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Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

EDMONTON — The Alberta-British Columbia wine fight appears to be coming to an end. The premiers of both provinces announced Tuesday a one-year deal to again allow Albertans to directly order wine from more than 300 B.C.
Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Two years before the disastrous ore slide and spill of cyanide solution last month at the Eagle Gold mine in Yukon, the former head of the Yukon Water Board accused the mine's owner of violating conditions of its water lic
B.C. caps international post-secondary student enrolment at 30 per cent of total

B.C. caps international post-secondary student enrolment at 30 per cent of total

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government has introduced new guidelines for public post-secondary education institutions, capping the number of international students at 30 per cent of their total enrolment.
B.C.'s 'massive error' part of web of inaction that could have saved boy: advocate

B.C.'s 'massive error' part of web of inaction that could have saved boy: advocate

An 11-year-old Indigenous boy who died after being tortured by the extended family members approved to be his caregivers was failed in a myriad of ways, a report by British Columbia's representative for children and youth shows.
B.C. premier says working with Ottawa can feel like 'beating our head against a wall'

B.C. premier says working with Ottawa can feel like 'beating our head against a wall'

HALIFAX — Canada's premiers on Tuesday lamented what they said was the federal government's lack of teamwork on important files from housing to school lunch programs, with British Columbia's premier saying working with Ottawa can feel like “beating o
Husband sentenced to 16 years for killing, dismembering B.C. teacher Naomi Onotera

Husband sentenced to 16 years for killing, dismembering B.C. teacher Naomi Onotera

The sentence included 11 years for the manslaughter charge and five for indignity to remains.
Quebec government quietly loosened its approach to drug possession over a year ago

Quebec government quietly loosened its approach to drug possession over a year ago

MONTREAL — The Quebec government has quietly relaxed its approach to people caught with small quantities of illegal drugs, following a federal law intended to divert drug users from the criminal justice system.
Muslim charity calls court ruling on audit a green light for government overreach

Muslim charity calls court ruling on audit a green light for government overreach

OTTAWA — A major Muslim charity is calling a new court ruling a green light for government overreach after losing its latest bid to halt a Canada Revenue Agency audit.
Quebec court orders hospital to keep woman on life support so she can die in Nigeria

Quebec court orders hospital to keep woman on life support so she can die in Nigeria

The woman's husband argued that his wife did not have family in Quebec, that she hadn't planned to stay there and that she would have wanted to return to Nigeria if given the choice.
Canada drops $9M on NYC luxury condo for consul general's official residence

Canada drops $9M on NYC luxury condo for consul general's official residence

OTTAWA — Canada spent $9 million last month to buy a luxury condo in Manhattan for the official residence for its consul general in New York but the federal government is refusing to say what is being done with the old property.
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