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Trudeau promises unionized workers a NAFTA deal they can be proud of

Trudeau promises unionized workers a NAFTA deal they can be proud of

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assured unionized Canadian workers on Thursday they'll be getting a NAFTA deal they can be proud of.
Pilot of Air Transat flight tells hearing tarmac delay was lesser of two evils

Pilot of Air Transat flight tells hearing tarmac delay was lesser of two evils

OTTAWA — The captain of one of two Air Transat flights that was forced to sit for hours on a sweltering Ottawa tarmac last month said Thursday he considered keeping passengers aboard the delayed aircraft to be the lesser of two evils.
Canadian economic growth 'gangbusters' in second quarter thanks to consumers

Canadian economic growth 'gangbusters' in second quarter thanks to consumers

OTTAWA — The confident consumer helped drive across-the-board economic growth in the second quarter, giving the country its best start to a calendar year since 2002. Growth expanded at an annual pace of 4.
No charges in Halifax 'Proud Boys' incident, servicemen returned to duties: navy

No charges in Halifax 'Proud Boys' incident, servicemen returned to duties: navy

HALIFAX — No criminal charges will be laid against five so-called "Proud Boys" who disrupted a Mi'kmaq ceremony in downtown Halifax on Canada Day, the Royal Canadian Navy says.

Former CEO of Halifax children's hospital still owes more than $22,000: report

HALIFAX — The former CEO of Atlantic Canada’s biggest children’s hospital still owes more than $22,000 for "potentially personal" expenses charged to her corporate credit card before she resigned last week, an independent review has found.
Family loses fight for autistic son to have service dog in class

Family loses fight for autistic son to have service dog in class

TORONTO — Ontario's human rights tribunal has ruled that a nine-year-old autistic boy can't bring his service dog with him into class.
Former Tory minister retiring, says he won't run to lead Saskatchewan Party

Former Tory minister retiring, says he won't run to lead Saskatchewan Party

OTTAWA — Gerry Ritz won't enter the race to lead the Saskatchewan Party, the long-serving Conservative MP said Thursday, after announcing he's leaving federal politics.

Toronto school board puts program that puts cops in schools on hold

TORONTO — Canada's largest school board has suspended a controversial program that placed Toronto police officers in certain schools in the city.

Former B.C. health minister Terry Lake joins medical marijuana industry

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Former British Columbia Health Minister Terry Lake has jumped from politics to the medical marijuana industry. Lake, who says he will continue to live in Kamloops, B.C.

Single-screen theatre with 80-year history in Halifax closing its doors

HALIFAX — It is where Haligonians watched "Casablanca," "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "The Graduate" and "Titanic.