Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax

Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax

Premier Jason Kenney began the spring sitting with his new United Conservative government by introducing a bill to kill the provincial carbon tax by May 30th.
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Protester interrupts Trudeau in Vancouver

Protester interrupts Trudeau in Vancouver

Anti-pipeline protester Will George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation interrupts Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver. Dozens of anti-pipeline protesters gathered outside the event.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford meets with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs at Queen's Park

Ontario Premier Doug Ford meets with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs at Queen's Park

Ontario Premier Doug Ford meet with his New Brunswick counterpart today to discuss a number of issues, including their shared opposition to the federal carbon tax. Ford and Blaine Higgs have both been vocal in their opposition to the tax, which th...
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Trudeau announces new coast guard fleet

Trudeau announces new coast guard fleet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces a "full renewal" of the Canadian Coast Guard fleet.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Kamloops

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Kamloops

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Kamloops, B.C., Tuesday evening for the nomination meeting of Terry Lake, a former provincial health minister, in the riding of Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
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Quebec zoo owner charged with animal cruelty

Quebec zoo owner charged with animal cruelty

Animal welfare officials are seizing over 100 animals from a small zoo in Quebec after an investigation found alleged abuse and neglect. The Montreal SPCA says the owner is facing one count each of criminal animal neglect and criminal animal cruel...
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No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer

No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer

Double murderer Edward Downey has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 50 years. He was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder in the 2016 deaths of Sara Baillie, 34, and her five-year-old daughter Taliyah Marsman.
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Premier Ford promises funding to help large cities and school boards find savings

Premier Ford promises funding to help large cities and school boards find savings

Premier Doug Ford says the province is willing to pay for large municipalities and school boards to review their budgets in an effort to find savings.
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"Game of Thrones" finale sets new ratings record

"Game of Thrones" finale sets new ratings record

The long awaited finale of HBO's hit show, "Game of Thrones," has broken TV ratings. 19.3 million viewers tuned in for the series' final episode ever on Sunday night. "The Iron Throne" broke the record set by last week's episode, "The Bells,"which...
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Sophie Turner finds petition to remake "Game of Thrones" disrespectful

Sophie Turner finds petition to remake "Game of Thrones" disrespectful

Sophie Turner finds petition to remake "Game of Thrones" disrespectful. Sophie Turner, famed for her role as Sansa Stark on "Game of Thrones," recently spoke about the show’s ending in an interview. Turner admitted she was not surprised by the cri...
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Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains introduces digital charter

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains introduces digital charter

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains introduced a digital charter aimed at protecting privacy and personal control of data. Speaking at an Empire Club of Canada event in Toronto, Bains says the government will review the Privacy Act and take other me...
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Retaliation key to ending trade dispute: PM

Retaliation key to ending trade dispute: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian steel and aluminum. Trudeau paid a visit Tuesday to Aluminerie Alouette, an aluminum plant in Sept-...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of May 20th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of May 20th

CIBC will releases its results for the quarter ended April 30 on Wednesday. Statistics Canada will release retail trade figures for March on Wednesday, followed by wholesale sales figures for March on Thursday. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporat...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at technology conference in Toronto

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at technology conference in Toronto

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told hundreds of attendees at a conference in Toronto on Monday that Canada's thriving technology sector is a result of the country's openness to immigrants and he hopes Canadians will continue to view immigration pos...
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B.C. Lions kick off training camp

B.C. Lions kick off training camp

A new-look B.C. Lions squad is hitting the field for training camp following a flurry of roster moves over the off-season.
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Canada, U.S. tariff dispute over: Trudeau

Canada, U.S. tariff dispute over: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that the U.S. has agreed to lift its punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum, putting an end to a year-long dispute.
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RCMP video should shock Canadians: Sinclair

RCMP video should shock Canadians: Sinclair

Former Truth and Reconciliation commissioner Murray Sinclair says a video of a Mountie interrogating a young Indigenous woman disclosing sexual abuse in B.C. foster care brings home in a "visceral way" a reality that Canadians should be shocked by...
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Mark Norman affair needs public inquiry, Scheer says

Mark Norman affair needs public inquiry, Scheer says

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Canada needs a public inquiry into the case of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. On Parliament Hill Friday, Scheer says a full investigation is justified to examine how the military's former second-in-command came to...
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Conservatives prod Liberals over report Trudeau pushed Norman leak

