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April 20, 2018 1:04 PM Pump prices, airline tickets help propel Canada’s inflation rate to 2.3%

OTTAWA — Canada’s annual inflation rate continued creeping higher last month to hit 2.3 per cent. The March figure from Statistics Canada shows the pace of inflation inched a little farther past the midpoint of the central bank’s ideal range of between one and three per cent. By comparison, inflation was 2.2 per cent in February and 1.7 per cent in January 11

April 12, 2018 9:15 PM Eglinton Crosstown construction site shut down after resident complains about workers smoking pot

Metrolinx describes incident as “shocking” and “completely irresponsible” Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins called the incident “shocking.” “It was completely irresponsible, against all of our fit-for-duty policies and our commitment to safety ... We expect our contractors to respond appropriately, immediately, and swiftly to any allegation like this. They must follow 9

April 11, 2018 5:19 PM Quebec MNAs call for public commission of inquiry into Lac-Mégantic disaster

PQ motion will be sent to Ottawa for consideration The Quebec National Assembly is calling on the federal government to launch a public commission of inquiry into the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster as soon as possible. Quebec MNAs adopted the Parti Québécois motion Wednesday morning, with all 115 members present in the chamber offering their unanimous support 9

April 10, 2018 10:24 PM Truck involved in Humboldt Broncos crash belongs to Calgary company

Driver of the truck was not injured in April 6 crash that claimed 15 lives The truck involved in a Saskatchewan crash that killed 15 hockey players and injured 14 more belonged to a company based in Calgary. A spokesperson for the Alberta Transportation said the company, Adesh Deol Trucking Ltd., has an unblemished safety record in the province since 10

April 5, 2018 1:34 PM Canada's trade deficit widens to $2.7B in February

Canada has large trade surplus in goods with U.S. but deficit with the rest of the world The gap between what Canada sells to the rest of the world and what it buys widened to $2.7 billion in February, as imports surged more than exports did. Statistics Canada reported Friday that the country's trade deficit widened from $1.9 billion in the previous 15

March 26, 2018 6:42 PM BMW to begin vehicle-subscription pilot in Nashville

Automakers are searching for ways to reach younger consumers whose shopping and transportation habits have been shaped by Silicon Valley giants such as Uber and Airbnb. BMW is following in the footsteps of GM’s Cadillac, which launched its Book subscription service last year, and Care by Volvo, which combines lease, insurance and maintenance into one monthly 13

March 21, 2018 10:01 AM School bus drivers serving multiple school boards in Durham region walk off job

School bus drivers serving several communities east of Toronto are on strike after contract talks between Unifor and First Student Bowmanville broke off Tuesday night. The walkout affects routes in the Durham, Durham Catholic, Kawartha Pine Ridge and the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Boards. Unifor Local 14

March 15, 2018 2:30 PM United Airlines to issue special pet carrier tags as prosecutors launch probe into dog’s death in overhead bin

Flight attendant who ordered the passenger to put her pet carrier in the overhead bin on the flight didn’t know there was a dog inside, the airline said. Late Wednesday, the Harris County, Texas, district attorney’s office said its animal cruelty division is working with the county’s animal cruelty task force on a criminal investigation about what happened 17

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 16

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 22