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November 20, 2018 7:47 PM Bombardier has runway to recover from share price collapse, analysts say

Bombardier shares have fallen more than 60 per cent since July on concerns about its hefty debt and its ability to generate promised free cash flow. Even with Monday’s 24 per cent rebound to $2.07, Cameron Doerksen of National Bank Financial says the sell-off is unjustified, maintaining his target price at $5.50. Given market conditions, analysts expect 6

November 20, 2018 1:14 PM Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a weekend Fox News interview in which he also asserted that the former Navy SEAL and former commander 6

November 14, 2018 12:55 PM Calgary voters recommend city abandon potential 2026 Olympic bid

Calgary voters’ rejection of the bid reflects concerns that hosting the games could impose runaway costs on a city already struggling because of a downturn in its bedrock energy industry. While oil prices have rebounded across most of the globe in the past few years, pipeline bottlenecks have weighed on Canadian crude. That has kept Calgary’s unemployment 8

November 14, 2018 12:27 AM Premier Notley won’t name 2 MLAs accused of inappropriate behaviour because of privacy concerns

Notley was asked why she wouldn’t simply release the names of the legislature members but keep the other details private. “If you’re going to respect the confidentiality of the complainant, then you can’t start parsing which details come out and don’t come out,” she replied. The government came forward with the two cases after former NDP backbencher 10

November 9, 2018 6:15 PM Trump says ‘I don’t know Matt Whitaker,’ the acting attorney general he chose

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he has not yet spoken to the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, about the special counsel investigation, and he distanced himself from Whitaker by suggesting that he did not know him. Whitaker, who now oversees the investigation, has visited the Oval Office several times and is said to have an easy chemistry 27

November 9, 2018 5:24 PM Two minors in custody after Nunavut grocery store fire

IQALUIT, NUNAVUT—Two Iqaluit youths are in custody after a series of fires earlier this week in the Nunavut capital, including one that damaged the city’s largest store and grocer. RCMP said Friday charges of arson and disregard for human life are pending against the pair, who are not identified. “As the investigation progresses we’ll be able to release 29

November 8, 2018 7:29 PM Statcan’s plan to harvest private banking info on hold, pending investigation

OTTAWA — The country’s chief statistician says his agency’s controversial plan to harvest individuals’ banking information is on hold until the privacy commissioner completes an investigation into widespread concerns about the project. Statistics Canada recently caught nine financial institutions off-guard by asking them to share the private banking 11

November 7, 2018 2:43 PM Warsaw mayor bans far-right independence march

WARSAW, POLAND—The mayor of Warsaw banned a march that radical Polish nationalists planned to hold to coincide with the centennial of Polish independence, saying Wednesday she made the decision to curb “aggressive nationalism.” Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz said she wanted to put a stop to extremist displays that have appeared during the past decade 12

November 6, 2018 8:12 PM Montreal MP Nicola Di Iorio says he will resign in January after finalizing ‘projects’

Di Iorio says in a Facebook post that to finalize “certain projects” he will hold his job until Jan. 22, a few days before the House of Commons sits again after Christmas. In the meantime, he writes, he will serve his constituents and “be in the room” when it’s required by the Liberal whip or the prime minister and will continue to exercise all of his functions 12

October 31, 2018 6:24 PM Alberta premier tells B.C. steelworkers jobs at risk without Trans Mountain

“It should be our money that is in our economy. Not the Americans’. It should be invested in Canadian priorities, not border walls and private prisons. Notley said the Trans Mountain project would bring $400 million in construction activity to the Kamloops area alone, as well as an added $6 billion in revenue to the British Columbia government over 20 years 17