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Trudeau sidesteps questions on straw ban as U.K. takes aim at plastic products

Trudeau sidesteps questions on straw ban as U.K. takes aim at plastic products

LONDON — Canada will heartily endorse an international declaration aimed cleaning up the oceans, Justin Trudeau said Thursday — but the prime minister stopped short of committing his government to a burgeoning push for an outright ban on the use of p

Ford's company would benefit 'probably very little' from corporate tax cut

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative leader acknowledged Thursday that his company would benefit, although "probably very little," from his proposal to cut corporate taxes, but said he would not personally stand to gain anything.
Feds ordered savings review for Gordie Howe bridge over cost concerns: documents

Feds ordered savings review for Gordie Howe bridge over cost concerns: documents

OTTAWA — Officials overseeing construction of a new cross-border bridge in Windsor, Ont.
Montreal couple hoping city lets them keep beloved pet pig named Babe

Montreal couple hoping city lets them keep beloved pet pig named Babe

MONTREAL — Babe the pig spends his days sleeping, going for walks on a leash or lounging around the Montreal condo he shares with his owners, their baby and three cats.
Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border beer case, averting trade shakeup

Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border beer case, averting trade shakeup

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the constitutionality of a New Brunswick law that ensnared a man who brought home a trunkload of beer and liquor from neighbouring Quebec.
Mom charged, but not with murder, in death of two-year-old Quebec girl

Mom charged, but not with murder, in death of two-year-old Quebec girl

QUEBEC — A Quebec City mother was charged Thursday with arson and obstructing the work of a police officer in the death of her two-year-old daughter.
Facebook executive and ex-Liberal adviser defends his access to Trudeau cabinet

Facebook executive and ex-Liberal adviser defends his access to Trudeau cabinet

OTTAWA — A Facebook executive with ties to the ruling Liberals was grilled Thursday about his preferential access to senior members of the Trudeau cabinet, even though no one from the social-media giant, including himself, is a registered lobbyist in
P.E.I. vet performs career first in operation on 50-gram dwarf hamster

P.E.I. vet performs career first in operation on 50-gram dwarf hamster

NEW PERTH, P.E.I. — A veterinarian in Prince Edward Island successfully operated on her smallest patient ever earlier this week — a 50-gram dwarf hamster named Mr. Nibbles.
Sohi defends Liberal infrastructure plan, says 20,000 projects underway

Sohi defends Liberal infrastructure plan, says 20,000 projects underway

OTTAWA — The Liberals' multibillion-dollar plan to spur the economy through work on the country's roads, bridges, transit and water systems is rolling out as planned, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi said Thursday as he defended the government's
Alberta university criticized for plan to bestow honorary degree on David Suzuki

Alberta university criticized for plan to bestow honorary degree on David Suzuki

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta is being criticized for its decision to give David Suzuki an honorary degree.