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Trudeau, Legault sit down in Montreal for first meeting since federal election

Trudeau, Legault sit down in Montreal for first meeting since federal election

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with Quebec Premier Francois Legault in Montreal today to shore up points of agreement and hash out differences over the province's secularism law.
Volkswagen intends to plead guilty to environment charges, but case put over

Volkswagen intends to plead guilty to environment charges, but case put over

Volkswagen's attempts to plead guilty to all 60 Canadian charges it faces in an international emissions scandal were put on hold Friday as an environmental lawyer argued the court should hear victim impact statements.
As air rights rules set to land, Garneau readies to overhaul airport operations

As air rights rules set to land, Garneau readies to overhaul airport operations

OTTAWA — Federal regulators are hoping a wave of new air passenger rights arriving this weekend will take the humbug out of holiday travel.
Crown corporation immune from taxation, but still might have to pay GST: Court

Crown corporation immune from taxation, but still might have to pay GST: Court

OTTAWA — The B.C. agency responsible for managing public-sector pension plan investments is constitutionally immune from remitting goods-and-services taxes related to those portfolios, the Supreme Court of Canada has decided.
Brad Wall not interested in Conservative party leadership, hopes Rona Ambrose is

Brad Wall not interested in Conservative party leadership, hopes Rona Ambrose is

REGINA — Former Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall says while he's not interested in running for the federal Conservative party leadership, he knows someone who should.
After announcing resignation, Scheer misses last question period before break

After announcing resignation, Scheer misses last question period before break

OTTAWA — The day after Andrew Scheer abruptly announced he won't be leading the Conservative party for much longer, he is leaving his deputy to lead the charge against the government in question period.
AG Lametti looking ahead to larger reforms on doctor-assisted death

AG Lametti looking ahead to larger reforms on doctor-assisted death

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti is being asked to move quickly to respond to a recent court ruling on doctor-assisted death, but he says the Liberal government is open to reforming the existing law in an even bigger way than the judge ordered
Trudeau tells ministers openness, co-operation are key in minority government

Trudeau tells ministers openness, co-operation are key in minority government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking his finance minister to cut taxes but also keep "fiscal firepower" on hand in case the economy goes bad. Trudeau is giving detailed to-do lists to his cabinet today in "mandate letters" posted online.
'He was good for the West:' Sadness, surprise in Saskatchewan over Scheer

'He was good for the West:' Sadness, surprise in Saskatchewan over Scheer

Regina resident Dennis Amon says federal Conservatives have a reputation to "eat their own," but he had hoped for a different outcome for his member of Parliament, Andrew Scheer.
Scheer steps down and who will be Britain's next PM?; In The News for Dec. 13

Scheer steps down and who will be Britain's next PM?; In The News for Dec. 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 13. What we are watching in Canada ...