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Singh sides with B.C. in hornet's nest of pipeline politics for the NDP

Singh sides with B.C. in hornet's nest of pipeline politics for the NDP

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh planted the federal NDP flag firmly on British Columbia's side of the Trans Mountain dispute Wednesday after months of trying to stay neutral in the bitter feud between his Alberta and B.C.

This just wasn't cricket: anarchists use chirping insects in pressure tactic

MONTREAL — Some might say it just wasn't cricket. A group of anarchists hoped to use the chirping insects to express their opposition to a new Montreal-area immigration detention centre.
An NDP government could mean endless strikes, high unemployment, rivals warn

An NDP government could mean endless strikes, high unemployment, rivals warn

TORONTO — If you believe Doug Ford and Kathleen Wynne, an NDP government would bring Ontario indefinite strikes, high unemployment, skyrocketing taxes and farmlands lost to wind turbines.
B.C.'s Horgan defends fight to both retain and restrict Alberta oil imports

B.C.'s Horgan defends fight to both retain and restrict Alberta oil imports

YELLOWKNIFE — B.C.
CEO of Royal Canadian Mint to resign in July after just three years on the job

CEO of Royal Canadian Mint to resign in July after just three years on the job

OTTAWA — The CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint has abruptly declared she is leaving her post later this summer after just three years of a five-year term, citing a desire for a better work-life balance.

Federal panel urging Canada to ramp up efforts to collect blood plasma

OTTAWA — Canada needs to do more to collect and stockpile its own homegrown plasma, the blood component used to make various medical treatments including life-saving drugs known as immune globulins, a federal panel of experts recommended Wednesday.

Two Montreal cops arrested over incident with homeless man in 2010

MONTREAL — Two Montreal police officers arrested Wednesday after an incident with a homeless man in 2010 face charges of forcible confinement, assault and uttering death threats, say Quebec provincial police.
Abortion pill to become more widely available after new billing code adopted

Abortion pill to become more widely available after new billing code adopted

HALIFAX — The abortion pill is expected to become more widely available to women in Nova Scotia starting next month, as part of a series of measures adopted by the province aimed at improving abortion access.

Saskatchewan pilot charged with impaired flying following crash landing

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — A pilot in southern Saskatchewan who walked away from a crash landing of a small plane has been charged with impaired flying.
Small Newfoundland town that rejected rainbow crosswalk to hold Pride Week

Small Newfoundland town that rejected rainbow crosswalk to hold Pride Week

SPRINGDALE, N.L. — A Newfoundland town that received national attention when it refused to permit a rainbow crosswalk has now agreed to hold a Pride Week.