Indigenous Services Minister says talks with pipeline protesters led to ‘modest progress’

Indigenous Services Minister says talks with pipeline protesters led to ‘modest progress’

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said he’d made ‘modest’ progress with protesters after having difficult conversations about the protest of a pipeline crossing Wet’suwet’en traditional territory in B.C. He wouldn’t go into detail about the...
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Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade

Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade

Minister of Indigenous Services met with dozens of protesters blocking rail traffic at a busy corridor in eastern Ontario Saturday morning. He called for inclusive dialogue to solve the issue and stop the rail blockade as soon as possible.
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Bichette not satisfied with MLB's handling of Astros sign-stealing scandal

Bichette not satisfied with MLB's handling of Astros sign-stealing scandal

Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette thinks Houston Astros players involved in their sign-stealing scandal should have received harsher punishment from MLB. A league investigation found illicit use of electronics to steal signs during the Astros' run t...
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The 2020 Canadian women’s curling championship field is deep

The 2020 Canadian women’s curling championship field is deep

Women's curling teams across the country aspire to play in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Skips of teams who made it to Moose Jaw, Sask., say the tournament is a test of skill, stamina and their team chemistry.
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Canada doesn’t tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Canada doesn’t tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Amid pressure to end Indigenous protest blockades of vital Canadian rail links, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the disruptions must be resolved through dialogue, not by ordering in the police. Trudeau acknowledged the difficulties the blockade...
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks to rail blockades

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks to rail blockades

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the ongoing rail blockade tied to the protest over B.C's Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline threatens to become a serious economic crisis for the country, with jobs and market access at stake.
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Protests over LNG pipeline continue in B.C., Ontario

Protests over LNG pipeline continue in B.C., Ontario

Protests at Victoria government offices were peaceful and about the only noise generated were honks of support form passing motorists. Groups of dozens of people gathered outside government office buildings throughout the capital city, at the legi...
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Trudeau pushes for safer skies after Iran plane downing

Trudeau pushes for safer skies after Iran plane downing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is ending eight days overseas Friday with a final stop at the Munich Security Conference. He says multilateral organizations are the best way to solve the world's biggest problems but they have to adapt to make sure a...
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Conservative leader says it is time to end blockades

Conservative leader says it is time to end blockades

It is time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to end the “illegal” blockades of vital rail links, says Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. He says Trudeau should direct Public Safety Minister Bill Blair to use his authority under the RCMP Act to put...
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Garneau pushes for peaceful resolution in pipeline protests

Garneau pushes for peaceful resolution in pipeline protests

Transport Minister Marc Garneau spoke in Toronto on Friday, urging for a peaceful resolution to anti-pipeline protests that shut down much of the country's rail system. He said people's livelihoods are being affected.
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Trudeau meets with leaders at Munich Security Conference

Trudeau meets with leaders at Munich Security Conference

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the Munich Security Conference Friday, after spending the last week in Africa and Kuwait. Trudeau met with global leaders including the prime minister of Albania and the president of Kazakhstan.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne prioritizes Canadian detainees and coronavirus with Chinese count

Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne prioritizes Canadian detainees and coronavirus with Chinese count

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he raised the ongoing detention of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Munich, Germany. Champagne also discussed the novel coro...
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Flower-lovers push industry towards sustainable measures

Flower-lovers push industry towards sustainable measures

Some consumers are reconsidering whether to buy a traditional bouquet for Valentine's Day. Many in the floral industry are shifting their practices to more sustainable offerings such as locally grown flowers.
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Trudeau sees effect of Canadian aid in Senegal

Trudeau sees effect of Canadian aid in Senegal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau saw first hand today what Canadian aid money did to help a farming region in Senegal. Trudeau visited a farm in Keri, about 50 km from the capital Dakar where a Canadian agricultural aid project helped bring solar pan...
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Trudeau addresses train blockades

Trudeau addresses train blockades

Upon landing in Germany after an extended tour of Africa, Justin Trudeau said he's concerned about rail blockades and wants the rule of law upheld.
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Nationwide Via rail shutdown waylays travellers

Nationwide Via rail shutdown waylays travellers

Blockades set up by anti-pipeline protesters have forced Via Rail to cancel passenger service across the country, leaving frustrated travellers in the lurch. There were no more departures as of 4 p.m. Eastern Time Thursday and all trains en route ...
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Scenes from rail blockade near Belleville, Ont.

Scenes from rail blockade near Belleville, Ont.

