Scheer warns against progressive coalition; Trudeau, Singh spar over NAFTA

Scheer warns against progressive coalition; Trudeau, Singh spar over NAFTA

Andrew Scheer raised the spectre of a tax-and-spend Liberal-NDP coalition government and urged Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21. The Conservative leader's pitch came a day after NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said he would be op...
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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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Marie Fredriksson of Swedish pop duo Roxette dies at 61

Marie Fredriksson of Swedish pop duo Roxette dies at 61

Marie Fredriksson, the female half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette, has died at age 61. Fredriksson formed Roxette with Per Gessle in 1986. The two released their first album the same year and went on to achieve international success in the late 19...
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Emergency crew respond to CP Rail train hauling crude oil that derailed

Emergency crew respond to CP Rail train hauling crude oil that derailed

Emergency crews responded to a CP Rail train hauling crude oil that had derailed Sunday. CP said in a statement no injuries were reported and evacuations had not been ordered. RCMP blocked traffic on Highway 16 between Guernsey and Plunkett becaus...
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Canada opens selection camp ahead of IIHF World Juniors hockey tournament

Canada opens selection camp ahead of IIHF World Juniors hockey tournament

31 of Canada’s best teenage hockey players are on the ice this week vying for a spot on the country’s roster for the 2020 IIHF World Juniors hockey championship. Canada finished sixth last season on home soil in Vancouver and Victoria after winnin...
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Kathleen Wynne portrait unveiled at Ontario legislature

Kathleen Wynne portrait unveiled at Ontario legislature

The official portrait of Ontario's first female premier was unveiled at the provincial legislature Monday night.Kathleen Wynne's picture was done by artist Linda Kooluris-Dobbs, who also painted the official portraits of former premier David Peter...
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Kenney lays out key demands for meeting with Trudeau

Kenney lays out key demands for meeting with Trudeau

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is in Ottawa for a two-day political trade mission designed to put intense pressure on the Liberal government to take action to address pressing concerns around the Alberta economy. He's taking five key asks into his m...
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Case of Canadians held in China raised in Parliament on eve of anniversary

Case of Canadians held in China raised in Parliament on eve of anniversary

O’Toole: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says two Canadians held in China must be sent home, making the comments on the eve of the one-year anniversary of their detention. Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held without access to a lawyer o...
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Economic worries fuel start of question period

Economic worries fuel start of question period

Deputy Conservative Leader Leona Alleslev calls on the government to deliver a fall fiscal update to address economic concerns in the country, later charging that the Liberals need to change course on their plans. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau say...
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How to keep your cat away from Holiday decorations

How to keep your cat away from Holiday decorations

It's no secret that felines are obsessed with poking around holiday decorations. Here are some tips to stop your cat this Holiday season: Lifehacker recommends putting soft and fluffy material at the bottom of the tree. This will take the cat's at...
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CRTC hoping to curb caller ID spoofing

CRTC hoping to curb caller ID spoofing

Canadian providers of Internet-based phone systems should be able to adopt new technology next year that goes after fake phone calls. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission says telecom companies should be able to implemen...
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Liberals move to make good on promise to cut taxes for most Canadians

Liberals move to make good on promise to cut taxes for most Canadians

Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced a motion to deliver on a campaign promise to raise the basic personal income tax exemption to $15,000. The proposed changes would be fully implemented by 2023 and the government would gradually phase out th...
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Humboldt Bronco returns home from Thailand after spinal surgery

Humboldt Bronco returns home from Thailand after spinal surgery

A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he's feeling good after returning home after five weeks in Thailand where he received spinal surgery. Ryan Straschnitzki said he was glad to feel a cold winter as he and his father T...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Dec. 9th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Dec. 9th

Hudson's Bay Co. releases its third-quarter financial results on Tuesday. Lululemon Athletica Inc. releases its third-quarter financial results on Wednesday. Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz is to give a speech to the Empire Club of Canada on...
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