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Ontario minister exchanges words with federal minister over asylum seekers

Ontario minister exchanges words with federal minister over asylum seekers

WINNIPEG — Ontario's minister responsible for immigration has demanded an apology from federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen for saying the province is promoting fear about asylum seekers.

B.C. says local governments can regulate pot growth on agricultural land

VANCOUVER — Local and Indigenous governments in British Columbia will be permitted to prevent marijuana production in their communities on land that is part of the Agricultural Land Reserve, but with conditions.
Pleads guilty: Nexen fined $750K for huge  pipeline spill in northern Alberta

Pleads guilty: Nexen fined $750K for huge pipeline spill in northern Alberta

CALGARY — A Calgary energy company has pleaded guilty to federal and provincial environmental charges over one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history.

Man sought on charges of threatening Trump may be in Montreal: U.S. Marshals

MONTREAL — The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania fugitive who allegedly threatened to put a bullet in President Donald Trump's head might be in the Montreal area.

Ontario government cancels 758 renewable energy deals, says it saves millions

TORONTO — Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government is cancelling 758 renewable energy contracts in what it says is an effort to reduce electricity bills in the province.

Ontario court does not have jurisdiction to hear proposed class action against Waterloo police

TORONTO — A judge has ruled that the Ontario Superior Court does not have the jurisdiction to hear a proposed class-action lawsuit that accused the Waterloo regional police force of gender-based bullying, violence and sexual misconduct.
2008 beheading on Greyhound bus cited for drop in Saskatchewan bus ridership

2008 beheading on Greyhound bus cited for drop in Saskatchewan bus ridership

REGINA — The minister for Saskatchewan's Crown Investments Corp. says a beheading on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba 10 years ago was the beginning of a steep decline in bus ridership in his province.

Trump card: Kenney sees advantage to new member's history with U.S. president

CALGARY — The leader of Alberta's United Conservative Party says there are benefits to a newly elected legislature member having worked on Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Jason Kenney has spoken out against the U.S.

Informing public about potential threats a complex matter: experts

TORONTO — A day after vague police statements about a "potential risk" in the Greater Toronto Area sparked confusion and anxiety, security and communications experts said law enforcement must strive to be transparent without stoking public fears when

Six Nations council bans man acquitted of murdering one of its members

SIX NATIONS RESERVE, Ont. — A Hamilton-area homeowner acquitted of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Indigenous man has been banned for life from the nearby Six Nations reserve.