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  1. Greens agree to support NDP government in B.C.

    Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories 05.29 / 22:33 www.edmontonsun.com
    The B.C. Greens will support the B.C. NDP for a new four-year government, Green Leader Andrew Weaver announced…
  2. Conservative caucus embraces Scheer as leader, presents united front to Liberals

    OTTAWA - Conservative MPs who weathered months of friendly political fire from fellow leadership rivals trained their sights back on the Liberal benches Monday as they rallied around newly elected…
  3. Annual report shows police helicopter spent less time in the sky in 2016

    The police helicopter Air1 was compared to a medical MRI device Monday morning at the release of the 2016 annual report on the flight operations unit, which shows its use…
  4. NDP MP, leadership hopeful Niki Ashton says she's pregnant, pressing on

    OTTAWA - Manitoba MP Niki Ashton is expecting a baby in November, the NDP leadership hopeful announced Monday. Ashton is one of six candidates seeking the party's top job — a…
  5. New $193M deal doubles Boyd Group's Canadian holdings

    In the largest deal in its history the Body Group Income Fund has acquired Assured Automotive with its 68 Ontario locations. The deal more than doubles Boyd's Canadian footprint to 110…
  6. Union for workers at Canadian National Railway says deal reached to avert strike

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 05.29 / 21:55 www.ctvnews.ca
    Canadian National Railway and the union representing about 3,000 employees have reached a verbal agreement, hours before the workers were in a legal strike…
  7. Province to raise minimum wage, update labour laws Tuesday: Wynne

    Torontosun.com - Top Stories 05.29 / 21:38 www.torontosun.com
    The Ontario government is set to announce a raise to the minimum wage on Tuesday, as it details major changes to the province’s labour l…
  8. Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 05.29 / 21:33 www.ctvnews.ca
    Police in Manchester, England issued a picture of the arena suicide bomber holding a blue suitcase and asked anyone who might have seen him with it before the attack to call a confidential…
  1. B.C. election finally ends with a deal: NDP and Greens will govern for four years

    News.nationalpost.com - Politics 05.29 / 22:10 news.nationalpost.com
    Christy Clark's Liberal government now lacks the votes to hold power after the Greens threw their support to the NDP in an as-of-yet undefined deal to share…
  2. Canada Must Follow Ontario's Pharmacare Example

    Huffingtonpost.ca - Politics 05.29 / 21:51 www.huffingtonpost.ca
    Ontario has been the site of dueling pharmacare proposals and Canadians are the victors. At the end of April, the opposition NDP promised universal drug coverage for a list of essential medicines. Not to be outdone, the ruling Liberal party announced universal coverage for all drugs on the provincial formulary for youth under 25 years of age. Most health policy experts praised both proposals, myself included. Finally, policymakers are beginning to understand that access to medicines…
  3. Andrew Scheer Receives Warm Welcome, But Notes Of Tory Discord Remain

    Huffingtonpost.ca - Politics 05.29 / 21:51 www.huffingtonpost.ca
    OTTAWA — New Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was warmly embraced by his caucus Monday in a strong show of unity, but notes of discord are already apparent between him and at least two former leadership rivals. Ontario MP Michael Chong, who ran on a platform to impose a revenue-neutral carbon tax arguing that the Conservatives need to address environmental concerns, sat with his hands in his lap as Scheer told his colleagues the Liberals’ carbon tax “is just a cash grab.” “We will repeal…
  4. B.C. NDP Makes Deal With Green Party To Form Minority Government

    Huffingtonpost.ca - Politics 05.29 / 21:30 www.huffingtonpost.ca
    VICTORIA — A deal has been reached that paves the way for the NDP to form a minority government in British Columbia with support from the Green party. NDP Leader John Horgan and Andrew Weaver of the Green party announced the agreement today that they say would allow for a stable minority government for the next four years. The NDP and Green caucuses are scheduled to vote on the deal on Tuesday. The Liberal party fell one seat short of winning a majority government in the May 9 e…
  5. Privacy czar raises flag over planned U.S. border password searches

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 05.29 / 21:07 www.ctvnews.ca
    A federal watchdog says Canadian privacy could be imperilled by apparent U.S. plans to demand cellphone and social media passwords from foreign…
  6. NAFTA talks to start in August: Here's what the calendar looks like

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 05.29 / 21:07 www.ctvnews.ca
    The Canadian government says it expects negotiations to start this summer for a new North American Free Trade Agreement: "NAFTA negotiations will start in August -- not September," Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday in the House of…
  7. Scheer attacks Liberals on taxes, terrorism in first question period as Tory leader

    Ctvnews.ca - Politics 05.29 / 21:06 www.ctvnews.ca
    The Conservative party’s freshly-minted leader Andrew Scheer took to the floor of the House of Commons Monday to attack the Liberal government’s policies towards young Canadians, middle-class families and the global fight against ISI…
  8. NDP leadership hopeful Ashton pregnant and pressing on: ‘Like millions of Canadian women I will carry on’

    News.nationalpost.com - Politics 05.29 / 21:00 news.nationalpost.com
    Manitoba MP Niki Ashton is expecting a baby in November, one month after the NDP leadership will wrap up, but she's continuing her campaign to run the party…
  1. Trump a disaster, says guy whose tenure as House Speaker was a disaster

    Canadafreepress.com - World 05.29 / 22:46 canadafreepress.com
    A normal person would wonder why anyone runs to John Boehner for a take on what’s happening in Washington. Only the tenure of sexual predator Dennis Hastert saves Boehner from being the worst Republican House Speaker in the nation’s history. He allowed Barack Obama to run runshod over him on everything from spending to health care to immigration enforcement, and didn’t even seem to mind it all that…
  2. Pour Hillary Back into the Chardonnay Bottle

