Wine industry 'disappointed' with SCOC trade decision

Wine industry 'disappointed' with SCOC trade decision

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled to maintain the status quo on interprovincial trade, including the sale of alcohol. The Canadian Vintners Association says it will continue to work to remove trade barriers for Canadian wine.
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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

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is blaming the Liberal government over Teck Resources' decision to suspend plans for a major new oilsands mine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Conservatives do not understand that building the economy and ...
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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

After years of pleading from fans, the cast of NBC’s hit series,"Friends," are officially reuniting.
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The ‘Friends’ Cast Reunion Is Officially Happening

The ‘Friends’ Cast Reunion Is Officially Happening

After years of pleading from fans, the cast of NBC’s hit series,"Friends," are officially reuniting.
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Poverty rates fall to 10-year low, Statistics Canada says

Poverty rates fall to 10-year low, Statistics Canada says

Statistics Canada says there are fewer people living in poverty in Canada with 8.7 per cent falling below the country's low-income threshold. Speaking about the numbers, Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen, the federal minister in charge of a...
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New case of novel coronavirus confirmed in Toronto, health officials say

New case of novel coronavirus confirmed in Toronto, health officials say

Ontario's newest case of the novel coronavirus has now been confirmed as positive, though health officials say her illness is mild. The woman in her 20s recently returned from China and had an intermittent cough that had been improving.
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Einarson earns Canadian women's curling title

Einarson earns Canadian women's curling title

Manitoba's Kerri Einarson edges Ontario's Rachel Homan 8-7 in an extra end to win Canadian women's curling title. Einarson's team will represent Canada at the world championship.
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Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb. 24th

Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb. 24th

Here are the five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week
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Premier Ford launches 2022 re-election campaign

Premier Ford launches 2022 re-election campaign

Ontario Premier Doug Ford kicked off his re-election campaign Saturday night, a move he makes more than two years ahead of the next provincial election and on the same day union activists vowed to fight his government ahead of the vote.Ford made t...
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Governor general visits overdose prevention site in Vancouver, says overdose issue 'complicated'

Governor general visits overdose prevention site in Vancouver, says overdose issue 'complicated'

Governor General Julie Payette visited a fire hall in Vancouver to meet with firefighters, police and officials including the mayor, British Columbia's lieutenant governor and the chief medical health officer for the Vancouver Coastal Health autho...
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Ontario Tories hold convention amid protests

Ontario Tories hold convention amid protests

A crowd of labour activists demonstrated outside of the Ontario Progressive Conservative convention Saturday, demanding the government stop cuts to key public services like education and health care.Protesters waving flags and placards filled the ...
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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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