N.B. Premier Higgs on Sherbrooke’s decision to seek 2021 Francophonie Games

N.B. Premier Higgs on Sherbrooke’s decision to seek 2021 Francophonie Games

After ballooning costs prompted New Brunswick to abandon the 2021 Francophonie Games, Sherbrooke, Que., has agreed to step in as host on the condition that the budget can be kept under control. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs blames the provinc...
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Notley optimistic Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on track

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Prime Minister promises stability for Canadians during brief St. John's, N.L. visit

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Indigenous leaders, politicians say Trans Mountain report flawed

Indigenous leaders, politicians say Trans Mountain report flawed

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NEB recommends Trans Mountain pipeline expansion construction proceed

NEB recommends Trans Mountain pipeline expansion construction proceed

The National Energy Board says increased tanker traffic through the Salish Sea will hurt endangered southern resident killer whales and increase greenhouse gas emissions, but it says those issues don't outweigh the considerable benefits of the Tra...
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Jussie Smollett axed from last "Empire" episodes

Jussie Smollett axed from last "Empire" episodes

"Empire" series actor Jussie Smollett has been axed from the season's last episodes. The announcement comes in the wake of his arrest on charges that he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself last month in downtown Chicago. The controversy su...
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Danforth shooting victims and family members call for ban on gun ownership

Danforth shooting victims and family members call for ban on gun ownership

Relatives of those injured or killed in a shooting rampage in Toronto's Greektown last summer are calling on Ottawa to ban private ownership of handguns and assault rifles.
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Opposition accuses government of interference in SNC-Lavalin case

Opposition accuses government of interference in SNC-Lavalin case

Opposition MPs pressed the government in the House of Commons question period Friday on the SNC-Lavalin controversy haunting the Liberals. The Conservatives baldly accused the government of trying to subvert the course of justice by interfering wi...
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PM comments on SNC-Lavalin developments during stop in St. John’s

PM comments on SNC-Lavalin developments during stop in St. John’s

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians should listen to Canada’s top clerk regarding alleged pressure applied to the former attorney general. Trudeau made the comments during a funding announcement in St. John’s.
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B.C. police say officer stabbed while picking up kids from school

B.C. police say officer stabbed while picking up kids from school

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Georges St-Pierre announces retirement from MMA

Georges St-Pierre announces retirement from MMA

Canadian mixed martial arts fighter Georges St-Pierre announces his retirement from the sport.
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Questions in House of Commons about SNC-Lavalin

Questions in House of Commons about SNC-Lavalin

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The Monkees' Peter Tork dies at the age of 77

The Monkees' Peter Tork dies at the age of 77

Peter Tork, one of the original members of The Monkees, has died. Tork, best known as the keyboard player and bassist of The Monkees was 77. In the 1960's Tork and his fellow bandmates acted in a hit TV show about a fictitious Beatles-inspired pop...
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Prime Minister comments on Wilson-Raybould resignation during highway funding stop

Prime Minister comments on Wilson-Raybould resignation during highway funding stop

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he doesn't understand Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation from cabinet despite her explanations this week to government ministers and the Liberal caucus.
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PM speaks on reuniting grieving Syrian mother's overseas family after children lost in fire

PM speaks on reuniting grieving Syrian mother's overseas family after children lost in fire

Ottawa is looking into reuniting a Syrian refugee who lost her seven children in a Halifax house fire with family members who are not in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Thursday.
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Jussie Smollett faces felony charge for filing false police report

Jussie Smollett faces felony charge for filing false police report

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Prime Minister joins hundreds in Halifax square for vigil

Prime Minister joins hundreds in Halifax square for vigil

Politicians and community members speak to a crowd as part of a vigil for a Syrian refugee family that lost seven children in a house fire.
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Wilson-Raybould abstains on votes involving her

Wilson-Raybould abstains on votes involving her

Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould deliberately avoided voting on an NDP motion saying she should be allowed to speak openly on the SNC-Lavalin affair. After the vote, she explained why.
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Questions continue on SNC-Lavalin in House of Commons

Questions continue on SNC-Lavalin in House of Commons

Opposition parties continued to attack the government in the House of Commons over the SNC-Lavalin affair, and whether the government is willing to hold an inquiry on the matter.
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Morneau Speaks About Upcoming Federal Budget

Morneau Speaks About Upcoming Federal Budget

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Eyes on Flames as NHL trade deadline approaches

Eyes on Flames as NHL trade deadline approaches

Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving talks about upcoming NHL trade deadline.
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Canadian fashion and design insiders remember Karl Lagerfeld

Canadian fashion and design insiders remember Karl Lagerfeld

Several Canadian fashion and design experts who knew couture icon Karl Lagerfeld are recalling a powerful visionary whose influence lives on in their work. Former model Tricia Helfer says she met the style icon after being cast in a Chanel fashio...
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Prime Minister responds to calls for inquiry in SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister responds to calls for inquiry in SNC-Lavalin affair

Amid continued calls from the opposition parties for an inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin affair, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the inclusion of former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in a recent cabinet meeting.
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Memorial held for Syrian children killed in Halifax fire

Memorial held for Syrian children killed in Halifax fire

Dozens of people gathered outside the charred remnants of a suburban Halifax home Tuesday night to mourn the loss of seven children killed in a fast-moving fire and to show support for the injured, grieving parents left behind.
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Vigil held in Brampton to remember slain 11-year-old girl

Vigil held in Brampton to remember slain 11-year-old girl

A vigil was held on Tuesday in Brampton, Ont., for Riya Rajkumar, 11, who was allegedly killed by her father last week. She was the subject of an Amber Alert last Thursday night and found dead at her father's home.
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