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Temporary foreign workers from Guatemala abused by Quebec company: labour board

MONTREAL — Quebec's labour board has ordered a job-placement agency to pay more than $300,000 to temporary foreign workers from Guatemala after it ruled the company exploited, abused and threatened them. In an Oct.
Lawsuit alleges Exxon lowballed impact of carbon pricing on oilsands projects

Lawsuit alleges Exxon lowballed impact of carbon pricing on oilsands projects

Alberta's oilsands are at the centre of a court battle in New York this week that legal experts say could affect future climate lawsuits in Canada.
Three charged in connection with protest outside PPC event in Hamilton

Three charged in connection with protest outside PPC event in Hamilton

Three people have been charged in connection with a protest outside an event featuring People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier in Hamilton last month, including a man whose family temporarily shut down their business amid backlash over his par
Police investigate after man, two children found dead in apparent murder suicide

Police investigate after man, two children found dead in apparent murder suicide

MONTREAL — A steady stream of shocked locals stopped Wednesday outside the east-end Montreal house where two children and their father were found dead the night before in what police are investigating as two murders and a suicide.
May sees room for consensus on climate action, pharmacare in new Parliament

May sees room for consensus on climate action, pharmacare in new Parliament

OTTAWA — Green Leader Elizabeth May hopes to use whatever influence her three-member caucus has to ensure bolder climate action, a pharmacare plan and a promise of lower cellphone rates make their way into the next throne speech.
People's Party had minimal impact on election results, but sentiments persist

People's Party had minimal impact on election results, but sentiments persist

OTTAWA — The long-predicted vote split on the right between the federal Conservatives and the People's Party of Canada failed to materialize in Monday's election, but that doesn't mean the sentiments that attracted some Canadians to the upstart party
Halifax ceremony marks 50th anniversary of Navy's worst peacetime accident

Halifax ceremony marks 50th anniversary of Navy's worst peacetime accident

HALIFAX — Allan "Dinger" Bell has no idea how long he was in the flames that engulfed the HMCS Kootenay engine room after the destroyer was rocked by an explosion that led to the worst peacetime accident in the history of the Royal Canadian Navy.
Trudeau regrets negative tone of campaign, promises co-operation ahead

Trudeau regrets negative tone of campaign, promises co-operation ahead

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed regret Wednesday for the nastiness of the federal election campaign and vowed to find a way to work co-operatively with other parties in the next Parliament.
Quebec hopes Trump administration lawsuit doesn't force California out of carbon market

Quebec hopes Trump administration lawsuit doesn't force California out of carbon market

MONTREAL — The Trump administration won't slow down Quebec's progress on reducing carbon emissions, Premier Francois Legault said Wednesday following news that California is being sued for working with the province on fighting climate change.
Criminal cases dropped as Nova Scotia Crown attorneys walk off job

Criminal cases dropped as Nova Scotia Crown attorneys walk off job

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Crown attorneys went on strike Wednesday, leading to dropped cases and a legal effort by the Liberal government to end the walkout, citing public safety concerns.