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    Reality check: A look at the claims made at South Carolina’s Democratic debate

    Seven Democratic contenders staged their final debate before contests in South Carolina and Super Tuesday deliver more than one-third of…
    12 hours ago

    ‘Divisive and unacceptable’: Sen. Lynn Beyak apologizes for racist Indigenous letters

    The letters she received and published online, which were in support of Canada’s residential school system, also included suggestions that…
    13 hours ago

    LNG Canada says it’s hitting ‘critical construction milestones’ amid blockades

    LNG Canada is promising to deliver its first cargo before the middle of this decade as blockades continue around a…
    13 hours ago

    Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief ‘optimistic,’ ready to talk with RCMP on blockades

    Blockades from Wet’suwet’en supporters are stretching into their third week. Read More Source
    14 hours ago

    3 courts, 3 rulings: Carbon tax seen differently in different courts

    Legal experts say rulings from provincial Appeal Courts on the federal carbon tax aren’t about the tax itself, but rather…
    14 hours ago

    Donald Trump Jr. granted permit to hunt Alaskan grizzly bear

    He will be hunting duck and deer in November as part of a $150,000 trip auctioned off by Safari Club.…
    17 hours ago

    63% of Canadians support police intervention to end rail blockades: Ipsos poll

    A new poll suggests that 60 per cent of Canadians oppose the Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests, and are becoming more supportive…
    18 hours ago

    Canadian fighter jet replacement project hit with another delay

    A winning bidder is supposed to be chosen by 2022. Read More Source
    19 hours ago

    Donald Trump says U.S. has coronavirus threat ‘well under control’

    At the same time, the Trump administration on Monday asked Congress for an additional $2.5 billion to prepare in case…
    20 hours ago

    Highway 6 in Caledonia, Ont. closed by solidarity blockade

    Provincial Police in Haldimand County are reporting that Highway 6 in Caledonia has been closed by a solidarity demonstration. Read…
    21 hours ago

    Democratic candidates launch attacks on Sanders ahead of South Carolina debate

    With mounting fear among the Democratic establishment that the self-described democratic socialist is on the verge of gaining a significant…
    1 day ago

    Teck pulling out of oilsands project ‘another straw on the camel’s back’ for Alberta economy: think tank

    Teck Resources said Sunday it was withdrawing from the proposed $20.6-billion Frontier mine because of the broader conversation around climate…
    1 day ago

    Alberta premier says investor confidence needed after Teck Resources abandons Frontier mine project

    Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his government is taking action to boost investor confidence following a decision by Teck Resources…
    2 days ago

    Teck Resources has abandoned its Frontier mine plan. Here are the factors being blamed

    Teck Resources CEO had not committed to the oilsands project being built even if approved. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    Liberals set to drop some assisted dying restrictions with new legislation

    The requirement for death to be “reasonably foreseeable” was deemed unconstitutional last year. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    White House preparing emergency funding request to battle coronavirus

    The request is still being developed but is likely to come this week, a senior administration official confirmed Monday. Read…
    2 days ago

    Shares down after Teck Resources withdraws application for Frontier oilsands project

    Shares in Teck Resources Ltd. are trading down four per cent after the company said it had withdrawn its application…
    2 days ago

    Donald Trump’s visit to India prompts both protests and prayers

    Trump and Modi are scheduled to announce agreements at a news conference on Tuesday, capping off Trump’s two-day visit. Read…
    2 days ago

    India rushes to give Trump a mega rally after PM Modi promises large public reception

    Hundreds of thousands of people in the northwestern city are expected to greet Trump on Monday for a road show…
    3 days ago

    Wet’suwet’en protests have become ‘intertwined’ with other issues, Bennett says

    Her comments come two days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s press conference on Friday. He said some protesters in support…
    3 days ago

    Railroad blockades ‘setting back reconciliation 20 years,’ warns B.C. MLA Ellis Ross

    Ellis Ross says he is “very concerned” about the risk of violence against Indigenous people. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    G20 diplomats say the U.S. doesn’t want to mention climate change in draft statement

    G20 sources said the US. was refusing to accept language on climate change as a risk to the economy. Read More…
    3 days ago

    Iran’s hardliners take early lead in parliamentary elections, 1st partial results show

    Voters had limited options on Friday’s ballot, as more than 7,000 potential candidates had been disqualified, most of them reformists…
    4 days ago

    ‘A new dawn’: South Sudan rival leaders form coalition government meant to end war

    A day after President Salva Kiir dissolved the previous government, opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn in as his deputy,…
    4 days ago

    Nevada primary set to test Democrat hopefuls’ appeal with minorities

    Nevada’s population, which aligns more with the U.S. as a whole than the opening elections in Iowa and New Hampshire,…
    4 days ago

    ‘Stay out of American elections,’ Sanders tells Russia in wake of meddling reports

    Sanders’ response was a sharp contrast from that of President Donald Trump, who has dismissed U.S. intelligence reports that Russia…
    4 days ago

    Rejection of Frontier oilsands mine could result in $1.13B charge, Teck Resources warns

    Teck Resources Ltd. says it will take an impairment charge of about $1.13 billion if the federal government decides not…
    5 days ago

    Buffalo Declaration: A deeper look at the latest display of Alberta’s discontent

    The Buffalo Declaration was signed and released by four Alberta MPs on Thursday. Read More Source
    5 days ago

    Trudeau says ‘the barricades need to come down now’

    “The barricades must now come down,” Trudeau said. Read More Source
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    Agriculture groups call for carbon tax exemption, minister ‘listening’ to farmers

    More voices in the agriculture industry are being raised to have the carbon tax on gasoline, diesel fuel, propane and…

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