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Tories threaten to delay government work, hold up billions over price on pollution

Tories threaten to delay government work, hold up billions over price on pollution

OTTAWA — The official Opposition has threatened to delay government work and hold up billions of dollars in spending if the Liberal government doesn't drastically revise its carbon-pricing plan.
'Sho' Him the Money: Sports prof says an Ohtani signing would be worth Jays' overpay

'Sho' Him the Money: Sports prof says an Ohtani signing would be worth Jays' overpay

A so-called "overpay" for top free agent Shohei Ohtani would be worth it for the Toronto Blue Jays considering all the extra benefits such a signing would create, a Canadian sports management associate professor said.
Rugby Canada unveils new strategic plan for 2024 to 2027 with some bold ambitions

Rugby Canada unveils new strategic plan for 2024 to 2027 with some bold ambitions

Rugby Canada has unveiled its strategic plan for 2024 to 2027, a wish list with some bold ambitions. Among them is having Canada "recognized and respected worldwide as a top-12 rugby nation on and off the field.
CN announces deal to acquire Iowa Northern Railway

CN announces deal to acquire Iowa Northern Railway

MONTREAL — CN says it's acquiring Iowa Northern Railway, pending regulatory review. In a press release Wednesday, CN says it has signed and closed an agreement to acquire the railway, which serves upper Midwest agricultural and industrial markets.
Quebecers evacuated over fears of dike breach won't be able to return before Dec. 17

Quebecers evacuated over fears of dike breach won't be able to return before Dec. 17

MONT-LAURIER, Que. — Residents forced from their homes in Quebec's Laurentians region over fears a dike could burst and unleash a torrent of water won't be able to return for another 11 days.
Canada's sport minister supports Haudenosaunee bid to play lacrosse at 2028 Olympics

Canada's sport minister supports Haudenosaunee bid to play lacrosse at 2028 Olympics

Canada's sport minister is supporting the Haudenosaunee Nationals' bid to compete as a separate nation in lacrosse at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
Former editors reflect on Reader's Digest distinct brand after reports of closure

Former editors reflect on Reader's Digest distinct brand after reports of closure

Former editors at Reader's Digest Canada are reflecting on the bite-sized magazine's outsized impact in the publishing landscape, following reports that the brand would shutter operations at its Canadian edition in the new year.
Defence minister announces panel members tasked with reviewing military colleges

Defence minister announces panel members tasked with reviewing military colleges

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Bill Blair has announced the names of the seven people asked to review Canada's military colleges and recommend whether they should stay open, and if so, how they should change.
Saskatchewan auditor reports longer waits for neurosurgeries, more homelessness

Saskatchewan auditor reports longer waits for neurosurgeries, more homelessness

REGINA — Saskatchewan's auditor says wait times have spiked for people needing brain and spine surgeries, and there has been a sharp increase in detox clients reporting they are homeless.
B.C. chief coroner Lisa Lapointe retiring, sad about lack of sway on overdose policy

B.C. chief coroner Lisa Lapointe retiring, sad about lack of sway on overdose policy

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe says she's leaving her post after 13 years, saddened by her agency's inability to sway policies to reduce the "tragic impacts" of toxic drugs on thousands of people. The B.C.