Tag: "Canada"

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Largest Retailers in the World – Canada companies

Largest Retailers in the World – Canada companies

2013 World’s Largest Canada Retailers – Biggest and Best Canadian Retail Chains In general, Canadian retailing is gaining on the global retailing stage in terms of the revenue of the largest Canadian retail chains. In the past two years all of the largest Canadian retailers have improved their rankings on the annual Global Powers of […]

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Canada Household Income Questioned

Canada Household Income Questioned

Canadian income data ‘is garbage’ without census, experts say Canada’s National Household Survey on incomes produced flawed data with harmful implications for public policy, according to a range of researchers and statistics experts who have sifted through the numbers. Consultants, urban planners and health policy experts say the data quality is worse than they’d expected, […]

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How Canada Keeps Secrets

How Canada Keeps Secrets

Three decades of secrecy under the Access to Information Act Canada’s access to information legislation has become the government’s legal weapon of choice to keep secrets. When Pierre Trudeau’s government began accepting requests under the Access to Information Act 30 years ago on July 1, 1983, media outlets had high expectations, despite the act’s many […]

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Your SUV May Not Be The Tank You Thought You Paid For - Chrysler to recall 630,000 SUVs

Your SUV May Not Be The Tank You Thought You Paid For – Chrysler to recall 630,000 SUVs

Chrysler to recall 630,000 SUVs worldwide Models at risk include Patriots, Compasses, and V-6 Wranglers It helps to have a fix. And, Chrysler would say, a problem. In a week that it didn’t need any more negative attention on its Jeep brand, Chrysler says it will do two Jeep recalls totaling 630,000 vehicles worldwide. The […]

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Campaign Donation Scams – 9/29/12

Presidential election scam: Democrats, Republicans spoofed on donation sites At least two scam websites designed to look as though they were made by the Democratic and Republican parties are soliciting donations. The sites were reported by SiteJabber.com, a community that reviews sites and often flags scams for consumers. Using the names DemocraticNationalCommittee.org and RepublicNationalCommittee.org, the […]