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United Conservative leader's byelection win sets showdown with Alberta premier

United Conservative leader's byelection win sets showdown with Alberta premier

EDMONTON — Political analysts say United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney's byelection victory fires the starting pistol on an unofficial 16-month election campaign that will be defined by the skills and personalities of party leaders.
Labrador mayor who was shot in face in hunting accident has died

Labrador mayor who was shot in face in hunting accident has died

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — Labrador's largest community is in mourning for mayor John Hickey, who struggled by snowshoe and snowmobile to get help after being shot in the face while hunting alone. He died late Thursday in a St.

Report on university campus sexual violence calls for culture change

HALIFAX — A new report is calling on Nova Scotia's 10 universities to set up additional programs to prevent sexual violence on campus, just weeks after high-profile sexual assault charges were laid at one school.
Prominent Canadians share memories of philanthropists Barry and Honey Sherman

Prominent Canadians share memories of philanthropists Barry and Honey Sherman

Toronto billionaire and philanthropist couple Barry and Honey Sherman were found dead Friday, prompting politicians and prominent Canadians to express condolences and share memories on social media.
Plane that crashed in Saskatchewan left long wreckage path across ground: TSB

Plane that crashed in Saskatchewan left long wreckage path across ground: TSB

FOND DU LAC, Sask. — Investigators say a passenger plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage almost a quarter of a kilometre long through trees and across the ground.
Bombardier, Boeing prepare to make final arguments in bitter trade dispute

Bombardier, Boeing prepare to make final arguments in bitter trade dispute

OTTAWA — The bitter dispute between Bombardier and Boeing will enter a critical phase next week, when the two aerospace rivals appear before an all-important trade tribunal whose ruling will ultimately decide the fight. The U.S.
More work needed to ensure timely justice, departing Beverley McLachlin says

More work needed to ensure timely justice, departing Beverley McLachlin says

OTTAWA — Canada's retiring top judge says more must be done to ensure the justice system is accessible to everyone in a timely way — and Beverley McLachlin hopes she will continue to play a part in the reform process.
The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Friday, Dec. 15 ——— APOTEX FOUNDER HAS DIED: Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins says the billionaire founder of drug company Apotex and his wife are dead.
CSX Corp. says president and CEO Hunter Harrison on medical leave

CSX Corp. says president and CEO Hunter Harrison on medical leave

Hunter Harrison, the bombastic former head of both major Canadian railways and current president and CEO of CSX Corp.
Oilsands price discounts expected to rise as output exceeds export pipeline room

Oilsands price discounts expected to rise as output exceeds export pipeline room

CALGARY — Canadian oilsands producers face rising price discounts as growing production "materially exceeds" export pipeline capacity to the United States in the first quarter of 2018, RBC Dominion Securities says in a new research report.