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B.C. files second legal challenge against Alberta over turn-off-taps law

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has filed a second lawsuit against Alberta over its turn-off-the-taps legislation.
Trudeau to meet Pelosi, McConnell, as well as Trump in Washington

Trudeau to meet Pelosi, McConnell, as well as Trump in Washington

WASHINGTON — Justin Trudeau's meeting with Donald Trump in Washington on Thursday is set to be a deal-making session that could turn on an exchange of favours on North American trade and the plight of two imprisoned Canadians in China.
Budget watchdog says cost to match one of Trump's business tax cuts is $37B

Budget watchdog says cost to match one of Trump's business tax cuts is $37B

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog is putting new numbers to the cost of matching recent U.S. business-tax changes, pegging the price to the federal treasury at more than double government estimates.
Trans Mountain CEO says shovels could be in ground on pipeline by September

Trans Mountain CEO says shovels could be in ground on pipeline by September

CALGARY — The CEO of the Crown corporation building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion says shovels could be in the ground by September following cabinet approval Tuesday of the long-delayed project.
Canada resettled more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says

Canada resettled more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says

OTTAWA — As the number of displaced people worldwide reaches modern highs, new figures show Canada resettled more refugees last year than any other country and had the second-highest number of refugees who gained citizenship.

Design firm tied to federal detention centre says 'extreme leftists' targeting it

MONTREAL — A Montreal-based architecture firm involved in the construction of an immigrant detention centre says it has been attacked again by "extreme leftists.
Scorpion gives birth after travelling to Canada in Vancouver woman's luggage

Scorpion gives birth after travelling to Canada in Vancouver woman's luggage

VICTORIA — A scorpion that turned up in a Vancouver resident's home last month following a recent trip to Cuba has now given birth.
Governments earned $186M in pot taxes in 5 1/2 months of legalization: StatCan

Governments earned $186M in pot taxes in 5 1/2 months of legalization: StatCan

Federal and provincial governments earned $186 million in cannabis-related revenue in the first 5 1/2 months since legalization in October, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.
Acts of kindness emerge at chaotic Raptors rally derailed by shooting

Acts of kindness emerge at chaotic Raptors rally derailed by shooting

TORONTO — When gunshots sparked panic and chaos at a massive outdoor celebration for Toronto's NBA champions this week, some fans caught in the stampede worked to keep others out of danger, at times putting their own safety at risk.

Police say baby boy subject of Amber Alert in Alberta found safe

FAIRVIEW, Alta. — Police in northwestern Alberta have cancelled an Amber Alert for a seven-month-old boy who was believed to have been abducted by his father.