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Tax credits, penalizing big polluters, key to Conservative climate plan

Tax credits, penalizing big polluters, key to Conservative climate plan

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his climate plan will be "Canada's best chance" to hit its targets under the Paris climate-change agreement and that it can happen without a carbon tax.

Saskatchewan to continue using 'birth alerts' despite calls by inquiry to stop

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says it will continue to track or seize at-risk babies despite a call to stop from the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Protests, legal challenges planned to block Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

VANCOUVER — Opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are preparing for a long summer of legal challenges and protests aimed at blocking construction of the project.
'Minimum of nine bullets:' Trial hears Manitoba Mountie shot man numerous times

'Minimum of nine bullets:' Trial hears Manitoba Mountie shot man numerous times

THOMPSON, Man. — A forensic pathologist has testified that an RCMP officer in northern Manitoba shot a man at least nine times before he died. Const.
Wants mandate for plans: Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister moves up election date

Wants mandate for plans: Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister moves up election date

WINNIPEG — Premier Brian Pallister, saying he needs a new mandate from voters after fulfilling key promises from his last campaign, has moved up the provincial election by more than a year.
Trudeau promises to legislate implementation of UNDRIP if re-elected

Trudeau promises to legislate implementation of UNDRIP if re-elected

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government will introduce legislation to ensure federal laws are harmonized with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Make passports free to ease new no-fly list measures, federal panel suggests

Make passports free to ease new no-fly list measures, federal panel suggests

Ottawa should consider making passports free to everyone for a year to ease the introduction of new no-fly list procedures, a federal advisory panel recommends.
Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques set to return after 'intense adventure' in space

Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques set to return after 'intense adventure' in space

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth in less than a week as his mission aboard the International Space Station comes to an end.
Man who stole human skull and kept it as 'curiosity' sentenced to jail

Man who stole human skull and kept it as 'curiosity' sentenced to jail

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A young Newfoundland man who robbed a human skull from a cemetery and kept it in his possession for more than a year as a "curiosity item" has been sentenced to four months in jail.
Judge denies bid for acquittal in Calgary grandfather's manslaughter trial

Judge denies bid for acquittal in Calgary grandfather's manslaughter trial

CALGARY — A judge says the Crown has presented enough evidence for a Calgary grandfather's manslaughter trial to continue. Allan Perdomo Lopez is charged in the death of his five-year-old grandson Emilio Perdomo.