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    The Manitoba government is pushing ahead with a court challenge of the federal carbon tax although Premier Brian Pallister says…
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    India riots: Hospitals try to identify dead, Muslims return to burnt mosques

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    Coastal GasLink to pause work as talks begin between hereditary chiefs, ministers

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    Senate votes to suspend Lynn Beyak for 2nd time over racist letters posted to her website

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    Saskatchewan, Manitoba face huge debt without massive changes: report

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    Do Tyendinaga Mohawk protests amount to ‘terrorism’? Experts say no

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    Canada to stop paying Prince Harry, Meghan Markle security costs in ‘coming weeks’

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    N.S. premier says chief of staff knew of allegations against former Liberal MLA for months

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    Conservative candidates scramble to the last wire as leadership deadline looms

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    Alberta government took six months to release alarming climate report

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    COVID-19: Trump downplays U.S. outbreak, spurring new credibility test

    The stakes could be enormous from a public health and economic perspective, and also for Trump’s personal credibility. Read More…
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    Independent senators push for another Lynn Beyak suspension, despite apology

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    Conservatives reviving bid to call ethics commissioner on Trudeau SNC-Lavalin report

    Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion found Trudeau broke ethics rules with improper interference. Read More Source
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    COMMENTARY: Where do Canadians stand on Wet’suwet’en solidarity blockades and reconciliation?

    The short answer? It’s complicated, says pollster Darrell Bricker. Read More Source
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    Reality check: A look at the claims made at South Carolina’s Democratic debate

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    ‘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…
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    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…
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    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
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    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…
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    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.…
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    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…
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    Canadian fighter jet replacement project hit with another delay

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    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…
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    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…

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