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Privacy czar finds gaps in federal party policies on personal information

Privacy czar finds gaps in federal party policies on personal information

OTTAWA — The privacy policies of all the major federal political parties failed to ensure people gave valid consent to the collection and use of their personal information, concluded an analysis by the federal privacy commissioner.
Nova Scotia communities await decision on contentious pulp mill pipeline proposal

Nova Scotia communities await decision on contentious pulp mill pipeline proposal

HALIFAX — For pipefitter Ben Chisholm, an imminent decision on the future of a Nova Scotia pulp mill could keep tradespeople he represents employed for years — or it could create frightening job losses.
Tax advantage was better in Canada even after Trump cuts, Finance document says

Tax advantage was better in Canada even after Trump cuts, Finance document says

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau was told months before he gave a federal helping hand to the country's businesses that companies operating in Canada faced a better tax environment than in the United States — even after the Trump administration

Quebec ticket claims Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Quebec won the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The draw's $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec. 18 will be approximately $5 million.
RCMP: Mountie who died in Winnipeg crash was father of three and hockey volunteer

RCMP: Mountie who died in Winnipeg crash was father of three and hockey volunteer

WINNIPEG — A Mountie who died in a crash on Winnipeg's Perimeter Highway was "the proud father of three teenaged girls" who was just days shy of 13 years of service with the force, Manitoba's top RCMP officer said Saturday.
Mexico disputes language in US bill on ratifying trade pact

Mexico disputes language in US bill on ratifying trade pact

MEXICO CITY — Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected Saturday to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the deal.
Lawyers for QuadrigaCX clients request exhumation of late founder's remains

Lawyers for QuadrigaCX clients request exhumation of late founder's remains

HALIFAX — Lawyers for clients who lost millions in the bankruptcy of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange have formally asked the RCMP to exhume the remains of the firm's founder.
Advocate says Winnipeg must tackle poverty, addictions to end violent crime

Advocate says Winnipeg must tackle poverty, addictions to end violent crime

WINNIPEG — A recent spike in violent crime in Manitoba's capital has been at the centre of conversations by men who get together in the downtown core each week. "Men want to be better community members," says Healing Together founder Ryan Beardy.
Grizzly bears move north in High Arctic as climate change expands range

Grizzly bears move north in High Arctic as climate change expands range

Some unlikely neighbours are moving in around the northernmost communities of the Northwest Territories, across the icy tundra of Canada's High Arctic.
Vancouver homeless camp brings community, safety, home, says resident

Vancouver homeless camp brings community, safety, home, says resident

VANCOUVER — Standing out in the rain on a path between tents in Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park, Shane Redpath said he has no idea where he'll go if he's forced out of the homeless camp.