Freeland blasts Tories, thanks NDP on new NAFTA

Freeland blasts Tories, thanks NDP on new NAFTA

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland has offered effusive thanks to New Democrats and stinging criticism of the Conservatives after the NDP supported the minority Liberal government's efforts to more speedily ratify the new North American trade...
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Prison watchdog protests 'culture of impunity'

Prison watchdog protests 'culture of impunity'

Canada's prison watchdog is raising concerns about the safety, rights and human dignity of prisoners in Canada's federal corrections system, issues he says stem from a workplace culture in the Correctional Service of Canada that has become "highly...
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Conservatives press Liberals on protest blockades

Conservatives press Liberals on protest blockades

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer repeatedly pressed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take bolder action Tuesday to end anti-pipeline blockades, saying they have no real connection to the wishes of the Wet'suwet'en in British Columbia. Trudeau say...
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Climate change concerns prompt more youths to go vegan

Climate change concerns prompt more youths to go vegan

According to a 2018 Dalhousie University study, people under the age of 35 are three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarian or vegan than people 49 or older.
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Trudeau, Singh call out Scheer over blockade comments

Trudeau, Singh call out Scheer over blockade comments

Andrew Scheer's calls for the police to break Indigenous blockades raised in protest of a B.C. natural-gas pipeline were so off-base that he couldn't be included in a meeting of federal party leaders discussing the issue, Prime Minister Justin Tru...
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Former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi pleads not guilty in U.S.

Former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi pleads not guilty in U.S.

Former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi Patrik Mathews has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges in a U.S. courtroom. Mathews, one of three men charged as part of an FBI investigation into a white-supremacy group known as The Base, i...
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Health minister visits quarantine at CFB Trenton

Health minister visits quarantine at CFB Trenton

The efforts of military and civilian personnel helping with the quarantine of more than 400 people at an Ontario military base are a sign of Canadians' unity, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said in nearby Belleville Tuesday. The Canadians and relativ...
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N.L. Premier Dwight Ball discusses decision to step down

N.L. Premier Dwight Ball discusses decision to step down

Dwight Ball announced his intention to step down as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador in a surprise video released Monday night. In an interview, the premier of more than four years said his decision was his choice alone out of a desire to spen...
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Pipeline opposition, blockades speak to broader need for reconciliation: Chiefs

Pipeline opposition, blockades speak to broader need for reconciliation: Chiefs

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Mohawk leaders from Ontario and Quebec said Tuesday that the national crisis involving a natural-gas pipeline in B.C. and associated blockades across the country speak to Canada’s broad...
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Business leaders call for urgent action on rail blockade

Business leaders call for urgent action on rail blockade

Business groups are calling on the government to resolve the anti-pipeline blockades of Canadian rail lines. Dennis Darby, head of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, says hundreds of millions of dollars of goods are getting backed up daily and ...
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Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests

Trudeau wants quick, peaceful resolution to pipeline protests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerged from a meeting with members of his cabinet on Monday speaking of his desire to find a quick and peaceful resolution to anti-pipeline protests that have disrupted rail service in Canada. Yet while Trudeau also ...
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Mill closure in rural Nova Scotia sparks fears of fallout for forestry industry

Mill closure in rural Nova Scotia sparks fears of fallout for forestry industry

In Nova Scotia's rural counties there's growing fears over whether people working the woods can survive the closure of the Northern Pulp mill near Pictou, N.S. The mill was mothballed last month after the Liberal government declined to extend a de...
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