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A look at Alberta's new cabinet members

A look at Alberta's new cabinet members

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and his cabinet were sworn in Tuesday to form the first United Conservative government in the province.
Saskatchewan Appeal Court to rule on whether carbon tax constitutional

Saskatchewan Appeal Court to rule on whether carbon tax constitutional

REGINA — Saskatchewan's Court of Appeal is to release its ruling this week on whether the federally imposed carbon tax is constitutional. A registrar for the court says the decision is to be posted online Friday at noon.
'We were very close:' Mother tells murder trial about last time she saw daughter

'We were very close:' Mother tells murder trial about last time she saw daughter

WINNIPEG — A Crown prosecutor says a young Indigenous woman who was missing for months in Winnipeg before her body was found in a shallow grave in a farmer's field met the man accused of killing her on a dating website.
Quebec, N.B. hope worst flooding is over while Ontario situation 'potentially worsening'

Quebec, N.B. hope worst flooding is over while Ontario situation 'potentially worsening'

STE-MARTHE-SUR-LE-LAC, Que. — Robert Pepin's mobile home sits crookedly on its foundation, the front door is broken, the insulation and deck are damaged beyond repair. But the 70-year-old resident of Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Que.
Senate committee recommends Beyak suspension over letters on Indigenous Peoples

Senate committee recommends Beyak suspension over letters on Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA — The Senate's ethics committee recommended Tuesday that Sen. Lynn Beyak be suspended without pay over incendiary letters about Indigenous Peoples she posted to her website.
Cat freed from Edmonton sinkhole, other feline believed to have escaped

Cat freed from Edmonton sinkhole, other feline believed to have escaped

EDMONTON — An Edmonton homeowner who has been on watch since discovering two cats trapped in a sinkhole on her property says at least one is free after 12 days.
The winter of political philanthropy: parties rake in cash in first quarter

The winter of political philanthropy: parties rake in cash in first quarter

OTTAWA — The long Canadian winter of 2019 was good for at least one thing: filling the war chests of the country's political parties.
Ottawa ditches longer deadlines for answering veterans' requests for service

Ottawa ditches longer deadlines for answering veterans' requests for service

OTTAWA — The federal government has backed off a controversial plan to give bureaucrats more time to respond to disabled veterans seeking benefits and support for their service-related injuries.
Canada's airlines want longer runway for security-screening overhaul

Canada's airlines want longer runway for security-screening overhaul

OTTAWA — The federal plan to revamp Canada's air-security screening system is running into headwinds from major airlines, which are urging the government to take things slow to get the changes right.
UN watchdog critical of government delays with new corporate ethics ombud

UN watchdog critical of government delays with new corporate ethics ombud

OTTAWA — Canada's international reputation will be damaged if it doesn't give real power to its new watchdog on responsible corporate conduct, warns a United Nations rights watchdog.