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A Canadian Single Dad Is Suing His Japanese Employer For Paternity Harassment

Glen Wood has been living off his savings, forced to dip into money he’d set aside for his son’s education as he battles the Japanese company he alleges harassed him for taking paternity leave to the point that he became depressed and had to go on medical leave. Being a single parent is tough enough even in the best circumstances, ...

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Best STEM Toys For Kids To Help Them Grow Up To Become Geniuses

These days, sitting in front of an electronic toy is a much more valuable experience than it used to be, thanks to the robots, motors, and homemade computers that parents can now put under the tree. The ever-growing roster of STEM-focused toys, for even the youngest kids, introduce scientific concepts and tools like coding, electronics, math, and chemistry in an ...

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Nearly 6,000 Ontario High Schoolers Have Tried Fentanyl: Survey

TORONTO — Ontario adolescents are drinking, smoking and using cannabis and other recreational drugs at the lowest rates since the late 1970s, suggests a biennial survey of Grade 7 to 12 students by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. But the 2017 survey released Thursday turned up a disturbing finding: almost one per cent of respondents in Grades 9 ...

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The Newest Reason To Avoid Tanning Beds Could Be Viral In Nature

As the days approach their shortest length of the year, over one million Canadians will seek out a different kind of sunlight in the form of a tanning bed. This means of getting some sun has been seen in the past as a way to improve one’s mood and self-esteem PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ ...

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Canadian Household Debt Hits Record High As Net Worth Declines

OTTAWA — The amount Canadians owe relative to their income hit a new high in the third quarter. Statistics Canada said Thursday that household credit market debt as a proportion of household disposable income increased to 171.1 per cent, up from 170.1 per cent in the second quarter. That means there was $ 1.71 in credit market debt, which includes ...

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Canada Pension Plan Changes: 5 Things To Know

OTTAWA — Canada’s finance ministers agreed to a suite of changes to the Canada Pension Plan during their meeting this week. Here are five things to know. 1) A new mechanism will be introduced so Canadians who take time out of the … HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ ...

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Meghan Markle's Toronto House Has Already Found A Buyer

TORONTO — A buyer has been found for the Toronto house where Prince Harry and “Suits” actress Meghan Markle spent time before announcing their engagement last month. Real estate agent Alex Beauregard says the two-storey, three-bedr… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Delilah Saunders Denied A Liver Transplant, Her Friends Say

An Inuk woman is being denied the liver transplant she needs because of a “discriminatory” policy, her friends say. Delilah Saunders was admitted to the Otta… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Bernie Sanders Pushes Donald Trump To Stay Strong In NAFTA Negotiations

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is being encouraged to stay strong in NAFTA negotiations by people who aren’t normally his allies. Sen. Bernie Sanders and other members of the anti-NAFTA left held a news conference Wednesday on Capitol Hill where they demanded that the president keep his promise to drastically overhaul the agreement. They held their event as negotiators from the ...

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