Date archive forDecember 11th, 2017
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Motorcycle-related deaths more common during full moon, study finds

A new study suggests that a full moon is associated with an increased risk of fatal motorcycle crashes. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Voters go to the polls in 4 federal byelections

Voters in four federal ridings scattered across the country are deciding today who to send to Ottawa, with much attention on a hard-fought race for a B.C. seat last held by the Conservatives. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Liberals reach deal with the provinces on sharing pot tax revenue, with price pegged at about $10 a gram

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has worked out a deal on sharing pot tax revenues with the provinces, and says legal marijuana will be competitively priced at about $10 a gram to shut down the black market. Powered More...

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Senator calls on budget watchdog to take CRA to court to reveal tax gap information

A Liberal senator is renewing his calls for the government’s budget watchdog to flex his legislative muscles and take the Canada Revenue Agency to court to reveal how much money is lost to tax avoidance. Powered More...

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Judges skeptical of request to dismiss ‘burdensome’ children’s climate lawsuit

A panel of federal appeals court judges on Monday expressed skepticism over the Trump administration’s request to halt a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by 21 children, which had been scheduled More...

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A sudden change in Ryan Zinke’s travel plans cost taxpayers nearly $2,000, documents show

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s decision in April to change his travel plans for a fact-finding trip to Channel Islands National Park in California added nearly $2,000 in costs when he left from Santa More...

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Mario Dion nominated as new federal ethics watchdog

The Trudeau government has nominated Mario Dion to take the helm as Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, replacing Mary Dawson. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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B.C. government to go ahead with Site C hydroelectric dam project

​Calling it a “difficult decision,” the B.C. government has decided to go ahead with the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam, paving the way for work to restart. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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That Uber breach? Privacy commissioner is now investigating

Personal information for more than 57 million of Uber’s riders and drivers was stolen in 2016, and Uber still won’t say how many Canadians were affected. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Promising to ‘Make Our Planet Great Again,’ Macron lures 13 U.S. climate scientists to France

What initially looked like an impish dig at President Trump by French President Emmanuel Macron over climate policy has turned into a concrete plan. First, when the Trump administration proposed slashing More...