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  1. Site C approval a 'Christmas present' says McLeod Lake Indian Band chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBC News

    Although the construction of the W.A.C. Bennett dam in the 1960s had a negative impact on the McLeod Lake Indian Band, Chief Harley Chingee says the economic benefits of the Site C dam will help undo past wrongs. Andrew Kurjata is a radio producer and digital journalist in northern British Columbia, situated in the traditional territory of the Lheidli T'enneh in Prince George.

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  2. Kathleen Wynne grilled on pot issues at Brampton town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Premier Kathleen Wynne faced that question at a town-hall meeting Wednesday night in Brampton, where about 250 citizens - some with anger in their voices - grilled her about high local auto insurance rates, health care, workers' compensation, the Tarion new home warranty system, the rising minimum wage, the recent five-week community college strike and other issues. "Can we not have the private sector?" one young man asked as the clock ticks down to the legalization of marijuana across Canada on July 1. Other provinces are allowing private retailers into the business with strict oversight, but Wynne said Ontario doesn't trust that model.

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  3. Saskatchewan government sells bus company assets to Hilco IndustrialRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    Joe Hargrave, the minister who was responsible for the Saskatchewan Transportation Company, says the entire fleet and most of the depots have been sold to Hilco Industrial Acquisitions Canada. Hargrave says 400 companies expressed interest, although not all made bids on what he called an open and fair playing field.

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  4. Plate-gate: Listen to the ghosts of the past, present and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Saskatchewan delivered a lump of coal to Alberta last week in the form of a work ban preventing Albertans from employment on Government of Saskatchewan construction projects. Last Wednesday, a Saskatchewan government press release announced that vehicles displaying Alberta licence plates would "no longer be allowed on job sites for Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure's new projects."

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  5. Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    The winning bids came from Edmonton-based Capital Power with a 201-MW project, Lisbon, Portugal-based EDP Renewables with a 248-MW project and Enel Green Power Canada, a division of a Rome-based global power company, with projects of 115 MW and 31 MW. CALGARY - Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive that the Alberta government decided to back proposals to build 600 megawatts of new generation, 50 per cent higher than its goal of 400 MW.

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  6. Quebec to spend heavily to boost digital services throughout the provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard unveils the government's digital strategy, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Quebec City. Couillard is flanked by Quebec Health Minister Gaetan Barrette, from the left, MNA Patrick Huot, Culture and Communications Marie Montpetit, Premier Couillard, Quebec Justice Minister Stephanie Vallee, Quebec Immigration, Kathleen Weil, minister responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions, Quebec Education and Family Minister Sebastien Proulx and Robert Poeti, minister for Integrity in Public Procurement and for Information Resources.

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  7. Members of Sask. premier's staff recuse themselves from investigating leadership debate complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Saskatchewan Party is investigating a complaint raised by three leadership hopefuls centred around information on debate questions. Adam Hunter is a reporter and anchor at CBC Saskatchewan, based in Regina.

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  8. Martin Regg Cohn: Hallway medicine is what ails Ontario's hospital systemRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Across the province, hospital staff are relying on hallways to handle the overflow from overcrowded patient wards. It's no way to run a hospital and it's no way to practice medicine, Martin Regg Cohn writes.

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  9. Canadian crude tumbles amid pipeline bottlenecksRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Heavy crude prices turned sharply lower this week as restrictions on key export pipelines force surging production into storage, dealing a blow to government finances and corporate revenues. Western Canadian select , a blend of conventional heavy crude and bitumen from the oil sands, has been under pressure from reduced flows on TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline and space rationing on Enbridge Inc.'s mainline system, which together move most Canadian crude to U.S. markets.

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  10. Wyant says Sask Party needs to stay a 'big tent' partyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Moosomin World-Spectator

    Gordon Wyant, one of six candidates to be leader of the Saskatchewan Party and the next premier of Saskatchewan, sat down with World-Spectator editor Kevin Weedmark for an interview. Following is the complete interview: Tell me about your background? I was a lawyer in Saskatoon for 25 years at a large firm-the McKercher Firm.

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  11. Liberals try to tidy up conflict law by banning MLAs from lobbying jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Brian Gallant government has introduced one bill that would tighten the conflict-of-interest law for MLAs and another that would make public the donations that go to municipal election candidates. The Liberal government is closing one conflict-of-interest barn door after the fact, but will leave another one wide open.

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  12. Nunavut images added to Centennial Flame monument, 18 years after territory createdRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    From right to left, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Nunavut Premier Paul Quassa, Governor General Julie Payette and Commissioner of Nunavut Nellie Kusugak reignite the Centennial Flame during a ceremony marking the addition of Nunavut, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. The monument was built to celebrate Canada's 100th birthday in 1967, long before the creation of Nunavut some 32 years later.

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  13. Rob Clarke drops out of Sask. Party leadership raceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBC News

    In a news release Wednesday, the former MP said he is leaving the leadership race to avoid a damaging vote-splitting scenario that could pave the way for a majority NDP government. "I still think I could have had a good chance of winning this, but I just don't want to split the membership," said Clarke.

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  14. Sask. might need larger police force for legalized marijuana: finance ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Saskatchewan is bracing itself for the costs of legalized marijuana - something that will be eased by the recent announcement that provinces will keep 75 per cent of revenues from the drug. Initially, the federal government had proposed a 50-50 split with, but the provinces said no, as they would have to bear the brunt of upfront and ongoing costs.

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  15. Labor's pledge to ditch pokies Tasmania's chance to lead nation, says WilkieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The Tasmania Opposition's bold move towards pokie-free communities could set a national precedent, according to one man who has long campaigned against them. Independent Federal MP Andrew Wilkie has welcomed Labor's commitment to remove poker machines from clubs and pubs, if elected, a move costing $55 million.

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  16. Prawit blingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon is escorted to his car after a cabinet meeting at Government House. He declined to answer media questions yesterday after allegedly failing to declare a luxury watch and a diamond ring to the National Anti-Corruption Commission.a Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has defended his deputy, Prawit Wongsuwon, claiming the media stirred up a fuss over the deputy premier's luxury accessories to cause a rift between them.

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  17. B.C. premier says pot smokers may face same outdoor rules as cigarette smokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SooToday

    Marijuana smokers in British Columbia may have to abide by the same public smoking rules as tobacco users when cannabis becomes legal, Premier John Horgan said Tuesday. Horgan said his government is still formulating its marijuana policy, but may follow the same provincial smoking laws and community clean air bylaws that prohibit smoking near buildings or public spaces.

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  18. B.C. Premier John Horgan faces ire of First Nations after Site C approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Premier John Horgan said he is not bound to uphold his commitments to reconciliation with British Columbia's First Nations in the case of the Site C dam, saying the $10.7-billion dam his cabinet has decided to complete is not really his project. "It's my view that activities that began before I was sworn in as Premier are out of my control," Mr. Horgan said in an interview on Tuesday.

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  19. Premier's office emailed information to Alanna Koch campaign about topic just before debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    CBC News has learned that it was an email chain involving the premier's chief of operations and communications that sparked a complaint from Saskatchewan Party leadership hopefuls about an alleged leak of information. On Nov. 29, Kathy Young sent a question to the Minister of Health's chief of staff, looking for information about nurse practitioners.

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  20. Alberta MLA says he regrets firing woman after she made sexual harassment complaintRead the original story

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    Alberta's Opposition house leader says he regrets firing an employee after she told him she was being sexually harassed, and says his caucus is committed to ending abuse in the workplace. "I deeply regret some of the decisions that were made by myself and my organization while handling that human resources issue."

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