Author: Todd Cox

A new survey shows Canadians have favourable and positive opinions of the U.K., Italy, Japan and France, “all things considered.” about these countries. The poll, conducted by Research Co., finds the U.K. came at the top of the list with 74 per cent of Canadians expressing a positive opinion, up one percentage point compared to a similar survey conducted in May 2022. The percentage of people who expressed a favourable opinion of Italy was 71 per cent (down 2 points) according to the new survey. Following Italy, Japan and France seem to have the most positive reputation among Canadians, with…

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The White House has said that there are no visitor logs available for President Joe Biden’s private home. Republicans have demanded to see the logs to his Delaware home after classified files were discovered there. On Monday, the White House counsel’s office said that it is not standard practice to keep tabs of who visits the private homes of presidents. At least 20 documents have been found at Mr Biden’s home and at an office he used in Washington. The documents date from his time as vice-president under the Obama administration. Some of them were marked “Top Secret” – the…

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TOKYOJapan’s exports of agricultural, forestry and fishery products and food products totaled 1,243.3 billion yen ($9.3 billion) for the 11 months through November, hitting an annual record with one month left, the farm ministry said Friday. The result comes as the restaurant industry has been recovering in the United States, Europe and China following a sharp drop in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ministry said. The weak yen against other major currencies also helped lift Japanese exports. The exports of those products hit a record high for the 10th consecutive year. In 2021, the 12-month total was 1,238.2…

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There’s no place like home for the holidays, but in large swaths of Canada and the U.S., getting there could be tricky amid a spate of weather warnings. A storm and extreme cold in Western Canada has grounded hundreds of flights in Vancouver, Victoria and Calgary, and Environment Canada is saying to avoid any travel, if possible, in large portions of Ontario and Quebec as a winter storm approaches. CBC Lite: If the power or data on your device is low, get your storm updates on CBC Lite. It’s our low-bandwidth, text-only website. The Environment Canada warning map is lit up like a Christmas tree, full of reds…

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