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Labour code issues flagged after fatal Canadian Pacific accident in Calgary

Labour code issues flagged after fatal Canadian Pacific accident in Calgary

CALGARY — Documents show a federal investigator flagged labour code contraventions after a Canadian Pacific Railway train conductor died in a workplace accident in a Calgary rail yard last November.
Alberta budget deficit almost $2B lower than originally forecast: finance minister

Alberta budget deficit almost $2B lower than originally forecast: finance minister

EDMONTON — A third-quarter update from the Alberta government forecasts a budget deficit almost $2 billion lower than originally forecast due in part to higher than expected bitumen royalties.
Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould

Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould

OTTAWA — A chronology of events in the SNC-Lavalin controversy: Feb.
Anti-vaccine campaign 'very concerning,' says Ontario's health minister

Anti-vaccine campaign 'very concerning,' says Ontario's health minister

TORONTO — An ad campaign from a group of open vaccine skeptics that briefly dotted some streets in the Toronto area represents a "very concerning" development in the ongoing fight against misinformation, Ontario's health minister said Wednesday.
Live on-air licking of TV reporter sparks anger, complaint to police

Live on-air licking of TV reporter sparks anger, complaint to police

TORONTO — An incident in which a well-known comic actor nuzzles and licks the ear of an on-air TV journalist reporting from a meeting of comedians sparked widespread public condemnation and prompted the reporter to take the matter to police on Wednes
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson disappointed with Senators owner in arena dispute

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson disappointed with Senators owner in arena dispute

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has expressed disappointment in Senators owner Eugene Melnyk now that a proposed new downtown arena for the NHL team is in jeopardy.
Canadians nurse winter wounds as cities grapple with icy sidewalks

Canadians nurse winter wounds as cities grapple with icy sidewalks

All it took was one foul step, and Ahsher Zeldin was in for at least a week of pain. Last Thursday, Zeldin was taking his two dogs out for an early morning stroll in north Toronto when a patch of black ice flipped him over on his back.
Study says it makes sense to have mass transit to Banff National Park from Calgary

Study says it makes sense to have mass transit to Banff National Park from Calgary

BANFF, Alta. — A feasibility study says bus or passenger rail service between Calgary and Banff National Park would make sense, but the high price tag would need provincial and federal government help.
Liberals face pressure to act on safer drug supply amid opioid-related deaths

Liberals face pressure to act on safer drug supply amid opioid-related deaths

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is facing pressure to make safer opioids available to people who use street drugs as overdose deaths continue to increase.
Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts

Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts

MONTREAL — Racist taunts recently directed at a black hockey player were unacceptable and should not be tolerated, Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Wednesday.
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