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    Liberal House Leader pushes back at criticisms that throne speech ignored Western Canada

    “The throne speech didn’t mention any province specifically,” said Rodriguez. Read More Source
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    Conservatives call on Liberals to provide ‘urgent’ economic update

    Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, the finance critic, says he wants to see the Liberal government provide a fiscal update before…
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    As 2 Canadians near 1 year mark in Chinese jail, Kovrig maintains sense of humour

    Canadian prisoner Michael Kovrig is trying to hold on to a sense of humour as he and fellow countryman Michael…
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    The West Block – Episode 14, Season 9

    Watch the full broadcast of The West Block from Sunday, December 8, 2019 with Mercedes Stephenson. Read More Source
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    Huawei Canada exec insists CFO Meng Wanzhou is victim of ‘politicization’

    Two Canadians have been detained in China for one year in apparent retaliation for Meng’s arrest. Read More Source
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    ‘We are working well’: Negotiators seek to strike deal as CUSMA talks continue

    The United States, Mexico and Canada agreed last year to replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement with the…
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    U.S., Mexico deal with ‘last issues’ in CUSMA deal, facing new steel demand

    Mexico approved the USMCA this year, but U.S. ratification has been held up by Democratic lawmakers, who have voiced concerns…
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    Scheer vows to never support carbon tax, blames Trudeau for national unity ‘crisis’

    Andrew Scheer insists that the federal Conservative party will never support a carbon tax, and blames Trudeau for a national…
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    Premier Jason Kenney, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet in Ottawa

    Alberta Premier Jason Kenney plans to sit down with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday during a visit to Ottawa.…
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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.…
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    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.…
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    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…
    4 days ago

    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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