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Conservative carbon tax 'resistance' showing cracks after Liberals re-elected

Conservative carbon tax 'resistance' showing cracks after Liberals re-elected

The so-called "resistance" force of Conservative premiers waging war against the carbon tax implemented by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began showing cracks on Tuesday, following the Liberals' re-election.
Fire burning in Western Canada following election: Saskatchewan premier

Fire burning in Western Canada following election: Saskatchewan premier

REGINA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the federal election results confirm there's a fire of frustration burning in Western Canada and it's time for a "new deal" with Ottawa.
Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP, Bloc hold cards close

Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP, Bloc hold cards close

REGINA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer offered the Liberals no help Tuesday to try and piece together national unity after an election contest that's left the country divided on regional lines.
'Human error' blamed for long delay reporting results in Ontario riding

'Human error' blamed for long delay reporting results in Ontario riding

OTTAWA — Elections Canada is blaming "human error" for having left federal candidates in one southern Ontario riding waiting the better part of a day to find out who garnered the most votes in Monday's election.
Wexit talk percolates day after Liberals returned to power with minority

Wexit talk percolates day after Liberals returned to power with minority

CALGARY — Talk of western separation — or Wexit, as some are calling it — is percolating a day after voters returned the federal Liberals to power but with a minority government.
Bloc Quebecois expects to have leverage in new Parliament, keeps strategy secret

Bloc Quebecois expects to have leverage in new Parliament, keeps strategy secret

MONTREAL — Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says he expects to have significant leverage in the minority Parliament.
Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions

Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions

OTTAWA — Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law, walked out of an Ottawa courthouse Tuesday after being released on bail with strict conditions.
Singh calls for reform of 'broken' voting system after NDP falls short in Quebec

Singh calls for reform of 'broken' voting system after NDP falls short in Quebec

BURNABY, B.C. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says there's nothing wrong with Canada — it's the electoral system that is broken and in need of repair.
Chair of Quebec youth protection inquiry says society failed kids

Chair of Quebec youth protection inquiry says society failed kids

MONTREAL — An inquiry into youth protection in Quebec has begun with a declaration that the exercise itself reflects a societal failure.
Mint's new coin honours founder of Manitoba and Metis leader Louis Riel

Mint's new coin honours founder of Manitoba and Metis leader Louis Riel

WINNIPEG — The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a new coin featuring a portrait of Louis Riel, an important Metis leader and the founder of Manitoba. The coin was launched on the 175th anniversary of Riel's birth.