Conservatives prod Liberals over report Trudeau pushed Norman leak

The Mark Norman affair dominated question period Friday in the House of Commons, fueled by a report in the Globe and Mail newspaper that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed for an investigation over the leak of cabinet secrets regarding a $700 mi...
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Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7

The world is a little less grumpy, as the owners of Grumpy Cat say the internet sensation has died. A post on Grumpy Cat's official Twitter page says the sourpuss experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and passed away peacefully ...
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Dan Aykroyd on reviving 'Ghostbusters' for a new generation

Dan Aykroyd on reviving 'Ghostbusters' for a new generation

Dan Aykroyd says he "proudly" counts 2016's female-centric "Ghostbusters" as part of the pantheon: "I like my girl Ghostbusters." Aykroyd discusses the 1984 original ghost-comedy, director Paul Feig's revival and the new "Ghostbusters" movie which...
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N.L. party leaders react to Liberal minority win

N.L. party leaders react to Liberal minority win

Newfoundland and Labrador elected a rare minority government Thursday night. Dwight Ball's Liberals squeaked by with a diminished seat count while Progressive Conservative Leader Ches Crosbie said he hopes to topple the government within a year.
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Scheer promises energy corridor; Morneau says Scheer has ‘no credible’ economic plan

Scheer promises energy corridor; Morneau says Scheer has ‘no credible’ economic plan

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Canada needs a coast-to-coast energy corridor where it would be easy to build pipelines and power lines. In a speech laying out his economic vision before the next election, the opposition leader says having ...
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Conservative MP says Trudeau acting like a ‘coward’ on China detentions

Conservative MP says Trudeau acting like a ‘coward’ on China detentions

Conservative House leader Candice Bergen draws the ire of Speaker Geoff Regan after she says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is acting like a coward in dealing with China. Declining relations between the two countries slid lower Thursday after Canad...
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Liberals say they want Senate to revive tanker ban bill

Liberals say they want Senate to revive tanker ban bill

Terry Beech, Transport Minister Marc Garneau's parliamentary secretary, says the government hopes the Senate continues debate on a bill that would ban oil tankers along parts of the B.C. coast. In response to a Conservative question, Beech also sa...
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"Game of Thrones" fans petition HBO to remake season 8

"Game of Thrones" fans petition HBO to remake season 8

Fans of "Game of Thrones" are petitioning HBO to remake the show's final season after last weekend's penultimate episode aired on the cable channel. The show's final season has been criticized by die-hard fans from the start. The latest episode, h...
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Trudeau talks at VivaTech in Paris, meets with startups

Trudeau talks at VivaTech in Paris, meets with startups

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is confident a new digital charter being launched by Canada will make the internet a safer place. Speaking at the VivaTech conference in Paris today, Trudeau says the framework will dictate how the country wil...
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Trudeau meets with Macron at l'Élysée

Trudeau meets with Macron at l'Élysée

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with French president Emmanuel Macron at l'Élysée in Paris. Trudeau says the two leaders talked about their common goal of better regulating the web against hateful speech in the wake of the Christchurch Call.
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Trudeau on Canada's new digital plan and support on the 'Christchurch call'

Trudeau on Canada's new digital plan and support on the 'Christchurch call'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a new digital charter will dictate how the country will combat hate speech, misinformation and online electoral interference in Canada. He made the announcement at a technology conference in Paris. The move comes...
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Trudeau says he will work with allies to help detainees in China

Trudeau says he will work with allies to help detainees in China

In a news conference in Paris, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke gravely but in vague terms about how Canada might respond to the arrests of two Canadians in China. Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been formally arrested after mo...
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Bank of Canada: Mortgage stress test has improved quality of lending but continued vigilance is impo

Bank of Canada: Mortgage stress test has improved quality of lending but continued vigilance is impo

The Bank of Canada released its annual Financial System Review on Thursday. Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz highlighted the effect of the mortgage stress test, as well as the current state of regional housing markets.
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Air Canada hits new high on Transat news

Air Canada hits new high on Transat news

Air Canada's interest in buying rival Transat for about $520 million is getting positive feedback from industry watchers and stock traders The two companies say Air Canada — the country's largest airline — would pay a premium price of $13 per shar...
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Trudeau meets with New Zealand prime minister in Paris

Trudeau meets with New Zealand prime minister in Paris

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday at the Canadian Residence in Paris. The two spoke about New Zealand's plan for dealing with hate and extremism online in the wake of the Christchurch mosq...
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Veterinarians brought dogs to Parliament Hill to campaign for medical cannabis for pets

