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Supreme Court won't hear appeal from municipalities found liable in car crash

Supreme Court won't hear appeal from municipalities found liable in car crash

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of two Ontario municipalities found liable for a crash that left two teenaged sisters in wheelchairs for the rest of their lives.
Manitoba deficit now forecast to jump by $107M to $567M

Manitoba deficit now forecast to jump by $107M to $567M

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government revised its deficit forecast Thursday, adding another $107 million in planned red ink for the fiscal year that ends March 31.
Manitoba Tory leader denounces racist online comments, but won't apologize

Manitoba Tory leader denounces racist online comments, but won't apologize

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister has denounced racist comments from his party's former youth president, but he is refusing to apologize for them.
Quebec corruption probes just starting to heat up

Quebec corruption probes just starting to heat up

MONTREAL - In the time it took Quebec's corruption inquiry to complete its fall sitting, three long-standing mayors had resigned, municipal parties were decimated or disbanded, and a shadow of suspicion spread over the political world.
Alberta scientist finds giant fossil freshwater lizard in Hungary

Alberta scientist finds giant fossil freshwater lizard in Hungary

EDMONTON - It grew up to six metres long and its toothy mouth and crocodile-like body was the terror of ancient rivers and shorelines many millions of years ago. Just don't call it a dinosaur.
First Nations group stages noisy demonstration at New Brunswick legislature

First Nations group stages noisy demonstration at New Brunswick legislature

FREDERICTON - Close to 100 people staged a noisy demonstration outside the New Brunswick legislature Wednesday to voice their opposition to the federal government's omnibus budget legislation.
Mayors expected to fight regional policing after Pickton report

Mayors expected to fight regional policing after Pickton report

VANCOUVER — The final report into the failures that allowed Robert Pickton to remain at large for so long has revived a decades-old debate about whether there should be a regional police department in the Vancouver area, one of the only major cities
Leadership candidates distance themselves from McGuinty controversies

Leadership candidates distance themselves from McGuinty controversies

OTTAWA - Candidates vying to succeed Dalton McGuinty went to varying lengths Tuesday to distance themselves from some of the controversies that triggered the Ontario premier's abrupt retirement.
Progressive Liberals alarmed as federal leadership contenders tilt right

Progressive Liberals alarmed as federal leadership contenders tilt right

OTTAWA - Federal Liberals long ago abandoned the cardinal rule of success handed down by late Grit rainmaker Keith Davey: "Revere the leader.
Glut of lobsters in the Maritimes leaves seafood industry fishing for answers

Glut of lobsters in the Maritimes leaves seafood industry fishing for answers

HALIFAX - A glut of lobsters has driven down the price of the prized crustacean in the Maritimes, leaving fishermen scrambling for ways to prop up their earnings.