Blockade organizers across Canada say they're acting in solidarity with those opposed to a pipeline project that crosses the traditional territory of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation near Houston, B.C. The blockade in eastern Ontario has caused CN Ra...
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Dentists express mask shortage concerns

Dentists express mask shortage concerns

The Ontario Ministry of Health says it's working with manufacturers of medical masks to address shortage concerns expressed by dentists.
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Bombardier exits commercial aviation

Bombardier exits commercial aviation

Bombardier Inc. is completing its exit from commercial aviation as the plane-and-train maker sells its remaining stake in the A220 jetliner for nearly $600 million
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Money Monitor: Get a plan if you aren't saving for retirement

Money Monitor: Get a plan if you aren't saving for retirement

Canadians are bombarded by advertising preaching the virtues of starting to save for retirement early, letting the benefits of time and compound interest work in their favour. But sometimes life happens and saving for retirement finds itself on th...
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B.C. premier says legislature protests 'unacceptable'

B.C. premier says legislature protests 'unacceptable'

Premier John Horgan says he was taken aback and left despondent by anti-pipeline protests that saw hundreds of people block entrances to the legislature. Horgan says he supports free speech and the right to protest, but government employees and po...
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All Ontario teachers' unions to stage walkout on Feb. 21

All Ontario teachers' unions to stage walkout on Feb. 21

Schools across Ontario will be closed Feb. 21 as elementary, secondary, Catholic and French teachers banded together Wednesday to announce a joint strike in a bid to ramp up pressure on Premier Doug Ford's government with contract negotiations at ...
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Anti-pipeline protests continue for sixth-day of demonstrations

Anti-pipeline protests continue for sixth-day of demonstrations

Demonstrations against a planned pipeline and in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs have continued throughout the country. Protesters in Vancouver demonstrated outside B.C. Supreme Court, while demonstrators in Ottawa criticized th...
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Trudeau says rule of law must be respected in pipeline protests

Trudeau says rule of law must be respected in pipeline protests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is weighing in on the protests over a B.C. pipeline project that have disrupted rail traffic across the country, saying while the federal government respects the right to peaceful protest, the rule of law must be resp...
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Rare video of spawning salmon should stop proposed N.S. gold mine: conservationists

Rare video of spawning salmon should stop proposed N.S. gold mine: conservationists

Salmon conservation groups say rare video that captures wild Atlantic salmon spawning in a brook near a proposed gold mine site in northeastern Nova Scotia should help convince governments to reject the project. The video shot last November was re...
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The 10 most romantic flowers

The 10 most romantic flowers

If you’re looking for a way to tell someone in your life just how much they mean to you, flowers are definitely a great option. Here are the ten most romantic flowers and the meaning they carry.
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10 creative Valentine's Day date ideas

10 creative Valentine's Day date ideas

If you want more than dinner and roses this Valentine's Day, surprise your sweetheart with these 10 creative date ideas.
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Kenney rips into Coastal GasLink protesters

Kenney rips into Coastal GasLink protesters

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he's concerned blockades in support of First Nations opponents to a northern British Columbia natural gas pipeline are a "dress rehearsal" for future project opposition. He says the protests are not about Indigeno...
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Pipeline protests increase at B.C. legislature

Pipeline protests increase at B.C. legislature

Hundreds of anti-pipeline supporters protesting the arrests of people in Wet’suwet’en traditional territories in northwest B.C. blocked entrances to the legislature in Victoria Tuesday. The legislature was set to resume sitting with a throne speech.
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Meal preppers save by planning ahead

Meal preppers save by planning ahead

For those working on a constrained and limiting budget, meal-prepping has become the solution to the ever-present cost of eating.
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Ministers push back against coronavirus stigma in Toronto's Chinatown

Ministers push back against coronavirus stigma in Toronto's Chinatown

Caption: The federal health minister and her Ontario counterpart are urging people not to give in to misinformation and stigma surrounding the novel coronavirus. Patty Hajdu and Christine Elliott met Tuesday in Toronto's Chinatown, along with Mayo...
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Ottawa protesters give federal Justice Minister 24 hours to respond to demands

Ottawa protesters give federal Justice Minister 24 hours to respond to demands

A group of Indigenous youth activists are now into their second day camped out at the federal Justice minister's office. They say David Lametti has 24 hours to respond to their demands to address issues being raised by Wet'suwet'en hereditary chie...
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Pipeline protests continue in B.C.

Pipeline protests continue in B.C.

