Ford says his patience with teacher unions won't last

Ford says his patience with teacher unions won't last

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says "there is only so long" his patience will last with the teachers' unions. All four major teachers' unions are engaged in some form of job action, including rotating strikes and work-to-rule campaigns, as contract tal...
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Hereditary chiefs want RCMP removed from Wet'suwet'en Nation before allowing trains to pass through

Hereditary chiefs want RCMP removed from Wet'suwet'en Nation before allowing trains to pass through

Traditional chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation said his people are willing to engage in nation-to-nation talks with B.C. and federal governments, but not until the RCMP in B.C. have left traditional Wet'suwet'en territory entirely and Coastal GasLi...
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Scheer says Trudeau has emboldened anti-energy protesters

Scheer says Trudeau has emboldened anti-energy protesters

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s inaction on rail blockades across Canada has emboldened anti-energy protesters. Scheer says it is appropriate for the government to direct the RCMP to keep infrastructure proje...
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Trudeau says time for blockades to come down

Trudeau says time for blockades to come down

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says after two weeks, barricades on rail lines and other major transportation routes have to come down. He said injunctions to clear tracks must be obeyed and the law must be upheld, and there's no point making the sa...
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Champagne says Canada offering 'tailored consular services' to Canadians with coronavirus

Champagne says Canada offering 'tailored consular services' to Canadians with coronavirus

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said Canada is trying to offer the most tailored consular services to the roughly 40 Canadians hospitalized in Japan with the coronavirus. He told reporters in Montreal that he called the CEO of...
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Alberta premier reacts to letter calling for Ottawa to deny Teck project

Alberta premier reacts to letter calling for Ottawa to deny Teck project

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is scoffing at a letter signed by dozens of Nobel prizewinners urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to deny approval to a massive oilsands project in Alberta. A decision on the $20.6-billion, 260,000-barrel-per-day pro...
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Rail blockades risking propane shortages, hurting farmers, Conservatives say

Rail blockades risking propane shortages, hurting farmers, Conservatives say

Conservative MPs say the ongoing rail blockades in support of the Wet'suwet'en of British Columbia mean seniors might be denied needed propane, farmers cannot get their products to market and some impatient people are taking matters into their own...
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Teacher unions hope huge protest shows unity

Teacher unions hope huge protest shows unity

The leaders of Ontario's main teachers' unions say they hope a joint strike and massive protest today send a unified message to the Doug Ford government. Thousands of teachers and education workers are gathering at the legislature during a provinc...
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Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s 6th case of novel coronavirus

Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s 6th case of novel coronavirus

A B.C. woman who recently travelled in Iran is suspected to be the province's sixth case of novel coronavirus, says Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry. She says the women is in her 30s returned to B.C. this week after being in Iran. Henry says...
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Watchdog finds RCMP stop checks, searches unlawful

Watchdog finds RCMP stop checks, searches unlawful

The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP declined to launch a public interest investigation into RCMP actions on Wet'suwet'en traditional territory. Chairperson Michelaine Lahaie says in a letter the same broad issues have alread...
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Protesters maintain blockade on rail line near Montreal for a second day

Protesters maintain blockade on rail line near Montreal for a second day

Protesters, well-prepared and with provisions, maintained a blockade near Montreal for a second day. Their presence forced the closure of a second commuter train line. CN Rail was seeking an injunction to remove protesters.
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Franklin wreck reveals sailors' lives

Franklin wreck reveals sailors' lives

Parks Canada archaeologists say last summer was the best season they've had yet for exploring the sunken wrecks of the Franklin expedition. They found personal items like a hairbrush and a toothbrush, china plates from the captain's pantry, a liqu...
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Pair sentenced in quadruple killing

Pair sentenced in quadruple killing

The father of one of the victims of a 2017 quadruple murder says he feels sick thinking about the fact that his killer may still be free. Tewodros Kebede and Yu Chieh Liao face life sentences for the first-degree murder of Hanock Afowerk, but the ...
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Liberals say blockade dispute must be resolved peacefully

Liberals say blockade dispute must be resolved peacefully

The federal Liberals say the RCMP in British Columbia has offered to move its officers to a town away from the area where traditional leaders of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation have been opposing a pipeline project on their territory. The Conservati...
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Money Monitor: Workplace safety should be part of a job search

Money Monitor: Workplace safety should be part of a job search

High school, college and university students across the country, are preparing for summer jobs and post-graduation employment. Job seekers often overlook workplace safety for other things such as location, compensation and opportunity.
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New crime TV series 'TRIBAL' premieres on APTN

New crime TV series 'TRIBAL' premieres on APTN

A new crime drama with stories ripped right from the headlines is premiering on APTN. In "Tribal," Jessica Matten plays Sam Woodburn, who is appointed by the head of the federal justice department to oversee and investigate the fictitious reserve ...
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Canada hosts Lima Group on Venezuelan crisis

Canada hosts Lima Group on Venezuelan crisis

Canada and its Western Hemisphere allies are calling on the rest of the democratic world to help bring stability to Venezuela, hobbled by a refugee crisis and economic collapse under a dictator they deem illegitimate. Foreign Affairs Minister Fran...
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Hoarse Hearts, curling hard on skips' voices

Hoarse Hearts, curling hard on skips' voices

Midway through the Canadian women's curling championships, skips' voices are raspy. As the stakes rise, sweeping calls become more urgent — volume and pitch increases, sometimes to a desperate shriek. Some voices won't stand up to the stress.
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Blair says RCMP have met Wet'suwet'en conditions, barricades should come down

Blair says RCMP have met Wet'suwet'en conditions, barricades should come down

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the RCMP in British Columbia have met conditions set by traditional leaders of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation opposing a pipeline project on their territory. He says he believes barricades set up in solidarity...
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Foreign affairs minister explains why coronavirus infected Canadians cannot return home

Foreign affairs minister explains why coronavirus infected Canadians cannot return home

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne explains why Canadians who were infected with the novel coronavirus on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship cannot return home with their fellow passengers.
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Conservatives call for federal action on blockades

Conservatives call for federal action on blockades

During the daily question period in the House of Commons, the federal Conservatives decried layoffs resulting from blockades that have disrupted rail traffic, hurting businesses across the country. They want the government to direct police to step...
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Run the numbers before you adopt a dog

Run the numbers before you adopt a dog

Dog owners are cautioning prospective dog owners to consider the numerous expenses involved with adopting a dog beforehand.
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Ontario admits new plate visibility is a problem

Ontario admits new plate visibility is a problem

Premier Doug Ford's government says it's working with the manufacturer of its new licence plates to address an issue that makes them difficult to read in the dark.
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Alberta premier frustrated over ongoing pipeline blockades

Alberta premier frustrated over ongoing pipeline blockades

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the federal government is creating anarchy by not dealing with ongoing protests that have disrupted rail and road traffic across the country. Kenney once again noted that the vast majority of people in the Wet’suw...
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Singh calls for action on blockades; Trudeau acknowledges economic impact

Singh calls for action on blockades; Trudeau acknowledges economic impact

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is admonishing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a lack of leadership in dealing with the crisis caused by ongoing blockade protests related to the LNG pipeline project, and put forward his own suggestions for how to deal ...
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