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Labour board to review safety concerns of potential rail strike, making delay likely

Labour board to review safety concerns of potential rail strike, making delay likely

The federal government has asked the Canada Industrial Relations Board to review whether a strike by rail workers would jeopardize Canadians' health and safety, adding a new element of uncertainty in the lead-up to potential job action.
Canada abstains on Palestine recognition at UN, open to statehood before peace

Canada abstains on Palestine recognition at UN, open to statehood before peace

OTTAWA — Canada abstained from another United Nations vote Friday aimed at formally recognizing Palestine, while opening the door to supporting statehood before the end of the current conflict.
Major upgrade of weather radar stations could hasten severe weather warnings

Major upgrade of weather radar stations could hasten severe weather warnings

OTTAWA — From the crest of a small hill less than an hour's drive from the easternmost point of Newfoundland and Labrador to a fir tree-covered mountainside just 10 kilometres off the Straight of Georgia, Canada is now equipped with a network of high
'We need to win': Maple Leafs brass hints at change after yet another playoff failure

'We need to win': Maple Leafs brass hints at change after yet another playoff failure

TORONTO — Keith Pelley was reminded of the first time he watched Liverpool play up close. The Premier League giant with an illustrious soccer history in both England and Europe are followed by a rabid supporters craving success.
B.C. halts new jade mining in northwest, five-year transition for existing operations

B.C. halts new jade mining in northwest, five-year transition for existing operations

VICTORIA — British Columbia has prohibited mining activities on new jade tenures in the northwest, while setting a five-year wind-down period for existing operators.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,308.93, down 66.90 points): Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Down 41 cents, or 7.99 per cent, to $4.72 on 16.5 million shares.
TSX edges off recent record after blowout jobs report, U.S. stock markets mixed

TSX edges off recent record after blowout jobs report, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged lower Friday after closing at a record high the day before as markets reacted to a much stronger-than-expected jobs report, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 66.
Pembina Pipeline says potential Trans Mountain purchase not a priority

Pembina Pipeline says potential Trans Mountain purchase not a priority

CALGARY — Exploring a potential purchase of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline is not a major priority right now for Pembina Pipeline Corp., the Calgary-based company said.
Canada pitches in $76 million for 'faster' German air-defence systems in Ukraine

Canada pitches in $76 million for 'faster' German air-defence systems in Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada is putting $76 million towards a German-led effort to help Ukraine defend itself from Russian missiles and aircraft, Defence Minister Bill Blair announced Friday, with no timeline in sight for when a system already purchased from the
Saskatchewan teachers reject wage deal, demand more action on help for classrooms

Saskatchewan teachers reject wage deal, demand more action on help for classrooms

REGINA — The head of Saskatchewan's teachers union says an overwhelming 'no' vote on the province’s latest contract offer shows members want more than paper promises.