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Ottawa plans to make Trans Mountain decision by June 18

The federal government will make a final decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project by June 18 — missing the original 90-day deadline set by the National Energy Board.
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Ottawa plans to make Trans Mountain decision by June 18

The federal government will make a final decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project by June 18 — missing the original 90-day deadline set by the National Energy Board.

Canadian who had heart attack while jogging in Florida saved by stranger — from his hometown

Two Fredericton men have become fast friends after a chance life-and-death encounter while vacationing separately in Florida.
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Canadian who had heart attack while jogging in Florida saved by stranger — from his hometown

Two Fredericton men have become fast friends after a chance life-and-death encounter while vacationing separately in Florida.

Supreme Court rules that police don't need warrant to carry out child luring sting operations

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that sexually explicit online messages exchanged with a minor who they don't know are not private and can be used in undercover police operations.
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Supreme Court rules that police don't need warrant to carry out child luring sting operations

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that sexually explicit online messages exchanged with a minor who they don't know are not private and can be used in undercover police operations.

Rachel Notley helped strike a grand bargain on oil and the climate. Can Trudeau save it?

If not for Alberta's first NDP premier, Justin Trudeau likely would have had an even harder time crafting a national climate plan. If not for Rachel Notley, Ottawa also might not own a pipeline right now. At the very least, the prime minister would have had
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Rachel Notley helped strike a grand bargain on oil and the climate. Can Trudeau save it?

If not for Alberta's first NDP premier, Justin Trudeau likely would have had an even harder time crafting a national climate plan. If not for Rachel Notley, Ottawa also might not own a pipeline right now. At the very least, the prime minister would have had a much harder time justifying his support for that pipeline's expansion.

It's now Jason Kenney's turn to deliver on jobs, pipelines and a better economy

For weeks, Jason Kenney framed Alberta's election around three key issues: jobs, pipelines and the economy. With his United Conservative Party soon to take charge, people are looking to him to fulfil his pledge and deliver on all three.
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It's now Jason Kenney's turn to deliver on jobs, pipelines and a better economy

For weeks, Jason Kenney framed Alberta's election around three key issues: jobs, pipelines and the economy. With his United Conservative Party soon to take charge, people are looking to him to fulfil his pledge and deliver on all three.

Doug Ford's beer promise could create hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties

Ontario taxpayers face footing the bill for hundred of millions of dollars in penalties if Premier Doug Ford forges ahead with his plan to allow convenience stores to sell beer. 
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Doug Ford's beer promise could create hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties

Ontario taxpayers face footing the bill for hundred of millions of dollars in penalties if Premier Doug Ford forges ahead with his plan to allow convenience stores to sell beer. 

Supreme Court to rule on privacy rights vs. child protection in online luring case

The Supreme Court of Canada rules today on an internet child luring case that could have a major impact on how police conduct sting operations.
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Supreme Court to rule on privacy rights vs. child protection in online luring case

The Supreme Court of Canada rules today on an internet child luring case that could have a major impact on how police conduct sting operations.

'They were probably the best neighbours we've ever had': Friend remembers victims of Penticton shooting

Penticton RCMP haven’t yet identified the victims of Monday’s shooting spree, in which four people were killed, but CBC News has confirmed, based on interviews with friends of the deceased, the identities of three.
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'They were probably the best neighbours we've ever had': Friend remembers victims of Penticton shooting

Penticton RCMP haven’t yet identified the victims of Monday’s shooting spree, in which four people were killed, but CBC News has confirmed, based on interviews with friends of the deceased, the identities of three.

Notley is 7th female Canadian premier turfed from office in 6 years

The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday.
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Notley is 7th female Canadian premier turfed from office in 6 years

The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada's premiers raises questions about society's willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday.

Scott Moe suggests he could follow new Alberta premier's lead on equalization referendum

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe's fraternity of anti-carbon tax premiers has grown by one and he couldn't be more pleased.
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Scott Moe suggests he could follow new Alberta premier's lead on equalization referendum

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe's fraternity of anti-carbon tax premiers has grown by one and he couldn't be more pleased.

Canadian museums set for policy review connected to TRC call to action

As Canadian museums grapple with how to best make space for Indigenous voices and perspectives, a new initiative is aiming to give them a boost. Canadian Heritage has announced more than $680,000 to fund a national review of museum policies to ensure they lin
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Canadian museums set for policy review connected to TRC call to action

As Canadian museums grapple with how to best make space for Indigenous voices and perspectives, a new initiative is aiming to give them a boost. Canadian Heritage has announced more than $680,000 to fund a national review of museum policies to ensure they line up with the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People.

