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Average Canadian home price is $440K - what will that buy?

Business News - 2 hours 36 min ago

The real estate market continues to be hot, with the average price for a home in Canada reaching a record high in March.


Shaw dials back on bundling home phone with its other services

National News - 2 hours 36 min ago
This is a trend that has been eating away at Shaw Communications subscriber numbers, so it decided to no longer push the issue.
Categories: National News

5 cycling tips you need to know

National News - 2 hours 36 min ago
An increase in two-wheel traffic means the potential for more accidents, says Constable Hue Smith, the police cyclist trainer at Toronto Traffic Services. According to the most recent statistics released by Cycle Toronto, the city had 1,459 cyclist collisions per 100,000 people over a five-year period. Smith says that bike collisions are most often the result of poor driving, failing to yield to right-of-way and improper turning.
Categories: National News

Official: At least 30 killed in a suicide motorcycle bombing in eastern Afghanistan

National News - 3 hours 40 min ago
A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said on Saturday that more than 80 people were also wounded in the attack in Jalalabad, the provincial capital. The bank branch is located in the heart of a crowded commercial district, Abdulzai said. Another blast was reported Saturday near a shrine in Jalalabad, but no one was hurt.
Categories: National News

4 in critical condition in gas blast that closed both directions of Central California highway

National News - 3 hours 45 min ago

A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 11 people, at least three of them critically, authorities said. It was not clear what caused the explosion at the Fresno County Sheriff's gun range that brought traffic in the area to a halt. Four patients were being treated at Community Regional Medical Center's burn and trauma unit, spokeswoman Mary Lisa Russell said. Four other patients were taken to St. Agnes Hospital and three more to Madera Community Hospital, and four others were treated and released at the scene, Fresno County Medical Services director Dan Lynch said.


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