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  • 14.05.2017 17:50

    HALIFAX – For Janet Glazebrook, having to beg a doctor to test her sister for hip fractures after waiting hours in a crowded emergency room helped determine her vote in Nova Scotia’s May 30 election. “It (health care) is completely compr

  • 14.05.2017 16:32

    SIDON, Lebanon – Ahmad Dawoud recalls the day 10 years ago when a Lebanese soldier asked to search his taxi. Then 17, the Palestinian didn’t wait for the soldier to find the weapons hidden in the trunk. He jumped from the car and fled into the

  • 14.05.2017 15:56

    WASHINGTON – Final score: Republicans 14, Barack Obama’s last-minute regulations, one. Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done are hailing their reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulations on guns,

  • 13.05.2017 23:32

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. – A Montana beekeeper has recovered hives that were stolen from him in California, thanks to an agricultural sting operation. Lloyd Cunniff of Choteau reported 488 hives stolen in January, after he had transported them to Californ

  • 13.05.2017 21:02

    For two decades, a loose-knit group that includes some of the country’s wealthiest people has underwritten the political push for school choice, promoting ballot initiatives and candidates who favour competition for traditional public schools. But w

  • 13.05.2017 19:02

    PARIS – President-elect Emmanuel Macron promised France that his new movement would reinvigorate politics by bringing in figures from a much wider array of society. On Saturday, candidates running under his banner got to see just how different they

  • 13.05.2017 19:02

    WASHINGTON – After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House’s attempts to quell t

  • 13.05.2017 18:26

    BISMARCK, N.D. – There are hundreds more jobs than takers in the heart of North Dakota’s oil patch. Finding a hotel room, parking space or table at a restaurant is no longer easy. More than two years after the state’s unprecedented oil b

  • 13.05.2017 05:30

    OTTAWA — New legislation introduced by the federal government will bar most oil tankers from operating along the coast of northern British Columbia. It will ban tankers carrying crude oil and so-called persistent oils from stopping, loading or unloading at any ports or marine installations from the northern tip of Vancouver Island all the way to the B.C.-Alaska border, including Haida Gwaii. The legislation ...

  • 13.05.2017 00:56

    Transportation Minister Marc Garneau has introduced the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act in the House of Commons.

  • 13.05.2017 00:56

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title have a message to immigrant girls and women watching the pageant this weekend: Set goals, work hard and don’t stay in the shadows. The contestants know what they are talkin

  • 13.05.2017 00:56

    Highlights from the news file for Friday, May 12 ——— PM IS RIDICULED FOR URGING HOCKEY FANS TO SUPPORT SENS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s call for Canadian hockey fans to cheer for the Ottawa Senators didn’t go over very well on Friday. The

  • 13.05.2017 00:20

    LONDON – A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S

  • 12.05.2017 22:00

    In today’s global economy, the competition for talent, investment and high-value business activity increasingly is playing out at the metropolitan level. According to the Brookings Institution’s Global Metro Monitor, the 300 biggest cities account for almost half of world production and consumption, despite being home to only one-fifth of the population. Canada has six metro areas big enough to rank ...

  • 12.05.2017 21:24

    On the latest show, the Pembina Institute’s Josha MacNab offers reaction to the provincial election results and what it means for hitting future climate action goals. Then, B.C. startup InDro Robotics is partnering with Microsoft on drone technology that’s supplanting helicopters in search and rescue. InDro’s Philip Reece and Microsoft’s Anthony Bartolo Sr. join the show to discuss the deal. Later, ...

  • 12.05.2017 20:06

    For every American Hockey League (AHL) game played this season, video analysts at HockeyData Inc. have been poring over each movement, examining the locations of players on the ice, where they make their shots or take their hits. The Vancouver-based startup requires two analysts to watch each game and compare notes to make sure blocks, assists or other actions are not being attributed to the wrong ...

  • 12.05.2017 18:52

    MANILA, Philippines – Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States.

  • 12.05.2017 18:50

    BEIJING, China – China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centred on his signature foreign policy effort that envisions a future world order in which all roads lead to B

  • 12.05.2017 18:14

    KINGSTON, Ont. – A 37-year-old transport truck driver from Quebec is facing a number of charges in connection with a major highway crash in Ontario that killed four people. Ontario Provincial Police say they’re still working to identify the vi

  • 12.05.2017 18:14

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration settled a lawsuit Friday over the proposed development of a massive gold and copper mine at the headwaters of one of Alaska’s premier salmon fisheries. The Environmental Protection Agency settled the long-

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