Monday, November 14, 2022

Bear carries baby bear cubs across road

It seems that foraging mother bears come immediately when their cubs cry. If need be, a mother bear will carry a cub in her mouth and teeth to a new location or will gently grasp a crying cub in her mouth to help is down from a tree.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Is a recession in Canada inevitable?

CBC News on Youtube has the story.

Liberal MP Rachel Bendayan, Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie and NDP MP Peter Julian discuss Canada's latest inflation numbers and the risk of a recession.

Can Canada ever go cashless?

Global News on Youtube has the story.

When you’re purchasing an item, what method of payment do you use? If cash wasn’t your first answer, you’re not alone. In fact, Canada is one of the leading countries in the world going cashless -- opting for mobile and digital payments because of the speed, ease and convenience. 

Experts worry digital transactions don't benefit everyone, including the most vulnerable; and cash is still king for some businesses - and for those concerned about security. 

For The New Reality, Anne Gaviola looks the potential costs of switching to a cashless world.

Bank of Canada raises interest rate again

CBC News shows that former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge provides his analysis of the latest interest rate hikes and MPs Rachel Bendayan, Adam Chambers and Leah Gazan also weigh in on the increase.

Another COVID-19 winter is coming. Here’s how to prepare

CBC News: The National shows that heading into a third pandemic winter, COVID hospitalizations in Canada are up, vaccine uptake is down and new variants are circulating. But experts say we’re not completely in the dark, and some of the tools to get through it are already in our hands.

Canada's housing market: House prices rising even as sales drop

CTV News shows that the price of homes continues to creep higher, but sales are down significantly compared to last year. Bruce Frisko reports.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Canada has more immigrants than ever, Census data shows

CBC News: The National shows that new census data shows almost a quarter of Canada’s population were or are immigrants or permanent residents, setting a new record. If the trend continues, immigrants could represent 34 per cent of the population by 2041, according to Statistics Canada.