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Alberta says Health Canada approves safe injection sites in Edmonton, Lethbridge

Edmonton and Lethbridge are the first cities in Alberta to get Health Canada approval to offer safe injection sites for opioid drugs.

Industry may face new costs over methane cuts after high emissions reading

EDMONTON — Canada's energy producers say they remain committed to targeted cuts of a potent greenhouse gas, even after a study suggesting those reductions may have to be much larger than previously thought.

Here are five things to know about Finance Minister Bill Morneau's wealth

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau's credibility has come under attack for his decision not to put his substantial assets in a blind trust after he was named to cabinet in November 2015.

Raise age to buy cigarettes in Ontario to 21, tax them higher, report recommends

TORONTO — Ontario should raise taxes on cigarettes, ban anyone under 21 from buying them and impose a levy on tobacco companies, a government-commissioned report is recommending.
'A national hero': Geddy Lee, Dan Aykroyd, Steven Page reflect on Gord Downie

'A national hero': Geddy Lee, Dan Aykroyd, Steven Page reflect on Gord Downie

TORONTO — As Canadian musicians tearfully reflected on the legacy of Gord Downie on Wednesday, many used a word the late Tragically Hip frontman himself belted out onstage in his signature howl: "Courage.
Former NHL agent facing charges after allegedly defrauding players of $12M

Former NHL agent facing charges after allegedly defrauding players of $12M

Winnipeg police have charged an ex-NHL agent with fraud alleging he bilked former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Dany Heatley out of $12 million.

Amazon would save $1.5B a year if new HQ located in Greater Toronto Area: Clark

TORONTO — Setting up its second headquarters in the Greater Toronto Area would save Amazon $1.5 billion a year, the man heading up Ontario's bid for the project said Wednesday, as the deadline loomed for cities in North America to make their pitch.

What you need to know about the use of ammonia at Canadian arenas

The suspected ammonia leak that killed three people in Fernie, B.C., has shone a spotlight on the chemical so often used as a cooling agent in Canadian arenas.

Judge OKs revised Sears Canada bonus plan to keep key staff through liquidation

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has approved Sears Canada's request to reduce its retention bonus for about three dozen head office staff who will stay through the retailer's liquidation process, which begins its next phase on Thursday.
Airbus shakes up industry with majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

Airbus shakes up industry with majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

MONTREAL — European aircraft giant Airbus Group is shaking up the global airline business by buying a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries program and assembling the plane in the U.S. to avoid import duties.