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NDP MP, leadership hopeful Niki Ashton says she's pregnant, pressing on

NDP MP, leadership hopeful Niki Ashton says she's pregnant, pressing on

OTTAWA — Manitoba MP Niki Ashton is expecting a baby in November, the NDP leadership hopeful announced Monday.

B.C. Greens-NDP call joint news conference to make 'significant' announcement

VICTORIA — British Columbia's New Democrats and the Green party have called a joint news conference within the next hour to make a "significant announcement about the future of B.C.'s government.

Husky Oil to proceed with West White Rose project off Newfoundland:'A happy day'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — One of the largest oil developments to be approved in Canada this year lit up Newfoundland and Labrador's bleak economic outlook as Husky Energy announced an expanded West White Rose project.

Nova Scotia party leaders make push in provincial campaign's final hours

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil covered hundreds of kilometres Monday in his final push to win back-to-back majorities, as the other major party leaders again fixated on health care in a bid to oust him Tuesday.
Government tables bill forcing construction workers back to work by Wednesday

Government tables bill forcing construction workers back to work by Wednesday

MONTREAL — The Quebec government tabled a bill Monday forcing the province's striking construction workers back on the job by Wednesday.

Roundup of news from Nova Scotia's provincial election campaign

HALIFAX — (NSElxn) Nova Scotia's party leaders fanned out across the province Monday trying to sway undecided voters in the final hours before the provincial election.
Pope appeared open to the idea of a residential schools apology, Trudeau says

Pope appeared open to the idea of a residential schools apology, Trudeau says

VATICAN CITY — Canadians are anxious to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples, Justin Trudeau described telling Pope Francis on Monday as he asked the pontiff to apologize for the role the Catholic Church played in the tragedy of residential schools.
The suspenseful moments before Andrew Scheer declared Conservative leader

The suspenseful moments before Andrew Scheer declared Conservative leader

TORONTO — Maxime Bernier was clutching his partner's hand so hard his knuckles were white, his brown leather brogues nervously tapping the floor.

Ceremony precedes first hearings of missing, murdered indigenous women inquiry

WHITEHORSE — A sacred fire ceremony in Whitehorse has marked the first family hearings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Ontario to create safe zones around abortion clinics

OTTAWA — Women accessing services at abortion clinics in Ontario will be protected by safe zones around the facilities under new legislation planned by the provincial government in response to several incidents of harassment.