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2018 Canadian Business Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2017- Each year, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of some of the country’s most distinguished business leaders. Today, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2018 Class of Companion Inductees: George Cope, President and Chief Executive Officer, BCE ...

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Cost to fix Phoenix pay system to surpass $540 million, auditor general says

By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- The federal government’s chronic salary struggles could be on the verge of ballooning into a billion-dollar boondoggle, the auditor general says in a scathing review that hints the entire system should be scrapped. Michael Ferguson’s review of the disastrous Phoenix pay system reveals ...

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Inquiry into overruns at Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject to begin in January

By Sue Bailey THE CANADIAN PRESS JOHN’S, N.L. -A public inquiry into how the Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador went billions of dollars over budget will report by Dec. 31, 2019, just after the next provincial election. Interim NDP Leader Lorraine Michael said Monday the governing Liberals had other ...

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Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY -Nebraska regulators approved passage of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline Monday, clearing the last major regulatory hurdle for the controversial $10-billion project but creating a new wrinkle by choosing an alternative route. The milestone comes after close to a decade of development on the ...

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10 Things to Know for Toda

Tuesday Nov., 21 2017 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHAT US HAS PLANNED NEXT FOR NORTH KOREA The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on Pyongyang after designating it a state sponsor of terrorism in the ...

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New Brunswick says it’s the first province to ‘fully secure’ marijuana supply 

ATHOLVILLE, N.B. -New Brunswick says it has become the first province to fully secure its supply of recreational marijuana. It announced a memorandum of understanding with Zenabis to provide four million grams of cannabis and derivative products with a retail value of about $40 million. The province previously signed similar ...

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Northern Quebec police force’s only female Inuit officer beating the odds 

THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL- Though she’s only 22, Constable Pamela Stevenson is undoubtedly one of her northern Quebec police force’s most coveted new recruits. When she joined last month straight after graduation, Stevenson became one of three Inuit officers on the 70-person Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF), whose vast territory ...

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South Dakota pipeline spill will take months to clean up

By Nia Williams, Kevin O’Hanlon  CALGARY, Alberta/LINCOLN, Nebraska (Reuters) – The crude oil spill on the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota will take months to clean up, a state official said on Friday, just days before Nebraska was due to decide on another pipeline project by the owner, TransCanada Corp. Canadian ...

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