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B.C. cities join global movement asking oil companies for climate change costs

B.C. cities join global movement asking oil companies for climate change costs

Staff and contractors in Victoria have been crunching the numbers on climate change costs for the coastal city and it's not looking good, the mayor says.
Transport minister orders new fatigue rules amidst oil-by-rail ramp-up

Transport minister orders new fatigue rules amidst oil-by-rail ramp-up

Transport Minister Marc Garneau has ordered rail companies to update rules to address employee fatigue.
Canada to impose stricter rules for drone operation next year

Canada to impose stricter rules for drone operation next year

Incoming new rules for drone operation in Canada are designed to help buck a growing global trend of incursions into space reserved for air travel, government officials said as tens of thousands of travellers in Britain grappled with the fallout of t
Canadian federation is fractured, New Brunswick's rookie premier says

Canadian federation is fractured, New Brunswick's rookie premier says

FREDERICTON — The rookie Tory premier of New Brunswick has declared the Canadian federation fractured — with Ottawa and other provinces seemingly unconcerned about Alberta's slump, and Quebec actively blocking economic development.

No trial for cop who refused to intervene before teen killed himself in park

TORONTO — The pre-trial acquittal of an on-duty Toronto police officer who drove away despite a plea to intervene as a teenager prepared to kill himself has been upheld on appeal.

UN food boss to Yemen fighters: 'Children are dying because of you'

OTTAWA — David Beasley was drawn to the tiny feet protruding from the blanket that a young mother was folding into a swaddle in the Sanaa hospital.
No letup for Trudeau as difficult 2018 gives way to wild election year

No letup for Trudeau as difficult 2018 gives way to wild election year

OTTAWA — Fasten your seatbelt, Canada. It's going to be a bumpy ride to next fall's national election.
In the news today, Dec. 21

In the news today, Dec. 21

Four stories in the news for Friday, Dec. 21 ——— JUDGE TO RULE ON KHADR'S REQUEST FOR EASED BAIL An Edmonton judge is expected to rule today on Omar Khadr's request for relaxed bail conditions.
'He led by example:' Residential school survivor remembered as loving father

'He led by example:' Residential school survivor remembered as loving father

WINNIPEG — Randal Courchene remembers his father exhausted from work on a snowy day in the middle of winter on their northern Ontario First Nation.
B.C. voters reject switch to proportional representation for third time

B.C. voters reject switch to proportional representation for third time

VICTORIA — Voters in British Columbia have rejected a proposal to switch to a system of proportional representation to elect members of the legislature for a third time, prompting all three parties to declare electoral reform a dead issue.