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Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

VANCOUVER — The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.

B.C. man who murdered hitchhiking Belgian tourist gets life sentence

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A British Columbia man who murdered a Belgian tourist has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for at least 23 years.
Justin Trudeau to name new ministers for minority mandate Wednesday

Justin Trudeau to name new ministers for minority mandate Wednesday

OTTAWA — It will be all business Wednesday when Justin Trudeau unveils a cabinet to navigate a new era of minority government in a bitterly divided country. Forget the theatricality and sunny optimism of 2015.
Little progress in preventing sudden infant deaths since last report: BC Coroner

Little progress in preventing sudden infant deaths since last report: BC Coroner

VANCOUVER — The chairman of a death review panel in British Columbia found himself facing familiar figures as he looked at the number of babies who died unexpectedly in their sleep in the province in the past five years.
Notley kicked out of legislature for comment on election watchdog firing bill

Notley kicked out of legislature for comment on election watchdog firing bill

EDMONTON — Alberta NDP Opposition Leader Rachel Notley has been kicked out of the legislature chamber after she refused to apologize for comments about the United Conservative government's plan to fire the province's election watchdog.
Federal Liberal government urged to intervene to end CN rail strike

Federal Liberal government urged to intervene to end CN rail strike

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet could find itself moving faster than anticipated to deal with anger in the West over challenging economic conditions, in the face of a rail strike that a growing number of industry leaders say coul
Employee takeover of insolvent Quebec media group at risk of collapse

Employee takeover of insolvent Quebec media group at risk of collapse

Employee efforts to take over an insolvent Quebec newspaper group are at risk of falling apart despite support from the Quebec government.

Survey reveals high levels of psychological distress among Quebec students

MONTREAL — A wide-ranging survey completed by roughly 24,000 Quebec university students revealed a high percentage of respondents said they suffered from some kind of mental health problem.
'Remember who we're fighting for,' Singh says as NDP caucus sworn into office

'Remember who we're fighting for,' Singh says as NDP caucus sworn into office

OTTAWA — When it comes to Justin Trudeau's minority government cabinet, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he's more interested in seeing whether the Liberals change the way they govern than finding out who makes the cut.
Ex-NDP leader Tom Mulcair featured at pro-homeopathy conference in Montreal

Ex-NDP leader Tom Mulcair featured at pro-homeopathy conference in Montreal

MONTREAL — Former federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair appeared at a pro-homeopathy conference on Tuesday, much to the dismay of critics who say his presence serves to legitimize a field they denounce as pseudoscience.