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EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Alison Redford has received the support of her western colleagues for a national energy strategy.
CALGARY — A report warns an aging workforce and a booming energy sector are going to pose a serious challenge for oil and gas companies looking for workers over the next few years.
VANCOUVER, B.C. — B.C.’s top Mountie says he agreed to allow a disgraced Alberta officer to work under his command.
CALGARY — A Canadian on death row in Montana for killing two men 30 years ago was dealt a major blow Monday in his bid to avoid execution. The Montana Board of Pardons and Paroles is recommending against allowing Ronald Smith to live out the rest of his life at the state prison — despite his emotional apology from Smith at his clemency hearing earlier this month.
CHICAGO — Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan will come to a firm end in March 2014, the prime minister said Monday at the close of the NATO summit.
MONTREAL — Quebec’s largest student group has vowed to defy the Quebec government’s new emergency law, calling for a summer of protests and acts of civil disobedience.
SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The royal couple kicked off their Canadian tour Monday in New Brunswick, where Prince Charles recalled his time training as a military pilot, extolled the virtues of service and in a scene reminiscent of his son’s visit last year, played a pickup game of street hockey.
CAMP DAVID, Md. — The Group of Eight nations are advocating growth rather than austerity in Europe after spending two days of meetings at storied Camp David aimed at containing an escalating fiscal crisis overseas.
EDMONTON — A report into last spring’s Slave Lake disaster says Alberta’s forest fires danger has grown to the point where it’s beginning to outstrip the province’s ability to respond to it.
TORONTO — A retired judge will hear misconduct charges levelled against dozens of Toronto police officers arising out of the tumultuous G20 summit two years ago, Chief Bill Blair announced Friday.
MONTREAL — There were warnings Friday from Quebec’s legal community that the government’s strict legislation aimed at ending the student crisis has gone too far.
WINNIPEG — A man who beheaded and cannibalized a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba has won his bid to leave the grounds of the mental hospital where he is being kept.
CALGARY — The search for a new boss at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is underway after an activist hedge fund succeeded in its months-long battle to oust CEO Fred Green, a 34-year veteran of the railroad.
QUEBEC — Emergency legislation aimed at stamping out a turbulent student crisis in Quebec contains provisions for heavy fines for students and their federations.
OTTAWA — Canada booked its best two-month employment gain in three decades with news Friday that the economy churned out 58,200 new jobs in April, the strongest signal in some time the economic recovery may be coming out of a mid-winter stall.
LONDON, Ont. — A jury found Michael Rafferty guilty Friday of first degree murder and two other charges in the abduction, rape and killing of eight-year-old Victoria Stafford.
EDMONTON — As people in Slave Lake prepare to mark the one-year anniversary of wildfires that ravaged the town, the threat of new wildfires in the region was listed as extreme Friday.
TORONTO, Ontario — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Thursday about the so-called “liberation therapy,” a controversial procedure that proponents claim helps alleviate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
TORONTO — Steve Nash has dreamed of managing the Canadian men’s basketball team since he was a young point guard running its offence.
OTTAWA — Planners at the Mental Health Commission of Canada are looking at the fight against cancer as an inspiration for their new campaign.