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Nuclear fortress: Major upgrades underway at Russian home port for strategic submarines of the Pacific Ocean

A top-secret seaport in Kamchatka, home to some of Russia’s most-valuable attack and strategic submarines, is getting a major upgrade of its facilities. Massive 50-meter-high moles will make it more efficient and defensible. Vilyuchinsk is a small city in Russia’s Far-Eastern region of Kamchatka located just 20 km from the provincial capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The location…

Bank of Canada publishes its 2020 schedule for policy interest rate announcements, the release of the Monetary Policy Report and other major publications

The Bank of Canada today published its 2020 schedule for policy interest rate announcements and the release of the quarterly Monetary Policy Report and reconfirmed the scheduled interest rate announcement dates for the remainder of this year. The Bank also published its schedule for the release of the Financial System Review and the winter through…

Chris Paul, Rockets GM deny reports of major rift between Paul and James Harden

The Houston Rockets’ season may have ended with a Game 6 loss to the Golden State Warriors in their second-round playoff series, but accounts of tension between James Harden and Chris Paul had only begun. With the latest report, claiming that the high-profile teammates’ relationship was “unsalvageable,” causing ripples Tuesday, both Paul and Rockets general…

Ford official outlines major changes to Toronto transit, claims costs of Relief Line, Scarborough subway have soared

In newly released letters that could signal a major shakeup of Toronto transit plans, provincial officials have detailed big changes Premier Doug Ford’s government intends to make to four projects as part of his government’s proposal to take ownership of the city’s subway network. The provincial officials also claimed in the correspondence that the estimated…

How to Keep Your Home Safe From a Major Snowstorm

The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re like most, you may be tempted to deck your halls with all the trappings of the season. But before you do, it’s worth remembering that the holidays have the potential to bring some not-so-merry tidings. Between the numerous parties, the abundant cooking, the entertaining and the…