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Sts'ailes, frustrated with the feds, signs and funds its own child welfare agreement

Sts'ailes, frustrated with the feds, signs and funds its own child welfare agreement

OTTAWA — A First Nation in British Columbia has taken matters into its own hands after what leaders call a lack of commitment from the federal and provincial government to help them take full jurisdiction over child and family services.
Quebec coroner inquest told that poor police planning led to killing of officer

Quebec coroner inquest told that poor police planning led to killing of officer

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police didn't plan properly before they tried to arrest a mentally ill man last March, and as a result an officer was killed, the province's workplace health and safety board says.
Trudeau jabs Poilievre over bill that could usher in digital ID for porn browsing

Trudeau jabs Poilievre over bill that could usher in digital ID for porn browsing

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau took an unprompted jab at his main political rival on Thursday over a Senate porn bill that the prime minister said could usher in a digital ID for adults who want to browse certain websites.
GST, HST on carbon price could raise billions over next seven years: budget watchdog

GST, HST on carbon price could raise billions over next seven years: budget watchdog

OTTAWA — The federal government's carbon price could generate more than $5 billion from the federal sales tax over the next seven years, but none of that is directly earmarked for climate programs.
‘Grey Cup or bust:' Vernon Adams Jr. talks B.C. Lions goals after re-signing

‘Grey Cup or bust:' Vernon Adams Jr. talks B.C. Lions goals after re-signing

SURREY, B.C. — Vernon Adams Jr. is clear about his and his team's focus: the Grey Cup. Adams signed a two-year extension with the B.C. Lions on Wednesday, affirming his status as the team’s top quarterback. "It's Grey Cup or bust.
Mayor of Gatineau resigns citing difficult climate for municipal politicians

Mayor of Gatineau resigns citing difficult climate for municipal politicians

MONTREAL — France Bélisle, the mayor of Gatineau, Que., abruptly resigned her post Thursday, citing a difficult climate for municipal politicians in the province.
More red ink at Manitoba Hydro as need for new power generation looms

More red ink at Manitoba Hydro as need for new power generation looms

WINNIPEG — After ruling out more private-sector wind farms, Manitoba's NDP government said it will come up with a plan to fund new energy projects while also freezing hydroelectric rates and keeping its Crown-owned energy utility's debt load in check

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Immigration spurring telecom subscriber growth but ongoing investments needed: report

Immigration spurring telecom subscriber growth but ongoing investments needed: report

Canada's immigration influx is spurring subscriber growth for the country's four biggest telecom providers, but significant investments in network infrastructure are needed to meet rising demand for services, says a report released Thursday.
London attack deemed terrorism, Veltman gets life sentence with no parole for 25 yrs

London attack deemed terrorism, Veltman gets life sentence with no parole for 25 yrs

The murder of four members of a Muslim family in southwestern Ontario by a self-described white nationalist was an act of terrorism, a judge ruled Thursday as she sentenced the man to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.