Accused admiral eager to get back to 'serving' Canadians

Accused admiral eager to get back to 'serving' Canadians

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman made a court appearance in Ottawa on Tuesday concerning an accusation that he leaked sensitive information about a shipbuilding project. Norman says he's eager to deal with the criminal charge he faces.
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, after surviving the hot seat in Tuesday's televised debate, travelled to Myrtle Beach to close out his campaign in South Carolina before moving on to the Super Tuesday states. Supporters, who turned out in droves, say ...
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Indigenous youth rally at B.C. legislature

Indigenous youth rally at B.C. legislature

Indigenous youth leaders say protests at government buildings, ports, highways and rail lines will continue until the RCMP and pipeline company Coastal GasLink leave traditional territories in northwest British Columbia. Indigenous youth and their...
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Federal leaders debate rail blockades during question period

Federal leaders debate rail blockades during question period

Opposition leaders went after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the ongoing rail blockades today in the House of Commons, with the NDP pressing Trudeau to meet with the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs in British Columbia and the Conservatives accu...
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for swift action on funding out-of-hospital abortions in New Brunswic

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for swift action on funding out-of-hospital abortions in New Brunswic

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Public safety minister says all Canadians are entitled to police services

Public safety minister says all Canadians are entitled to police services

As blockades continue to spring up across Canada in support of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs of British Columbia, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says it is important to allow law-enforcement agencies in each jurisdiction to do their work a...
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Activists robbing Indigenous communities of opportunity, Premier Jason Kenney says

Activists robbing Indigenous communities of opportunity, Premier Jason Kenney says

Premier Jason Kenney told delegates at the Indigenous Participation in Major Projects conference in Calgary on Wednesday their opportunities to create jobs are being taken away by activists. He said the province is committed to back Indigenous par...
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Ontario confirms new case of coronavirus, patient had travelled to Iran

Ontario confirms new case of coronavirus, patient had travelled to Iran

Medical officials in Ontario are reporting a fifth case of the novel coronavirus in the province. The Ministry of Health says the latest case of the virus known as COVID-19 is a woman in her 60s who had recently travelled to Iran. They say the wom...
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Foreign affairs minister on spring break and coronavirus

Foreign affairs minister on spring break and coronavirus

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne says people should think carefully about possible travel plans for spring break in light of the spread of the new coronavirus overseas. Large numbers of confirmed cases of the virus have recentl...
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What to stream for the month of March

What to stream for the month of March

Here's a look at several film and TV series worth adding to your must-see lists in March
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Conservatives slam Liberals over blockades, Teck Frontier mine cancellation

Conservatives slam Liberals over blockades, Teck Frontier mine cancellation

Armed with public ire over ongoing rail and road blockades and concern over a decision by Tech Frontier to cancel its proposed mine project in Alberta, Conservatives pressed government on its plan to support Canada's oil and gas sector during ques...
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Liberal cabinet ministers scrum on blockades after cabinet meeting

Liberal cabinet ministers scrum on blockades after cabinet meeting

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Government warned agriculture sector near tipping point due to blockades

Government warned agriculture sector near tipping point due to blockades

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture says the sector is near the tipping point as blockades erected to protest a pipeline project in B.C. continue to cause havoc with Canada’s rail system. Speaking in Ottawa on Tuesday, CFA president Mary Robins...
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New blockade suspends rail service west of Toronto

New blockade suspends rail service west of Toronto

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Canadians advised to check for coronavirus cases before planning overseas trips

Canadians advised to check for coronavirus cases before planning overseas trips

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Wet'suwet'en supporters defy injunction and return to B.C. legislature

Wet'suwet'en supporters defy injunction and return to B.C. legislature

About 300 supporters of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs who oppose a pipeline across their traditional territories gathered at the B.C. legislature Monday night in defiance of a court injunction prohibiting similar actions. Victoria Police offi...
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Federal environment minister confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold carbon tax

Federal environment minister confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold carbon tax

After the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled that the national carbon tax erodes provincial jurisdiction, federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said he believes the Supreme Court of Canada will ultimately uphold the pricing scheme.
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Ministers present new law on medically assisted dying

Ministers present new law on medically assisted dying

The Liberal government has introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for intolerably ill Canadians to get medical help to end their lives. Health Minister Patty Hajdu, with Justice Minister David Lametti and Disability Inclusion Minister Ca...
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Kenney, Notley speak on Teck Resources Mine Pullout

Kenney, Notley speak on Teck Resources Mine Pullout

Premier Jason Kenney says the decision by Teck Resources to not proceed with a massive oilsands mining project is the direct result of federal dithering on the approval process and recent rail line blockades by protesters. Opposition NDP Leader Ra...
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Feds waiting for word from B.C. chiefs to call off blockades

Feds waiting for word from B.C. chiefs to call off blockades

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said Monday he is more committed than ever to finding a peaceful resolution to the protests blocking rail lines. Miller said the RCMP met the chiefs demand to close their office on the traditional territory...
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Scheer, Trudeau point fingers over energy development

Scheer, Trudeau point fingers over energy development

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B.C. records 981 overdose deaths last year, down 36 per cent from 2018

B.C. records 981 overdose deaths last year, down 36 per cent from 2018

B.C.'s Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe says illicit drug overdoses killed 981 people last year, which represents about 2.7 deaths a day. She says the numbers of overdose deaths are down 36 per cent compared to 2018, but they are virtually the same as ...
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Feds urged to increase diversity in senior ranks of public service

Feds urged to increase diversity in senior ranks of public service

The federal government was urged Monday to increase the amount of diversity within the senior ranks of the public service. The call came during a gathering of black public servants, who urged more action to eliminate racism and discrimination with...
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Seventh coronavirus case confirmed in B.C.

Seventh coronavirus case confirmed in B.C.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says a man in his 40s is the province’s seventh confirmed case of novel coronavirus. She says the man is closely connected to BC’s sixth confirmed case, a woman in her 30s who recently travelled to Iran a...
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The ‘Friends’ cast reunion is officially happening

The ‘Friends’ cast reunion is officially happening

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