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October 12, 2018 4:42 PM Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates. A new coalition deal announced Friday to run Stockholm’s city government, between a centre-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games. “The starting point for all our parties 14

October 10, 2018 5:22 PM N.B. Greens say no deal with Liberals

FREDERICTON—Premier Brian Gallant will convene a new session of the New Brunswick legislature on Oct. 23, but he has been unable to come to a formal agreement with the Greens in his bid to stay in power. Gallant’s Liberals won 21 seats in last month’s provincial election — one fewer than the Progressive Conservatives. The Green Party and the People’s 12

September 30, 2018 3:34 PM Boko Haram has been defeated, Cameroon’s campaigning leader declares

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON—Cameroon’s president says Boko Haram has been defeated in the country, the first such announcement since he declared war on the extremist group four years ago. President Paul Biya spoke during his first visit to the Far North region since 2012 as he campaigned on Saturday ahead of the Oct. 7 election. The 85-year-old, one of Africa’s 8

September 27, 2018 3:43 PM Steve Bannon’s meeting with Czech president ends in trade clash

Steve Bannon’s crusade to unify right-wing forces in the European Union before the bloc’s parliamentary elections next year may have hit a speed-bump after a populist firebrand disagreed with his views on trade. The mastermind of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory met Czech President Milos Zeman, an early fan of the U.S. leader, this week in Prague 7

September 25, 2018 10:44 AM How the two potential New Brunswick kingmaker parties radically differ in policies, leader styles

In an interview late Monday night, he said Austin’s party is willing to strip away services to francophones in emergency medical services, and advance environmental policies that lead to carbon pollution. “It seems willing to take people’s rights away when it comes to the Acadians and francophones of this province. ... They also seem prepared to open up and support 10

August 7, 2018 7:35 PM Air Transat, Flair Airlines sign on with Aimia as Aeroplan partners

Partnership agreements between Aimia Inc. and two more Canadian airlines have taken flight, slated to take effect after the Montreal-based company’s current agreement with Air Canada ends in July 2020. One of Aimia’s new partners is Air Transat, a long-established airline owned by travel and leisure company Transat AT, based in Montreal. Aimia’s other 26

August 2, 2018 7:54 PM Aimia in talks with Air Canada rival Oneworld alliance as potential Aeroplan partner

Aeroplan operator Aimia Inc. and the Oneworld airline alliance confirmed Thursday they are in talks about a potential partnership for the loyalty points program, the same day a takeover offer led by Air Canada is set to expire. The Oneworld alliance, whose 13 members include British Airways, American Airlines and Cathay Pacific, is a direct competitor 21

July 21, 2018 2:33 AM David Spade says family coming together after Kate Spade’s death

Less than three weeks after Spade’s death, her father, Earl Brosnahan, died at age 89 — the day before his daughter’s funeral. Shortly after his wife’s death, Andy Spade released a statement noting she had “suffered from depression and anxiety.” David Spade has made a $100,000 (U.S.) donation to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which provides 13

July 11, 2018 2:58 PM Ted Arnott is the new Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly

McKenna (Burlington), returning to Queen’s Park after a four-year hiatus, had hoped to make to make history as the first woman to become Speaker. She was elected in 2011 and then defeated in 2014 before making a comeback on June 7. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent-Leamington), a former deputy speaker, had wanted to bring his experience as a baseball umpire and basketball 18

July 11, 2018 9:39 AM Trudeau announces new Canada led NATO training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS— The Canadian military will command a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in Brussels on Wednesday as part of the annual alliance summit. Trudeau said the mission, to begin in the fall of 2018 in Baghdad and the surrounding vicinity, will include the deployment of as many as 250 Canadian 14