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Liberals looking at creating use-it-or-lose-it leave for fathers, Trudeau says

Source: Jordan Press, The Canadian Press, February 19, 2018  OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is raising the idea of creating a use-it-or-lose-it, funded leave for...

B.C. challenges Alberta’s ban on wine over pipeline expansion dispute

Source: Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press, February 19, 2018  VANCOUVER -- British Columbia has turned up the heat in a simmering trade dispute by launching a...

‘No place’ for racism in justice system, minister says

Source: Rachel Aiello, CTV News, February 18, 2018  OTTAWA -- Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she’s determined to rid Canada’s criminal justice system of racism. “There is...

Canadian lumber producers buoyant about 2018 with high hopes for duties

Source: Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press, February 19, 2018  MONTREAL - Softwood lumber duties aren't dampening the spirits of Canadian lumber producers as strong demand from...

Candidates Contest for MLA Position in Kindersley Constituency

One of the first orders of business addressed by Premier Scott Moe was to call for a by-election for the Swift Current, Melfort and...

New Democrats hear Leap Manifesto push as convention nears start

Source: Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press, February 16, 2018  OTTAWA - New Democrats and others were presented with an unapologetically radical vision of Canadian politics Thursday,...

Trudeau promises new legal framework for Indigenous people

Source: John Paul Tasker, CBC News, February 14, 2018  'We need to get to a place where Indigenous peoples in Canada are in control of their...

Parliament Hill rink wins dubious award for waste of taxpayer dollars

Source: Erica Alini, Global News, February 14, 2018  The $8.2 million temporary outdoor skating rink built on Parliament Hill to celebrate Canada 150 won the...

Notley’s 19: Alberta premier puts task force to work in B.C....

Source: Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press, February 14, 2018  EDMONTON -- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley put her 19-member task force to work Wednesday, tasked with continuing...

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer concerned about Trans Mountain’s future as pipeline...

Source: David Baxter, Global News, February 14, 2018  The Conservatives and the NDP do not agree on many issues. However, a pipeline dispute has Alberta Premier...

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