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Liberals' two-year infrastructure plan set to take five: documents

Liberals' two-year infrastructure plan set to take five: documents

OTTAWA — Late last year, officials warned that a federal spending spree to repair crumbling roads and water systems could take three years longer than expected to complete, based on internal documents outlining issues with the first tranche of cash i

Lawsuit launched against obituary website alleges copyright infringement

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A lawyer in Newfoundland and Labrador is bringing a class-action suit against a website that collects obituaries and reposts them.
EU trade preferable, poll suggests as Trudeau pushes U.S. ties in February visit

EU trade preferable, poll suggests as Trudeau pushes U.S. ties in February visit

OTTAWA — With the North American Free Trade Agreement hanging in the balance, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit three major American cities next month to stress deeper economic collaboration between the two countries.
U.S. tax reforms could hurt Canada more than NAFTA pullout: business groups

U.S. tax reforms could hurt Canada more than NAFTA pullout: business groups

OTTAWA — Business associations are warning that substantial tax changes in the U.S. could end up inflicting more damage on the Canadian economy than would the possible termination of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Alberta Labour inspectors find no infractions at Lethbridge Burger King

Alberta Labour inspectors find no infractions at Lethbridge Burger King

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Alberta Labour says it found no violations at a Lethbridge Burger King where an earlier public health inspection found evidence of foreign workers sleeping in the restaurant.
Women's movement has come a long way since their march on Washington: Activists

Women's movement has come a long way since their march on Washington: Activists

A march that began as a protest against a newly minted American president has morphed into a broad pushback against long-standing systems and a call for empowerment for all marginalized groups, advocates and organizers said Friday.

Shoppers Drug Mart optimistic on pharmacies selling pot, signs 3rd supply deal

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has lined up a third cannabis supply agreement as part of its ambition to dispense the drug amid what experts say is increasing support among pharmacists to distribute medical pot and expectations that the regulatory fram
Timeline of Lac-Megantic events

Timeline of Lac-Megantic events

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Three men were found not guilty Friday in connection with the Lac-Megantic train disaster in July 2013.
Abortion rights advocate calls for more clarity on summer jobs program

Abortion rights advocate calls for more clarity on summer jobs program

OTTAWA — A reproductive rights advocate who urged the Liberals to deny summer job grants to groups pushing for restricted access to abortion said the government may have gone a step too far in rolling out the changes.
Rise in duty-free allowance could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs: Retail Council

Rise in duty-free allowance could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs: Retail Council

CALGARY — Canada's retail industry is warning that raising the duty-free allowance for cross-border shipments could lead to hundreds of thousands of job losses and cut billions of dollars from the Canadian economy.