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Premiers call for end to tariffs, reboot on Canada-U.S. relationship

Premiers call for end to tariffs, reboot on Canada-U.S. relationship

WASHINGTON — Three of Canada's premiers brought an earnest, brass-tacks message to the U.S.
Prime Minister talks about addressing 'anxiety' in Newfoundland visit

Prime Minister talks about addressing 'anxiety' in Newfoundland visit

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stressed the economic importance of supporting research and innovation in a time of economic uncertainty as he wrapped up a East Coast tour in St. John's on Friday.
Plan to bring grieving mother's relatives to Halifax 'moving quickly'

Plan to bring grieving mother's relatives to Halifax 'moving quickly'

HALIFAX — Federal officials are closer to bringing as many as 10 relatives of a grieving Syrian refugee to Nova Scotia, as Halifax residents prepared to gather Saturday for the funeral of her seven children who died in a fast-moving house fire.
QuadrigaCX case: Canada's big banks wary of cryptocurrency assets

QuadrigaCX case: Canada's big banks wary of cryptocurrency assets

HALIFAX — The wary skepticism that Canada's big banks have for the cryptocurrency industry was on full display Friday when a Nova Scotia judge issued an order for the eventual disbursement of more than $30 million that belonged to the insolvent Quadr
Defence lawyer raises new questions about timing of Richard Oland's killing

Defence lawyer raises new questions about timing of Richard Oland's killing

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A tense cross-examination of the final prosecution witness at the Dennis Oland murder trial has raised new questions about the time Richard Oland was killed.
Families of those shot in Toronto attack seek ban on handguns, assault rifles

Families of those shot in Toronto attack seek ban on handguns, assault rifles

TORONTO — Seven months after a gunman went on a shooting rampage in Toronto's Greektown, survivors and victims' loved ones called on Ottawa to ban private ownership of handguns and assault rifles across the country.
Students with ADHD less likely to enrol in post-secondary education, study says

Students with ADHD less likely to enrol in post-secondary education, study says

OTTAWA — Students with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely to go to college or university than those with no long-term health conditions, according to a new report from Statistics Canada.
A look at 16 new recommendations for Ottawa on the Trans Mountain pipeline

A look at 16 new recommendations for Ottawa on the Trans Mountain pipeline

The National Energy Board has endorsed an expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. If approved by Ottawa, the regulator says it will impose 156 conditions on the project. It has also made 16 new recommendations for the federal government. 1.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's lawyers push for emails from Trudeau, senior staff

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's lawyers push for emails from Trudeau, senior staff

OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's legal team is pushing for access to emails and other communications from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and senior members of his staff as the clock ticks down to the next phase of the high-profile case.
'More than rage': How a Haitian-Canadian's message helped fuel an uprising

'More than rage': How a Haitian-Canadian's message helped fuel an uprising

MONTREAL — In a photo posted to Twitter last summer, Gilbert Mirambeau Jr.