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B.C. premiers says it's been a year of new relationships with former rivals

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says the past year has been one of surprises over new relationships she and her government formed with former political adversaries in British Columbia....

posted: November 28,2014

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Quebec's 2012 election shooting accused wants bail, claims no memory of event

MONTREAL - The suspect in Quebec's 2012 election shooting says he has no memory of the events surrounding the slaying of a stagehand outside a Parti Quebecois victory celebration....

'Consequences for all Albertans': Prentice has grim take on plunging oil prices

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says there are no simple solutions for the revenue shortfall that will be coming from plummeting oil prices and Albertans will feel the consequences....

Auditors say Attawapiskat First Nation should repay $1.8M in housing money

OTTAWA - Aboriginal Affairs wants the Attawapiskat First Nation to repay more than $1.8 million in housing funding after an audit could not substantiate the spending....

Questions persist over $200M for vets and when government plans to spend it

OTTAWA - The Harper government was on the defensive again Friday over reports that the latest cash injection for mental-health services for veterans could take 50 years to be portioned out....

Fisherman's fate in hands of jury at murder trial in Nova Scotia

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. - A jury will continue deliberations Saturday in the case of a Cape Breton fisherman who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a man at sea....

What happened to plan to prevent appeals backlog at social security tribunal?

OTTAWA - In 2012, prior to the launch of Ottawa's troubled social security tribunal, there was a plan in the works to ensure Canadians denied employment insurance or Canada Pension Plan benefits would have their appeals heard in a timely...

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