Film, TV studios filing lawsuits against Canadian BitTorrent users

If you received a piece of registered mail from a movie studio looking to sue you for illegally downloading a TV show such as Game of Thrones, a Canadian privacy lawyer in Nova Scotia says you need to take it seriously.
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Film, TV studios filing lawsuits against Canadian BitTorrent users

If you received a piece of registered mail from a movie studio looking to sue you for illegally downloading a TV show such as Game of Thrones, a Canadian privacy lawyer in Nova Scotia says you need to take it seriously.

Pass it on, provinces: Cities say provincial governments hoarding marijuana tax cash

Some of Canada's largest cities are not getting the money they were promised from taxes on cannabis, despite the increased costs they face from dealing with legal recreational marijuana use in their communities.
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Pass it on, provinces: Cities say provincial governments hoarding marijuana tax cash

Some of Canada's largest cities are not getting the money they were promised from taxes on cannabis, despite the increased costs they face from dealing with legal recreational marijuana use in their communities.

Couple says they were scammed by Dominican casino on resort, bullied into paying $6,500

One minute they were close to winning $100,000, and the next they were at an ATM being ordered by guards to take out thousands of dollars.
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Couple says they were scammed by Dominican casino on resort, bullied into paying $6,500

One minute they were close to winning $100,000, and the next they were at an ATM being ordered by guards to take out thousands of dollars.

Kenney's election win prompts reactions from B.C., Quebec, Ontario leaders

Although Jason Kenney appealed in French to Quebec in his victory speech to help Alberta get its oil to market, Quebec Premier François Legault isn't playing.
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Kenney's election win prompts reactions from B.C., Quebec, Ontario leaders

Although Jason Kenney appealed in French to Quebec in his victory speech to help Alberta get its oil to market, Quebec Premier François Legault isn't playing.

Jason Kenney won big — and the Ottawa-Alberta relationship is about to get unruly

The New Democrats' defeat in last night's Alberta provincial election marked the end of a remarkable chapter in the province's politics — Alberta's first-ever NDP government. The arrival of a new provincial conservative government, meanwhile, could mark th
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Jason Kenney won big — and the Ottawa-Alberta relationship is about to get unruly

The New Democrats' defeat in last night's Alberta provincial election marked the end of a remarkable chapter in the province's politics — Alberta's first-ever NDP government. The arrival of a new provincial conservative government, meanwhile, could mark the start of a new chapter in federal politics.

Jason Kenney rides UCP wave to majority government in Alberta

Jason Kenney has capped his three-year goal of uniting Alberta’s political right, leading his United Conservative Party to a majority win over the province’s first-ever NDP government.
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Jason Kenney rides UCP wave to majority government in Alberta

Jason Kenney has capped his three-year goal of uniting Alberta’s political right, leading his United Conservative Party to a majority win over the province’s first-ever NDP government.

New measles case confirmed, infected person visited Vancouver airport

Vancouver Coastal Health has confirmed another case of measles in the Lower Mainland, marking the 27th case in B.C. this year.
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New measles case confirmed, infected person visited Vancouver airport

Vancouver Coastal Health has confirmed another case of measles in the Lower Mainland, marking the 27th case in B.C. this year.

SickKids shuts down Motherisk helplines after grants, donations 'reduced to zero'

A statement posted late Tuesday afternoon on the Hospital for Sick Children's website says funding through grants and donations has dropped to zero over the last three years, forcing SickKids to shut down its Motherisk helplines for pregnant women and new mot
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SickKids shuts down Motherisk helplines after grants, donations 'reduced to zero'

A statement posted late Tuesday afternoon on the Hospital for Sick Children's website says funding through grants and donations has dropped to zero over the last three years, forcing SickKids to shut down its Motherisk helplines for pregnant women and new mothers.

CBC projecting UCP majority government for Alberta

Jason Kenney has capped his three-year goal of uniting Alberta’s political right, leading his United Conservative Party to a majority win over the province’s first-ever NDP government.
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CBC projecting UCP majority government for Alberta

Jason Kenney has capped his three-year goal of uniting Alberta’s political right, leading his United Conservative Party to a majority win over the province’s first-ever NDP government.

She changed a stranger's life in what's believed to be a North American first

One of the recipients of what's believed to be North America's first paired living liver donation is calling the stranger who saved his life «an angel.»
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She changed a stranger's life in what's believed to be a North American first

One of the recipients of what's believed to be North America's first paired living liver donation is calling the stranger who saved his life «an angel.»

