Alberta Premier says next few weeks crucial in provincial-federal relations

Alberta Premier says next few weeks crucial in provincial-federal relations

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney spent nearly an hour with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, attempting to secure change in several areas key to the Alberta economy. He says the next few weeks will be crucial when it comes to whether the federal governme...
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First commercial e-plane lands test flight in B.C.

First commercial e-plane lands test flight in B.C.

British Columbia seaplane company Harbour Air lands the first test flight for a commercial electric plane. CEO Greg McDougall spoke to media and guests in the hangar after the flight, alongside Roei Ganzarski, CEO of Seattle-based engineering firm...
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Halifax agrees to contribute $20M toward construction of stadium for CFL team

Halifax agrees to contribute $20M toward construction of stadium for CFL team

Halifax council voted to move ahead with a stadium project by a business group hoping to land a CFL franchise for the East Coast city. Council voted 10 to 7 to accept a staff recommendation of a one-time $20-million contribution toward constructio...
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'Not engaging doesn't change anything,' Nova Scotia premier says of China

'Not engaging doesn't change anything,' Nova Scotia premier says of China

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says he looks forward to continuing to build economic ties between his province and China, even though he opposes that country's ongoing detention of two Canadian citizens. Last week, Nova Scotia announced it wou...
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No deal ahead of one-day teachers strike as rhetoric ramps up

No deal ahead of one-day teachers strike as rhetoric ramps up

The president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation says there is almost no chance to avoid a one-day strike set for Wednesday. Harvey Bischof says Education Minister Stephen Lecce is ratcheting up rhetoric around the tense talks in...
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Opposition MPs take wait-and-see approach on new NAFTA

Opposition MPs take wait-and-see approach on new NAFTA

Opposition MPs from the Bloc Quebecois and NDP say they are waiting for the details before saying whether or not they'll support the new NAFTA. Canada joined the United States and Mexico on Tuesday as they formally agreed to changes to the new con...
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Singh looks for details on dental care

Singh looks for details on dental care

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh looked for details during question period on the Liberals’ throne speech pledge of a dental care plan, and whether the government will actually go ahead with it. Health Minister Patty Hajdu says the issue is worth explorin...
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Case of two Canadians held in China lands in question period on anniversary

Case of two Canadians held in China lands in question period on anniversary

The case of two Canadians detained in China for one year – Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig – took centre stage at the start of question period. Two Liberal ministers responded to questions from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer about what the go...
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Andreescu weighs in on 2019 season

Andreescu weighs in on 2019 season

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu says she's proud of her accomplishments in a breakout 2019 season that saw her win three WTA Tour titles - including the US Open - and rocket to No. 5 in the world rankings. Andreescu held court Tuesday after ...
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'They' named Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

'They' named Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

Merriam-Webster has named the pronoun “they” its 2019 word of the year. According to Merriam-Webster, searches for the word have risen 313 per cent in the past year. The American English dictionary added the nonbinary pronoun to the term’s three o...
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Privacy commissioner calls for new measures to protect personal information

Privacy commissioner calls for new measures to protect personal information

Canada's privacy czar says violations by Facebook, Equifax and others have highlighted like never before the urgent need to update the country's aging laws governing personal information. Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien, whose annual report w...
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Canadians and broadcast TV shut out of Golden Globe nods

Canadians and broadcast TV shut out of Golden Globe nods

The Golden Globe TV nominations were most striking not for what they included, but what they didn't. Netflix completely shut out the broadcast networks in all 55 nominations while also edging out HBO to win the most TV nods. Netflix got 17 TV nod...
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