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 Canada Government News
Ministers meet with Syrian refugees in Jordan
 Today, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Refugees, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, concluded a very successful visit to Jordan. full story
Communities Across Canada Preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees
 As the Government of Canada has stepped up efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, communities from coast to coast to coast are also preparing to welcome Syrian refugees with open arms. full story
Map of destination communities for privately sponsored Syrian refugees
 The Government of Canada has announced a goal of bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of February, 2016. The majority will be government-assisted refugees who will go to communities across Canada, where organizations with support services are available to help them integrate. full story
 CFIA Alerts
Food recall warning - Allergy (Milk) - Ovaltine brand Chocolate Malt Drink Mix and Malted Chocolate Drink Mix
 Distribution - National. Recalling firm - Twining North America Inc. full story
Updated Food recall warning - Allergy (Tree Nut) - Gelato Fresco brand Toasted Hazelnut Dairy Ice
 Distribution - Nova Scotia, Ontario. Recalling firm - Gelato Fresco. full story
Food recall warning - Allergy (Gluten) - Wu Hsing and Chen Chen brand spice products
 Distribution - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan. Recalling firm - Stars Trading Co. Ltd. full story
 CBC Top Stories
Climate summit may try to impose binding targets — sort of

Watch live as world leaders gather for the much-anticipated UN climate summit in Paris. There's a growing sense that it may not deliver any kind of hammer to force countries to curb their emissions, other than a moral one.

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Eskimos defeat Redblacks to win Grey Cup

Jordan Lynch's one-yard touchdown run with 3:17 remaining rallied the Edmonton Eskimos to an exciting 26-20 Grey Cup win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Sunday night.

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3 cabinet ministers on hand as Canada opens refugee processing centre in Jordan
  Jordan Cda Refugees Camp 20151129

Canada's processing centre in Amman, which will eventually become the hub of much of the Syrian refugee resettlement program, opened Sunday. Immigration Minister John McCallum, Health Minister Jane Philpott and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan were there.

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Climate protesters clash with police in Paris

A long-planned climate march in Paris ahead of this week's UN conference was cancelled due to security fears, but thousands of activists and protesters ignored the ban Sunday, leading to violent clashes with French police.

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Trudeau hoping to bring 'sunny ways' to Parliament, promises sweeping reforms
  Trudeau Ambrose

The new Liberal government is aiming to break from tradition, promising to transform the way Parliament operates to empower backbenchers, diminish partisanship, restore civility, make government more accountable, be more family friendly and create a more independent Senate.

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Bill Gates sparks multinational plan to spend billions on clean energy tech
  Clinton Global Initiative

Government and business leaders, including Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates, are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week's high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging tens of billions of dollars for research and development.

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Tired Tories push to delay permanent leadership vote, focus on rebuilding
  AG Report 20150428

Familiar, experienced Conservatives will take their places on the opposition benches this week in the House of Commons, but behind them is a party that is exhausted, in organizational limbo, and only slowly beginning to plan for a leadership race.

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Kobe Bryant announces he will retire at end of season

After starting his career in Los Angeles in 1996, Kobe Bryant has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

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 CBC Business
Canadian company's marijuana-infused coffee pods ready for brewing
  pot pods CANNCUP

There may soon be a new use for your Keurig coffee maker — brewing pot. Canadian medical cannabis producer, CannTrust has created a marijuana pod. Pop it into your single-serve coffee maker to get your medicinal dose with a cup of java.

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Biggest oilpatch companies have best chance to survive
  Suncor office in Fort McMurray

With so much financial pain in the oil sector, it's likely the big players have the best odds of enduring the price collapse.

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Annoying robocalls, underpaid PhDs & welcome Syrian immigrants: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP

From a consumer push to discourage robocalls to a welcome for Syrian refugees from the business world, it was a busy week in business news. CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up in her weekly video recap.

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Suncor Energy's hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands in final arguments
  Suncor office in Fort McMurray

Final arguments in Suncor Energy's hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands played out before Alberta regulators on Friday.

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Expect influx of foreign workers, professionals under TPP, experts say

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has significant implications for labour mobility to and from Canada, with experts predicting it will open the Canadian labour market to a new wave of foreign workers. That influx may or may not be offset by increased mobility for Canadian workers abroad, experts say.

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Does Canada need family farms?
  farm safety

Cattle farmer Daniel Schneider says family farms are a vital part of ethical food production and need to be protected. But Colby Cosh argues the eventual disappearance of family farms might actually be good for safety and social mobility in rural Canada.

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