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Cities make power play for new fiscal order with eye to 2019 federal election

OTTAWA — Canada's cities believe they will finally land easier and direct access to federal dollars in next year's budget, or at least wrest a platform pledge from parties in the 2019 election.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosts Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez in Montreal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosts Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez in Montreal

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he has confidence in the ability of the Spanish government and its people to resolve the Catalan secession crisis in a way that respects freedom of expression.
Quebec party leaders back on campaign trail after visiting tornado victims

Quebec party leaders back on campaign trail after visiting tornado victims

MONTREAL — The thorny issue of sovereignty re-emerged on the Quebec campaign trail on Sunday, as Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard suggested his Coalition Avenir Quebec rival hadn't totally given up on the idea of an independent Quebec.
New Brunswick election nears finish line with final day of campaigning

New Brunswick election nears finish line with final day of campaigning

FREDERICTON — Atlantic Canada's four Liberal premiers don't always see eye to eye on major issues but the four were united on Sunday with the message to get out the Liberal vote in Monday's New Brunswick election.
N.S. auditor general writes book on lessons learned from 'superhero' grandmother

N.S. auditor general writes book on lessons learned from 'superhero' grandmother

HALIFAX — Though he may be better known for combing through Nova Scotia's finances, the province's auditor general has decided to try his hand at writing something other than fiscal reports: a book about lessons he learned from his grandmother.
Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown

Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown

WASHINGTON — When she first told a U.S.
Trump drains oxygen from Trudeau foreign policy with PM, Freeland bound for UN

Trump drains oxygen from Trudeau foreign policy with PM, Freeland bound for UN

OTTAWA — Back then, the world was a much easier place for a Canadian comeback. When the Liberal government came to power in 2015, Canada's decaying relations with the United Nations and the United States left political space to rebuild.
Newcomers vying to fill power void in Vancouver's 'weird' election race: expert

Newcomers vying to fill power void in Vancouver's 'weird' election race: expert

VANCOUVER — As election campaigns kick off across British Columbia its largest city is facing a race unlike any other, experts say.
Ontario researchers use 3D-printing tech to replace part of dog's skull

Ontario researchers use 3D-printing tech to replace part of dog's skull

Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D-printing technology to replace the majority of a dog's cancer-ridden skull, a novel procedure they say marks a major advancement in veterinary medicine.
Buckle up for the Broncos: A look at some seatbelt rules across Canada

Buckle up for the Broncos: A look at some seatbelt rules across Canada

Coaches and some players on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women's rugby team are making it a habit to buckle up on the bus when they travel to games this season.