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Yamana Gold to bid for Osisko Mining

YamanaGold to bid for Osisko MiningYamana Gold Inc has said that it might be planning to bid for Osisko Mining Corp after rival Goldcorp Inc launched a C$2.76 billion or $2.5 billion hostile offer for Osisko Mining.

Scientist support wireless radiation health studies

Scientist support wireless radiation health studiesWellbeing Canada ought to "forcefully" investigate the conceivable connection between remote wireless transmissions and disease and ought to educate Canadians how they can constrain their introduction to such electromagnetic fields while utilizing cellphones, an expert exploratory board proposes.

Canadian dollar rises 0.14 of a cent to 90.56

Canadian dollar rises 0.14 of a cent to 90.56According to the latest figures released, the Canadian dollar increased 0.14 cent to 90.56 to cents in the afternoon trade.

The national currency improved significantly as the country's economy recorded a strong increase during the first month of the year. Data from Statistics Canada showed that the Canadian economy grew by 0.5 per cent in January compared to 0.3 per cent predicted by economists. The growth is a significant improvement from the month of December when the there was a 0.5 per cent decline in the economy.

Canada’s law change has people talking about sex trade

Canada’s law change has people talking about sex tradeCanada's late law change has individuals debating over which authoritative target to receive concerning the sex exchange. Is sex bondage being satisfactorily recognized in these civil arguments?

BlackBerry records fall in profit and revenue

BlackBerry records fall in profit and revenueCanadian phone maker, BlackBerry has said that it has recorded a fall in its profit and revenue during the fourth quarter of the year but also said that business will turnaround.

Chief executive John Chen said, "I am obviously extremely pleased with the Q4 results because it put us on the track and, if not, slightly ahead. I'm very pleased with the fact that the company's now back in execution mode."

Morning-after pill does not work on heavy women

Morning-after pill does not work on heavy womenHealth Canada has wanted producers from the "morning-after pill" to put warnings on their bundling demonstrating the solution is less powerful for heavier ladies.

The new rules caution the pills is less powerful for ladies who weigh 165 to 176 pounds, and by and large ineffectual for ladies who weigh over 176 pounds.

Canadian mortgage rates fall under 3%

Canadian mortgage rates fall under 3%According to the latest figures released, the Canadian mortgage rates have fallen below the rate of 3 per cent. Bank of Montreal lowered its five-year fixed-rate mortgage to 2.99 per cent from 3.49 per cent.

The lower retail rates will help buyers in the country but will increase difficulties for finance officials as the housing market begins its spring sale season. The Bank of Montreal has announced its decision to lower the interest rates but market experts said that it might be enough to revive the sluggish housing market as other factors including provincial elections in Quebec might affect the market.

Prestigious Gairdner award for Hamilton MD

Prestigious Gairdner award for Hamilton MDHamilton's Dr. Salim Yusuf has added one more honor to his officially great accumulation.

Yusuf, known as Canada's most compelling scientist, is to be respected for his "outstanding initiative" and serving to spare a large number of lives around the globe.

CNC to retire 183 older DOT-111 tank rail cars

CNC to retire 183 older DOT-111 tank rail carsCanadian National Railway has said that it is planning to retire a fleet of its 183 older DOT-111 tank rail cars in a phased manner during the coming four years as part of its plans to improve safety on its network.

Fall in payouts from private insurance

Fall in payouts from private insuranceAs stated by investigation from the University of British Columbia, Canadians paid $6.8 billion more in private medicinal services premiums than they accepted in profits in 2011.

People who purchased private health protection fared the most exceedingly awful, illustrated report creator Michael Law of UBC's Center for Health Services and Policy Research, accepting just 38 per cent of their premiums back in profits.  Little and medium-estimated organizations - a bigger bit of the segment - saw 74 per cent of their premiums returned.

Study links banned chemicals to autistic behaviour

Study links banned chemicals to autistic behaviourAnother study co-composed by a SFU health researcher has discovered a connection between two chemicals and mentally unbalanced like practices.

