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Andrew Scheer tells Trudeau to invite Energy East 'back to the table'

Andrew Scheer tells Trudeau to invite Energy East 'back to the table'

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if the Liberal government is serious about developing the energy sector and getting oil resources to market, it will re-engage in discussions with TransCanada about the abandoned Energy East pipeline pr
Federal government accelerates phase-out of rupture-prone rail tankers

Federal government accelerates phase-out of rupture-prone rail tankers

OTTAWA — The federal government is speeding up the timelines for the removal of rupture-prone tank cars from Canadian railroads.
Liberals plan to have leaders' debate organizer in place by next election

Liberals plan to have leaders' debate organizer in place by next election

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has been quietly working on a new body to organize leaders' debates in federal elections, which it plans to have up and running by next year's vote.
New York Review of Books editor out after backlash over Jian Ghomeshi essay

New York Review of Books editor out after backlash over Jian Ghomeshi essay

TORONTO — The New York Review of Books has amended a personal essay by disgraced former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi to acknowledge the "serious nature" of the allegations against him, shortly after the editor who oversaw the piece parted ways with t

Inquiry hears of Quebec-N.L. tensions over Churchill River energy

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — The Muskrat Falls inquiry has been told that Quebec's hold on the Churchill River's resources has long blocked Newfoundland and Labrador from accessing elusive energy markets.
Coalition candidates rally behind leader ahead of final Quebec debate

Coalition candidates rally behind leader ahead of final Quebec debate

MONTREAL — With Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault on the sidelines ahead of Thursday's crucial final debate, it was left to a collection of prominent candidates to rally behind him Wednesday.
Toronto company offers cash to 'cannabis connoisseurs' to smoke marijuana

Toronto company offers cash to 'cannabis connoisseurs' to smoke marijuana

TORONTO — Getting paid to smoke pot is no longer a toker's daydream. A cannabis firm is looking to hire five pot aficionados from across the country to sample the company’s wares and get paid to do it.

Judge upholds university's right to rescind master's degree over plagiarism

CALGARY — An Alberta judge says the University of Calgary can rescind a master's degree awarded to a student 15 years ago before allegations he plagiarized parts of his thesis.
Erin Weir asking for external body to review harassment investigation

Erin Weir asking for external body to review harassment investigation

OTTAWA — Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir says he wants an external appeal of the harassment investigation about him earlier this year, arguing he was not afforded due process.

Lawsuit over solitary confinement in Ontario jails certified as class action

TORONTO — A lawsuit alleging the Ontario government violated the rights of inmates by placing them inappropriately in solitary confinement can proceed as a class action, a Superior Court judge has ruled.