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  • 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-

  • 12.05.2017 17:32

    TORONTO – The Ontario government says it has an agreement to buy 61 light-rail vehicles from French manufacturer Alstom as an insurance plan in case Bombardier can’t deliver railcars for transit projects in Toronto. Transportation Minister Ste

  • 12.05.2017 17:32

    OTTAWA – John Couse’s bar is quiet on a weekday afternoon as he looks ahead to the weekend. Game 1 of the NHL eastern conference final is Saturday night, with the Ottawa Senators four wins away from the Stanley Cup final. The path through the

  • 12.05.2017 17:32

    OTTAWA – John Couse’s bar is quiet on a weekday afternoon as he looks ahead to the weekend. Game 1 of the NHL eastern conference final is Saturday night, with the Ottawa Senators four wins away from the Stanley Cup final. The path through the

  • 12.05.2017 16:22

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysian police said Friday they have deported three Turkish men suspected of links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of being behind a failed coup attempt in Turkey last year. Human Rights Watch slammed the dec

  • 12.05.2017 16:20

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their spending at auto dealers, hardware stores and e-commerce outlets as retail sales rebounded from two sluggish months. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased 0.4 per cent in April from M

  • 12.05.2017 15:44

    BRUSSELS – European governments alarmed at a proposed expansion of the ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to planes from the EU are holding urgent talks Friday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Chief among the concerns are whether any

  • 12.05.2017 04:06

    VANCOUVER — Jim Benninger knows that a lot of people think the difference between a Liberal majority or minority government in British Columbia is resting on his shoulders. The Liberal candidate in Courtenay-Comox lost by nine votes after advance and general ballots were counted on Tuesday, leaving the party with one seat short of the 44 needed to mount their fifth straight majority government. But ...

  • 12.05.2017 00:50

    SYDNEY, N.S. – One of Atlantic Canada’s most stunning scenic roadways has been badly damaged by weather and is in need of major repairs weeks before a busy tourism season gets underway. Days of heavy rain and snow melt off the Cape Breton high

  • 11.05.2017 23:38

    TORONTO – Several provincial securities regulators across Canada have expressed concerns about introducing a mandatory “best interest standard” that would strengthen the relationship between a financial adviser and their client. A report

  • 11.05.2017 20:32

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Philippe Couillard got a closer look at the damage of the floods in the Gatineau region both from the air and on the ground.

  • 11.05.2017 18:44

    TORONTO – Canadian Tire reported Thursday that its profit jumped 26 per cent in its latest quarter. The national retailer, most known for selling sporting and automotive goods, says it earned $107.9 million, or $1.24 per share, for the 13-week perio

  • 11.05.2017 13:08

    Six stories in the news for Thursday, May 11 ——— MORE SOLDIERS IN QUEBEC TO ASSIST FLOOD RELIEF The military has deployed several hundred more soldiers to help with flood relief efforts in Quebec, bringing the total to 2,200. And, even as water levels con

  • 11.05.2017 11:56

    DORVAL, Que. – Bombardier’s senior management and executive chairman will be on the hot seat this morning as shareholders elect directors at the transportation company’s annual meeting. A protest involving Quebec union and political part

  • 11.05.2017 08:44

    WILLINGBORO, N.J. – A Republican who headed the effort to revive the health care overhaul passed by the GOP-led U.S. House faced jeers and insults Wednesday as anger boiled over among voters at a town hall in a heavily Democratic part of his distric

  • 11.05.2017 08:44

    RICHLAND, Wash. – The collapse of a tunnel containing radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear weapons complex underscored what critics have long been saying: The toxic remnants of the Cold War are being stored in haphazard and unsafe conditions, an

  • 11.05.2017 07:26

    BEIJING, China – In a mountain valley in Kashmir, plans are under way for Chinese engineers guarded by Pakistani forces to expand the lofty Karakoram Highway in a project that is stirring diplomatic friction with India. The work is part of a sprawli

  • 11.05.2017 07:26

    WOODBURY, Conn. – The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in a traffic crash in Connecticut, the sports network’s president confirmed Wednesday. Katherine Ann Berman, 67, a teacher, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle cra

  • 11.05.2017 02:20

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Tony Gonzalez is joining Fox’s NFL pregame show. The record-setting tight end during a 17-year career that ended in 2013 will be a studio analyst on “NFL Kickoff,’ Fox’s hour-long Sunday pregame show. He alre

  • 11.05.2017 01:48

    Metro Vancouver is Canada’s gateway for goods from Asia and products moving out across the Pacific. To meet the needs of importers and exporters, vast swaths of the region are in demand to serve the logistics companies that handle goods moving into and out of the country. The growth of the region has sparked fierce debates about the importance of industrial land, its loss to residential development ...

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