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CN Rail reaches tentative agreement with 2,100 Canadian mechanics, electricians

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway and the union that represents its 2,100 mechanics, electricians and apprentices in Canada say they have reached a tentative collective agreement.
Crown urges judge to keep case focused on vice-admiral's actions, not his motive

Crown urges judge to keep case focused on vice-admiral's actions, not his motive

OTTAWA — Federal prosecutors have urged an Ottawa judge to keep the case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman focused on his actions — not his motives — as they seek to limit the release of thousands of government documents.
Government funding cut a financial blow for Ontario midwives, association says

Government funding cut a financial blow for Ontario midwives, association says

TORONTO — The association representing Ontario midwives is "very disappointed" about the province's decision to cut funding to the birth practitioners' regulatory college, saying the already underpaid workers will likely see a jump in professional fe
Trudeau expects cannabis supply shortages to be fixed within a year

Trudeau expects cannabis supply shortages to be fixed within a year

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the biggest challenge associated with the legalization of cannabis has been the supply shortage — but he expects it to disappear within a year.
World Sikh Organization demands Canada prove Sikh extremism is a threat

World Sikh Organization demands Canada prove Sikh extremism is a threat

OTTAWA — Canada's public-safety ministry will reconsider the way Sikh organizations are described in a recent report outlining terror threats in Canada, the department's minister Ralph Goodale said Friday.

Some B.C. fish farms to close or move in bid to help wild salmon recover

VICTORIA — All 17 fish farms in British Columbia's Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon.
Canada will 'shortly' see Spavor, second detained Canadian in China: Trudeau

Canada will 'shortly' see Spavor, second detained Canadian in China: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canadian diplomats will be granted access "shortly" to the second Canadian detained in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday, as he predicted consequences for Canada's economy from the U.S.-China trade war.
Mike Duffy can't sue Senate over suspension without pay, judge rules

Mike Duffy can't sue Senate over suspension without pay, judge rules

OTTAWA — An Ontario judge has delivered a blow to Sen. Mike Duffy in his bid for financial restitution over his dramatic and protracted suspension without pay five years ago, removing the Senate as a target in his multimillion-dollar lawsuit.

Drug trafficker back in Canadian prison 23 years after fleeing custody

MONTREAL — A convicted drug trafficker who vanished while on leave from a Canadian prison more than 23 years ago has been returned by American authorities. U.S.
Transportation Safety Board says lack of de-icing at remote airports poses risk

Transportation Safety Board says lack of de-icing at remote airports poses risk

SASKATOON — The Transportation Safety Board says people using remote, northern airports are at substantial and unnecessary risk because of a lack of proper equipment for de-icing planes.
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