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February 23, 2018 12:21 AM Truce called in trade war between B.C. and Alberta

Alberta is suspending its ban on B.C.’s wine, while B.C.’s premier says the province will not proceed with proposed regulatory restrictions on the increase of diluted bitumen transportation through the province. VICTORIA—The Alberta government has accepted an olive branch from British Columbia and is suspending its ban on the province’s wine in an ongoing 8

February 22, 2018 10:15 PM John Horgan says B.C. will take standoff over pipeline to court

Alberta premier to respond to B.C. pipeline decision live at 3:30 p.m. Amid a deepening standoff with Alberta over plans for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Premier John Horgan says B.C. is planning legal action to address its concern with bitumen shipments. Horgan told reporters Thursday that the province will turn to the courts to answer 10

February 17, 2018 3:03 AM Soulpepper loses $375,000 from grant over Schultz sexual harassment allegations

The Canada Council for the Arts had approved a $559,500 grant last fall before rescinding it following sexual harassment allegations against founding artistic director Albert Schultz. Soulpepper will still be given a $184,500 grant for the year. Soulpepper Theatre Company will not receive $375,000 from a half-million dollar grant previously promised 16

February 17, 2018 1:10 AM EPA head Scott Pruitt billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

Trump's Environmental Protection Agency administrator said a “toxic environment politically” required his first-class travel and protection from a 24-hour security detail. SAN FRANCISCO—Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 (U.S.) for his trips over six months last year, according to travel 12

February 14, 2018 7:28 PM Feds move gingerly toward protecting 'Canada brand' in foreign mining operations

OTTAWA - It's taken almost a decade of loud, often unwelcome advocacy, but the federal government appears to finally recognize that Canada's international brand needs a little spit and polish. In back-to-back addresses this week to a Mining Association of Canada luncheon, two federal cabinet ministers repeatedly stressed the critical importance of what they called 19

February 14, 2018 7:28 PM Ontario and Quebec governments sign cooperation agreements on Energy East, climate change

TORONTO – Ontario has joined with Quebec to set out the conditions, including the prickly issue of greenhouse gas emissions, TransCanada Corp. must comply with to secure a positive response from the provinces regarding its Energy East project. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard signed four agreements in Toronto Friday 15

February 9, 2018 12:39 PM Guelph girl, 12, died from flu, second death suspected to be flu-related

A parent from Westminster Woods Public School told CBC news the death was at her child's school But the Grade 7 student from Westminster Woods Public School in Guelph died on Jan. 31 after she contracted influenza B, her father told CBC News. "She was a very loving child," Stan Pollard said in messages on Facebook, saying they had just laid his daughter 26

February 8, 2018 9:00 AM McKenna to announce new environmental assessment process for resources projects today

Liberals will also announce new protections for oceans, lakes and rivers The federal government will unveil a wide-ranging new approach to Canada's environmental assessment process today, shaking up how natural resource projects are assessed for their environmental impacts. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna's approach to new rules on how big resource 30

February 1, 2018 11:51 AM Snowy weekend forecast for Toronto

Over the weekend, the city is expected to see a return to winter weather typical of February. Despite a high of 3 C and a 60-per-cent chance of flurries, Toronto is expected to see a return to February’s normal winter weather over the weekend. The deep freeze starts Thursday night. The City of Toronto has issued an extreme cold weather alert as temperatures 9

February 1, 2018 1:59 AM Toronto police officer disciplined for texts she says prove harassment

Jessica McInnis was docked eight hours’ pay for participating in text messages that she used in a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario about a “poisoned, sexist workplace environment.” To support her claims that she worked in a “poisoned, sexist” environment, Sgt. Jessica McInnis handed over a trove of text messages and group chats to Toronto 12