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Company appeals Churchill rail ruling in year-long attempt to restore service

Company appeals Churchill rail ruling in year-long attempt to restore service

WINNIPEG — The company that owns a broken rail line into Churchill, Man., says it is appealing a federal regulatory ruling that requires it to repair the track. Hudson Bay Railway Co.
Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data

Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government will take fresh steps Tuesday towards equipping the country for the rapidly advancing era of big data.

Human remains found near Ucluelet, B.C., police major crimes unit investigates

UCLUELET, B.C. — Police are investigating after the remains of two people were found near Ucluelet, B.C., late last week. The RCMP say it's too early to determine if the remains are of two men who disappeared last month.
Trudeau says he won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy

Trudeau says he won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will not "play politics" over immigration policies when it comes to the controversial U.S.
Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

OTTAWA — Anti-poverty groups are raising the stakes on the Liberal government's promise to reduce the prevalence of low-income families by detailing child poverty rates in all 338 federal ridings — including the above-average rates facing constituent
Manitoba Liberal wants ban on chamber talk about NDP leader's criminal past

Manitoba Liberal wants ban on chamber talk about NDP leader's criminal past

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba politician wants to ban members of the Tory government from discussing Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew's criminal convictions and other brushes with the law inside the legislature.
Kookies for Khloe Kardashian: Manitoba cookie company gets custom order

Kookies for Khloe Kardashian: Manitoba cookie company gets custom order

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba cookie company is receiving praise from Khloe Kardashian for custom creations featuring her daughter True. The famous Kardashian posted a photo of the custom-order cookies made by Winnipeg's Scientific Sweets on Instagram.
Ford orders public sector hiring freeze, excludes essential frontline staff

Ford orders public sector hiring freeze, excludes essential frontline staff

TORONTO — Ontario's incoming premier has put the public service under a hiring freeze as part of a series of measures meant to limit spending as he re-examines the province's books, raising concerns among some government workers.
Defeated Ontario Liberals must begin soul-searching: interim leader

Defeated Ontario Liberals must begin soul-searching: interim leader

TORONTO — Ontario's Liberals must do some soul-searching in the wake of the devastating defeat they suffered in the provincial election in order to understand where things went wrong, the party's new interim leader said Monday.
South Korea joins Japan in halting Canadian wheat imports after GMO plants found

South Korea joins Japan in halting Canadian wheat imports after GMO plants found

CALGARY — South Korea has joined Japan in suspending trade in Canadian wheat following the discovery of a small number of genetically modified plants in southern Alberta.