Pregnant ladies who were laid open to abnormal amounts of fire resistant PBDE-28 and banned pesticide Chlordane are less averse to have kids who show these practices.

"As of recently, we have centered the vast majority of our time on medication or distinguishing hereditary danger variables," says Dr.  Bruce Lanphear, who co-created the study.

Medicine Hat police say, ‘Officers are also humans’

Medicine Hat police say, ‘Officers are also humans’Medicine Hat Police say officers are also human and are profoundly influenced when compelled to make a challenging choice, including shooting a suspect.

The remarks made on the police forces's Facebook page and Twitter on Sunday, come a day after an officer lethally shot an equipped man in the city 290 km southeast of Calgary.

"Yes police are individuals too," a tweet from the southern Alberta police power said.

Truckers vow to continue strike

Truckers vow to continue strike Truckers, who have been off the job, have said that they will continue their strike even as they are being convinced by the port and the government.

They said that they will remain off the job on Monday even after warning form the authorities that their licences might be revoked and their employment might be terminated.  Unifor spokesman Gavin McGarrigle said Sunday that instead of breaking off the strike, the treats have strengthened the resolve of the truckers who have been off the job since February.

Loblaw recieves approval to acquire Shoppers

Loblaw recieves approval to acquire ShoppersLoblaw has said that it has recieved an approval for its $12.4 billion plan to acquire Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.

The country's Competition Bureau has granted an approval to the company following an agreement with the company, under which it has agreed to sell 18 stores and nine in store pharmacies.

The approval is subjected to some conditions related to how the retailer deals with its suppliers. The deal, under which two retail gaints in Canada will be merged into one giant player in the country, was announced on Friday.

Strict parenting can lead to obesity in kids

Strict parenting can lead to obesity in kidsKids with tyrant folks are less averse to be large, researchers have found. Then again, the individuals who have clear limits yet are likewise treated with friendship and well on the way to be of a healthy weight.

The study took a look at very nearly 40,000 Canadian youngsters up to the age of 11, and analyzed the child rearing they gained and their weight.

Strict middle-class folks are more inclined to have youngsters who heap on the pounds than the individuals who are firm yet reasonable, claim analysts.

Nortel collapsed due to a culture of arrogance

Nortel collapsed due to a culture of arroganceThe have been many explanations for the complete collapse of telecom service provider, Nortel five years ago, but experts now believe that it was due to "a culture of arrogance and even hubris".

A new analysis of the company's final decade of operations showed that the arrogant culture resulted in numerous management errors and weakened the firm's ability to adapt to changing environment.  A University of Ottawa team of professors, led by lead researcher Jonathan California have released a new detailed analysis on Monday about the collapse of the company.

Two heritage houses moved to new location in Vancouver

Two heritage houses moved to new location in VancouverTwo heritage houses known as `The Dorothies' have been successfully transferred from one location to another in the city of Vancouver in Canada.

Medical marijuana growers get warning to do away with pot or face action

Medical marijuana growers get warning to do away with pot or face actionHealth Canada says it will tell police if therapeutic weed clients neglect to announce they have discarded their homegrown stashes - a prerequisite of strict new elected standards.

The branch says it will impart applicable data - including the names and locations of the individuals who mock the new framework - with law implementation.

Under the existing elected project, many individuals have licences to grow marijuana for particular utilization to help simplify excruciating manifestations.

Among men, women who suffer from heart attacks, men are treated faster

Among men, women who suffer from heart attacks, men are treated fasterA Montreal clinical therapist and lead creator of another study states that sexual orientation inclination could be one of the reasons why more young men experiencing a heart ambush are dealt with more rapidly than more ladies of the same age who experience the same medicinal issue.

You can't disobey even a robot boss!

humanoid-robotToronto, March 18 : Would you listen to your boss if he/she is a robot? According to researchers, you would probably obey them nearly as predictably as you would a human.

Researchers from the human-computer interaction lab at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, ran an experiment using both a human and a humanoid robot named 'Jim'.

The results showed that the robot had an authoritative social presence.




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