Scheer promises to balance the budget, doesn't say when

Scheer promises to balance the budget, doesn't say when

Andrew Scheer promises that a Conservative government would balance the budget but he's not saying precisely when. The Conservative leader was speaking Saturday at the annual Manning Networking Conference in Ottawa.
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Ford says mainstream media irrelevant

Ford says mainstream media irrelevant

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to the Manning Networking Conference, an annual gathering of the country’s conservative thinkers, strategists and politicians.
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Justin Trudeau takes questions at town hall in Thunder Bay

Justin Trudeau takes questions at town hall in Thunder Bay

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answered questions about SNC-Lavalin during a town hall in Thunder bay on Friday evening. The leader was also commended for his response to the shooting in New Zealand.
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Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash gets eight years in prison

Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash gets eight years in prison

A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary had pleaded guilty earlier this year to 29 counts of dangerous driving. He stood quietly and looked ahead at t...
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Trudeau answers questions about SNC-Lavalin, China and peacekeeping

Trudeau answers questions about SNC-Lavalin, China and peacekeeping

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Friday to make a skills and training announcement and take questions from media. He spoke on a number of topics, including the SNC-Lavalin affair, China no longer accepting Canadian canola...
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WestJet has no plans to cancel Boeing 737 Max 8 order

WestJet has no plans to cancel Boeing 737 Max 8 order

WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service. The Calgary-based airline says it won't follow the lead of Indonesia's airline, which cancelled its multibillio...
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Chinese importers halt Canadian canola purchases

Chinese importers halt Canadian canola purchases

Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed. Canola seed exporters have told the Canola Council of Canada that Chinese importers are currently unwilling to purchase their product. This latest development comes as China and Ottawa ar...
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'Robot' device helps babies cope with pain

'Robot' device helps babies cope with pain

Researchers in British Columbia have designed a "robot" that helps reduce pain for premature babies. The robot simulates skin-to-skin contact with a parent who may not be available during around-the-clock procedures in a neonatal intensive care un...
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Money Monitor: How to claim new climate action incentive

Money Monitor: How to claim new climate action incentive

Personal tax experts are reminding Canadians to claim all of the tax credits they may be eligible for when they file their income tax return this year. Here are some tax credit tips you might be eligible to claim for on your income tax return this...
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New Quebec government tables balanced budget, projects $2.5 billion surplus

New Quebec government tables balanced budget, projects $2.5 billion surplus

Finance Minister Eric Girard says his budget will leave more money in Quebecers' pockets and pour funding into the key portfolios of education and health. Both will see spending increase in 2019-20 by more than five per cent. The budget projects a...
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Future restaurants to boast robot servers

Future restaurants to boast robot servers

Only a few eateries in Canada have embraced robotics and other high-tech offerings. But more owners may be hesitant to do so due to high costs in a low-margin industry. Robo Sushi in Toronto is staffed partly by waist-high robots with two eyes and...
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PM says ex-ministers still welcome in caucus despite criticism on SNC-Lavalin

PM says ex-ministers still welcome in caucus despite criticism on SNC-Lavalin

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott disagree with him over the SNC-Lavalin issue, all Liberals are united on the ‘big things’ like investing in the middle class and fighting climate change.
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As MPs pull all-nighter, Philpott breathes fresh life into SNC-Lavalin scandal

As MPs pull all-nighter, Philpott breathes fresh life into SNC-Lavalin scandal

The Opposition parties are redoubling their efforts to get more transparency over the SNC-Lavalin controversy, following a bombshell interview former federal Treasury Board president Jane Philpott gave to Maclean's magazine. In the interview, Phil...
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Ontario government making changes to controversial autism program

Ontario government making changes to controversial autism program

Ontario is tweaking its controversial autism program, eliminating income testing and exploring supports based on need. Parents of children with autism have been protesting the plan announced last month by Children, Community and Social Services Mi...
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'Schitt's Creek' to end for good in 2020

'Schitt's Creek' to end for good in 2020

"Schitt's Creek" fans, prepare to say goodbye to the Rose family. Canadian father-and-son co-creators Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy revealed the beloved half-hour show will wrap up for good next year. The Levys also play father and son on the sitcom...
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Premier Doug Ford responds to the release of an Integrity Commissioner's report on the hiring of Ron

