Growing strawberries year-round in Canada? A Waterloo team is working on it

The Waterloo team is working with Veritité, a hydroponic strawberry grower in Montreal pictured here. From left: Elena Fortin-Kochieva (Farm Manager), Phil Rosenbaum (Co-founder), Ophelia Sarakinis (Co-founder and CEO). (Submitted/Veritité) The Waterloo team is working with Veritité, a hydroponic strawberry grower in Montreal pictured here. From left: Elena Fortin-Kochieva (Farm Manager), Phil Rosenbaum (Co-founder), Ophelia Sarakinis (Co-founder and CEO). (Submitted/Veritité)

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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.

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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.