cleaning up the pulp mill waste treatment plant in Boat Harbour, but there are still questions about … More »Northern Pulp to shut Boat Harbour waste treatment plant in 2020

    Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment

    The province of Nova Scotia has set aside $50 million to begin cleaning up the pulp mill waste treatment plant in Boat Harbour, but there are still questions about where the effluent will be treated after the plant is taken offline. "Today's legislation will call for the closure of the Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility …

  • Everest College grads want loan forgiveness for 'worthless' diploma CBC - Fri, 17 Apr, 2015

    Former students of defunct Everest College say their diplomas are "worthless" and the Ontario government should forgive their thousands of dollars in student loans. … More »Everest College grads want loan forgiveness for 'worthless' diploma

    Former students of defunct Everest College say their diplomas are "worthless" and the Ontario government should forgive their thousands of dollars in student loans. Some recent Ontario grads of the now closed private career college are joining a growing movement in the United States. They're asking for loan forgiveness …

  • Cyberattacks on federal research agency tried to beat the clock: documents The Canadian Press - Wed, 15 Apr, 2015

    Time stands still for no one, but that didn't stop cyberattackers from trying to shut down a National Research Council service that synchronizes computer clocks. … More »Cyberattacks on federal research agency tried to beat the clock: documents

    Time stands still for no one, but that didn't stop cyberattackers from trying to shut down a National Research Council service that synchronizes computer clocks. The federal research council's Network Time Protocol service was hit with two denial-of-service attacks last year, records obtained under the Access to Information …