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Bombardier faces prospect of bad news for its aerospace and railway businesses

Bombardier faces prospect of bad news for its aerospace and railway businesses

MONTREAL — Bombardier seems headed towards a double barrel of bad news Tuesday with the potential to affect its commercial aircraft and railway businesses.
Public money is already in politics and is better than the alternative: experts

Public money is already in politics and is better than the alternative: experts

VANCOUVER — The amount of public money parties would receive under British Columbia's new campaign finance rules before the next provincial election is virtually identical to the amount political donors received in tax benefits between the last two e
Canada pushes inclusion of strong, progressive labour standards in NAFTA

Canada pushes inclusion of strong, progressive labour standards in NAFTA

OTTAWA — Canada is pushing for the inclusion of enforceable, progressive labour standards in a rewritten North American Free Trade Agreement, aimed at compelling Mexico to pay workers higher wages and do away with so-called "yellow" unions that repre
Tax changes to make system fair not stifle business growth: Trudeau

Tax changes to make system fair not stifle business growth: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government has no intention of stifling growth for small businesses and start-ups with its upcoming changes to the tax code.

Trudeau won't weigh in on Kurdish independence, citing Quebec lesson

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pointed to his own experience in two Quebec referendums to explain why Canada won't weigh in on the push for independence by Iraq's Kurdish population.

U.S. VP Pence blasts 'failings' of Canadian health system

WASHINGTON — The vice-president of the United States has some less-than-complimentary words for Canada's health-care system, which he accuses of certain "failings." Mike Pence made the remarks in an interview last week with Alaska radio station KFQD.
Families walk Highway of Tears before missing, murdered Indigenous women hearing

Families walk Highway of Tears before missing, murdered Indigenous women hearing

SMITHERS, B.C. — Gladys Radek raised a fist in the air and wept as she reached the end of her 350-kilometre journey along British Columbia's Highway of Tears.
Recording of child sexual abuse haunts already reeling victims: research

Recording of child sexual abuse haunts already reeling victims: research

OTTAWA — Victims of childhood sexual abuse often suffer great distress over the fact video or pictures of the crimes are circulating in cyberspace — adding to the pain they already experience, says a new report.

Alberta creates advisory team to assist cities bidding for second Amazon HQ

CALGARY — The Alberta government is joining the fray to help Edmonton and Calgary bid for retail giant Amazon's second headquarters.

More federal cash for water, sewer systems won't solve wave of problems: Report

OTTAWA — A new report from a bipartisan think-tank says the federal government should scale back its spending on water and sewage systems in Canadian cities for each community's financial good.