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Ontario's Doug Ford to make case for NAFTA deal to U.S. counterparts

Ontario's Doug Ford to make case for NAFTA deal to U.S. counterparts

TORONTO — Vowing to stand with the federal Liberals, Ontario's Progressive Conservative premier-designate said he will travel widely in the United States in a bid to help bolster continuing and complex NAFTA talks.
Canada's billions in fossil fuel subsidies to go under the microscope

Canada's billions in fossil fuel subsidies to go under the microscope

OTTAWA — The federal government has taken a step towards fulfilling it's promise to get rid of fossil fuel subsidies by agreeing to finally explain how much it actually spends on them.
Mulcair marks retirement by calling on Canada to be champion of democracy

Mulcair marks retirement by calling on Canada to be champion of democracy

OTTAWA — Tom Mulcair was praised by friends and political foes alike Thursday as he prepared to retire from Parliament with a call for Canada to be a champion of democracy in the world.
Looking for Fruit Loop: New hope for parrot missing for almost a year

Looking for Fruit Loop: New hope for parrot missing for almost a year

COCHRANE, Alta. — An Alberta family that has been looking for its beloved parrot since it flew the coop almost a year ago is hoping an unexpected tip could lead to the feathery fugitive's whereabouts.
Tories threaten all-nighter over true cost to Canadians of Liberal carbon price

Tories threaten all-nighter over true cost to Canadians of Liberal carbon price

OTTAWA — MPs were facing another long night of marathon voting Thursday as the Conservatives pushed the government to disclose how much its carbon price is going to cost Canadian families.
Halifax police under fire for not tracking drink-tampering incidents

Halifax police under fire for not tracking drink-tampering incidents

Halifax Regional Police are being criticized for not tracking drink-tampering incidents in the city, amid multiple reports of spiked drinks at downtown bars and an emergency room doctor who says it happens regularly.

Group of Canadian and U.S. mayors speaks out against trade tariffs

AJAX, Ont. — A group of Canadian and U.S. mayors says the economies in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River area are tightly integrated and the imposition of trade tariffs would impact both sides of the border.
Senate, House won't move out of Centre Block until end of year, reno delayed

Senate, House won't move out of Centre Block until end of year, reno delayed

OTTAWA — Parliament Hill's iconic Centre Block won't be shutting down this summer, delaying the start of a badly needed renovation until at least next year.

Montreal announces new animal bylaw, moves to ban horse-drawn carriages

MONTREAL — The elegant draft horses that pull tourist caleches through Old Montreal will soon be clip-clopping their way into the city's history books as the municipal administration moves forward with a plan to ban the activity as of 2020.
Supreme Court will not hear drug testing appeal involving oilsands workers

Supreme Court will not hear drug testing appeal involving oilsands workers

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a union's appeal of a key ruling about random drug testing at Suncor Energy's oilsands operations in northeast Alberta.