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Northern Gateway pipeline proposal stymied after court quashes approval ENVIRONMENT

VANCOUVER — A pipeline proposal more than a decade in the making has suffered a major setback after a court revoked the federal government's approval for the project to link Alberta's oilsands to British Columbia's north coast, saying...

Trudeau government launches task force to study marijuana legalization MARIJUANA

OTTAWA — The federal government established a travelling task force Thursday that will spend the coming months studying how best to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use in Canada. The move comes as Ottawa prepares to introduce...

Body of man found in debris field of Mississauga, Ont., house explosion: police CANADA

TORONTO — Police say the body of a man has been found in the debris field of a house explosion west of Toronto — the second body found since Tuesday's blast. Peel Regional Police said Thursday night the body of a woman found the...

Six stories in the news today, June 30 CANADA

OBAMA PASSES DIPLOMATIC TORCH TO TRUDEAU In what was almost certainly his last visit to Canada as U.S. president, Barack Obama held court for nearly an hour before a joint session of the House of Commons and the Senate yesterday, basking in applause...

A quick look at the 113 newest members of the Order of Canada CANADA

OTTAWA — The Order of Canada is receiving 113 new members this year. Here's the list of recipients released by Rideau Hall on the eve of Canada Day (* denotes a promotion within the Order): Companions of the Order of Canada Barbara...

Possible Canada Post strike prompts businesses to warn customers LABOUR

TORONTO — Businesses are warning people throughout the country about the suspension of mail service if workers at Canada Post go on strike or are locked out this weekend....

Family of women killed in fiery crash searching for Good Samaritan TORONTO

TORONTO — The family of three generations of women killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Ontario's Highway 400 is searching for a "Good Samaritan" who may have...

20 years since murder, but Rebecca Middleton 'still part of the family'

TORONTO — Rebecca Middleton's family members celebrated what would have been her 37th birthday this past Monday with a cake, two decades after the Belleville, Ont., woman was raped, stabbed repeatedly and left to die on the purported island...

Businesses warn customers about possible Canada Post labour disruption CANADA

TORONTO — Businesses are warning their customers about the possibility of a strike or lockout at Canada Post that could happen as early as this weekend. A number of companies including TD Bank (TSX:TD), Virgin Mobile and American Express...

Depressed oil prices help push Alberta deficit up to $6.4B last fiscal year CANADA

EDMONTON — Alberta says depressed oil prices and a shrinking economy pushed its deficit up to $6.4 billion last year — $324 million higher than expected. Revenues for the fiscal year that ended March 31 were down more than anticipated...

Trudeau greets U.S. president, Mexican counterpart for Three Amigos summit JUSTIN TRUDEAU

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted U.S. President Barack Obama with a warm hug Wednesday as the two prepared to sit down with Mexican President Enrique Pena...

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