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Canadian financial companies funding overseas coal plants as feds push phase-out

Canadian financial companies funding overseas coal plants as feds push phase-out

OTTAWA — Canada's national pension fund manager is among a group of Canadian companies that are undermining the federal government's international anti-coal alliance by investing in new coal power plants overseas, an environmental organization says.

Companies must focus on managing cyber-attacks, not eliminating them

TORONTO — Companies trying to stay ahead of the increasing threat of cyberattacks need to be cognizant of one simple fact: there is no perfect antidote or turnkey solution against criminals bent on breaching their systems.
Provinces, feds to square off over tax proceeds of legalized marijuana

Provinces, feds to square off over tax proceeds of legalized marijuana

OTTAWA — A cross-country squabble over how best to divvy up the proceeds of Canada's coming legal-weed windfall is about to intensify as finance ministers gather for high-stakes talks in Ottawa.

NL mayor injured in hunting accident

HAPPY VALLEY GOOSE BAY, N.L. — A mayor of a Labrador community remains in hospital after being wounded in a hunting accident on Saturday. Officials in Happy Valley Goose Bay, N.L.

Couillard's Liberals promise guaranteed minimum income for some Quebecers

QUEBEC — Premier Philippe Couillard is promising to create a guaranteed minimum income for certain Quebecers as part of a $3 billion anti-poverty plan.
Saint's right arm to tour Canada in honour of country's 150th birthday

Saint's right arm to tour Canada in honour of country's 150th birthday

MONTREAL — A Catholic group says it is bringing the right forearm of a 16th-century Jesuit missionary on a cross-Canada tour to celebrate the country's 150th birthday.
Fresh questions about reboot of an underground Cape Breton coal mine

Fresh questions about reboot of an underground Cape Breton coal mine

HALIFAX — At the rugged eastern edge of Cape Breton, the twin tunnels of the Donkin mine extend three kilometres under the Atlantic Ocean.
Finance ministers to talk changes to value, calculation of CPP benefits

Finance ministers to talk changes to value, calculation of CPP benefits

OTTAWA — Manitoba's finance minister says he and his counterparts will take another look at changes to the Canada Pension Plan amid concerns that low-income workers and women are being shortchanged by the framework agreed to last year.

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Delta, B.C., farm

DELTA, B.C. — Dozens of people were taken to hospital on Saturday after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a farm in Delta, B.C.
How police interrogators got murder suspect Christopher Garnier to talk

How police interrogators got murder suspect Christopher Garnier to talk

HALIFAX — Christopher Garnier had exercised his right to remain silent 64 times.