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Alberta premier’s principal adviser spent $18K in taxpayer money on trips to London, NDP says
by Anya Zoledziowski on November 13, 2019 at 10:44 pm
According to travel and expense disclosures, Premier Jason Kenney’s principal adviser spent thousands of taxpayer dollars on his trips to London, U.K., where he stayed in upscale hotels like the Chilworth London Paddington.
Canadian Nationalist Party Leader Travis Patron charged after 2 women attacked in Regina
by CBC News on November 13, 2019 at 10:35 pm
Travis Patron, who founded the Canadian Nationalist Party and ran under its banner during the federal election in October, was arrested and charged with assault on Saturday.
Man accused of attack on professor while high found naked in bathroom, judge told
by Meghan Grant on November 13, 2019 at 10:09 pm
When officers found Matthew Brown curled up on a stranger’s bathroom floor, he was naked, confused and spoke in a “strained whisper.”
Froyo a go in Halifax Second Cup legal dispute, judge rules
by Blair Rhodes on November 13, 2019 at 9:37 pm
A battle over frozen yogurt that pitted a coffee shop against its landlord ended up in Nova Scotia Supreme Court, where a judge decided the Second Cup franchise in the Halifax Shopping Centre should be allowed to sell Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt.
‘Possible fatality’ as woman, child hit by GO train in Kitchener
by CBC News on November 13, 2019 at 9:01 pm
Police are investigating after a Go Train hit two people Wednesday afternoon in Kitchener.
Hoodie-wearing Quebec MNA challenges the dress code, and takes heat for doing it
by Alison Northcott on November 13, 2019 at 8:55 pm
Known for wearing tuques, T-shirts and Doc Martens in the legislature, Catherine Dorion is at the centre of a heated debate around what elected officials should wear to work.
Alberta ‘fair deal’ ideas would increase costs, says Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi
by The Canadian Press on November 13, 2019 at 8:26 pm
Calgary’s mayor says ideas being floated to give Alberta more independence from the federal government would be costly.
Drillers say sentiment toward oilpatch nearing ‘all-time’ lows
by CBC News on November 13, 2019 at 6:31 pm
The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors is calling on Ottawa to shed regulatory changes as the industry’s struggles continue.
Port Moody mayor will not be prosecuted for alleged sexual assault after Crown stays charge
by Rhianna Schmunk on November 13, 2019 at 5:53 pm
The sexual assault charge against Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov has been stayed, meaning he will not be prosecuted further.
Windsor Assembly Plant third shift extended to end of March
by CBC News on November 13, 2019 at 4:01 pm
The third shift at the Windsor Assembly Plant has been extended until the end of the first quarter — March 31, 2020.
Ontario starts merging health agencies, fires 9 LHIN executives
by The Canadian Press on November 13, 2019 at 3:58 pm
The Ontario government has begun a plan to merge major provincial health agencies to save an estimated $350 million per year.
Province not ready to accept closure of Brunswick Smelter, loss of 420 jobs
by Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon on November 13, 2019 at 3:08 pm
Premier Blaine Higgs held an emergency meeting with Glencore Canada Corporation officials Wednesday night to discuss the company’s plan to close the Brunswick Smelter in northern New Brunswick by Christmas, putting 420 employees out of work.
Former Vancouver Canucks defenceman sues financial advisers for negligence
by Andrea Ross on November 13, 2019 at 11:00 am
A former Vancouver Canucks defenceman is suing his financial advisors, alleging they gave him bad advice and sold unsuitable investments and insurance policies that amounted to more than his entire net income from his six-year hockey contract.