Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave Canada’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second lease on life Tuesday, making his best case for a pipeline project that critics see as diametrically opposed to the Liberal message of tackling th...
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau addresses jubilant supporters following minority win

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau addresses jubilant supporters following minority win

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stressed a newly-won mandate from Canadians, despite winning fewer than half the seats and being wiped off the map in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The mood at Liberal party election headquarters in Montreal moved from ca...
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Urgences-Santé rapporte un fort achalandage

Urgences-Santé rapporte un fort achalandage

Urgences-Santé rapportait lundi après-midi un fort achalandage de son service. Un micromessage transmis sur Twitter un peu après 15 h indique qu'environ 80 appels sont reçus chaque heure depuis 11 h. Le message demande à la population de communiqu...
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Greta Thunberg mural in Edmonton defaced

Greta Thunberg mural in Edmonton defaced

An Edmonton man says he defaced a mural of teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg because he wanted to take a stand peacefully. James Bagnall says he wrote "stop the lies" and "this is oil country" on the portrait of the 16-year-old girl ...
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NBA champion Raptors ready to tip off new season

NBA champion Raptors ready to tip off new season

The Toronto Raptors will receive their championship rings and have the NBA championship banner unfurled Tuesday night at Scotiabank Arena. After that, it will be on to the new goal of defending the NBA title. The Raptors will kick off the 2019-20 ...
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Une murale Greta Thunberg dégradée à Edmonton

Une murale Greta Thunberg dégradée à Edmonton

Une murale récemment apparue à Edmonton qui rendait hommage à la militante suédoise Greta Thunberg a été dégradée par des graffitis. Le portrait de la jeune fille de 16 ans avait été peint sur un «mur libre» non loin d'une station de train léger s...
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What to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 21st

What to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 21st

The Bank of Canada is expected to release its business outlook survey on Tuesday. CN Rail will discuss its third-quarter earnings on a conference call on Tuesday. Rogers Communications Inc. will hold a third-quarter conference call on Wednesday. H...
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Party leaders make final pitches on eve of federal election

Party leaders make final pitches on eve of federal election

Party leaders were in British Columbia on Sunday to make one final push for the hearts and minds of voters before Monday's federal election. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made an appeal to voters in Quebec to reject the Bloc Quebecois and accused ...
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'Seek and destroy' revelations rock final days of federal campaign

'Seek and destroy' revelations rock final days of federal campaign

Andrew Scheer found himself on the defensive Saturday in Toronto amid allegations that his Conservatives hired a well-known political operative to smear his upstart right-wing rival Maxime Bernier and the People’s Party of Canada. Liberal Leader J...
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Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg stayed away from any direct criticism of Alberta's oilsands as she took her message to the provincial capital. The 16-year-old told thousands of people in front of the legislature in Edmonton that the future...
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Scheer denies he's spreading misinformation; Trudeau talks Bill 21; Singh pushes back against leader

Scheer denies he's spreading misinformation; Trudeau talks Bill 21; Singh pushes back against leader

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer denied Friday that he’s spreading misinformation in recent attacks against the Liberals and the NDP, insisting that all he’s doing is urging Justin Trudeau to be honest about how he intends to finance his platform...
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Farnworth: BC consumers won’t see edibles until New Year

Farnworth: BC consumers won’t see edibles until New Year

B.C. Solicitor General Mike Farnworth says consumers in the province shouldn’t expect to see cannabis-based edibles be available in retail outlets until early in the New Year because the 60-day waiting period falls into late December.
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Alberta teen convicted in shooting of German tourist west of Calgary

Alberta teen convicted in shooting of German tourist west of Calgary

A youth has been found guilty of shooting a German tourist in the head on a highway west of Calgary last year. A judge convicted the boy from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, who cannot be identified because he was 16 at the time, of aggravated ass...
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Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Mark Grant, the man who spent a decade behind bars the murder of 13-year-old Winnipeg girl Candace Derksen, is suing the Manitoba government and City of Winnipeg for $8.5 million. Grant was eventually found not guilty of the crime in a second tria...
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Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

The City of Montreal has plans to forbid grocery chains and other stores from throwing out edible food and useful clothing. The measures are aimed at cutting waste at its source and reducing the amount that ends up in landfills as part of the city...
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Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

The Atlantic Salmon Federation says Newfoundland and Labrador should restart an environmental assessment for a planned salmon farm expansion project. The salmon hatchery in western Newfoundland is proposed by Northern Harvest Sea Farms, the same c...
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Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Andrew Scheer continues to warn against a potential Liberal-NDP coalition government while pushing for a Conservative majority. Scheer’s comments at a Brampton, Ont., campaign stop come as opinion polls continue to suggest Monday’s vote will resul...
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Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Greta Thunberg recognizes the province's oil and gas industry efforts to reduce its emissions. Thunberg is expected to join a march from a downtown Edmonton park to a climate strike rally at the Alberta legislatu...
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Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements — or are considering the change. Air Transat says it has stopped using the salutation as well as its French equivalent, "Mesdames et messi...
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Food fraud common in Canada: study

Food fraud common in Canada: study

A study conducted by Oceana Canada has found more than 60 per cent of seafood products tested at Montreal grocery stores and restaurants were mislabelled. In July 2019, the organization tested 90 samples from 50 locations in Montreal and found tha...
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Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Whether it is a nervous investor looking for a safe haven amid volatile markets or someone with a big purchase coming up and a need to keep some cash safe and easily accessible, investors need to shop around if they want to earn the best possible ...
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Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

The gloves are coming off as the federal election campaign nears its end. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau campaigned in Montreal today, where he accused Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives of running a "nasty" campaign. Meanwhile, at a raucous event...
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Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Alberta families affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash say they will continue to fight for changes to provincial trucking regulations. Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured when an inexperienced Calgary truck driver ran a stop sign a...
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Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Vanessa Rodel, one of the refugees who helped briefly shelter U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong six years ago, is asking the federal government to approve the asylum applications of the others who helped him. Rodel arrived in Canada l...
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Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government would ensure that provinces meet their obligation to fund out-of-hospital abortions. Trudeau made the pledge today in New Brunswick, where the province's Progressive Conservative gov...
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