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Five things to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, rejected by U.S.

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:24pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

OTTAWA — A quick look at the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the deal that President Donald Trump said Monday the United States would not be pursuing:

— Twelve Pacific Rim...

'No reason to believe' Don Dunphy violent, police officer tells inquiry

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:22pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The beige, battered recliner in which Don Dunphy's body was found was front-and-centre at the inquiry into his death Monday, as the lawyer for his daughter...

Mojito with your manicure? B.C. now let's businesses apply for liquor licences

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:21pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

VANCOUVER — From book stores to barber shops, businesses across British Columbia can now ask the provincial government for permission to serve liquor.

Under new ...

Canadiens lose Galchenyuk (again) to knee injury just as others approach a return

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:14pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

BROSSARD, Que. — Just as some injured Montreal Canadiens were nearing a return, centre Alex Galchenyuk has gone back to the infirmary.

While coach Michel Therrien said...

Redblacks veteran quarterback Burris to announce retirement, source says

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

Veteran CFL quarterback Henry Burris will announce his retirement on Tuesday, ending his career on top after leading the Ottawa Redblacks to a Grey Cup title last season.

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Trump makes good on promise to pull U.S. out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:06pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

OTTAWA — Setting itself apart from a never-say-die Japan, Canada resigned itself to the death of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday after President Donald Trump made good...

Crown urges $375K fine against ThyssenKrupp for serious elevator injury

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:03pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

TORONTO — A $375,000 fine should be imposed on one of the country's largest elevator companies for wilfully breaching safety rules before an incident in which a man was hurt,...

Pipeline breach southeast of Regina leaks 200,000 litres of crude oil

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 4:03pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

STOUGHTON, Sask. — A pipeline has leaked about 200,000 litres of crude oil onto agricultural land in southeastern Saskatchewan.

Government spokeswoman Kathy Young says ...

The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 3:53pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:15pm

Highlights from the news file for Monday, Jan. 23

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TRUMP ADVISER SAYS CANADA COULD BENEFIT FROM NAFTA RENEGOTIATION: An adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump...

Some Manitoba NDP members want to drop the 'N' at convention in March

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 3:52pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:15pm

WINNIPEG — Some Manitoba New Democrats are pushing the provincial party to change its name to rejuvenate following last year's election loss.

The NDP constituency...

'Shame and Prejudice' explores historical treatment of Canada's indigenous peoples

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 3:52pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:15pm

TORONTO — With celebrations underway for Canada's sesquicentennial, Kent Monkman is focusing a critical lens on the country's treatment of indigenous peoples over the last 150...

17-year-old student in hospital after being stabbed in chest at Toronto school

By The Canadian Press January 23, 2017 - 3:50pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:15pm

TORONTO — Police say a 17-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed in the chest at a Toronto school.

They say his injuries are...

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