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Canadians now expect to need $1.7M in order to retire: BMO survey

Canadians now expect to need $1.7M in order to retire: BMO survey

CALGARY — Canadians now believe they need $1.7 million in savings in order to retire, a 20 per cent increase from 2020, according to a new BMO survey.
Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria

Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria

NURDAGI, Turkey (AP) — Search teams and aid poured into Turkey and Syria on Tuesday as rescuers working in freezing temperatures and sometimes using their bare hands dug through the remains of buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake.
Ottawa spending $2M for international commission to offer advice on unmarked graves

Ottawa spending $2M for international commission to offer advice on unmarked graves

Ottawa is spending $2 million for an international organization to provide Indigenous communities with options for identifying possible human remains buried near former residential school sites.
Emergencies Act commission report to be delivered Feb. 20

Emergencies Act commission report to be delivered Feb. 20

The federal commission looking into the Liberal government's decision to use the Emergencies Act is being granted an extension to deliver its report to the cabinet and the public at the same time this month.
'I am sorry': Man convicted in stabbing of Calgary chef apologizes at sentencing

'I am sorry': Man convicted in stabbing of Calgary chef apologizes at sentencing

CALGARY — A man convicted of killing a chef apologized Monday and expressed dismay that no one with the victim's family was in court to to hear it.
Trudeau lays out $196-billion, 10-year health-care deal to premiers

Trudeau lays out $196-billion, 10-year health-care deal to premiers

OTTAWA — The federal government has tabled a new health-care funding offer that would see Ottawa shift $196 billion to the provinces and territories over the next 10 years in exchange for commitments to massively upgrade health-care data collection and digital medical records.
Alberta law society upholds requirement for members to take Indigenous course

Alberta law society upholds requirement for members to take Indigenous course

EDMONTON — The Law Society of Alberta has voted by a three-to-one margin in favour of keeping a requirement for its members to complete a course on Indigenous history and culture.
Pakistan blocks Wikipedia, says it hurt Muslim sentiments

Pakistan blocks Wikipedia, says it hurt Muslim sentiments

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s media regulator said Monday it blocked Wikipedia services in the country for hurting Muslim sentiment by not removing purportedly blasphemous content from the site.
Hudson's Bay to close two Alberta department stores this summer amid 'market changes'

Hudson's Bay to close two Alberta department stores this summer amid 'market changes'

EDMONTON — Hudson's Bay is shuttering two department stores in Alberta, saying the decision reflects market changes and the company's vision for the future.
Elaine Tanner, 1960s swimming superstar, cherishes rare medal that Canada wanted back

Elaine Tanner, 1960s swimming superstar, cherishes rare medal that Canada wanted back

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — She was once hailed as Canada's best athlete and Elaine Tanner has the accolades to prove it as a teenage swimming prodigy known as "Mighty Mouse" at Olympic, Commonwealth and Pan American games.