Premier Doug Ford responds to the release of an Integrity Commissioner's report on the hiring of Ron

Premier Doug Ford says his government is completely vindicated after the release of an integrity commissioner's report that says he stayed at arm's length from the hiring of Ron Taverner as OPP commissioner. The report also says the process was fl...
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College, university students walk out of class to protest funding changes

College, university students walk out of class to protest funding changes

College and university students across the province walked out of class Wednesday to protest the government's changes to post-secondary funding.
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau begins selling his budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau begins selling his budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau kicked off his post-budget sales effort with a speech to a breakfast business audience in Toronto. He defended his Liberal government's strategy of deficit spending as key to economic growth.
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Conservative Leader Scheer rallies party caucus against Trudeau budget

Conservative Leader Scheer rallies party caucus against Trudeau budget

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer, in an election-style speech to his party caucus, ridiculed the Trudeau Liberals for what he sees as failings of the government's fourth and final budget before the October election. Scheer also continued to...
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Andreescu joins list of Canadian sport surprises

Andreescu joins list of Canadian sport surprises

Bianca Andreescu's win at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament is just the latest major Canadian underdog to triumph. Here are some other examples of Canadian athletes and teams that pulled off improbable victories on international sporting stag...
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Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli reacts to 2019 Federal budget

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli reacts to 2019 Federal budget

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli calls the 2019 federal budget a disappointment and says it will not meet the needs of Ontario on a number of fronts. Fedeli kept up the province’s attack on the federal carbon price, saying it will impact the co...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses the federal budget, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and ND

Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses the federal budget, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and ND

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announces the federal budget, and highlights different initiatives that the new budget will fund. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh react to the announcement.
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UCP Leader Jason Kenney speaks at launch of Alberta election

UCP Leader Jason Kenney speaks at launch of Alberta election

Alberta UCP Leader Jason Kenney speaks as the writ drops to begin the Alberta provincial election. Kenney says his party will focus on creating jobs and reducing taxes to boost the Alberta economy.
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Eerily empty Calgary mall lands first anchor tenant almost one year after opening

Eerily empty Calgary mall lands first anchor tenant almost one year after opening

The New Horizon Mall in Calgary has more than 500 retail spaces but only 73 are occupied. The mall developers have sold most of the units, ranging from 145 to 530 square feet, to individual owners who can either rent them out or set up their own b...
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Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget

Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget

What you need to know about the 2019 Federal Budget. The new budget includes funding for a Canada Training Benefit to help workers upgrade skills and acquire new ones while keeping their jobs. $1.18 billion over five years to toughen border securi...
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Conservatives protest shutdown of justice committee probe

Conservatives protest shutdown of justice committee probe

The Liberal-dominated House of Commons justice committee has pulled the plug on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting outrage from the Conservatives and NDP. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of thumb...
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Opposition outraged as justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe

Opposition outraged as justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe

The Liberal-dominated justice committee has pulled the plug on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting fresh cries of outrage from the Conservatives and NDP. New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh pressed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call a ...
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Albertans go to the polls on April 16

Albertans go to the polls on April 16

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley kicked off the province's election campaign with a rally in Calgary Tuesday. She wasted no time attacking United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney.
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Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and Own The Podium announce concussion guidelines for high-performance athletes.
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Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and Own The Podium announce concussion guidelines for high-performance athletes.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks up for Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks up for Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland explains why it's important for Canada to extend its military mission in Ukraine and help monitor its upcoming presidential election.
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After top bureaucrat quits, opposition says Wilson-Raybould must testify again

After top bureaucrat quits, opposition says Wilson-Raybould must testify again

Conservative MPs Candice Bergen and Pierre Poilievre and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh say Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick's resignation Monday only raises new questions about the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s first day in the House of Commons

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s first day in the House of Commons

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh takes his seat in the House of Commons, the first visible minority leader in the Commons in Canadian history, and rises to ask his first question of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Trudeau names Anne McLellan adviser on SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau names Anne McLellan adviser on SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Anne McLellan, a former Liberal attorney general, will look into how the SNC-Lavalin affair was handled, as he faces questions from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh about the allegat...
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Ice dancer Tessa Virtue on Barbie doll made in her likeness

