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    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…
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    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…
    12 hours 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,…
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    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,…
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    ‘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…
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    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…
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    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
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    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…
    2 days ago

    Alberta MPs issue Buffalo Declaration to call on Ottawa to address western alienation

    Four Conservative MPs have published an online manifesto decrying what they call the unfair treatment of Alberta within Confederation and…
    2 days ago

    Seven-day ‘reduction of violence’ deal with Taliban to begin Friday, U.S. says

    That peace agreement, to be signed in Doha, Qatar, on Feb. 29, will pave the way for a withdrawal of…
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    U.S. intel officials warn lawmakers Russia is helping Trump win 2020 election: sources

    Trump has dismissed the intelligence community’s warnings of Russian interference as a conspiracy to undermine his 2016 victory, and was…
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    B.C. premier says cancelling Coastal GasLink pipeline is ‘not an option for me’

    John Horgan said he would not agree to an open-ended meeting with the Wet’suwet’en chiefs opposed to the pipeline project.…
    2 days ago

    Canada calls for worldwide help for Venezuela to ‘return to democracy’

    Canada is hosting the gathering of foreign ministers today from the coalition of Western Hemisphere countries who are trying to…
    2 days ago

    Freeland agrees to more ‘transparent’ future trade deals to get NDP NAFTA support

    Freeland makes clear she is agreeing to the NDP proposals to get support for ratifying the new NAFTA. Read More…
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    Trudeau to speak with premiers on blockades as Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests continue

    It has now been 15 days since individuals set up a blockade on a major rail line in Ontario, Read…
    3 days ago

    Canadians can lose Nexus passes over legal cannabis use in Canada: U.S. document

    Legal cannabis use in Canada makes a holder of a Nexus pass ineligible to hold it, secret instructions for managers…
    3 days ago

    RCMP have agreed to move away from barricaded area in Wet’suwet’en territory: Blair

    Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Blair described the move as a sounds decision. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Democratic debate: Here are key highlights from the Las Vegas stage

    It was the newcomer, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who received the most attention, and none of it positive.…
    3 days ago

    Roger Stone to be sentenced in case that’s led to revolt inside Justice Department

    Stone, a staunch ally of U.S. President Donald Trump, faces sentencing on convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.…
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    Democratic candidates take shots at Bloomberg during Nevada debate

    Bloomberg faced fierce attacks from Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders hours before the debate began, raising the likelihood of a…
    3 days ago

    Trump’s renewed attacks on Justice Department won’t make Barr resign: White House

    There is little outward worry from either end of Pennsylvania Avenue that Attorney General William Barr would follow through on…
    3 days ago

    Premiers call on teleconference meeting with Trudeau to discuss Wet’suwet’en protests

    Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe will be hosting a conference call of Canada’s premiers to discuss a ‘lack of federal leadership’…
    3 days ago

    Canadian government cannot send RCMP to arrest Wet’suwet’en protesters, expert says

    The federal opposition is calling on the government to send in police, but is there anything the government can do?…
    3 days ago

    Huawei lawsuit over government contracts thrown out by U.S. judge

    A court ruled Tuesday that the ban isn’t punitive and that the federal government has the right to take its…
    3 days ago

    Will Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests set the stage for what’s to come with TMX?

    During an emergency debate in the House of Commons Tuesday evening, Conservative MP Cathy McLeod, called the protests a “dress…
    4 days ago

    ‘We’ve been working night and day’ to resolve blockades: Kahnawake grand chief

    Demonstrations on the Canadian Pacific-owned tracks running through Kahnawake have led to the suspension of Exo’s Line 4 Candiac, which…
    4 days ago

    Opposition parties promise new information on price of Trans Mountain pipeline

    The federal government bought the existing oil pipeline between Alberta and the B.C. coast, and an unfinished plan to twin…
    4 days ago

    Hereditary chiefs say they won’t meet with ministers until RCMP detachment removed

    A small, mobile RCMP detachment in a remote area of British Columbia has become a bargaining chip in proposed talks…
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    Coastal GasLink pipeline investor committed to closing deal despite demonstrations

    An investment firm buying a stake in the Coastal GasLink pipeline says it remains “committed” to the deal despite ongoing…

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