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BC medical services agency takes Telus Health to court, alleges two-tier medical service

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News “Access to necessary medical care should be based on need and not an individual’s ability to pay.” — Health Minister Adrian Dix Publishing date: Dec 01, 2022 • 6 hours ago • Read for 4 minutes 32 Comments BC Health Minister Adrian Dix with Premier David Eby. Photo by …

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Ottawa approves new Ontario critical minerals mine in bid to claw back Russian dominance in palladium

Pebble Beach on the shore of Lake Superior in the town of Marathon, Ont. Toronto-based Generation Mining Ltd. has received provincial and federal approval to proceed with its Marathon palladium and copper project in northwestern Ontario.David Jackson/The Globe and Mail The federal government is giving the go-ahead to the construction of a new Ontario critical …

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Suncor could see partners ‘come out of left field’ for Petro-Canada station upgrades

A Bay Street money manager says Suncor Energy will have no problem finding partners to enhance Petro-Canada gas stations with more food, shopping, and green travel options. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Suncor Energy (SU.TO)(SU) will be spoiled for choice as it courts strategic partners to add more quick-service food, convenience shopping, and …

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Beck Taxi is suing the City of Toronto for failing to enforce accredited vehicle-for-hire driver training

Toronto’s largest taxi brokerage is suing the city for $50,000 for allegedly allowing thousands of untrained and inadequately trained commercial drivers to “fill our streets.” On Wednesday, Beck Taxi filed a claim at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against the City of Toronto for reportedly failing to fulfill its mandate to “create and implement …

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Canada’s Big Six banks reported fourth-quarter earnings this week. Here’s what you need to know

Canada’s biggest banks reported their fourth-quarter earnings this week, covering the three months ending Oct. 31, as analysts gauge the strength of the banking sector before heading into an expected slowdown (and possible recession) next year. Bank of Nova Scotia, Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank topped analysts’ forecasts. Meanwhile, National Bank, Canadian Imperial …

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Europe embarks on solar power ‘revolution’ to solve its energy crisis — and fight climate change

The Núñez de Balboa photovoltaic plant in Badajoz, Spain, is one of the largest in Europe. With an installed capacity of 500 megawatts, this facility can supply clean energy to 250,000 homes. (Iberdrola) Spurred by Russia’s war in Ukraine and its own pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, the European Union …

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Nunavut Housing Corporation, other landlords getting in the way of Starlink access

When Starlink’s high-speed internet arrived in Nunavut people across the territory rejoiced, but some renters are now realizing the territory’s largest landlords are obstructing access to the long-awaited service. The Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) manages more than 1,700 government staff housing units and nearly 5,700 public housing units. Northview is a major residential landlord in …

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