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Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval

OTTAWA — The National Energy Board has less than six months to redo its environmental review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, this time taking into account the impact of additional oil tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia.
Inflation eases to 2.8% as gas price growth slows; core numbers creeps up

Inflation eases to 2.8% as gas price growth slows; core numbers creeps up

OTTAWA — The country's annual inflation rate eased to 2.8 per cent in August as still-rising gasoline prices advanced at a more-moderate pace, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Here's a list of August inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.8 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list August inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.8 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.5 per cent (2.7) — Prince Edward Island: 3.0 (3.
In the news today, Sept. 21

In the news today, Sept. 21

Five stories in the news for Friday, Sept.
Passenger rights advocate launches complaint against new low-cost airline

Passenger rights advocate launches complaint against new low-cost airline

An air passenger rights advocate has filed a regulatory complaint against Swoop Inc. claiming the new low-cost airline is unlawfully charging baggage fees.

Tory leader Ches Crosbie wins seat in Newfoundland and Labrador legislature

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party has won a seat in the provincial legislature. Ches Crosbie won a byelection Thursday in the riding of Windsor Lake, in the St. John's area.
Feds to comb social media for Canadians' pot-related attitudes, behaviour

Feds to comb social media for Canadians' pot-related attitudes, behaviour

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking to scour social-media platforms to find out what Canadians really think about pot as the country enters its new era of legalized weed.

Family of man who died during 34-hour ER wait say racism still an issue

WINNIPEG — Robert Sinclair feels the weight of his family's history when he has no choice but to go to an emergency room in Winnipeg. He feels anxious, uncertain and sometimes angry.

Legal society poster seeks complainants against two cops on Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — A legal advocacy organization on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is circulating flyers with pictures of two police officers and asking if anyone has been harassed by them.