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Yanks' Frazier says expanded netting should go up this year

Yanks' Frazier says expanded netting should go up this year

TORONTO — After speaking with the family of the young girl hit in the face by his foul ball, the New York Yankees' Todd Frazier said teams should move quickly to expand protective netting at major league ballparks.
National Post newsroom workers filing for union certification, vote to come

National Post newsroom workers filing for union certification, vote to come

TORONTO — CWA Canada says a majority of staff in the National Post's newsrooms in Toronto and Ottawa have signed cards to support forming a union.

Quebec renews Uber's operating permit for another year; tightens rules

MONTREAL — Ride-hailing company Uber will be allowed to operate legally for another year in Quebec under more strict rules, Transport Minister Laurent Lessard said.
Provinces challenge Trudeau government over contentious tax proposals

Provinces challenge Trudeau government over contentious tax proposals

OTTAWA — Provincial pressure is intensifying against the Trudeau government's controversial tax-reform proposals, which have angered business owners, doctors and farmers across Canada.
Woman struggling with husband's Parkinson's asks premier: 'Find me a doctor'

Woman struggling with husband's Parkinson's asks premier: 'Find me a doctor'

HALIFAX — As her ailing husband looked on Friday, Theresa Zukauskas combatively sliced the air with her hand and made a blunt request of Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil. "Find me a doctor," she said.

Ontario police transfer Amber Alert suspect into Quebec police custody

MONTREAL — Ontario provincial police say they transferred the suspect at the centre of last week's Amber Alert case into the custody of Quebec authorities.
Save NAFTA's Chapter 19, says Mulroney: 'We had quite a fight in 1987 to get it'

Save NAFTA's Chapter 19, says Mulroney: 'We had quite a fight in 1987 to get it'

TORONTO — Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney says it's worth saving a key NAFTA dispute-settlement mechanism that he fought hard to include in the original bilateral free-trade deal, as the U.S. now calls for its elimination.
Ontario premier says she was misunderstood by Quebec party leader during meeting

Ontario premier says she was misunderstood by Quebec party leader during meeting

QUEBEC — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne contradicted the leader of one of Quebec's opposition parties Friday, saying he misunderstood their private conversation and shouldn't have publicly revealed its contents on the internet.
NAFTA talks in Canada could result in energy agreement with Mexico

NAFTA talks in Canada could result in energy agreement with Mexico

OTTAWA — An agreement to have Mexico join a NAFTA clause governing oil exports may be one of the first significant products of the renegotiation talks this weekend in Ottawa.
Ex-Tim Hortons CEO denies giving confidential info from rogue franchisee group

Ex-Tim Hortons CEO denies giving confidential info from rogue franchisee group

VANCOUVER — The former CEO of Tim Hortons denies he provided confidential information to one of Canada's national newspapers after the coffee-and-doughnut chain's parent company commenced legal action against a rogue group of franchisees it alleges w