    Canadafreepress.com - World 05.29 / 22:46 canadafreepress.com
    Case you missed it, last Friday, after a prolonged post-election Sabbatical, Hillary Rodham Clinton emerged to give a commencement speech at her alma mater Wellesley College, located west of Boston – [the] birthplace of Clinton’s socialist / communist ideals. Back 48 years after her radical rendezvous with community organizer and renown U.S. hater Saul Alinsky, we got to see this loser disguised in a cap and gown, giving a s hate-simmered fiery address alluding to the controversies swi…
  3. A modest proposal: The death penalty for the White House leakers

    Canadafreepress.com - World 05.29 / 22:46 canadafreepress.com
    Let’s start with a few thoughts on drunk driving. If your state is anything like my state of Michigan, you frequently see public service announcements featuring uniformed police officers warning you that, if you drink and drive, you will do prison time, lose your driver’s license, pay hefty fines and end up with a felony record that will make it impossible for you to get a…
  4. - ARTICLE 19 and partners report violations of freedom of expression and independence of Brazilian judges to the OAS

    Ifex.org - World 05.29 / 22:44 ifex.org
    A recent hearing brought to the attention of the IACHR information concerning judges who, because of their judicial decisions or comments on the guarantee of rights, have been subject to investigation procedures, informal warnings and criticisms, and other forms of…
  5. - May round up: Europe and Central Asia

    Ifex.org - World 05.29 / 21:53 ifex.org
    The UK general election, threats to internet freedom in Germany and Ukraine, a prize for Turkey's jailed journalists, Hungary under international pressure, persecutions of reporters and activists in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Balkans and…
  6. French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 05.29 / 21:41 lethbridgeherald.com
    VERSAILLES, France – Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had “extremely frank” and “direct” talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and launched an extraordinary attack on two state-funded Russian media outlets he accused of spreading “lying propaganda” during France’s presidential campaign. Macron’s full-on blast at the state news agency The post French president flexes diplomatic…
  7. President Donald Trump Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Day

    Canadafreepress.com - World 05.29 / 21:33 canadafreepress.com
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  8. Macron and Putin clash over Russia's alleged election meddling

    Cbc.ca - World 05.29 / 21:20 www.cbc.ca
    French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. Past suspicions of Russian meddling in the French election resurfaced, with Macron denouncing Russian media and Putin denying hacking…
  1. Five things to know about new Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's policies

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 05.29 / 22:49 newstalk650.com
    OTTAWA — Well known on Parliament Hill after four years as Speaker of the House of Commons during Stephen Harper's majority government, those outside the national capital may know little about new Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Here are five things to know about his policy positions: Fiscal policy Scheer promises to balance the books within two years of a Conservative election win in 2019. Current projections suggest the deficit will be $15.8 billion in 2021-22. "Our work will be cut ou…
  2. Battle to be Mitchell's backup an intense one at Calgary Stampeder camp

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 05.29 / 22:49 newstalk650.com
    CALGARY — With Bo Levi Mitchell the undisputed No. 1 quarterback in Calgary, training camp intrigue at that position shifts to his backup. The Stampeders dealt former No. 2 Drew Tate to the Ottawa Roughriders for a draft pick in February, creating room behind Mitchell. Now three men with different football backgrounds are competing for the backup role, and the responsibilities and job security that brings. Canadian Andrew Buckley, Calgary's third-stringer who rushed for eight short-yardage …
  3. National women's team veteran Josee Belanger hangs up soccer cleats

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 05.29 / 22:49 newstalk650.com
    MONTREAL — Josee Belanger, who helped Canada to a women's soccer bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics, has decided to hang up her cleats. Belanger, 31, announced her retirement on Monday. "Coming back from the Olympics, of course it was something I was thinking about," said Belanger. "Do I have the energy and motivation to pursue that for another (four-year) cycle? "I needed to think what I really wanted to achieve, what were my next goals. I think I accomplished everything I wanted to accom…
  4. Proposed Manitoba Law Aimed at Reducing Concussions in Youth Sports

    Chrisd.ca - Winnipeg 05.29 / 22:29 www.chrisd.ca
    By The Canadian Press WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is eyeing new rules aimed at detecting and reducing the number of concussions in young athletes. A bill before the legislature would require all provincial sport organizations and school sports teams to adopt protocols for young athletes who are suspected of sustaining a concussion while playing. […] © 2017. This article Proposed Manitoba Law Aimed at Reducing Concussions in Youth Sports appeared first on …
  5. Man Laying in Box of Pickup Truck Run Over in Northern Manitoba

    Chrisd.ca - Winnipeg 05.29 / 22:29 www.chrisd.ca
    A man who had been laying in the back of a pickup truck in Cross Lake, Manitoba was inadvertently run over on Saturday. © 2017. This article Man Laying in Box of Pickup Truck Run Over in Northern Manitoba appeared first on …
  6. St. Catharines councillor asked to resign after emailing pornographic image

    Cp24.com - Canada 05.29 / 22:21 www.cp24.com
    A St. Catharines councillor has been asked to resign his seat after emailing nearly 100 representatives and stakeholders a pornographic image on Monday afternoon from his Niagara regional email…
  7. Arrest of man walking into traffic with a buck knife, model of 'police de-escalation': McCormack

    Cp24.com - Canada 05.29 / 22:21 www.cp24.com
    A man who police say walked into traffic with a knife in his hand in Bloordale Village on Monday afternoon has been…
  8. Five things to know about new Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's policies

    Brandonsun.com - Canada 05.29 / 22:17 www.brandonsun.com
    OTTAWA - Well known on Parliament Hill after four years as Speaker of the House of Commons during Stephen Harper's majority government, those outside the national capital may know little about new Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Here are five things to know about his policy…