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Irving Oil president to step down as company undergoes strategic review

Irving Oil president to step down as company undergoes strategic review

FREDERICTON — The president of Irving Oil is stepping down as the company undergoes a strategic review that includes the possible sale of the business.
TSX moves lower, Wall St. takes a breather after last week's records

TSX moves lower, Wall St. takes a breather after last week's records

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved lower Monday, while Wall Street largely started off in the green but lost steam throughout the day. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 88.84 points at 21,324.31.
Child poverty rate rises in B.C. after pandemic cash lost, report says

Child poverty rate rises in B.C. after pandemic cash lost, report says

VANCOUVER — A report says more than 126,000 children in British Columbia lived in poverty in 2021 despite decades of policy changes, with some of the worst situations in single-parent families and on First Nation reserves.
Indigenous leader in Nova Scotia accusing radiologists of conducting secret tests

Indigenous leader in Nova Scotia accusing radiologists of conducting secret tests

HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq chief in Nova Scotia has filed a lawsuit against two Halifax radiologists alleging they conducted medical tests on her and other members of the Pictou Landing First Nation without their consent.
Ontario adds $1.3B in post-secondary funding, freezes tuition for three more years

Ontario adds $1.3B in post-secondary funding, freezes tuition for three more years

TORONTO — Ontario is putting an additional $1.
Tight budget, health-care changes expected to dominate Alberta legislature sitting

Tight budget, health-care changes expected to dominate Alberta legislature sitting

Alberta politicians are set to return to the legislature this week for a spring sitting that is expected to see the first steps on sweeping structural reforms to a health-care system grappling to find and keep family doctors.
Air Transat will avoid strike after flight attendants approve collective agreement

Air Transat will avoid strike after flight attendants approve collective agreement

MONTREAL — The risk of a strike at Air Transat has lifted as flight attendants have voted in favour of a new collective agreement. The 2,100 flight attendants voted 62.7 per cent in favour of the terms recommended by federal mediators.
Some tents still standing as deadline to leave 5 Halifax homeless encampments passes

Some tents still standing as deadline to leave 5 Halifax homeless encampments passes

HALIFAX — As Halifax’s deadline for people to leave five homeless encampments passed Monday, a couple expecting a child said they intend to remain at one of the sites because they have no other options.
Serven drives in five, Jays thump Pirates 8-4 for first pre-season win

Serven drives in five, Jays thump Pirates 8-4 for first pre-season win

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Brian Serven hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-4 Monday for their first win of spring training.
Liberal government wants voting health breaks for MPs after Opposition 'obstruction'

Liberal government wants voting health breaks for MPs after Opposition 'obstruction'

OTTAWA — The Liberal government wants to impose "health breaks" to eliminate overnight voting in the House of Commons and to combat what they say is Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre's personal agenda to "obstruct and create chaos.