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Councillors attend annual organizational meeting

Calgary’s elected officials spent hours Monday behind closed doors going over resumes and appointing citizens to various boards and committees during council’s annual organizational meeting. 157 more words

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PCs kick off Ottawa-Vanier byelection with call for anti-gang police funding

Citing the record number of shootings in Ottawa this year, the Progressive Conservatives are demanding the province restore targeted funding for anti-gang policing.

The call was made Monday morning in a campaign event by PC leader Patrick Brown and former provincial ombudsman André Marin, who’s running for the PCs in the Ottawa-Vanier byelection. 469 more words

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Ottawa police warn landlords illegal pot shops could be raided, property seized

Ottawa police have warned the landlords renting space to illegal marijuana dispensaries that the businesses may face police action and the properties could even be seized. 1,159 more words

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Wall puts forward motion to officially oppose carbon tax — and looks for NDP's support

Premier Brad Wall put forward a motion Monday that would see the government officially oppose the federal government’s plan impose a national carbon tax.

He was looking for support from the NDP Opposition, but it appears he won’t get it. 465 more words


Tory leadership hopeful Steven Blaney would introduce new face-covering bill

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Steven Blaney says he would reintroduce a bill calling for women to show their faces when they vote or deal with federal departments. 154 more words


Veteran to meet with Veterans Affairs committee about mefloquine

Dave Bona waited 20 years for a chance to tell Canadian MPs about the plight of soldiers like himself suffering for years from harmful side-effects of the anti-malaria drug mefloquine. 678 more words


Trump team admits ’we are behind’ but say can still win the race

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign bluntly acknowledged Sunday that the real estate mogul is trailing Hillary Clinton as the presidential race hurdles toward a close, but insisted he still has a viable path to win the White House. 830 more words