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N.S. politician apologizes for insensitivity in 'Chinese fire drill!' video

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:33pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

HALIFAX — A Halifax councillor and provincial Tory candidate has apologized for racially insensitive language he used on a video posted to his YouTube page.

Coun. Matt...

Robin Hood brand of flour recalled for possible E. coli contamination

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:27pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is issuing a recall for the Robin Hood brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada due to possible E. coli contamination....

Lawmakers in Republican-led Kansas vote to expand Medicaid

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:23pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature approved an expansion Tuesday of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama'...

CEO of International Air Transport Association criticizes electronics device ban

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:22pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

MONTREAL — U.S. and British bans on electronic devices don't improve airplane security and raise doubts about the credibility of the entire global security system, the head of...

Newfoundland and Labrador throne speech sets course through fiscal mess

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:16pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — In a throne speech that looks back as much as forward, the Newfoundland and Labrador government says it must do more with less to rise from an unprecedented...

Library patron returns book he took in 1982, plus $200

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A patron who stole a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned it after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign...

Quebec introduces mild income-tax cuts and projects balanced budget

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

QUEBEC — As governments across Canada fund services with billions in deficit spending, Quebec announced a third consecutive balanced budget Tuesday containing modest personal...

N.S. Liberal government bucks trend, promises back-to-back balanced budgets

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:08pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government is committing to a balanced budget for 2017-18 — its second straight year in the black, as red ink keeps flowing in other East Coast...

Highlights of Quebec's 2017-18 budget

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:08pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

QUEBEC — Finance Minister Carlos Leitao tabled Quebec's 2017-18 budget on Tuesday. Here are some highlights:

— Projected surplus of $2.5 billion on total revenue of $106...

Ride-hailing, electric vehicles, self-driving cars: Ford Canada looks to future

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:06pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

VANCOUVER — Ride-hailing, electric vehicles and self-driving cars are transforming the future of Ford Canada, and president and CEO Mark Buzzell says the company is gearing up...

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:04pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

WASHINGTON — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by USA Gymnastics officials.

Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic...

'Tough as nails': Brother of Mark McMorris shares photo of injured snowboarder

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 2:02pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

VANCOUVER — There were tubes in Mark McMorris's nose and bruises around his left eye and cheek, but the Canadian snowboarding star was giving the thumbs-up and flashing a small...

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