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Energy assessment law needed to avoid another Trans Mountain impasse, PM says

Energy assessment law needed to avoid another Trans Mountain impasse, PM says

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is overhauling how Canada assesses big energy projects in a bid to ensure new projects can get built without the government having to buy them to make that happen.
Julie Payette says reports of Rideau Hall turbulence greatly exaggerated

Julie Payette says reports of Rideau Hall turbulence greatly exaggerated

OTTAWA — Governor General Julie Payette says she was surprised by media reports last fall saying she was at loggerheads with Rideau Hall staff and might even quit before the end of her term.
Agency proposes  passenger compensation for delays, cancellations, damaged bags

Agency proposes passenger compensation for delays, cancellations, damaged bags

OTTAWA — Air passengers who are bumped from overbooked flights or forced to sit through long delays could receive up to $2,400 in compensation — cash or something more than a pile of coffee coupons — under proposed regulations for the government's lo
Protesters boo Quebec, free trade at Calgary rally supporting oil industry

Protesters boo Quebec, free trade at Calgary rally supporting oil industry

CALGARY — Angry protesters demanding that Canada build new pipelines interrupted speeches by Calgary's mayor and councillors at a downtown rally on Monday.
Women more likely than men to experience workplace harassment: StatsCan study

Women more likely than men to experience workplace harassment: StatsCan study

OTTAWA — A new study suggests women are more likely than men to experience workplace harassment, and that it's more common in health-related fields.
Freeland says corners could not be cut with U.S. arrest request of Huawei exec

Freeland says corners could not be cut with U.S. arrest request of Huawei exec

OTTAWA — Cutting corners to avoid arresting a Chinese executive at the request of the Americans simply was not an option to keep Canada out of a difficult political situation, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday.
Feds endangering rights of accused spy for China, lawyer tells Supreme Court

Feds endangering rights of accused spy for China, lawyer tells Supreme Court

OTTAWA — Federal foot-dragging over secrecy is risking the right to timely justice for a man accused of trying to spy for China on Canadian shipbuilding plans, his lawyer charges.
CP Exclusive: Consultations show support for repealed Ontario sex-ed curriculum

CP Exclusive: Consultations show support for repealed Ontario sex-ed curriculum

TORONTO — An overwhelming majority of those who weighed in on Ontario's sex education on the first day of public consultations opposed Premier Doug Ford's repeal of a modernized curriculum introduced by the previous Liberal government.
I didn't question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

I didn't question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The premier who sanctioned the controversial Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador says she had no inkling how excessively over-budget it would become.
Ex-manager sentenced to 39 months prison in hospital corruption case

Ex-manager sentenced to 39 months prison in hospital corruption case

MONTREAL — A former hospital executive who pocketed a $10-million bribe in return for helping engineering giant SNC-Lavalin win a Montreal hospital-building contract was sentenced Monday to 39 months in prison.