Tim Hortons to open first UK cafe in Glasgow

Canadian fast food restaurant chain Tim Hortons has chosen Glasgow as its first base in the UK. It plans to open a cafe and bake shop in Argyle Street in early May before rolling out nationwide over the next 12 months. Tim Hortons offers hot and cold beverages as well…

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Canada faces risk from potential housing correction: Moody’s

Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia are the countries that have seen the largest increases in home prices and household debt among advanced economies over the last three years, according to Moody’s Investors Services. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press) Moody’s Investors Service has released a report that identifies Canada as one of…

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Ottawa to introduce legislation to address airline bumping

Canada will introduce new legislation this spring that will address the problem of travellers being bumped from flights, the federal government said Monday, as the violent dragging of a passenger off an overbooked flight in the U.S. unleashed anger over the practice. A spokesman for Transport Minister Marc Garneau said…

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Why one Smiths Falls farmer is giving away his land for free

If you love animals, are prepared to work hard and long for the bucolic lifestyle, Stephen Overbury has a proposition for you. Overbury is looking for someone to take over his farm near Smiths Falls, Ont., as he prepares to return to Japan, where he had lived for about 15 years. But instead of selling it or…

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8 ways paddling can improve your health

Just when we thought nothing could top the “good for you” news about chocolate… …research shows that paddling is good not only for our physical health, but for our mental health as well! Here are some of the benefits that will have you reaching for your paddle: Lowers stress levels:…

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Bank of Canada unveils new $10 banknote for Canada 150 celebrations

The Bank of Canada has unveiled a commemorative $10 banknote to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. It’s only the fourth time in Canada’s history that it has created a commemorative banknote. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Ginette Petitpas Taylor, parliamentary secretary to the minister of finance, made the announcement…

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