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Winnipeg labour leader quits; cites sexist comments, treatment by men

WINNIPEG — A labour leader in Manitoba has resigned from her job over what she says have been sexist remarks and dismissive treatment by some of her male colleagues in the labour movement.
No tax hikes in Saskatchewan budget, but cash for mental health

No tax hikes in Saskatchewan budget, but cash for mental health

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is holding the line on taxes as it returns to a balanced budget that provides funding for mental health, volunteer firefighters and intersection safety.
B.C. to start measles 'catch-up' campaign, offering shots at schools, clinics

B.C. to start measles 'catch-up' campaign, offering shots at schools, clinics

VICTORIA — British Columbia is starting a measles immunization catch-up drive next month in a bid to vaccinate 95 per cent of the province's youth amid an outbreak of 19 confirmed measles cases.
Quebec government to spend $500 million to compensate taxi drivers, reform industry

Quebec government to spend $500 million to compensate taxi drivers, reform industry

QUEBEC — The Quebec government will give the province's taxi drivers $500 million in compensation as it moves to overhaul the province's passenger transport industry.
Prime minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

Prime minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

OTTAWA — The Liberals will happily run on their economic record in the upcoming federal election campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, despite the billions of dollars they've added to the national debt.

Canada says B.C. trying to impede Trans Mountain with pipeline legislation

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government says British Columbia is trying to obstruct the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with "Trojan Horse" legislation that the province is passing off as a benign environmental measure. Lawyer Jan Brongers asked the B.

Police make arrest after 'erratic driver' hits cars near University of Ottawa

OTTAWA — A man is in police custody after an "erratic driver" smashed into several cars near the University of Ottawa.
Speaker relegates Parti Quebecois to 4th-place status in Quebec legislature

Speaker relegates Parti Quebecois to 4th-place status in Quebec legislature

QUEBEC — The struggling Parti Quebecois has suffered another setback with a decision by the Speaker relegating it to fourth place in the provincial legislature.
SNC-Lavalin CEO says he never cited job losses in push for remediation agreement

SNC-Lavalin CEO says he never cited job losses in push for remediation agreement

TORONTO — The chief executive of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Montreal to remove crucifix from council chamber and place it in museum

Montreal to remove crucifix from council chamber and place it in museum

MONTREAL — The City of Montreal announced Wednesday it will take down the crucifix that has hung in its council chamber for more than 80 years and move it to a new home.