Ice dancer Tessa Virtue on Barbie doll made in her likeness

Speaking backstage at the Juno Awards Sunday night in London, Ont., Canadian figure skating star Tessa Virtue says a new Barbie doll inspired by her Olympic win is part of an effort to tackle self-doubt among young girls.
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Trudeau fills void in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Trudeau fills void in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is filling a cabinet vacancy with British Columbia MP Joyce Murray, who is becoming president of the Treasury Board. The move to promote Murray comes after Ontario MP Jane Philpott quit the cabinet over the SNC-Lavali...
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Backstage at the Juno Awards

Backstage at the Juno Awards

Backstage at the Juno Awards, held Sunday night in London, Ont., several artists talked about winning, Sarah McLachlan said she loved hosting, and Corey Hart got emotional about getting inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
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Canada's Andreescu rockets to No. 24 in world rankings

Canada's Andreescu rockets to No. 24 in world rankings

Canada's Bianca Andreescu has rocketed to No. 24 in the WTA Tour world rankings after her stunning victory at Indian Wells. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., rose 36 positions on this week's list. Andreescu upset eighth-seeded German Angeliq...
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Canadian musicians at the Juno Awards talk about the legacy of Corey Hart

Canadian musicians at the Juno Awards talk about the legacy of Corey Hart

Canadian performer and songwriter Corey Hart was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards in London, Ontario on Sunday night. From the red carpet, Canadian musicians reflect on Hart’s legacy and what his music meant to them.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says latest allegations against UCP Leader Jason Kenney demonstrate "a

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says latest allegations against UCP Leader Jason Kenney demonstrate "a

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks about the new allegations about UCP Leader Jason Kenney's leadership campaign while she speaks at her constituency association's nomination meeting.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 18th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 18th

Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial fourth-quarter and full year 2018 results on Monday. Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables the 2019 federal budget and delivers his budget speech on Tuesday. Alimentation Couche-Tard ...
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David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher among winners on first night of 2019 Juno Awards

David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher among winners on first night of 2019 Juno Awards

David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher were among the winners on the first night of the 2019 Juno Awards. Foster won a humanitarian prize, while Loud Luxury took best dance recording and Dutcher got best Indigenous music album.
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Fix-up looming for historic Manitoba Legislative Building

Fix-up looming for historic Manitoba Legislative Building

The Manitoba government says repairs are looming for the historic Legislative Building. The province is preparing to spend $150 million to repair the century-old landmark. Finance Minister Scott Fielding says some maintenance and repairs have been...
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Ottawa-B.C. partner on $142 million salmon restoration fund

Ottawa-B.C. partner on $142 million salmon restoration fund

The federal and B.C. government announced a five-year $142 million innovation fund to rebuild and strengthen B.C.’s wild salmon stocks. Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and B.C. Premier John Horgan were at Victoria’s Fishermen’s Wharf...
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Quebec cultural centre president reflects on Christchurch mass shooting

Quebec cultural centre president reflects on Christchurch mass shooting

Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre president Boufeldja Benabdallah and prayer attendee Ezzat Regab reflect on the mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque that left 49 dead. The cultural centre was the scene of a similar shooting two years ago, and ...
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Social media sites fail to contain spread of New Zealand shooting footage

Social media sites fail to contain spread of New Zealand shooting footage

Social media sites are facing backlash after failing to contain the spread of a video of an attack on two New Zealand mosques. The shootings at the two Christchurch mosques left 49 people dead and injured dozens more. The man who allegedly carried...
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Gord Downie tribute sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

Gord Downie tribute sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

A Gord Downie tribute sculpture has been unveiled at Halifax City Hall, in a room that aims to foster conversations about Indigenous history and reconciliation. The sculpture was created by artist Al Hattie and is situated in city hall's Legacy Sp...
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Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers, hailed as a hero for helping to end the 2014 attack on Parliament Hill, is making a leap to politics. The former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms announced Friday in Newcastle, N.B., that he is seeking the Liberal leadership in New...
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