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Accused in criminal organization trial says he’s no boss — ‘not even in my family’

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:27
Giuseppe Ursino tells court that he made up stories of mob connections to get money he was owed by the Crown’s star witness.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Alberta’s fuel-ban bill ‘a bluff,’ B.C. attorney general says

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:27
Latest move as tensions between the two provinces escalate over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would lead to immediate court challenges, David Eby says.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Experts warn Canada not immune to populism, despite Trudeau’s progressive rhetoric

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:23
Ekos Research and CP poll shows fewer than half of respondents expressed views that reflect an open-minded perspective of the world.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Budget watchdog pegs cost for national basic income at $76 billion

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:30
A government determined to institute the idea would have to decide what benefit programs to replace, the value of the benefit itself, and how to address some of the non-financial factors that affect poverty, said Mostafa Askari, the deputy parliamentary budget officer.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Liberal Quebec legislature member forced out of caucus amid sexual-harassment investigation

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:51
Yves St-Denis is accused of sending a sexually explicit photo in 2014 to a Liberal staff member, according to a report.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Alberta limiting oil shipments expected to harm more than just B.C.

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:50
The Bill 12 legislation and the trade war escalation it might spark would damage Alberta and Canadian businesses and citizens, observers say.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Alberta defence lawyers demand boost to Legal Aid

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:39
The Criminal Defence Lawyers Association wrote an open letter to Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley in which they called the program “neglected and degraded.”
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Melting Arctic sea ice may be behind this year’s delayed spring: scientists

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:03
Some climatologists suspect the wintry surprises result from a chain of events that start with ice melting from vast stretches of Arctic Ocean.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Survivor of Quebec mosque shooting says he now sees danger at every turn

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:55
Said Akjour told Alexandre Bissonnette’s sentencing arguments he missed eight months of work and still can’t work full-time.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Facebook scandal leads to questions for federal parties

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:18
Privacy watchdog urges political parties to bring in rules for handling Canadians’ personal information.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Attempted murder charges laid in targeted shooting in Lethbridge

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:12
Four people at a home in Lethbridge escaped injury when several shots were fired around 9:00 p.m. Sunday.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Saskatchewan premier says province will also table oil-ban bill

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:02
Scott Moe tweets that if fuel tanks start running dry on the West Coast, Saskatchewan won’t be stepping in to fill them up.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Rural region in B.C. on evacuation alert as threat of flooding rises

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:20
The alert means residents should be prepared to leave immediately if an evacuation order is issued.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Charlize Theron’s tasty endorsement on Hot Ones gives Hamilton hot sauce company a boost

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:46
Theron’s video has racked up 3.4 million views since it debuted five weeks ago, making it the most popular clip of the season. The effect led right back to Dawson’s sauce. Dawson’s Hot Sauce creator says sales are up 10 times from this time last year.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Trudeau to wrap up French visit with National Assembly speech before flying to U.K.

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:07
Trudeau’s National Assembly speech is expected to touch on the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia.
Categories: Saskatchewan News