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    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…
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    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
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    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
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    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…
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    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 are trading down four per cent after the company said it had withdrawn its application…
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    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…
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    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…
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    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…
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    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
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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…
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    ‘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…
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    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…
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    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.…
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    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…
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    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…
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    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…
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    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
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    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.…
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    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…

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