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Canada Post issues new offer to employees as eBay calls on Ottawa to end strikes

Canada Post issues new offer to employees as eBay calls on Ottawa to end strikes

OTTAWA — Canada Post has issued what it calls a "time-limited" contract offer to its employees in hopes of ending rotating strikes that have created a historic backlog of undelivered parcels.
Brian Gallant to announce plans to step down as New Brunswick Liberal leader

Brian Gallant to announce plans to step down as New Brunswick Liberal leader

FREDERICTON — Former New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant will be stepping down as Liberal leader, and asking the party to organize a leadership convention.
Canmore mayor disappointed by Calgary vote to end 2026 Olympic bid

Canmore mayor disappointed by Calgary vote to end 2026 Olympic bid

CANMORE, Alta. — The mayor of Canmore says he's disappointed that Calgarians have rejected a potential bid by their city for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.
B.C. MLAs urge Trudeau to call byelection immediately in Burnaby-South

B.C. MLAs urge Trudeau to call byelection immediately in Burnaby-South

OTTAWA — Four NDP provincial politicians from British Columbia are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call a byelection in the federal riding of Burnaby South, where federal New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh wants to run for Parliament.

Toronto homicides reach record high not seen since 1991

Toronto's latest shooting marked a grim milestone for Canada's most populous city on Wednesday as it brought the number of homicides this year to a record high not seen for nearly three decades.
Threat of extremism posed by proportional representation overstated: academics

Threat of extremism posed by proportional representation overstated: academics

VANCOUVER — Images of burning tires and marching soldiers flash across the screen in a video advertisement warning British Columbia voters that proportional representation provides the "perfect platform" for extremists.
Alberta threatens to pull funding for 28 schools over gay-straight alliances

Alberta threatens to pull funding for 28 schools over gay-straight alliances

EDMONTON — Alberta Education Minister David Eggen is directing 28 privately run schools to post rules affirming the rights of LGBTQ students or risk having their funding pulled by next school year.

Judge won't rule if brain dead means legally dead in case of Jewish man

TORONTO — The demise of an Orthodox Jewish man has made it unnecessary to rule on the validity of the death certificate issued when he was declared brain dead, a judge has decided in a case that pitted medical practice against religious values and we
What now for Calgary, Canada and Olympic Games after 2026 rejection?

What now for Calgary, Canada and Olympic Games after 2026 rejection?

Calgary will redefine its reputation as a winter sport powerhouse in the aftermath of a vote rejecting a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Canada's cannabis product shortage, by the numbers

Industry insiders say the cannabis product shortages that have plagued many provinces will likely persist for years.