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Trial date set for homebuilder's defamation lawsuit against Nenshi

A defamation lawsuit between Calgary’s mayor and a well-known homebuilder is now set to go to trial early next year.

Cal Wenzel, CEO of Shane Homes, claims Mayor Naheed Nenshi defamed him during an interview on CBC Radio during the 2013 municipal election campaign. 202 more words

Local News

Letter: Citizen initiative in Plateau welcome

Re: “Fed-up residents decry ‘rotting’ trash in street” (Montreal Gazette, July 30)

I was thrilled to read your coverage of the Les Amis de St-Dominique’s excellent citizen initiative to encourage the Plateau to assume its responsibility to keep streets hygienic and safe. 115 more words


Carissima Mathen: Gaming the Constitution

Whenever someone begins a sentence with “Let me be clear”, the ensuing words tend to invite more questions. So it is with Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent statement on Senate appointments. 613 more words


Letter: Hospital cards are inefficient

If the Quebec government wants to save money, it can start by eliminating inefficient hospital cards. According to Wikipedia’s incomplete list, there are at least 61 hospitals in Quebec. 69 more words

Government And Politics

Stephen Harper to skip 'red Tory' Flora MacDonald's funeral

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will not attend the funeral of former external affairs minister Flora MacDonald, a pioneering political figure credited with leading the advance of women in modern Canadian conservative politics. 649 more words


Editorial: Justice for Valcartier cadets

More than 40 years after they were injured in a training accident at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier, outside Quebec City, dozens of former cadets are finally set to receive the compensation and care they deserve. 533 more words

Government And Politics

Harper says U.S. Keystone pipeline delays 'not a hopeful sign'

By Theophilos Argitis and Greg Quinn

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said U.S. delays in approving the Keystone XL pipeline are “not a hopeful sign” and reflect the “peculiar politics” of the Obama administration. 290 more words