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'Blacklisted:' Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water

'Blacklisted:' Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water

HALIFAX — The chief of the First Nation behind a disputed moderate livelihood lobster fishery in Nova Scotia says recent vandalism and the loss of potential sales have cost the band more than $1.

Highlights of the party platforms in the B.C. election

Here are highlights of the platforms of the three main parties in the B.C.

A QuickSketch of B.C. Green Leader Sonia Furstenau

A sketch of Sonia Furstenau, leader of British Columbia's Green party: Family: She lives in the Cowichan Valley with her husband, Blaise, and their children.
Liberal minority survives confidence vote in the Commons with NDP and Green backing

Liberal minority survives confidence vote in the Commons with NDP and Green backing

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's minority government survived its most serious confidence test yet Wednesday, but opposition resentment over the Liberals' high-stakes brinkmanship may make it more difficult to avoid defeat in future.

A QuickSketch of B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan

A sketch of John Horgan, leader of the NDP in British Columbia: Family: Married Ellie in 1984; two grown sons, Nate and Evan. His father died when he was 18 months old. He was the youngest of four children.
B.C. Green leader hopes voters see value in minority government

B.C. Green leader hopes voters see value in minority government

VANCOUVER — The leader of the B.C. Green party is betting on a legislature in which one party doesn't hold all the power in the final days of a snap election campaign that began a week after her leadership victory.
B.C. Liberal Leader maintains confidence as campaign tests party identity

B.C. Liberal Leader maintains confidence as campaign tests party identity

VANCOUVER — B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson says he's feeling confident and optimistic as British Columbia's provincial election campaign enters its final days.
Nunavut premier expects support from caucus to remove minister from cabinet

Nunavut premier expects support from caucus to remove minister from cabinet

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut’s premier says he believes his motion to remove a member of his cabinet over a social media post will pass when it is voted on later this week.

Hundreds evacuated from northwestern Ontario First Nation over water crisis

Hundreds of people are being evacuated from a remote First Nation in northwestern Ontario due to a water crisis, the community's chief said Wednesday, accusing the federal and provincial governments of "dehumanizing" inaction.
Mike Duffy appeals to Supreme Court in bid to sue Senate

Mike Duffy appeals to Supreme Court in bid to sue Senate

OTTAWA — Sen. Mike Duffy has filed an appeal to the country's top court in the hopes the Supreme Court of Canada will let him sue the Senate from a years-old spending scandal.
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