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The terminus for the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline is seen at the LNG Canada export terminal under construction in Kitimat, B.C., on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. The company that is building a natural gas pipeline across British Columbia has been fined for a third time for not following the requirements of its environmental assessment certificate. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TC Energy raises expected cost of Coastal GasLink project to $14.5 billion

The estimated cost of the Coastal GasLink pipeline has increased by 29…

The terminus for the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline is seen at the LNG Canada export terminal under construction in Kitimat, B.C., on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. The company that is building a natural gas pipeline across British Columbia has been fined for a third time for not following the requirements of its environmental assessment certificate. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education, in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. The Alberta government says changes are coming to further protect free speech on campuses as a former professor speaking out on so-called “woke” policies prepares for a showdown with the University of Lethbridge.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta promising changes to campuses amid university ‘woke’ free speech standoff

The Alberta government says changes are coming to further protect free speech…

Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education, in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. The Alberta government says changes are coming to further protect free speech on campuses as a former professor speaking out on so-called “woke” policies prepares for a showdown with the University of Lethbridge.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Poilievre says Tories will support studying federal childcare bill in committee

Pierre Poilievre says Conservatives will support sending the Liberal government’s childcare bill…

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Leelan Brayford of Clive is pictured here with his hockey device that was funded thanks to public support of The War Amps. (Photo submitted)

Clive champ hits the ice thanks to The War Amps

Clive resident Leelan Brayford, 6, hasn’t let being an amputee slow him…

Leelan Brayford of Clive is pictured here with his hockey device that was funded thanks to public support of The War Amps. (Photo submitted)
Commissioner Paul Rouleau presides over the Public Order Emergency Commission in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The commission investigating the federal government’s use of the Emergencies Act has asked the government for more time to complete its report. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Commission probing use of Emergencies Act for 2022 trucker protests granted extension

The commission investigating the federal government’s use of the Emergencies Act to…

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Commissioner Paul Rouleau presides over the Public Order Emergency Commission in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The commission investigating the federal government’s use of the Emergencies Act has asked the government for more time to complete its report. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Economic Development, Minister of International Trade and Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion Mary Ng, right, looks on as United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai speaks during a joint news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. The United States is filing another formal dispute over what it considers Canada’s failure to live up to its trade obligations to American dairy farmers and producers.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

The United States doubled down Tuesday in its ongoing dispute with Canada…

Minister of Economic Development, Minister of International Trade and Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion Mary Ng, right, looks on as United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai speaks during a joint news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. The United States is filing another formal dispute over what it considers Canada’s failure to live up to its trade obligations to American dairy farmers and producers.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Mickey Amery shakes hands with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, in Edmonton, Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. Alberta parents will soon have access to more subsidized licensed private child-care spaces as part of an agreement with the federal government. Amery says 1,600 private spaces will be eligible for funding almost immediately, with up to 2,000 more as soon as licensing requirements are completed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta creating additional 1,600 child-care spaces under deal with Ottawa

Alberta parents will soon have access to more subsidized licensed private child-care…

Mickey Amery shakes hands with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, in Edmonton, Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. Alberta parents will soon have access to more subsidized licensed private child-care spaces as part of an agreement with the federal government. Amery says 1,600 private spaces will be eligible for funding almost immediately, with up to 2,000 more as soon as licensing requirements are completed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
The screen at the Smoothie King Center honours Tyre Nichols before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. A national Indigenous organization is calling on Canadian police forces to make "fundamental changes" to end brutality against members of racialized groups in the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matthew Hinton

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples calls for end to police brutality in Canada

Canadian police forces need to acknowledge and apologize for brutality against members…

The screen at the Smoothie King Center honours Tyre Nichols before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. A national Indigenous organization is calling on Canadian police forces to make "fundamental changes" to end brutality against members of racialized groups in the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matthew Hinton
A man walks in frigid weather at Rundle Park as emissions rise from the Imperial Oil Strathcona Refinery, in Edmonton, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. Imperial Oil Ltd. says it posted its highest first-quarter profit in over 30 years as it earned $1.17 billion, boosted by higher oil prices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Imperial Oil expects ‘double-digit’ returns from renewable diesel facility

Imperial Oil Ltd. expects “double-digit returns” from its $720-million investment to build…

A man walks in frigid weather at Rundle Park as emissions rise from the Imperial Oil Strathcona Refinery, in Edmonton, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. Imperial Oil Ltd. says it posted its highest first-quarter profit in over 30 years as it earned $1.17 billion, boosted by higher oil prices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada's financial intelligence agency is stepping up the fight against the illicit wildlife trade by taking aim at the criminals who reap big profits from the global racket. The alert says Canadian bears are poached for their bile, claws and paws, which reap large sums on the traditional medicine market at home and abroad. A black bear is seen near Lake Louise, Alta., June, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Federal agency targeting illegal wildlife trade through financial intelligence

