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'I came here knowing I had it all to learn:' MacAulay reflects on 30 years as MP

'I came here knowing I had it all to learn:' MacAulay reflects on 30 years as MP

OTTAWA — The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Canada's solicitor general Lawrence MacAulay was yanked out of a gathering of justice ministers in Nova Scotia. A plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City.
Fort McMurray fire showed animal care gaps during natural disasters: researcher

Fort McMurray fire showed animal care gaps during natural disasters: researcher

CALGARY — A Calgary researcher says the Fort McMurray wildfire in 2016 showed how pets are often overlooked in disaster planning.
Oland to enter not guilty plea, finally face retrial for his father's murder

Oland to enter not guilty plea, finally face retrial for his father's murder

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Dennis Oland is expected to enter a plea of not guilty this morning, as his retrial in his father's murder finally gets under way.
Fiscal update to lay out competitiveness plan, close loop on some Liberal vows

Fiscal update to lay out competitiveness plan, close loop on some Liberal vows

OTTAWA — The federal government will release a fall economic update later today that will seek to close the loop on some of its outstanding mandate commitments, leaving the door open for the Liberals to use next year's budget as their 2019 election p
In the news today, Nov. 21

In the news today, Nov. 21

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Nov. 21 ——— OLAND TO ENTER NOT GUILTY PLEA, FACE TRIAL AGAIN Dennis Oland is expected to enter a plea of not guilty this morning, as the murder trial for his father's death gets under way.
Court hears how former Saskatchewan Roughrider beat up ex-girlfriend

Court hears how former Saskatchewan Roughrider beat up ex-girlfriend

REGINA — A woman who was beaten by former Saskatchewan Roughrider Justin Cox says she feared for her life the day he broke her nose and left her bloody and bruised.
Government prepared to order end to postal strike in coming days: minister

Government prepared to order end to postal strike in coming days: minister

OTTAWA — The federal government is prepared to order an end to rotating strikes by Canada Post employees if a collective agreement isn't soon reached, Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said Tuesday.

Two key officials at B.C. legislature on leave amid criminal probe

VICTORIA — Two key officials at British Columbia's legislature have been placed on indefinite leave over what an official says is an ongoing criminal investigation, but details surrounding an RCMP probe of the senior staff at the legislature remained
Wandering otter shows up at Vancouver garden, helps itself to pricey pond fish

Wandering otter shows up at Vancouver garden, helps itself to pricey pond fish

VANCOUVER — An otter that wandered into a tranquil garden in Vancouver's Chinatown has been feasting on expensive fish in a pond but a park official hopes it will sniff out some raw chicken in a trap so it can be returned home.

Ride-hailing group says B.C. model looks a lot like expanded taxi industry

VANCOUVER — A coalition of businesses and interest groups advocating for ride-hailing in British Columbia says legislation introduced this week will just create an expanded taxi industry, not the ride-hailing services that customers expect.
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