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    Ottawa approves Alberta’s carbon tax on big industrial emitters

    The Trudeau government is giving the Alberta government a passing grade for its industrial carbon tax. Read More Source
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    Freeland says it will be a ‘tough challenge’ to get U.S. to ratify CUSMA

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed in November 2018 but formal U.S. approval has been held up by Democratic lawmakers…
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    Nearly half of Montreal West tap water tests exceeded recommended lead limit in 2018

    Montreal West has a lead problem, but they don’t know how big it is. Read More Source
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    Auditor calls for improvement in northern Saskatchewan suicide prevention

    Auditor Judy Ferguson says that health care providers in northwest Saskatchewan generally don’t receive sufficient training caring for suicidal patients.…
    22 hours ago

    Trudeau video used in Biden ad attacking Trump: ‘The world is laughing’

    The former U.S. vice-president uses the widely-shared video to criticize Trump and his ability to lead alongside international counterparts. Read…
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    Northern Ontario Liberal Anthony Rota elected new Speaker of the House of Commons

    Rota will be first MP of Italian descent to hold the prominent position. Read More Source
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    ‘Don’t mess with me’: Pelosi scolds reporter for asking if she ‘hates’ Trump

    She went on to call Trump a “coward” on gun policy, “cruel” on immigration and “in denial” about climate issues.…
    24 hours ago

    Come for the lobster, stay for the dark skies: Nova Scotians to see direct flights from China

    The Nova Scotia government announced the news on Tuesday, touting Canada’s Ocean Playground as a draw for Chinese tourists. Read…
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    One week until U.K. heads to the polls — Here’s how Britain’s election works

    The United Kingdom’s election on Dec. 12 is fast approaching. Read More Source
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    North Korea threatens to call Trump ‘dotard’ again, if he calls Kim Jong Un ‘rocket man’

    Choe Son Hui, the first vice foreign minister, issued the warning via state media days after Trump spoke of possible…
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    Nova Scotia first to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

    Health Minister Randy Delorey announced today the province will be the first to ban sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices…
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    Ajax, Ont. developer with council ties believed to be out of Canada amid questions about identity

    A Global News investigation has revealed similarities between the developer and an international fugitive accused of leading a criminal organization…
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    Trudeau to unveil key priorities for minority mandate with Speech from the Throne

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lay the groundwork for one of his first major tests in the minority mandate. Read…
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    Liberal throne speech to seek common ground between opposition parties: sources

    The throne speech is penned by the Prime Minister’s Office but read by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette in the Senate…
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    668,000 Americans to lose food stamp benefits under new Trump administration rules

    The move is the first of three proposed rules targeting the Supplemental Nutrition Program, known as SNAP, to be finalized.…
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    Saskatchewan premier wants more immigration control, considers provincial income tax collection

    Premier Scott Moe says the province wants more control on the proportion of economic and family immigrants coming to Saskatchewan.…
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    Action plan on missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry to be released in June: minister

    This will mean a full year will have passed after the inquiry’s final report was released before the public will…
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    Mexico ‘working hard’ to finalize trade deal with Canada that meets U.S. demands

    xico’s top trade negotiator said two or three issues must be resolved to Mexico’s satisfaction before finalizing a new trade agreement…
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    Ohio abortion bill calls for ectopic pregnancies to be reimplanted — considered medically impossible

    Such a pregnancy involves a fertilized egg implanted outside the uterus, which can lead to life-threatening complications for the woman.…
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    Scheer tries to rally Tories to take on Trudeau amid leadership attacks

    Andrew Scheer says his Opposition intends to fight hard. Read More Source
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    Germany expels 2 Russian diplomats over Berlin killing of Georgian man

    Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the allegations of Russian involvement “absolutely groundless.” Read More Source
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    Trudeau and Trump: A brief history of hiccups in their relationship

    The leaders of two of the world’s closest allies have had their prickly exchanges before. Read More Source
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    Greens won’t support throne speech unless Fredericton abortion clinic receives funding

    Clinic 554 is a family practice that is at risk of closing without provincial funding.  Read More Source
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    NDP seeking specific commitments from Liberals in throne speech

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is looking for a number of specific things including bolder targets for reducing greenhouse-gas…
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    ANALYSIS: Trump will remember Trudeau’s NATO snickers — so may Canadian voters

    The NATO snickering may not harm Canada-U.S. relations immediately but if it does, Trudeau may pay a price with Canadian…
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    U.S. bill on detention of Uighur Muslims further strains relations with China

    The bill “disregards the facts and mixes up black and white,” said the Foreign Affairs Commission of China’s legislature. Read…
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    N.L. homeowner relieved by town’s purchase of his sewage-sprayed home

    The Town of Paradise approved purchase of the family’s sewage-damaged home last night after years of contamination. Read More Source
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    Ottawa failed to spend almost $8B in promised defence cash over recent years

    Documents show billions of planned spending not spent over the last two complete fiscal years. Read More Source
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    Impeachment report links Giuliani with Nunes, top Republican on intelligence panel

    Giuliani, who has said he knew nothing about illegal campaign donations, was trying to get Ukrainian officials to investigate the…
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    Indigenous Services fights ‘complex’ communications environment to tell success stories: document

    Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller takes over a department that believes it is making significant progress but worries it is…

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