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British Army tests Lockheed Martin’s unmanned aircraft system

The British Army has revealed that it has been testing a new Lockheed Martin’s unmanned aircraft system called the Indago. “An Indago Remote Piloted Aerial System (RPAS) is tested at the Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE) [the annual British Army innovative experimentation program],” the British Army said in a Twitter post. The Indago is a new vertical …

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B.C. Election 2020: NDP promise rent freeze next year, $400 rebate

Article content continued He also criticized the B.C. Liberals and suggestions that B.C.’s speculation tax be scrapped, though it affects less than one per cent of British Columbians. “This puts money into our budget that we can spend on housing for people who want to live here,” said Horgan. “It never seems to me to …

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Expecting a pay raise next year? Don't count on it

Jaqui Parchment, CEO of Mercer Canada, speaks with the Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the effect the pandemic has had on employers. The recovery was stalling even before the second wave hit A second lockdown would be catastrophic for Canadian businesses Will holiday season save retailers’ no-good, very poor year? CERB is ending — can …

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Facebook removes Trump COVID-19 post, Twitter hides similar tweet | US & Canada

Social media companies take action on US President Donald Trump posts that suggested COVID-19 was like the flu. Facebook and Twitter have taken action against posts from US President Donald Trump on Tuesday for violating their rules against coronavirus misinformation by suggesting that COVID-19 was like the flu. Facebook took the post down but not before …

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Russia plans to equip its combat helicopters with suicide drones

“Built-in instruments transmit information from the helicopter’s weapons control system to the payload, be it controlled detonation missiles, guided missiles, mini-drones or suicide drones. For instance, it can charge the drone’s battery, transmit the activation command, and turn the drone on to send it on a pre-programmed mission,” the source said. Originally, the new unguided …

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Coronavirus UK news – New map explains covid rules in YOUR area after 6,914 new cases and 59 deaths

A NEW interactive map perfectly explains the coronavirus restrictions currently in place in your area. Around 20 million Brits are now living in local lockdown after a spike in cases across the UK – but many are struggling to keep up with ever changing local rules. The map, created by the government, shows which specific …

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‘You’re the worst president America has ever had’: Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash in chaotic debate

Article content continued Trump replied: “Well, and him too.” Wallace: “Well, frankly, you’ve been doing more interrupting.” Trump: “But he does plenty.” Biden, 77, has held a consistent lead over Trump, 74, in national opinion polls, although surveys in the battleground states that will decide the election show a closer contest. It was hard to …

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Loblaw to resume charging suppliers fines on light shipments even as second wave looms

Article content continued “To satisfy our customers’ expectations, we need the products we order to arrive on time and in full,” Thomas said. “For every vendor affected by COVID, we have many who are not. Common sense will rule in cases where we need to be flexible.” To satisfy our customers’ expectations, we need the …

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Pioneering B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher honoured on new Canada Post stamp

A renowned British Columbia doctor is being celebrated for his pioneering work fighting HIV/AIDS with a new commemorative stamp. Dr. Julio Montaner is one of six distinguished Canadian doctors and researchers whose faces will grace the new run of stamps from Canada Post. Read more: B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher up for hall of fame Montaner, who …

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Military families are truly unsung heroes in Canada. Now there’s a day to remember them too

Article content continued The whole campaign has the feel of a campaign launch, a star-studded premiere, an event. Olympian bold-faced names, like Hayley Wickenheiser and Wayne Gretzky, grab the attention while two former prime ministers from different parties as patrons, Stephen Harper and Paul Martin, keep the whole thing floating above politics. A Canadian soldier …

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