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U.S. secretary of state to meet with Canada's cabinet, talk Korea crisis

U.S. secretary of state to meet with Canada's cabinet, talk Korea crisis

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Canadian cabinet members during a visit to Ottawa next week where he will discuss a variety of international issues including the North Korea nuclear crisis.
Huge Halifax convention centre officially opens five years after first proposed

Huge Halifax convention centre officially opens five years after first proposed

HALIFAX — Following years of controversy and delays Halifax's new convention centre officially opened its doors Friday, with officials voicing confidence the massive development can attract the needed business to keep it afloat.
Tax on pot, cleaner fuel and sexual assault: how politics mattered this week

Tax on pot, cleaner fuel and sexual assault: how politics mattered this week

OTTAWA — Parliament Hill's busiest social week of the year started with Liberals basking in byelection victories and culminated in a celebration of the Supreme Court's chief justice, who is retiring after almost three decades at the high court.
'An emotional thing:' Returning sacred objects lifts Indigenous communities

'An emotional thing:' Returning sacred objects lifts Indigenous communities

Ryan Heavy Hand had been helping First Nations bring home ceremonial objects from museums for years, but this call from an institution in Oregon was a first.
Indigenous woman's liver assessed after outcry over earlier transplant refusal

Indigenous woman's liver assessed after outcry over earlier transplant refusal

A young Inuk woman suffering from acute liver failure is being assessed at an organ transplant centre in Toronto after her family from Labrador launched a campaign to overturn earlier refusals to put her on a transplant waiting list.
Tentative deal reached in case of Canadian firm that sold cancer drug online

Tentative deal reached in case of Canadian firm that sold cancer drug online

WINNIPEG — A tentative plea agreement has been reached that would see a Winnipeg-based online pharmacy and two affiliated businesses fined millions of dollars for selling misbranded and counterfeit drugs in the United States.

Past sexual partner of Nova Scotia officer testifies at Garnier murder trial

HALIFAX — A man who briefly dated Nova Scotia police officer Catherine Campbell was called to testify Friday about her prior sexual activity, as the defence closed its case at Christopher Garnier's high-profile murder trial.
NHL debuted 100 years ago with contract disputes, dodgy ice and plenty of goals

NHL debuted 100 years ago with contract disputes, dodgy ice and plenty of goals

OTTAWA — It was a night of sticky ice, last-minute player signings and a disappointingly small crowd.

Quebec announces $44 million to help modernize taxi industry, compensation to come later

MONTREAL — The Quebec government says it won't be reimbursing taxi drivers immediately for the loss in value of their pricey permits but will create a body to establish future compensation.
Canadian exporters feel pessimistic on NAFTA uncertainty, seeking new solutions

Canadian exporters feel pessimistic on NAFTA uncertainty, seeking new solutions

TORONTO — Nearly one-quarter of Canadian exporters believe they are negatively affected by looming NAFTA renegotiation uncertainty and are turning to creative solutions to succeed even if the free trade agreement fails, according to a poll by Export