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Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell D.C. on merits of working with Canada

Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell D.C. on merits of working with Canada

WASHINGTON — Canada is fortifying a long-standing front in its ongoing battle with protectionist impulses in the United States: resurrecting the Second World War-era notion of the two continental allies working together to stockpile the arsenal of de
Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau's health-care funding offer to premiers

Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau's health-care funding offer to premiers

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre said Wednesday he would honour the health-care increases Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered provinces if his Conservatives form the next government.
Two children dead after city bus crashes into Quebec daycare, driver charged

Two children dead after city bus crashes into Quebec daycare, driver charged

LAVAL, Que. — Two children are dead and six seriously injured after a city bus crashed into a daycare north of Montreal on Wednesday morning in what police are saying was a criminal act.
Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

OTTAWA — A new Desjardins report suggests Canada's immigration target increase could spur economic growth, with the Prairies standing to benefit the most.
Series dramatizing Lac-Mégantic rail disaster divides opinion among residents

Series dramatizing Lac-Mégantic rail disaster divides opinion among residents

MONTREAL — A new television series based on the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster is dividing opinion in the Quebec town where it is set.
Regulator gives Imperial weeks to plan fix for months-old oilsands tailings leak

Regulator gives Imperial weeks to plan fix for months-old oilsands tailings leak

Alberta's energy regulator has given Imperial Oil until the end of the month to figure out a way to fix ongoing seepage at a tailings pond at its Kearl oilsands mine. The Alberta Energy Regulator says a pond on the site north of Fort McMurray, Alta.
City of Yellowknife locks out unionized workers after mediation fails

City of Yellowknife locks out unionized workers after mediation fails

YELLOWKNIFE — Frigid temperatures didn't stop workers from marching outside city hall in the territorial capital Wednesday, carrying signs reading "not about greed, it's about need" and "locked out," as passing drivers honked in support.
Alberta to pilot oil and gas royalty breaks for legally required well cleanup

Alberta to pilot oil and gas royalty breaks for legally required well cleanup

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is moving ahead with a plan that would give oil and gas companies a tax break for meeting their legal obligations to clean up old well sites, inviting a select group of landowner organizations to a meeting to discuss
A year after "Freedom Convoy," Ottawa to reopen street in front of Parliament Hill

A year after "Freedom Convoy," Ottawa to reopen street in front of Parliament Hill

Ottawa's city council has approved a motion to reopen the street in front of Parliament Hill to traffic a year after it was closed off following the "Freedom Convoy" protests.
Canada still determining how to best help Turkey, Syria after earthquake: Trudeau

Canada still determining how to best help Turkey, Syria after earthquake: Trudeau

Canada is still determining how to best help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.