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Canadian gross domestic product flat in February after hot start to 2017

OTTAWA — Canadian economic growth took a pause in February after the break-neck pace seen at the start the year.

Halifax mayor moonlights as stand-up comic for comedy festival Saturday

Halifax's mayor will try his hand at stand-up comedy this weekend. Mike Savage, known for his off-the-cuff jokes and one-liners in council chambers, will take his humour to the stage of the Halifax Comedy Fest.
A 'roller-coaster of emotions' for Fort McMurray man who lost home, won lottery

A 'roller-coaster of emotions' for Fort McMurray man who lost home, won lottery

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Between May and December of last year, Chris Flett went through two life-changing events: his house burned down and he won the lottery.
Cancel, not cancel, cancel, not cancel NAFTA: What's Trump up to?

Cancel, not cancel, cancel, not cancel NAFTA: What's Trump up to?

WASHINGTON — First, Donald Trump threatened to rip up NAFTA. Then he didn't. This week he did again. Now, he's saying he won't. But maybe, he says, he'll change his mind again and rip it up if he can't get a good deal.

Bombardier rejects Boeing claim CSeries was dumped into the U.S. at below cost

MONTREAL — Bombardier and the federal government have rejected Boeing's claim in a complaint filed with the U.S. government that its Canadian rival has dumped its new CSeries commercial jet into the United States at below cost.
Justin Trudeau defends carbon tax after visit to Saskatchewan farm

Justin Trudeau defends carbon tax after visit to Saskatchewan farm

GRAY, Sask. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears to like farmer Todd Lewis's combine, but Lewis does not like Trudeau's carbon tax.
Justice ministers across Canada meet to tackle delays in the courts

Justice ministers across Canada meet to tackle delays in the courts

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are under pressure to help the wheels of justice spin a little faster, with some provinces asking for the right to do away with preliminary inquiries as a way to tackle the backlogs in the courts.

Court documents lift curtain on cutthroat world of military procurement

OTTAWA — If there's one thing that stands out in court documents outlining the RCMP's case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, it's the extremely cutthroat nature of military procurement.
Ontario's first balanced budget in decade promises billions in health care

Ontario's first balanced budget in decade promises billions in health care

TORONTO — Ontario's Liberal government is promising to inject billions of new dollars into health care in its first balanced budget in a decade, a fiscal plan designed to appeal to nearly everyone in the province ahead of an election next summer.
N.S. Liberals bring in broad middle class tax cut in pre-election budget

N.S. Liberals bring in broad middle class tax cut in pre-election budget

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government has promised an average $160 tax cut for half the province's population, in a surplus budget that seeds the ground for an election campaign that may begin within days.