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TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. said its original Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 litres of oil in Marshall County, S.D. just days before Nebraska is set to decide the fate of plans to expand the pipeline network.

Alberta triple-murder trial hears details of RCMP undercover operation

RED DEER, Alta. — The trial of a central Alberta man accused of killing his family heard evidence Thursday that was gathered during an elaborate RCMP undercover operation where Mounties posed as members of a crime organization.
Ontario Liberal government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike

Ontario Liberal government moves to introduce legislation to end college strike

TORONTO — Ontario's Liberal government is moving to introduce back-to-work legislation that would end a nearly five-week strike by college faculty, though opposition from the NDP means it may not happen quickly.
Horgan pushes Trudeau to pay its share of $750 million wildfire bill

Horgan pushes Trudeau to pay its share of $750 million wildfire bill

VANCOUVER — Premier John Horgan says he and Justin Trudeau are "besties," but that didn't stop him for applying some pressure on the prime minister Thursday to squeeze more money out of Ottawa for British Columbia.

Quotes about Quebec's cannabis legislation

MONTREAL — Quebec tabled legislation Thursday aimed at regulating the cannabis industry. Some quotes: "(Alcohol and cannabis) are two very different products.

Toronto drug squad officer dies of a fentanyl overdose, police say

TORONTO — An officer with the Toronto police drug squad died of a fentanyl overdose earlier this year, with the amount of the opioid found in his system being too much to have been from mere contact with the drug, the force said Thursday. Const.
CBC 'comfortable' with ratings for revamped 'The National' despite post-debut dip

CBC 'comfortable' with ratings for revamped 'The National' despite post-debut dip

The CBC says it's "comfortable" with the early buzz for its revamped "The National," even though the debut newscast's ratings were only on par with the kind of numbers Peter Mansbridge used to draw.
Canada and U.K. form alliance to phase out coal to combat climate change

Canada and U.K. form alliance to phase out coal to combat climate change

OTTAWA — Canada and the United Kingdom have enticed 18 other nations to adopt their mutual goal of weaning themselves off coal-fired power — but at least two provinces are trying to negotiate their way out of the federal government's own domestic pla
Security detainee Mohamed Harkat seeks more freedom to go online, travel

Security detainee Mohamed Harkat seeks more freedom to go online, travel

OTTAWA — The wife of terror suspect Mohamed Harkat told a court Thursday her husband wouldn't hurt a bug — literally — as she argued for fewer federal restrictions on his everyday activities.

The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Thursday, Nov. 16 ——— CANADA AND U.K. LEADING PUSH TO PHASE OUT COAL-FIRED POWER: Canada and the United Kingdom launched a campaign on Thursday to get rid of coal-fired power.