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Families of missing, murdered indigenous women begin speaking at inquiry

Families of missing, murdered indigenous women begin speaking at inquiry

WHITEHORSE — The first family hearings in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are set to begin today in Whitehorse.
Nova Scotia election day: Penny-pinching Liberals seeking second term in office

Nova Scotia election day: Penny-pinching Liberals seeking second term in office

HALIFAX — When the Nova Scotia election campaign started 30 days ago, Liberal Premier Stephen McNeil set the tone of the race by warning supporters that his tight-fisted approach may have turned off some voters.
NDP gets Green support to form minority government in British Columbia

NDP gets Green support to form minority government in British Columbia

VICTORIA — British Columbia's New Democrat and Green party leaders shook hands Monday in the legislature on a deal to pave the way for the formation of a new minority government, but Premier Christy Clark signalled she wasn't ready to immediately rel

The ball is in B.C. Premier Christy Clark's court, political scientists say

VANCOUVER — All eyes are on Premier Christy Clark after Monday's announcement that British Columbia's New Democrats have reached an agreement with the Green party to form a minority government, experts say.

Trans Mountain IPO to proceed despite B.C. Green-NDP deal, Kinder Morgan says

CALGARY — Kinder Morgan says it expects to proceed Tuesday with its initial public offering for the Trans Mountain expansion, just as the anti-pipeline Greens and NDP in B.C.

Quebec government adopts law forcing striking construction workers back to work

QUEBEC — The Quebec government passed legislation early today putting an end to the province's construction strike and forcing workers back to work by Wednesday.
Union for workers at Canadian National Railway reach tentative deal to avert strike

Union for workers at Canadian National Railway reach tentative deal to avert strike

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) and the union representing about 3,000 employees have reached a tentative agreement to avert a Tuesday morning labour strike.
Trudeau stands by Kinder Morgan despite changing politics in B.C.

Trudeau stands by Kinder Morgan despite changing politics in B.C.

ROME — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is standing by the Kinder Morgan pipeline project, even as the New Democrats and Greens in B.C. are teaming up to fight it.
Privacy czar raises flag over planned U.S. border password searches

Privacy czar raises flag over planned U.S. border password searches

OTTAWA — Canadian privacy could be imperilled by apparent U.S. plans to demand cellphone and social media passwords from foreign visitors, a federal watchdog says.

NAFTA talks to start in August: Here's what the calendar looks like

WASHINGTON — The Canadian government says it expects negotiations to start this summer for a new North American Free Trade Agreement: "NAFTA negotiations will start in August — not September," Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday in