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    First Nations on back-end of water list hope Liberal promises don't run dry

    First Nations on back-end of water list hope Liberal promises don't run dry


    The deputy chief of Grassy Narrows says waiting until 2021 for an interim fix to provide drinkable water to homes in the community currently hooked up to well systems with uranium-tainted water is 'not good...

    The deputy chief of Grassy Narrows says waiting until 2021 for an interim fix to provide drinkable water to homes in the community currently hooked up to well systems with uranium-tainted water is 'not good enough.'

    Canada's dance with Pacific Rim trade partners came down to timing: Chris Hall

    Canada's dance with Pacific Rim trade partners came down to timing: Chris Hall


    Canada is now ready to sign on to a Pacific Rim trade deal with 10 other nations after three days of intense negotiations in Tokyo resolved the Trudeau government's concerns over protections for intellectual property, culture and the auto...

    Canada is now ready to sign on to a Pacific Rim trade deal with 10 other nations after three days of intense negotiations in Tokyo resolved the Trudeau government's concerns over protections for intellectual property, culture and the auto sector.

    No sign of bias against government job-seekers with ethnic-sounding names, pilot project finds

    No sign of bias against government job-seekers with ethnic-sounding names, pilot project finds


    Hiding ethnic-sounding names from resumes had no real bearing on who's picked from the pile of applications for jobs in the federal public service, a pilot project on blind hiring...

    Hiding ethnic-sounding names from resumes had no real bearing on who's picked from the pile of applications for jobs in the federal public service, a pilot project on blind hiring found.

    Bombardier risks losing contested U.S. trade dispute with Boeing

    Bombardier risks losing contested U.S. trade dispute with Boeing


    Bombardier risks losing a hotly-contested U.S. trade dispute on Thursday which would effectively bar its C Series jet from the United States for at least a year, a potential setback as the Canadian plane-and-train maker races to meet its 2018 delivery...

    Bombardier risks losing a hotly-contested U.S. trade dispute on Thursday which would effectively bar its C Series jet from the United States for at least a year, a potential setback as the Canadian plane-and-train maker races to meet its 2018 delivery targets and attract sales from American carriers.

    Why the 'escalator' beer tax won't really hurt your wallet

    Why the 'escalator' beer tax won't really hurt your wallet


    A campaign has been launched to "axe the tax" when it comes to increases of a federal tax on beer. But will the increase cost to brewers hurt consumers? Experts say not really - at least not at...

    A campaign has been launched to "axe the tax" when it comes to increases of a federal tax on beer. But will the increase cost to brewers hurt consumers? Experts say not really - at least not at first.

    Ottawa commits to building railway bypass for Lac-Mégantic

    Ottawa commits to building railway bypass for Lac-Mégantic


    The federal government has committed to building a railway bypass for Lac-Mégantic, nearly five years after a runaway train derailed and blew up in the centre of town, killing 47...

    The federal government has committed to building a railway bypass for Lac-Mégantic, nearly five years after a runaway train derailed and blew up in the centre of town, killing 47 people.

    Waterloo region teachers wearing Kevlar as violence in classroom grows

    Waterloo region teachers wearing Kevlar as violence in classroom grows


    Some teachers in Waterloo now feel the need to wear Kevlar vests to protect themselves due to the growing trend of violence in classrooms in the Waterloo Region District School...

    Some teachers in Waterloo now feel the need to wear Kevlar vests to protect themselves due to the growing trend of violence in classrooms in the Waterloo Region District School Board.

    Trudeau promotes Time's Up, #MeToo movements in Davos speech

    Trudeau promotes Time's Up, #MeToo movements in Davos speech


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged international leaders to do more to promote women's rights, including confronting widespread concerns over sexual misconduct and assault, on the main stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged international leaders to do more to promote women's rights, including confronting widespread concerns over sexual misconduct and assault, on the main stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.

    Restaurant giant Cara Operations to buy The Keg in $200M takeover

    Restaurant giant Cara Operations to buy The Keg in $200M takeover


    The owner of some of the biggest restaurant chains in Canada is about to get a bit bigger after Cara Operations struck a deal to buy The Keg steakhouses for $200...

    The owner of some of the biggest restaurant chains in Canada is about to get a bit bigger after Cara Operations struck a deal to buy The Keg steakhouses for $200 million.

    Daughter waits to bring parents home after Winnipeg couple found dead in Jamaica

    Daughter waits to bring parents home after Winnipeg couple found dead in Jamaica


    A Winnipeg woman whose parents were killed in Jamaica two weeks ago is still waiting for answers about their deaths and hoping she can soon bring their bodies back to...

    A Winnipeg woman whose parents were killed in Jamaica two weeks ago is still waiting for answers about their deaths and hoping she can soon bring their bodies back to Canada.

    Student alleged to have beaten professor in her home called 'poster child' by defence lawyer

    Student alleged to have beaten professor in her home called 'poster child' by defence lawyer


    The lawyer for a Calgary man charged with beating a university professor with a broomstick says violence is completely out of character for his client, while one of Matthew Brown's former hockey team managers says he's...

    The lawyer for a Calgary man charged with beating a university professor with a broomstick says violence is completely out of character for his client, while one of Matthew Brown's former hockey team managers says he's "flabbergasted."

    Gunman who killed Ontario Mafia figure also shooter in 'targeted' Vaughan slaying, police say

    Gunman who killed Ontario Mafia figure also shooter in 'targeted' Vaughan slaying, police say


    Homicide investigators believe the gunman who mistakenly killed a Greater Toronto Area woman last year also perpetrated the high-profile shooting death of an infamous Hamilton crime figure a few months...

    Homicide investigators believe the gunman who mistakenly killed a Greater Toronto Area woman last year also perpetrated the high-profile shooting death of an infamous Hamilton crime figure a few months later.

    Somali asylum seeker deported for previous 'serious criminality'

    Somali asylum seeker deported for previous 'serious criminality'


    A Somali asylum seeker charged with assaulting a Canadian border guard last April, has been deported — but it wasn't those charges that had him removed. Ahmed Aden Ali was deemed inadmissible to Canada because he had been earlier convicted of grand...

    A Somali asylum seeker charged with assaulting a Canadian border guard last April, has been deported — but it wasn't those charges that had him removed. Ahmed Aden Ali was deemed inadmissible to Canada because he had been earlier convicted of grand theft auto in the U.S.

    Edmonton babysitter recounts 'horrifying' discovery of abused sisters

    Edmonton babysitter recounts 'horrifying' discovery of abused sisters


    A 19-year-old babysitter is giving a first-hand account of rescuing two young abused sisters last month from being barricaded in a basement in northeast...

    A 19-year-old babysitter is giving a first-hand account of rescuing two young abused sisters last month from being barricaded in a basement in northeast Edmonton.