Canada’s financial intelligence agency is stepping up the fight against the illicit…

Canada's financial intelligence agency is stepping up the fight against the illicit wildlife trade by taking aim at the criminals who reap big profits from the global racket. The alert says Canadian bears are poached for their bile, claws and paws, which reap large sums on the traditional medicine market at home and abroad. A black bear is seen near Lake Louise, Alta., June, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Campers with a Canadian flag flying on their camp site are shown in Algonquin Park on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Parks Canada says visitors will be able to start booking reservations for camping and other activities at its sites across the country in March. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Parks Canada updating its reservation system to book camping and other activities

Parks Canada says visitors will be able to start booking reservations for…

Campers with a Canadian flag flying on their camp site are shown in Algonquin Park on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Parks Canada says visitors will be able to start booking reservations for camping and other activities at its sites across the country in March. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
A herd of elk are seen on a property in the Waterton Park Front in Alberta in this handout photo provided Jan. 30, 2023. The property that includes fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta has been purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Sean Feagan/NCC

Nature Conservancy of Canada purchases land for protection in southern Alberta

A property that includes fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes…

A herd of elk are seen on a property in the Waterton Park Front in Alberta in this handout photo provided Jan. 30, 2023. The property that includes fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta has been purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Sean Feagan/NCC
An Imperial Oil logo as seen at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Friday, April 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Imperial Oil reports $1.73-billion Q4 profit, up from $813 million a year earlier

Imperial Oil Ltd. says its fourth-quarter profit more than doubled compared with…

An Imperial Oil logo as seen at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Friday, April 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes reacts after throwing a rock during a women's curling match against the United States at the Beijing Winter Olympics Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Beijing. Manitoba's Lawes, Alberta's Casey Scheidegger and Manitoba's Meghan Walter appear set to fill the three wild-card positions at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Brynn Anderson

Lawes, Scheidegger, Walter in wild-card position for Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Teams skipped by Manitoba’s Kaitlyn Lawes, Alberta’s Casey Scheidegger and Manitoba’s Meghan…

Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes reacts after throwing a rock during a women's curling match against the United States at the Beijing Winter Olympics Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Beijing. Manitoba's Lawes, Alberta's Casey Scheidegger and Manitoba's Meghan Walter appear set to fill the three wild-card positions at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Brynn Anderson
Advocates and business owners in the beverage industry say Canada’s new guidelines for drinking alcohol could speed up changing consumer drinking habits as younger generations are drinking less and non-alcoholic beverages are becoming more popular. An alcoholic beverage is seen in a drinking establishment in Halifax on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

New alcohol recommendations could speed up changing drinking habits, businesses say

New guidance for drinking alcohol could speed up changing consumer drinking habits…

Advocates and business owners in the beverage industry say Canada’s new guidelines for drinking alcohol could speed up changing consumer drinking habits as younger generations are drinking less and non-alcoholic beverages are becoming more popular. An alcoholic beverage is seen in a drinking establishment in Halifax on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
FILE - Trevor Noah appears at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021. Noah is hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight year. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Trevor Noah returns as Grammy host with comfort, nervousness

Trevor Noah feels more comfortable hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight…

FILE - Trevor Noah appears at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021. Noah is hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight year. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
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Popular roller-coaster at West Edmonton Mall amusement park to be removed

North America’s largest shopping centre says a popular roller-coaster at its amusement…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. Parliamentarians appear to be bracing themselves to return to Ottawa to face an economically turbulent start to the year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

House of Commons returns with focus on economy, health care — and the number eight

Eight years. That’s how long Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre says it has…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. Parliamentarians appear to be bracing themselves to return to Ottawa to face an economically turbulent start to the year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Canada speaks to reporters at the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, Sunday, December 18, 2022. The federal Liberals will not change Ottawa's environmental protection law to make it mandatory for every toxic substance to have a pollution prevention plan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Government says there is no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

The federal government is playing a dangerous game by refusing to force…

Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Canada speaks to reporters at the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, Sunday, December 18, 2022. The federal Liberals will not change Ottawa's environmental protection law to make it mandatory for every toxic substance to have a pollution prevention plan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's office says the province objects to Ottawa's plan to extend eligibility for medically assisted death to people whose sole underlying condition is a mental illness. Smith gives an update in Calgary, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith opposes assisted-dying expansion as Ottawa eyes delay

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s office says the province objects to Ottawa’s plan…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's office says the province objects to Ottawa's plan to extend eligibility for medically assisted death to people whose sole underlying condition is a mental illness. Smith gives an update in Calgary, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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