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Of government and golf courses: Mulroney's East Coast experiment, 30 years later

Of government and golf courses: Mulroney's East Coast experiment, 30 years later

HALIFAX — Ben Cowan-Dewar was a bright-eyed 25-year-old entrepreneur when he visited Inverness, N.S., and saw a jaw-dropping landscape fit for a luxury golf course.

CannabisNB to be the name of recreational cannabis stores in province

FREDERICTON — CannabisNB will be the name of the New Brunswick government's cannabis retail stores when they open next year.
Trying to tackle the math bogeyman: anxiety in students, teachers and parents

Trying to tackle the math bogeyman: anxiety in students, teachers and parents

TORONTO — When Ayelet Freedman assigned her Grade 7 students to work on a math problem in groups last year, a 12-year-old girl said she was "too stupid" to work with her classmates.

SNC-Lavalin reaches agreement to repay Quebec municipalities for contracts

MONTREAL — Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has reached agreement to pay restitution to seven Quebec municipalities for obtaining contracts through questionable means.
Bill Morneau insists federal government still has no plans for a Netflix tax

Bill Morneau insists federal government still has no plans for a Netflix tax

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government still has no intention of imposing a Netflix tax because it would result in a financial hit for middle-class Canadians.

Swiss group says it's out of the running for Montreal's Just For Laughs

MONTREAL — Swiss-based GF Productions says it's out of the running in the ongoing bidding for Just For Laughs.
Canadians swindled out of $1.7M via cryptocurrency scams this year to date

Canadians swindled out of $1.7M via cryptocurrency scams this year to date

TORONTO — Canadians have been swindled out of than $1.7 million via scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin so far this year — more than double the amount during all of 2016.
Poor ventilation at B.C. greenhouse blamed for carbon monoxide exposure

Poor ventilation at B.C. greenhouse blamed for carbon monoxide exposure

DELTA, B.C. — Poor ventilation at a Delta, B.C., greenhouse is to blame for sending dozens of workers to hospital for carbon monoxide exposure, a fire chief said.
Thousands of veterans waiting as backlog for disability benefits explodes

Thousands of veterans waiting as backlog for disability benefits explodes

OTTAWA — The number of veterans waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits has skyrocketed over the last eight months, new figures show, leaving thousands of former military members in limbo.
Woman files complaint saying workplace forced her to be around alleged abuser

Woman files complaint saying workplace forced her to be around alleged abuser

A Hamilton woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by her chiropractor and then forced to see him and his friends for months at the bar where she worked says she's relieved that the allegations are being taken seriously two years after she first