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Pallister says Canada can unite on climate action if partisan politics set aside

Pallister says Canada can unite on climate action if partisan politics set aside

OTTAWA — Giving clear indications that he's prepared to broker a truce between the federal Liberals and his more disgruntled Prairie counterparts, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said he offered strategies to the prime minister Friday for uniting th
Metis veterans get long-awaited recognition ahead of Remembrance Day

Metis veterans get long-awaited recognition ahead of Remembrance Day

OTTAWA — A fiddle played the sombre strains of the Last Post and Amazing Grace during a special ceremony Friday to remember the contributions of Canada's Metis people during the Second World War as well as the discrimination that greeted them upon th
Halifax museum honours legacy of former member of Canadian-U.S. Black Devils

Halifax museum honours legacy of former member of Canadian-U.S. Black Devils

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia member of the famed Canada-U.S. Second World War army unit known as the Black Devils has been honoured with a new museum exhibit in Halifax. Herb Peppard of Truro, N.S., died in June at the age of 98.
Concordia University says it will divest entirely from coal, oil and gas by 2025

Concordia University says it will divest entirely from coal, oil and gas by 2025

MONTREAL — Concordia University says it will stop investing its assets in the coal, oil and gas sector within five years.
Toronto, Seattle mayors make friendly wager over outcome of MLS Cup Final

Toronto, Seattle mayors make friendly wager over outcome of MLS Cup Final

TORONTO — The mayors of Toronto and Seattle are making a friendly wager as their cities' Major League Soccer teams prepare to face off in the league's championship match this weekend.
Alberta alters rules on oil production limits to spur more conventional drilling

Alberta alters rules on oil production limits to spur more conventional drilling

EDMONTON — Alberta is adjusting its rules on oil production limits to give companies incentive to drill more conventional wells.
Roger Warren, convicted in Yellowknife mine murders, dead at 75

Roger Warren, convicted in Yellowknife mine murders, dead at 75

A man convicted in one of the deadliest bombings in Canadian history has died. Roger Warren, who was on full parole for second-degree murder in the deaths of nine miners at Yellowknife's Giant Mine, died on July 24 at age 75.
Trudeau seeks new national security adviser as Bossenmaier retires

Trudeau seeks new national security adviser as Bossenmaier retires

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is losing his second national security adviser in as many years to retirement. Greta Bossenmaier will leave her post in early December after a 35-year career in the public service.

Montreal borough can restrict fast food restaurants for health reasons: court

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge has upheld a Montreal borough's bylaw that limits where new fast food restaurants can open as part of a broader health initiative.

Quebec's anti-corruption unit ends lengthy investigation of real estate agency

Quebec's anti-corruption unit has announced the end of a lengthy probe into allegations of corruption at the province's real-estate management agency.
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