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Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close Boat Harbour

ABERCROMBIE POINT, N.S. — A controversial pulp mill in northern Nova Scotia is facing delays with its new wastewater system, making it likely to miss the provincial deadline of January 2020 to stop using a polluted lagoon. 586 more words

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Quebec university joins growing trend toward letting students use preferred names

MONTREAL — A major Quebec university is joining a growing movement toward allowing students — including transgender students who’ve long sought the provision — to use a name other than their given name on campus. 447 more words

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NHL Notebook: Max Domi flourishing in Montreal pressure cooker after trade

Marc Bergevin says it takes a certain type of player to excel in the spotlight.

The general manager of the Montreal Canadiens appears to have found one in Max Domi. 820 more words

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Ford should focus on Ontario, not on replacing Scheer, LeBlanc says

OTTAWA — Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says the Ford government should be unveiling its plan to combat climate change in Ontario, rather than resorting to gimmicks to criticize the federal plan. 161 more words

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'He's got a hold of me:' Woman says she was groped by Manitoba politician

WINNIPEG — A longtime Manitoba Progressive Conservative party member and volunteer says she was groped by a legislature member ousted from government caucus last month over inappropriate remarks to female staff. 845 more words

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Natural Resources minister says new pipelines the answer to oil price problems

CALGARY — Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says he shares Albertan’s “frustration” at billions of dollars being lost to the Canadian economy due to oil price discounts linked to export pipeline capacity constraints. 265 more words

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A No-Go: Athletes and officials weigh in after Calgary votes 'no' to 2026 bid

TORONTO — Rotating Olympic hosts? A single go-to destination every four years? Maybe dump the bid process altogether?

There are no easy answers for what has become a challenging effort of late: finding interested and qualified suitors to host the Winter Games. 875 more words

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