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Prairie provinces have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps

Prairie provinces have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps

EDMONTON — Carbon-tax-fighting governments in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba say they have no plans to follow Ontario's lead and force gas stations to put anti-carbon tax stickers on their pumps.
Canada warns about travel to Hong Kong, agrees with calls for peace

Canada warns about travel to Hong Kong, agrees with calls for peace

OTTAWA — It would be a mistake to label pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong as terrorists, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday as her government issued a pointed warning to Canadians about travelling to the semi-independent Ch
Defence minister asks military watchdog to investigate racism in the ranks

Defence minister asks military watchdog to investigate racism in the ranks

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has asked Canada's military ombudsman to investigate racism in the Canadian Forces following several high-profile incidents and a report linking service members to right-wing extremist and hate groups.
For the record: Wilson-Raybould statement on ethics commissioner's report

For the record: Wilson-Raybould statement on ethics commissioner's report

OTTAWA — Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion released a report Wednesday that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution
Legault tells companies to increase wages if they want to find workers

Legault tells companies to increase wages if they want to find workers

QUEBEC — Restaurant owners and other employers having trouble finding workers need to pay higher wages if they expect to fill those jobs, Premier Francois Legault said Wednesday in response to business demands for increased immigration.

A look at how the SNC-Lavalin report could impact Liberals' electoral fortunes

OTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog woke up a sleepy summer pre-election period Wednesday with a report that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by putting undue pressure on former attorney general Jody Wilson-R
Keep justice minister and attorney general one role: McLellan report

Keep justice minister and attorney general one role: McLellan report

OTTAWA — The former Liberal cabinet minister tasked with looking into whether the roles of justice minister and attorney general should be separated is recommending no structural changes should be made.
RCMP 'sitting on' watchdog report into alleged spying on anti-oil protesters

RCMP 'sitting on' watchdog report into alleged spying on anti-oil protesters

OTTAWA — The RCMP has been sitting for two years on a watchdog report into alleged Mountie surveillance of anti-oil protesters, a civil liberties group charges.
EDC expresses regret for US$41M loan to back Bombardier sale to Zuma allies

EDC expresses regret for US$41M loan to back Bombardier sale to Zuma allies

OTTAWA — Canada's export credit agency says it regrets its 2015 decision to lend US$41 million to a South African company owned by members of a family facing corruption allegations related to their ties to former president Jacob Zuma.
Saint John police chief says Oland murder investigation no longer active

Saint John police chief says Oland murder investigation no longer active

FREDERICTON — The Saint John Police Force said Wednesday it is not actively investigating the 2011 killing of multi-millionaire businessman Richard Oland despite last month's acquittal of Oland's son on a charge of second-degree murder in the case.