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Ottawa to provide long term support for Churchill rail line, port: new owner 

CHURCHILL, Man.- A partnership taking over a port and broken railway in northern Manitoba says it hopes it’s the start of a new era of jobs and economic growth in the Churchill region. First Nations and municipalities that are part of the deal will be first in line for jobs ...

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Ottawa analyzing Trans Mountain ruling; going ahead with pipeline purchase

VANCOUVER -Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government is pushing ahead with its purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion despite a court ruling overturning approval of the project. Morneau says an expanded pipeline to bring more Alberta oil to the B.C. coast for shipment overseas is critically important ...

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Appeal Court quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion 

VANCOUVER- The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned Ottawa’s approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. In a unanimous decision by a panel of three judges, the court says the National Energy Board’s review of the project was so flawed that the federal government could not rely on it ...

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‘More effective than a carbon tax:’ Saskatchewan digs in heels on climate change 

MOOSE JAW, Sask.- The Saskatchewan government is doubling down on its climate change strategy and continues to defy Ottawa’s demand it put a price on carbon emissions. Environment Minister Dustin Duncan says the province is expanding emission limits based on production for facilities such as potash mines and pulp mills. ...

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Facebook, Instagram to charge GST on online ads by mid 2019

Aug 29 2018 16:44:00 Source: CP [The Canadian Press] TORONTO -Facebook and Instagram will charge the goods and services tax on online advertisements purchased through their Canadian operations, but other technology giants said they aren’t ready to follow suit just yet. The U.S.-based social media networks said they decided to ...

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B.C. First Nations group stand firm on Trans Mountain pipeline before vote

VANCOUVER- British Columbia’s union of Indigenous leaders says it remains opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as Kinder Morgan Canada shareholders vote Thursday on the federal government’s purchase offer. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, says in a news release that the $4.5 ...

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