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Provincial tensions with federal government easing, Kenney, Moe suggest

Provincial tensions with federal government easing, Kenney, Moe suggest

WASHINGTON — Post-election tensions between the West and the federal Liberal government are showing signs of easing, two of Canada's premiers suggested Friday as provincial leaders fanned out across the U.S.
'Oil is going to move:' Calls for pipelines after fiery train derailment

'Oil is going to move:' Calls for pipelines after fiery train derailment

GUERNSEY, Sask. — The reeve of a Saskatchewan municipality where a second fiery train derailment has occurred in less than two months says it's time for the federal government to look more seriously at pipelines to move oil.
Tories decry judicial appointment amid renewed scrutiny of MacKay's record

Tories decry judicial appointment amid renewed scrutiny of MacKay's record

OTTAWA — Conservatives are accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of stacking Canada's courts with Liberal partisans, pointing to a recently appointed judge who has donated almost $26,000 to the governing party over the past 14 years.
Teck Frontier mine not a 'political gift' from Ottawa: Alberta minister

Teck Frontier mine not a 'political gift' from Ottawa: Alberta minister

CALGARY — Alberta's environment minister says Ottawa shouldn't think it can use federal aid as a bargaining tool to determine the fate of a proposed Frontier oilsands mine. The federal cabinet has until the end of the month to decide on the $20.
'100 per cent racial': Indigenous hockey player's dad rejects report on verbal abuse

'100 per cent racial': Indigenous hockey player's dad rejects report on verbal abuse

WAYCOBAH, N.S. — An investigation into allegations an Indigenous hockey player faced racist taunts during a recent game in Cape Breton concluded the verbal abuse did occur but that it was not based on race.
PM brings star power to Africa as part of push for UN Security Council seat

PM brings star power to Africa as part of push for UN Security Council seat

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to bring some star power from the sports world to his game plan in Africa this week, as he pursues support for a seat for Canada on the powerful United Nations Security Council.

Legault government to invoke closure to pass education bill as opposition fumes

QUEBEC — The Coalition Avenir Quebec government is set to invoke closure for a fourth time in eight months as it looks to pass an education bill that would spell the end of school boards across the province.
Feds to fund urgent research into new coronavirus, including social impacts

Feds to fund urgent research into new coronavirus, including social impacts

OTTAWA — As governments and health agencies around the world race to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the federal funding agency for health research is set to back work aimed at better understanding the virus — including the fear
'Tore my world apart:' Indigenous Bar Association to honour Colten Boushie

'Tore my world apart:' Indigenous Bar Association to honour Colten Boushie

Andre Bear remembers pain building deep inside him as he digested news of a controversial acquittal of a Saskatchewan farmer who shot and killed a young Indigenous man. "It really tore my world apart," Bear says from his home in Saskatoon.
'My freedom and my life were stolen from me,' says Diab, suing over extradition

'My freedom and my life were stolen from me,' says Diab, suing over extradition

Ottawa sociology professor Hassan Diab says his long fight against accusations of terrorism wiped out his savings and caused chronic stress, depression and severe insomnia, prompting his lawsuit for financial compensation from the federal government.