Province offers assistance as flooding hits Quebec town, damaging 230 homes

Residents and firefighters say water levels in Beauceville, Que., haven't been this high since 1991, when major flooding hit the town, south of Quebec City.
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Province offers assistance as flooding hits Quebec town, damaging 230 homes

Residents and firefighters say water levels in Beauceville, Que., haven't been this high since 1991, when major flooding hit the town, south of Quebec City.

Doctor's accent affects patient's perception of competence, U of A study finds

Doctors with accents are perceived as less competent than their peers, according to a study by University of Alberta scientists.
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Doctor's accent affects patient's perception of competence, U of A study finds

Doctors with accents are perceived as less competent than their peers, according to a study by University of Alberta scientists.

Retired city worker faces multiple murder charges after shootings in Penticton, B.C.

A retired city worker is facing multiple murder charges after a shooting spree left four people dead in the city of Penticton, B.C., on Monday.
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Retired city worker faces multiple murder charges after shootings in Penticton, B.C.

A retired city worker is facing multiple murder charges after a shooting spree left four people dead in the city of Penticton, B.C., on Monday.

Immigrant families more likely to own home than add to pension plan, StatsCan says

Immigrant families who have been in Canada for more than two decades tend to be worth more than families who were born in the country, new numbers from Statistics Canada released Tuesday show.
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Immigrant families more likely to own home than add to pension plan, StatsCan says

Immigrant families who have been in Canada for more than two decades tend to be worth more than families who were born in the country, new numbers from Statistics Canada released Tuesday show.

Ex-MP made $1M on Ontario town deals while sister was mayor, inquiry reveals

Former Ontario Liberal MP, the Hon. Paul Bonwick, earned more than $1 million in consultant's fees on a series of backroom deals involving public money while his sister was a local mayor, a judicial inquiry has revealed.
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Ex-MP made $1M on Ontario town deals while sister was mayor, inquiry reveals

Former Ontario Liberal MP, the Hon. Paul Bonwick, earned more than $1 million in consultant's fees on a series of backroom deals involving public money while his sister was a local mayor, a judicial inquiry has revealed.

Federal call centres dropped more than 3 million calls last year

The auditor general of Canada has slammed the Canada Revenue Agency's call centres for shoddy service. A CBC News investigation has found similarly poor results at Service Canada's network of 10 call centres, where agents do not respond to about half the call
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Federal call centres dropped more than 3 million calls last year

The auditor general of Canada has slammed the Canada Revenue Agency's call centres for shoddy service. A CBC News investigation has found similarly poor results at Service Canada's network of 10 call centres, where agents do not respond to about half the calls made by people needing information about Employment Insurance.

New gay rights coin divides LGBT community - and outrages social conservatives

A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada's LGBT community and from a social conservative group.
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New gay rights coin divides LGBT community - and outrages social conservatives

A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada's LGBT community and from a social conservative group.

Trading tuition for a slice of future income

Toronto-based private college HackerYou is launching a new payment option that enables students to enrol for $1 up front in exchange for a portion of their future earnings.
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Trading tuition for a slice of future income

Toronto-based private college HackerYou is launching a new payment option that enables students to enrol for $1 up front in exchange for a portion of their future earnings.

Albertans head to the polls after divisive election campaign

Albertans are going to the polls today to decide whether to give Rachel Notley and the NDP government a second mandate, or choose Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party to lead the province for the next four years.
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Albertans head to the polls after divisive election campaign

Albertans are going to the polls today to decide whether to give Rachel Notley and the NDP government a second mandate, or choose Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party to lead the province for the next four years.

Male in custody after 4 slain in 'targeted' shootings in Penticton, B.C.

Penticton RCMP say four people are dead after a string of shootings in three different locations Monday morning.
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Male in custody after 4 slain in 'targeted' shootings in Penticton, B.C.

Penticton RCMP say four people are dead after a string of shootings in three different locations Monday morning.

Supreme Court Justice Gascon retires - and government wants his replacement named before election

Justice Clément Gascon is retiring from the Supreme Court of Canada this fall, and the Liberal government says it plans to name his replacement before the fall federal election campaign officially begins.
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Supreme Court Justice Gascon retires - and government wants his replacement named before election

Justice Clément Gascon is retiring from the Supreme Court of Canada this fall, and the Liberal government says it plans to name his replacement before the fall federal election campaign officially begins.