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B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions

B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government faces a "difficult balancing act" in dealing with labour strife among public-sector unions representing bus drivers in Metro Vancouver, teachers around the province, support staff on Vancouver Island and fa
Trudeau meets with Bloc leader and a choked up Alex Trebek; In-The-News Nov. 13

Trudeau meets with Bloc leader and a choked up Alex Trebek; In-The-News Nov. 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 Nov. 13. What we are watching in Canada ... OTTAWA — And now it's Yves-Francois Blanchet's turn.
Audit finds Canada's fisheries in decline, says response lacks urgency

Audit finds Canada's fisheries in decline, says response lacks urgency

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An annual audit of Canada's fisheries has flagged a decline in the number of healthy fish stocks over the last two years and warned they will continue to suffer without more specific government action.
Scheer seeks common ground, Moe leaves disappointed after meetings with Trudeau

Scheer seeks common ground, Moe leaves disappointed after meetings with Trudeau

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe's back-to-back meetings with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday yielded few results in the search for national unity after a divisive federal election.
Father of Broncos player who died says Alberta organ donation bill needs work

Father of Broncos player who died says Alberta organ donation bill needs work

EDMONTON — The father of a Broncos hockey player whose organs were donated after he died in a catastrophic bus crash says a presumed consent bill before the Alberta legislature is a good start but has a long way to go.
Alberta premier says proposal to pull out of CPP due to hostility from others

Alberta premier says proposal to pull out of CPP due to hostility from others

KANANASKIS, Alta. — Premier Jason Kenney is defending his idea that Alberta could pull out of the federal pension plan by saying times have changed. "We've never faced a more hostile situation coming from the central government," Kenney said Tuesday.

Inquiry questions competition in B.C. gas market as prices still unexplained

VANCOUVER — British Columbia Premier John Horgan says he plans to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to review the province's gas and diesel industry after a report released Tuesday questions the competitiveness of the market.
Families of victims testify at hearing for convicted killer Ugo Fredette

Families of victims testify at hearing for convicted killer Ugo Fredette

ST-JEROME, Que. — Friends and relatives of Ugo Fredette's two victims addressed the court Tuesday to explain how the murders of Veronique Barbe and Yvon Lacasse changed everything for them.
Calgary Tower reopens four months after elevator fell with people inside

Calgary Tower reopens four months after elevator fell with people inside

CALGARY — One of Calgary's most recognizable landmarks has reopened nearly four months after an elevator plunged several storeys with eight people inside.
Toronto cop takes stand in assault trial, admits causing victim's eye injury

Toronto cop takes stand in assault trial, admits causing victim's eye injury

OSHAWA, Ont. — A Toronto police officer accused of beating a young black man nearly three years ago testified Tuesday he was acting in self-defence when he delivered the punches that ruptured the man's eye.