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Bill to ratify new North American trade deal coming in short order: Trudeau

Bill to ratify new North American trade deal coming in short order: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Opposition parties' public fretting over aspects of the newly revised North American free-trade deal — a pact tweaked this week to win American lawmakers' support — suggests the agreement's path to ratification might not be smooth.
Ottawa accepts New Brunswick's carbon-tax proposal

Ottawa accepts New Brunswick's carbon-tax proposal

OTTAWA — New Brunswick consumers will get a break at the gas pumps come April, after the federal government approved the province's carbon-tax proposal Wednesday.
Report suggests agriculture needs changes to save climate and farmers

Report suggests agriculture needs changes to save climate and farmers

A national agriculture group says farming needs to change to help save the climate and the industry. The National Farmers Union says in a report that old-fashioned mixed farming needs to be combined with the latest information technology.

New trial ordered for Ottawa man, ex-lover convicted in murder of man's wife

Ontario's top court has ordered a new trial for an Ottawa man and his former lover who were convicted in the grisly slaying of the man's wife.
Nova Scotia MP steps back from duties after death of newborn daughter

Nova Scotia MP steps back from duties after death of newborn daughter

OTTAWA — An MP from Nova Scotia says he won't take his seat in the House of Commons right away after the death of his newborn daughter.
Witness describes explosion from B.C. plane crash, multiple fatalities confirmed

Witness describes explosion from B.C. plane crash, multiple fatalities confirmed

GABRIOLA ISLAND, B.C. — A plane that one witness describes as crashing in a "huge explosion" that left multiple people dead in British Columbia has been identified as a twin-engine propeller aircraft.
Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

MONTREAL — A Quebec government plan to kill wolves that get too close to an endangered woodland caribou herd is raising concern among environmentalists, who accuse the government of sidestepping the true problem of habitat loss.
Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

MONTREAL — A Quebec government plan that involves shooting wolves if they get too close to an endangered caribou herd is drawing criticism from environmentalists.
New NAFTA, a school strike and a school streaker; In The News for Dec. 11

New NAFTA, a school strike and a school streaker; In The News for Dec. 11

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...
Multiple fatalities after plane crashes on Gabriola Island off B.C. coast

Multiple fatalities after plane crashes on Gabriola Island off B.C. coast

GABRIOLA ISLAND, B.C. — The BC Coroners Service and police have confirmed multiple fatalities in a plane crash off the east coast of Vancouver Island.