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Autonomous trucks moving quickly to commercial reality despite job threat

Autonomous trucks moving quickly to commercial reality despite job threat

MONTREAL — Once thought of as a distant fantasy, autonomous trucks are moving towards commercial reality on Canadian highways as companies look to boost productivity amid a driver shortage and governments seek to reduce deadly crashes.

Environment Canada issues extreme cold weather warnings for much of the country

Environment Canada issued a slew of extreme cold warnings across the country on Tuesday.
Big pharma snub, placebo snag to blame for lack of medical pot research: experts

Big pharma snub, placebo snag to blame for lack of medical pot research: experts

VANCOUVER — A disinterested pharmaceutical industry and the conundrum of finding a convincing placebo are just two reasons experts say there has been little quality research into medicinal marijuana.
Night owls push for later last calls at bars year-round

Night owls push for later last calls at bars year-round

TORONTO — Partying into the wee hours of the morning at a favourite watering hole is a tradition generally reserved for New Year's Eve and other very special occasions.
What to consider ahead of your first RRSP meeting

What to consider ahead of your first RRSP meeting

The decline of defined benefit pension plans are among the reasons retirement saving has become more challenging. The head of RBC Wealth Management Services explains what young people should consider when planning for retirement.
PM selects local student to youth council

PM selects local student to youth council

11 leading young Canadians to join the Youth Council. Each one brings their own unique perspectives and strengths.