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B.C. to reimburse methadone patients for taking clinic fees off welfare cheques

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has agreed to pay back more than $5.5 million in fees deducted from the monthly social assistance cheques of methadone patients,...

William Shatner complains about Hamilton condo using his name, likeness

HAMILTON — William Shatner is objecting to the use of his name and likeness to promote an upcoming condo development in Hamilton. The "Star Trek" star, best...

Wildlife group challenges B.C.’s interpretation of law on destroying bears

VANCOUVER — A wildlife advocacy group is accusing the British Columbia government of not following its own law on the destruction of bears by conservation officers. The...

Edmonton Eskimos ‘need to have conversation’ about changing name: Notley

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the Edmonton Eskimos should lead a discussion about changing the CFL team's nickname — one that some consider offensive. In...

Fight for $15 minimum wage has businesses, economists question economic impact

Ontario's minimum wage workers are set to get a bump in their paycheques after the province voted in favour of raising the standard to $15 an hour over the...

Liberals look to make housing more affordable for neediest families

OTTAWA — The Liberals will announce plans today to spend tens of billions in federal dollars on a housing strategy that will provide housing benefits directly to...

Jury shown video of off-duty cop and alleged murderer embracing at Halifax bar

HALIFAX — The jury in the trial of a man accused of killing an off-duty police officer has been shown a video of what an investigator...

Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

TORONTO — Uber is owning up to a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of customers around the world, but is not saying how many...

Notley pleads with political foes, allies to support Alberta pipeline projects

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley issued warnings to all political parties to take off their partisan blinders or both the environment and Canada's energy industry...

Kosovo president warns Russian meddling has implications for Canada

OTTAWA — Kosovo's president says Russia is trying to destabilize his country and its Balkan neighbours through fake news and other disruptions. Hashim Thaci made those charges Tuesday...
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