Veterinarians brought dogs to Parliament Hill to campaign for medical cannabis for pets

Five dogs were a big hit on Parliament Hill as veterinarians lobbied for legal changes that would allow them to prescribe medical cannabis for animals. They stood outside the main doors of West Block, capturing the oohs and ahs of politicians and ...
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Calgary Stampede unveils its midway food list for 2019

Calgary Stampede unveils its midway food list for 2019

This year's midway menu at the Calgary Stampede includes ice pops made from pickle juice, deep-fried chicken skin and octopus deep-fried or in a lollipop. The 10-day festival celebrating the cowboy life tries to outdo itself each year in its culin...
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Bains on tech giants, Christchurch Call

Bains on tech giants, Christchurch Call

Canada's Minister of Innovation, Navdeep Bains, answered questions from reporters about being too soft on big tech companies such as Facebook. He was participating in a G7 meeting while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Paris for the "Christchu...
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Singh goes after Liberals over Phoenix fiasco

Singh goes after Liberals over Phoenix fiasco

Public Services Minister Carla Qualtrough says the Liberals are keeping IBM accountable for failures with the Phoenix pay system. The company is getting more money to work on Phoenix even as the government works to replace what NDP Leader Jagmeet ...
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Goodale calls RCMP interrogation video of Indigenous assault victim ‘abhorrent’

Goodale calls RCMP interrogation video of Indigenous assault victim ‘abhorrent’

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is denouncing an aggressive 2012 interrogation of an under-age Indigenous sexual assault victim, following a story from and footage obtained by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Conservative Leader Andrew ...
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Tories ask Liberals to televise hearing on Mark Norman affair

Tories ask Liberals to televise hearing on Mark Norman affair

Conservative defence critic James Bezan takes his turn in question period to ask the chair of the national defence committee to televise Thursday’s meeting where MPs will debate an investigation of the Mark Norman affair. In response, government H...
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B.C. to hold money laundering public inquiry; final report due May 2021

B.C. to hold money laundering public inquiry; final report due May 2021

Premier John Horgan has called a public inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia following three independent reviews that found money laundering in the province's real estate market and other sectors of the economy worth billions of dolla...
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Canadian Forest Service officials discuss this year's wildfire

Canadian Forest Service officials discuss this year's wildfire

Canadian Forest Service have an update on the forecast for this year's fire season. According to Richard Carr, wildland fire analyst at Northern Forestry Centre, more western regions in Canada have an increase risk in fire severity. Ellen Whitman,...
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Girls usually paid less than boys for summer gigs: survey

Girls usually paid less than boys for summer gigs: survey

A recent survey suggests Canadian girls and boys are about equally as likely to have summer jobs but young females on average earn roughly 30 per cent less than their male counterparts. The poll for Girl Guides of Canada also finds girls clustered...
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Environment minister criticizes Conservative opponents on climate change

Environment minister criticizes Conservative opponents on climate change

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna criticizes Opposition leader Andrew Scheer, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney over their climate change positions.
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Trudeau tours Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Trudeau tours Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a tour of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral, alongside Canada’s French ambassador Isabelle Hudon, Notre-Dame de Paris’ rector and archpriest, Patrick Chauvet, and France’s Minister of Culture, Franck Riester. Th...
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RAW: Trudeau arrives in Paris

RAW: Trudeau arrives in Paris

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has landed in Paris for a two-day visit that will include a summit later today about preventing violent extremist acts from being streamed online. As he stepped out of the plane, he was greeted by French ambassador Is...
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Anger at wee hours Amber Alert via cellphones shows education needed: experts

Anger at wee hours Amber Alert via cellphones shows education needed: experts

Observers say anger at cellphone Amber Alerts that rouse people from their sleep is misplaced and shows the need for more public education. People need to understand that the emergency alerts are only issued when police need help in finding a chil...
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Goodale says feds will defend against any legal action from Tori Stafford killer

Goodale says feds will defend against any legal action from Tori Stafford killer

PPublic Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government will defend itself against any legal action from Terri-Lynne McClintic, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2010 for her role in the first-degree murder of eight-year-old Tori St...
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Trudeau faces off with Scheer, Singh for first time since Norman case dropped

Trudeau faces off with Scheer, Singh for first time since Norman case dropped

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces off with Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in the House of Commons for the first time since federal prosecutors dropped the breach-of-trust case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman – an...
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