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Baloney Meter: Are feds crossing $1-trillion mark on market debt for first time?

Baloney Meter: Are feds crossing $1-trillion mark on market debt for first time?

OTTAWA — "Fact: When Fiscal Year 2018 begins on April 1, 2018, Canada's market debt will be OVER $1 TRILLION for the first time ever. This is no April Fool's joke. Justin Trudeau is failing Canadians.
In the news today, April 4

In the news today, April 4

Seven stories in the news for Thursday, April 5 ——— PM TRUDEAU HEADS WEST TO TALK ENERGY, CLEAN TECH Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address a business audience in Quebec City this morning, then fly west to Vancouver for a roundtable discussion on
'I am a survivor:' Victim says vicious sexual assault changed her life

'I am a survivor:' Victim says vicious sexual assault changed her life

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A woman who was so badly beaten during a sexual assault that she had to learn how to walk and talk again says there have been times when she wished her attacker had "finished her off.
World trading order facing biggest threats since Second World War: Freeland

World trading order facing biggest threats since Second World War: Freeland

OTTAWA — With the winds of a potential China-U.S. trade war gaining strength, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the global trading order that Canada helped create faces its greatest threat since 1945.
Trudeau's environment and economy balancing act to play out on western tour

Trudeau's environment and economy balancing act to play out on western tour

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking his government's balancing act between the economy and the environment on a western Canadian road show this week.
Alberta set to introduce bill for no-go zones around abortion clinics

Alberta set to introduce bill for no-go zones around abortion clinics

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it will introduce legislation Thursday to establish no-go zones for protesters around abortion clinics.

Doctors billing patients for private services to face fines in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Doctors who bill patients for health-care services outside the public system could face criminal charges and fines in British Columbia as the NDP government enforces a law introduced by the Liberals over a decade ago.

Straws, coffee cups targets of Vancouver strategy to cut down on plastic garbage

Vancouver is the latest city in Canada to stir up opposition to plastic drinking straws, but it's not calling for an outright ban.
PM says time to talk about lifting ban on paying sperm, egg donors

PM says time to talk about lifting ban on paying sperm, egg donors

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians need to have a conversation about whether to allow women and men to be paid to donate eggs or sperm for fertility treatments.

Lawyers for mosque killer to argue for life sentence, no parole for 25 years

MONTREAL — Lawyers for the man who shot dead six men at a Quebec City mosque will argue their client should receive a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years.