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Canada is in the midst of the biggest private-sector closure in recent history, and 17,600 Target workers will soon be out of a job. An employee of Target Canada is documenting the last days of work at the store during its liquidation.
Brian Williams lied. He told viewers that a Chinook helicopter he was in was struck by enemy fire in Iraq. It wasn't. The veteran broadcaster's transgression has yet to receive the honorary "gate" suffix, but it has sparked an outpouring of commentary ranging from funny to high moral outrage. Why would he do such a thing? Did he mis-remember? The fact is, Williams actually reported the incident accurately in a story that aired 12-years ago. Since then, however, the story has evolved. He told talk-show host David Letterman in 2013:
One of the champions of Canada's right-wing corporate elite is finally calling it quits.
Gwyn Morgan, 66, is stepping down in May as Board Chairman of SNC-Lavalin, the troubled, giant engineering and construction firm trying to survive a series of scandals, a lack of public confidence, and fluctuating share values.
Morgan, one of the country's most prolific advocates of extreme neoliberalsm, has been in the hot seat during the greatest series of scandals ever at a Canadian company.
Search-engine giant Google Inc. and rabble.ca have come to an agreement regarding the purchase of the trademarked name "babble" for use on unified messaging platforms. Google revealed their intention last month to name their new cross-platform app "Babble," which would integrate many of the features currently employed across Android, Gmail, Google+ and Chrome web browser.