Ontario couple hikes across Canada in 556 days in hopes of inspiring people to connect with nature

Richmond Hill, Ont., couple Sean Morton and Sonya Richmond finished their cross-country hike in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 24, 2022. (CTV News) Richmond Hill, Ont., couple Sean Morton and Sonya Richmond finished their cross-country hike in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 24, 2022. (CTV News)

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Newborn, toddler saved from rubble in quake-hit Syrian town

Residents digging through a collapsed building in a northwest Syrian town discovered a crying infant whose mother appears to have given birth to her while buried underneath the rubble from this week's devastating earthquake, relatives and a doctor said Tuesday.

Canadians now expect to need $1.7M in order to retire: BMO survey

Canadians now believe they need $1.7 million in savings in order to retire, a 20 per cent increase from 2020, according to a new BMO survey. The eye-watering figure is the largest sum since BMO first started surveying Canadians about their retirement expectations 13 years ago.

Big tech job cuts keep coming; Zoom latest to trim headcount

Zoom is cutting about 1,300 jobs, or approximately 15% of its workforce. CEO Eric Yuan said in a blog post Tuesday that the company ramped up staffing during the COVID-19 pandemic, when businesses became increasingly reliant on its service as people worked from home. Yuan said Zoom grew three times in size within 24 months to manage demand.