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June 19, 2018 4:07 PM Trudeau has billions of reasons to dig in against Trump on dairy

Justin Trudeau’s defence of Canadian dairy tariffs isn’t just about farmers and politics — it’s about debt, too. The prime minister squared off with U.S. President Donald Trump this month over Canada’s “supply management” system, which sets quotas for dairy, eggs and poultry and charges high tariffs above that threshold. Despite a U.S. surplus on dairy 8

June 17, 2018 8:00 AM How we can prevent outer space from becoming the Wild West

Experts say that some sort form of regulation is needed, and soon In January, an Indian rocket arced across the sky over the island of Sriharikota as it soared into space. On board were several satellites, including an Indian mapping satellite, one from Canada and one from an asteroid mining company. But if you're not allowed to launch from the U.S., why not launch 5

June 16, 2018 3:08 PM An inside look at the new House of Commons

In January, MPs will move across the parliamentary precinct to the West Block In January, MPs will move across the parliamentary precinct from the Centre Block to the newly renovated West Block. The building will act as a temporary home for the House of Commons for the next 10 years as the Centre Block closes for construction. The West Block closed in 2011 for its $863 million 5

June 16, 2018 2:31 AM Cornish's huge play gives Stampeders boost in beating Eskimos

If you just read the box score and saw ‘Mitchell 78-yard pass to Cornish,’ you might have expected it to be a long bomb behind coverage. The major was anything but that, but even more beautiful than a deep connection. It will be long remembered as one of the defining plays in the Calgary Stampeders’ 43-18 West final over the Edmonton Eskimos 9

June 15, 2018 1:27 AM Bill Cosby dumps legal team ahead of sentencing

Seven weeks after being convicted of sexual assault, Bill Cosby, who is awaiting sentencing, fired his legal team led by Tom Mesereau, a high-profile lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson but could not help Cosby. Wyatt said Cosby’s new lawyer is Joseph P. Green, who is based in West Chester, Pa., and whose practice includes criminal defence 9

June 14, 2018 8:00 AM As World Cup kicks off, Russia looks to show the West it's not isolated

Inside Vladimir Putin's latest attempt to rebrand Russia With Moscow's historic squares, pedestrian malls — and, starting today, soccer stadiums — filling up with foreign tourists, President Vladimir Putin's latest rebranding exercise for Russia is well underway. The first game of the World Cup kicks off at 6 p.m. local time in the refurbished and freshly 20

June 12, 2018 11:15 PM Notley says Canada needs Trans Mountain pipeline amid Trump’s ‘reckless’ trade attacks

CALGARY—Alberta’s premier says the Trump administration’s recent attacks on Canadian trade show how necessary it is to go ahead with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Rachel Notley has taken aim at what she called reckless U.S. moves against Canada’s steel and aluminum industries. She told the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary that Canada needs to be strategic 11

June 12, 2018 10:05 PM Washington Capitals have tough off-season ahead before they can defend title

Inexperience was considered this team’s greatest flaw going into the season, but the development of its youth could results in an even better position next year. Rookies Jakub Vrana, Chandler Stephenson and Christian Djoos all played the majority of the post-season and are expected to improve in sophomore campaigns. Centre Evgeny Kuznetsov solidified 10

June 9, 2018 10:31 PM Warriors still looking to grow after third NBA crown in four seasons

Houston probably isn’t going away and remember, the Rockets gave the Warriors all they wanted this season. Had Chris Paul not gotten hurt, who knows if the Warriors even win that Game 7 in Houston and take the West title. The East might be a wild race, with Toronto, Philadelphia and Boston probably all likely to enter the year thinking they have NBA final 9

June 4, 2018 3:51 PM Days before election, Horwath tells voters to ‘imagine’ what Ontario might look like under Ford

LONDON, ONT.—In the final few days of the election campaign, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says voters need to think about life under a PC government and what its $6 billion in “efficiencies” will mean. And she said regardless of the outcome of the Thursday’s vote, she won’t work with the Liberals — or the Conservatives. “Even Kathleen Wynne is not endorsing 10