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Brazeau fraud case put over to April 28

Brazeau fraud case put over to April 28

OTTAWA — The fraud case against Patrick Brazeau will likely be a complicated one, centred on where he lived, says a lawyer representing the suspended senator.
Premiers act to make moving within Western Canada easier

Premiers act to make moving within Western Canada easier

REGINA — The premiers of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan have agreed to make it easier for people moving between the provinces to license their cars or continue apprenticeships.
Facts about the Canada-South Korea trade deal

Facts about the Canada-South Korea trade deal

OTTAWA — After almost a decade of difficult, on-and-off again talks, Canada and South Korea have agreed to a comprehensive free trade agreement, the first for Canada with an Asian-Pacific nation. Here are some key facts about the deal.
Two killed in avalanche near Lake Louise; another three unhurt

Two killed in avalanche near Lake Louise; another three unhurt

LAKE AGNES, Alta. — Parks Canada says two snowshoers have died after being buried in an avalanche near Lake Louise. Another three were uninjured.
Canada-South Korea trade deal imminent, sources say

Canada-South Korea trade deal imminent, sources say

OTTAWA — Speculation is rife that Canada and South Korea have finally concluded talks on a free trade agreement that will be signed within days.
Bank of Canada holds the line on interest rates

Bank of Canada holds the line on interest rates

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada is keeping its low-interest rate policy in place for a while longer, signalling Wednesday that it remains to be convinced the global economy is out of danger — adding Ukraine to its list of worries.
Ukrainian flag flies on Parliament Hill as protesters gather at Russian embassy

Ukrainian flag flies on Parliament Hill as protesters gather at Russian embassy

OTTAWA — The Ukrainian flag is flying on Parliament Hill as demonstrators gather nearby at Russia's embassy to protest the military intervention in Ukraine.
Jobs with no pay

Jobs with no pay

OTTAWA — Some high-profile cases involving unpaid internships in Canada over the last few years: Andy Ferguson: The 22-year-old Alberta practicum student was killed in a head-on collision in 2011 while driving home after working long hours during an
Nova Scotia teetering on brink of long-term decline: report

Nova Scotia teetering on brink of long-term decline: report

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is doomed to endure an extended period of decline unless population and economic trends are reversed and suspicious attitudes about business are changed, a report released Wednesday says.
Flaherty's doubts about income-splitting opens rift in Tory caucus

Flaherty's doubts about income-splitting opens rift in Tory caucus

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty opened a rift within the Conservative cabinet Wednesday by casting doubt on the wisdom of using next year's expected budget surplus to expand income-splitting ahead of the next election.