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TransCanada suspends $15-billion NAFTA suit on Keystone XL as project advances

TransCanada suspends $15-billion NAFTA suit on Keystone XL as project advances

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. has suspended a $15-billion lawsuit against the United States regarding its Keystone XL project following signals by U.S. President Donald Trump that he will likely approve the pipeline.
Record number of people helped shape the budget

Record number of people helped shape the budget

A record number of people have helped shape the 2017 budget.

Man convicted of killing wife wins 'rare' bail pending murder appeal

TORONTO — A man convicted of killing his wife at a second trial has been granted bail while he appeals. While releasing someone convicted of such a serious crime is unusual, Ontario's top court said Roger Short deserves his freedom for now.
John Furlong warmly received at fundraiser after initially being uninvited

John Furlong warmly received at fundraiser after initially being uninvited

VANCOUVER — Former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong received a standing ovation at a University of British Columbia fundraiser Tuesday while a handful of protesters gathered outside to draw attention to abuse allegations against him.

Road-raged Audi driver pleads guilty after video shows him mowing down man

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A New Brunswick senior has pleaded guilty to running down a man after he was captured on video racing through a parking lot and striking a pedestrian, sending him flying through the air. Saint John Police Force Sgt.

Darling Evans, Vokey are the newest inductees into Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Quebec golfer Judy Darling Evans and club maker Robert (Bob) Vokey are headed into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. Darling Evans will be inducted under the player category while Vokey will be inducted as a builder.
Mandy Moore says 'This Is Us' will have a 'bit of a cliffhanger finale'

Mandy Moore says 'This Is Us' will have a 'bit of a cliffhanger finale'

TORONTO — Mandy Moore knows the fate of Jack on "This Is Us" but fans will have to wait much longer to find out. "There will be a bit of a cliffhanger finale but you're not going to find out about Jack this season.
Pilot who died in Cold Lake CF-18 crash didn't eject, call for help: DND

Pilot who died in Cold Lake CF-18 crash didn't eject, call for help: DND

OTTAWA — An investigation has found a pilot who died during a training mission near the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary didn't eject or call for help before the crash. A release from the Department of National Defence says Capt.

Man charged after small acetylene explosion at Newfoundland refinery

COME BY CHANCE, N.L. — Police have charged a man with mischief endangering the lives of others after a small bag of acetylene exploded in a welding area last fall at an oil refinery in Newfoundland.
American journalist Robert F. Worth wins 2017 Lionel Gelber Prize

American journalist Robert F. Worth wins 2017 Lionel Gelber Prize

TORONTO — American journalist Robert F. Worth is the winner of this year's $15,000 Lionel Gelber Prize.