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Alberta environment minister unworried by movement toward methane tariffs

Alberta environment minister unworried by movement toward methane tariffs

WASHINGTON — Alberta's environment minister expressed little concern that European countries are taking steps toward tariffs on imported natural gas associated with high methane emissions as she promoted the province's role as an energy ally in Washi
Hate the long walk on Canada Day? Ottawa mayor, feds point fingers over transit plan

Hate the long walk on Canada Day? Ottawa mayor, feds point fingers over transit plan

OTTAWA — Throngs of revellers decked out in red and white will make a 1.
As former chief sues Assembly of First Nations, minister says Ottawa won't weigh in

As former chief sues Assembly of First Nations, minister says Ottawa won't weigh in

OTTAWA — The federal minister of Crown-Indigenous relations says Ottawa's role is not to govern the internal accountability of the Assembly of First Nations, as its former chief launches a lawsuit against the advocacy group.
Calgary mayor sticks to Stampede opening day for possible main water fix

Calgary mayor sticks to Stampede opening day for possible main water fix

CALGARY — Calgary's mayor is promising residents a full accounting of the costs created by a catastrophic break of the city's main water line.
Liberals plan talks to launch school food program before end of next school year

Liberals plan talks to launch school food program before end of next school year

OTTAWA — The government hopes to see kids eating meals under a universal, national school food program before the end of the next school year, but it will take time for organizations to scale up their operations, the families minister said Thursday.
Islamic holiday celebration in Montreal park draws ire from secularists

Islamic holiday celebration in Montreal park draws ire from secularists

MONTREAL — Earlier this week, members of Montreal's Muslim community gathered in a park to celebrate the Eid al-Adha holiday, a day when families traditionally wear their finest clothes, share gifts, feast and pray together.
Justice minister says RCMP has tools needed to deal with threats against politicians

Justice minister says RCMP has tools needed to deal with threats against politicians

OTTAWA — Federal Justice Minister Arif Virani says he isn't going anywhere without a mobile duress alarm in his pocket. He doesn't move around without first informing someone, including when he attends public events.
Supreme Court of Canada won't hear dispute about Nova Scotia teacher contract

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear dispute about Nova Scotia teacher contract

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not delve into a dispute between Nova Scotia and its teachers union that stretches back several years.
In the news today: Extreme heat bakes Eastern Canada, WestJet strike off the table

In the news today: Extreme heat bakes Eastern Canada, WestJet strike off the table

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed... Heat wave still grips Ontario, Quebec, Maritimes A heat wave that's washed over eastern Canada is sticking around for a little while still.
Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

EDMONTON — Cheryl Oates learned that she needed to lace up a good pair of running shoes to keep up with Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley.
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