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In wake of decision to kill Keystone XL, Biden's first foreign-leader call? Trudeau

In wake of decision to kill Keystone XL, Biden's first foreign-leader call? Trudeau

WASHINGTON — If Joe Biden's decision to kill off Keystone XL is supposed to sound the death knell for Canada-U.S. relations, you wouldn't know it from the newly minted president's call sheet.
PBO says reformed fiscal stabilization program to cost Ottawa $4.5 billion

PBO says reformed fiscal stabilization program to cost Ottawa $4.5 billion

OTTAWA — Reforms to a federal support program for provinces will nearly triple the cost to Ottawa next year, with the price tag projected to be about $4.5 billion, says Canada's parliamentary budget officer.
As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

Coal mining is already having an impact in Alberta's Rocky Mountains even as debate intensifies over the industry's presence in one of the province's most beloved landscapes.
Biden delivers on promise to cancel Keystone XL permit; TC Energy halts project

Biden delivers on promise to cancel Keystone XL permit; TC Energy halts project

CALGARY — Newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden carried out his campaign promise to tear up the presidential permit keeping the Keystone XL expansion alive on Wednesday, hours after the pipeline owner said it would halt work on the project.
Buy America: How Biden's Made-in-America plan could impact Canadian companies

Buy America: How Biden's Made-in-America plan could impact Canadian companies

Canadian companies that bid on American government contracts could be cut out of the procurement process if Joe Biden follows through on his Buy American plan after he becomes U.S. president today, according to business and trade experts.
'End of the road:' Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

'End of the road:' Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

REGINA — A former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash has submitted paperwork with reasons why he should not be sent back to India when he gets out of prison.
Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline

Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — Canada won't stop trying to convince Joe Biden of the merits of Keystone XL, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Tuesday, despite reports the U.S. president-elect appears poised to sign the pipeline project's death warrant.
Central Alberta man sentenced to 18 years on 26 charges following child porn bust

Central Alberta man sentenced to 18 years on 26 charges following child porn bust

RED DEER, Alta. — A central Alberta man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison following what is being called one of the largest child pornography busts in the province.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent. The central bank says it expects the Canadian economy to contract in the first quarter of 2021. More coming. The Canadian Press
No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party, Erin O'Toole says

No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party, Erin O'Toole says

OTTAWA — Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole pushed back against attempts to link his party to Trump-style politics on Sunday, saying there is "no place for the far right" in the Tories while accusing the Liberals of divisive dirty tricks.