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Inside the anti-vaccination movement: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
by CBC on January 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.
Inuit designers launch new line of parkas for Canada Goose
by Jackie McKay on January 19, 2020 at 10:00 am
This is the second year Canada Goose has commissioned Inuit seamstresses to design a collection of traditional style parkas. The parkas from Atigi 2.0 were shown publicly for the first time at a media launch in New York Thursday.
Major Canadian pot companies facing proposed class-action lawsuits in the U.S.
by Reid Southwick on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
Some of Canada’s biggest cannabis producers are facing a flurry of proposed class-action lawsuits in the United States after investors were hit with steep financial losses in the stock market.
Public servant who promoted $225M baby formula plant now sits on Chinese investor's board
by Janyce McGregor on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
The former head of the Canadian Dairy Commission who facilitated a $225-million investment by a Chinese dairy processor to build an infant formula plant in Kingston, Ont., is now serving on that same Chinese corporation's board.
As final Zellers stores close, former employees swap memories, memorabilia
by Haydn Watters on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
The final two Zellers stores will shut down later this month. But an active community of former employees hopes to keep the doomed department store remembered through memorabilia and online.
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Parasite scores historic upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances
by Reuters on January 20, 2020 at 6:20 am
The SAG awards, which focus entirely on performances, are closely watched as an indicator of Oscar success because actors form the largest voting group in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Santa Anita race track suffers 3rd horse fatality in as many days
by The Associated Press on January 20, 2020 at 5:54 am
A third horse died in three days at Santa Anita Park in California when it collided with another horse during training hours on Sunday.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov suffers shocking 1st-round defeat at Australian Open
by The Canadian Press on January 20, 2020 at 3:24 am
Canada's Denis Shapovalov lost a lengthy four-set match with Hungary's Marton Fucsovics on Monday in the opening round of the Australian Open.
San Francisco 49ers to face Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV
by Josh Dubow on January 20, 2020 at 2:52 am
The San Francisco 49ers will meet the Kansas City Chiefs in next month's Super Bowl after the two teams won their respective conference championships on Sunday.
Caught on camera: Man chases dangerous driver after 911 puts him on hold
by Rosa Marchitelli on January 20, 2020 at 1:00 am
An Ontario man says he has ‘lost faith’ in the 911 system, after an operator put him on hold for six minutes while he frantically pursued a suspected drunk driver, careening down busy streets. An emergency call system expert says Canada’s 911 is outdated and in desperate need of an overhaul.