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B.C. Liberals make pitch to continue government as a minority in legislature

B.C. Liberals make pitch to continue government as a minority in legislature

VICTORIA — British Columbia entered a new stage of political uncertainty Wednesday as the final vote count from the May 9 election confirmed the province's first minority government in 65 years.

Metrolinx appealing latest court loss over $770M contract with Bombardier

TORONTO — Metrolinx has filed an appeal questioning the decision of an Ontario judge last month that preserved the transit agency's contract with Bombardier Transportation.

Alberta introduces first overhaul of workplace rules in almost 30 years

EDMONTON — The first major overhaul of Alberta's workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that workers be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved ones without fear of losing their jobs.

Halifax medical student accused of murder was deeply in debt, trial told

HALIFAX — Medical student William Sandeson was deeply in debt and under pressure from his parents about his spending in the weeks before he allegedly murdered another student during a drug deal, a Halifax jury heard Wednesday.

Justice minister's father calls missing, murdered women inquiry 'bloody farce'

OTTAWA — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's father is calling the national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women a "bloody farce." Bill Wilson, a hereditary chief, says the commissioners have "failed miserably.
PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism. cost of defence top agenda

PM in Brussels for NATO summit, where terrorism. cost of defence top agenda

BRUSSELS — The new headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — a massive, state-of-the-art facility that cost more than a billion euros to build — was designed to help the military alliance step boldly into the future.
Steven Fletcher criticizes his own government's bill in Manitoba

Steven Fletcher criticizes his own government's bill in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Former federal cabinet minister Steven Fletcher, now a Progressive Conservative backbencher in Manitoba, may be in hot water after criticizing his own government's bill.
Canada considers giving UN funds for victims of peacekeeping sex abuse

Canada considers giving UN funds for victims of peacekeeping sex abuse

OTTAWA — Canada is in talks with the United Nations about donating money to a special trust fund set up for victims of sexual abuse by peacekeepers, a senior UN official revealed on Wednesday.

New TD call centre will create 575 jobs in Moncton, N.B., province says

MONCTON, N.B. — TD has announced plans for a new call centre in Moncton, N.B., that the provincial government says will create up to 575 full-time jobs.
Man who killed children struggles with anger management: psychiatrist

Man who killed children struggles with anger management: psychiatrist

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A man found not criminally responsible for killing his three children because of a mental disorder is making slow progress but still faces serious anger issues, a psychiatrist says. Dr.