Vancouver police said 33 people were arrested early Monday as officers enforced an injunction preventing blockades at entrances to the Port of Vancouver and the DeltaPort container terminal. In Victoria, Indigenous youth continue to camp at the fr...
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N.L., Ottawa agree to rework Muskrat Falls financing

N.L., Ottawa agree to rework Muskrat Falls financing

Newfoundland and Labrador will work with Ottawa to change the financial structure of the Muskrat Falls hydro projects to a new model so electricity ratepayers will not pay for its cost overruns. Electricity rates have been forecast to skyrocket in...
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Trudeau thanks Canadian troops in Kuwait

Trudeau thanks Canadian troops in Kuwait

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau landed in Kuwait today where he went immediately to thank Canadian troops stations on the Ali Al-Salem Air base. Trudeau told the troops he knows it has been a tough start to 2020 and thanked them for being an essenti...
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Ottawa launches consultations on Indigenous ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline

Ottawa launches consultations on Indigenous ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government is launching a new set of consultations with Indigenous groups that will determine if and how they might take part in ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project. Spe...
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Scenes from the red carpet at the 2020 Oscars

Scenes from the red carpet at the 2020 Oscars

Scenes from the red carpet at the 2020 Oscars .Billie Eilish.Spike Lee.Sandra Oh.Lilly Singh.Rebel Wilson and Carly Steel.Bong Joon-ho and the cast of 'Parasite' .Saoirse Ronan.Renée Zellweger.Leonardo DiCaprio.Regina King.Florence Pugh.Billy Port...
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Workplaces prepare for possible outbreak

Workplaces prepare for possible outbreak

Companies wary of what an infectious outbreak could do to their workforce and bottom line are revisiting contingency plans as the new coronavirus continues to spread.
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Big Winners at the 2020 Oscars

Big Winners at the 2020 Oscars

Big winners at the 2020 Oscars.The 92nd Academy Awards have come and gone but not without several memorable moments.The night kicked off with a performance from Janelle Monae during which she shouted out, “It's time to come alive because the Oscar...
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Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb 10th

Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb 10th

Some of the biggest names in corporate Canada report their financial results this week.Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will release preliminary housing starts data for January on Monday.Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau heads to the heart of...
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Champagne says second plane on its way to pick up Canadians in epicentre of China’s novel coronaviru

Champagne says second plane on its way to pick up Canadians in epicentre of China’s novel coronaviru

Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne says second plane has departed for Asia, on its way to evacuate Canadians from the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China. The government is also monitoring the plight of Canadian passengers quarantined o...
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Trudeau continues African visit with meetings with country leaders

Trudeau continues African visit with meetings with country leaders

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with various African leaders in Addis Ababa Sunday, including Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. Trudeau also took a moment to remember the victims, including 18 Canadians, of last spring’s deadly plane ...
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Trudeau courts Ethiopian premier

Trudeau courts Ethiopian premier

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent several hours with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Saturday. Trudeau is on a three-day visit to Addis Ababa working on new trade links and promising to start talks for a joint investment agreement.
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Alberta premier attacks Democrat candidates for opposing Keystone XL pipeline project

Alberta premier attacks Democrat candidates for opposing Keystone XL pipeline project

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is ripping progressive Democrats who are seeking the presidential nomination for promising to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline expansion. Kenney was speaking at a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington al...
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Freeland praises USMCA trade agreement in D.C.

Freeland praises USMCA trade agreement in D.C.

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland was in Washington for meetings with U.S. state leaders and federal lawmakers alongside a delegation of premiers seeking to fortify their trade ties with their American counterparts. Freeland thanked the prem...
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Premiers travel to Washington to herald new era in cross-border trade

Premiers travel to Washington to herald new era in cross-border trade

A delegation of premiers including Saskatchewan's Scott Moe, Jason Kenney from Alberta, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs is in Washington for meetings with U.S. counterparts as the NAFTA era slowly comes to an end. ...
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Trudeau looking for slam dunk in Africa

Trudeau looking for slam dunk in Africa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's week-long trip to Africa began Friday with an official welcome at the airport in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. Trudeau is looking to forge new economic and social-development ties on the trip but he is also ...
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Costs to expand Trans Mountain jump to $12.6 billion

Costs to expand Trans Mountain jump to $12.6 billion

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal Liberals believe the Trans Mountain pipeline project remains commercially viable and the government intends to sell it to the private sector despite a jump in costs. The project is now expected to cos...
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