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Manitoba premier gets proof of payment on taxes owed on Costa Rica home

Manitoba premier gets proof of payment on taxes owed on Costa Rica home

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has produced evidence that he has, after a year of controversy on the subject, paid a luxury tax he owed on his vacation home in Costa Rica.
In the news today, April 12

In the news today, April 12

Five stories in the news for Friday, April 12 ——— CARBON TAX DEBATE FOGGED BY MYTHS: ECONOMIST A carbon tax doesn't work says the head of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission, which is a non-partisan group of academics and business leaders focused on econom
Political myths fog crucial Alberta election debate over carbon taxes: economist

Political myths fog crucial Alberta election debate over carbon taxes: economist

Between politicians who fog the truth and the ones just in a fog, Chris Ragan wants to fan fresh air into a carbon tax debate that is clouding Alberta's provincial election and drifting into an upcoming federal campaign.
Court hears religious doctrine emphasized obedience to men in child bride case

Court hears religious doctrine emphasized obedience to men in child bride case

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A British Columbia court heard evidence from three former members of a polygamous religious group in the trial of a man charged with removing a 15-year-old girl from Canada to marry a man in the United States.
Stormy Daniels to make stop in Kamloops, B.C. nightclub for book tour

Stormy Daniels to make stop in Kamloops, B.C. nightclub for book tour

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — American adult film star and author of a tell-all book about her alleged affair with U.S. President Donald Trump is coming to Kamloops, B.C.
Kenney, Scheer launch two-pronged attack on Notley and Trudeau at Calgary rally

Kenney, Scheer launch two-pronged attack on Notley and Trudeau at Calgary rally

CALGARY — Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and Alberta's United Conservative leader Jason Kenney braved a heavy snowstorm Thursday to attack what they call the "Notley-Trudeau alliance.
Chief hopes Senate committee sees link between resource development, violence

Chief hopes Senate committee sees link between resource development, violence

WINNIPEG — The chief of a Manitoba First Nation says he hopes a Senate committee will seriously listen to how resource development is linked to allegations of physical and sexual violence in his community.
Different pictures emerge of La Loche school shooter requesting youth sentence

Different pictures emerge of La Loche school shooter requesting youth sentence

REGINA — Saskatchewan's highest court has reserved its decision on whether a young man who shot and killed four people and injured seven others in a northern community should be sentenced as a youth or an adult.
Gloves come off as Canadian TV rivals battle over fees for carrying NHL games

Gloves come off as Canadian TV rivals battle over fees for carrying NHL games

MONTREAL — Quebecor has proposed putting a corporate dispute with BCE's Bell Canada on ice until at least April 23 — a move that offers possible relief for hockey fans who prefer their NHL games to be televised in French.
Canadians divided on banning handguns, assault-style firearms: consultation

Canadians divided on banning handguns, assault-style firearms: consultation

OTTAWA — Canadians have wildly diverging views on banning handguns and assault-style firearms, says a newly released summary of federal consultations.