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Police chief calls for mass casualty plan in Saskatchewan after Broncos crash (Details)

By Ryan McKennaThe Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018REGINA—A retired police chief wants the coroner’s office in Saskatchewan to develop a plan for responding to mass casualties such as the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.Former...

Saskatchewan MP ‘hopeful’ bill marking Indigenous Peoples Day a holiday passes (Details)

OTTAWA—A Saskatchewan MP isn’t giving up in her bid to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a statutory holiday.A private member’s bill introduced by NDP MP Georgina Jolibois was stuck at second reading when...

Fire shuts down Dalhousie University’s agricultural campus (Details)

By The Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018BIBLE HILL, N.S.—The main building at Dalhousie University’s agricultural campus is off-limits to students and faculty after a stubborn fire that kept multiple fire departments busy for...

What makes a beer? Changes are brewing for Canada’s beer standards (Details)

OTTAWA—Your beer is about to undergo a government makeover.Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would widen the number of ingredients permitted in a pint and force brewers to list...

Canada’s airline industry would have lower prices if taxes, fees were reduced, study says...

By Giuseppe ValianteThe Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018MONTREAL—A new study suggests federal and provincial governments can help ease some of the frustrations of travellers and grow the country’s air transport sector by reducing...

Nova Scotia to fund offshore oil exploration despite opposition from environmentalists (Details)

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia has committed millions of dollars to encourage offshore exploration, hoping to bring billions more in oil riches — even as ecologists say the cash would be better used to counter carbon...

Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade...

OTTAWA—As a Canada-U.S. trade dispute threatens to grow nastier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to travel and spend at home though he stopped just shy of urging a boycott of American...

Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show (Details)

OTTAWA—New documents suggest the bills for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s troubled trip to India in February exceed $1.5 million.The latest figures released by the government include $323,000 for hotel stays, $485,070 to fly...

Federal government announces new pharmacare advisory council (Details)

By Janice DicksonThe Canadian PressWed., June 20, 2018OTTAWA—The Liberal government has unveiled a six-member advisory council that will consult Canadians and inform plans for a national pharmacare program — but it offered few...

Quebec premier reaches out to Doug Ford to team up against Trump’s tariffs (Details)

MONTREAL — Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford is being courted by Quebec to form a common front to counter the economic uncertainty and protectionist measures that have emerged from U.S. President Donald Trump’s White...

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Watch the video for N.E.R.D’s Rihanna-featuring comeback single ‘Lemon’ (Report)

It's the first new material from the trio since they contributed to the 'SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' soundtrack in 2014 N.E.R.D have...