Date archive forFebruary 12th, 2018
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Liberals review jury selection process after Boushie verdict uproar

The Liberal government will be acting with greater urgency on reforms to ensure more Indigenous people serve on juries as furor builds over the acquittal of a Saskatchewan farmer in the death of a young Cree man. Powered More...

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Canadian women's hockey team can't afford to take Finland lightly

One of the keys for the Canadian women’s team – overwhelming favourites to make it to the gold-medal game – is not let up in the preliminary round. While a defeat wouldn’t be a crushing More...

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What to watch today at the Olympics: Feb.12-13

Canada’s Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris will be part of history when they take on Switzerland for the first-ever Olympic gold medal in mixed doubles curling. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Cryptocurrency latest: 'Game-changer for Litecoin' to be released

A “GAMECHANGER” for Litecoin will be released later this month with businesses expected to be able to accept the cryptocurrency “without worrying about price volatility”, a financial expert More...

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She was naming lawmakers who took oil-and-gas money — so they barred her from the public hearing

Video of a little-known candidate for a statehouse seat in West Virginia went viral over the weekend after she was forcibly removed from a hearing for reciting a list of oil-and-gas donations to lawmakers’ campaigns. More...

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Feds hire job-hunting firm for veterans, but questions about qualifications remain

The Liberal government is putting a new company in charge of finding veterans post-military employment. But there is a lot of uncertainty and a growing number of questions surrounding the award of a $10.3 million More...

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Trump moves to reshuffle Energy Department priorities with $2 billion boost to nuclear spending

The Trump administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget might never become law, but it’s a declaration of intent and it would reshuffle priorities at the Energy Department, boosting outlays on nuclear security More...

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Trump budget seeks 23 percent cut at EPA, would eliminate dozens of programs

The White House is seeking to cut more than $2.5 billion from the annual budget of the Environmental Protection Agency — an overall reduction of more than 23 percent. The fiscal 2019 proposal released Monday More...

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L.A. court to decide merits of Crystal Castles lawsuit over ex-singer's sex abuse allegations

A California court will determine whether a defamation suit filed by Crystal Castles songwriter Ethan Kath will proceed against the Toronto duo’s former singer who publicly claimed he sexually abused her More...

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Trump wants business to take over space station from NASA by 2025

The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead. Powered by WPeMatico  More...