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Tories promise lower taxes, NDP pledge job protection on Manitoba campaign trail

Tories promise lower taxes, NDP pledge job protection on Manitoba campaign trail

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Progressive Conservatives promised Monday to phase out the province's payroll tax over eight years, while the New Democrats pledged more government contract work for bidders and workers in the province.
Changes made to N.B. Policy 713 create new human rights issues: youth advocate

Changes made to N.B. Policy 713 create new human rights issues: youth advocate

FREDERICTON — The latest changes made by the Education Department to New Brunswick's policy on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools have made it more discriminatory, says the province's child and youth advocate.
Indian PM, in meeting with Trudeau, rebukes Canada on Sikh independence vote

Indian PM, in meeting with Trudeau, rebukes Canada on Sikh independence vote

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed "strong concerns" over Canada's handling of the Punjabi independence movement among the overseas diaspora, on the same day thousands in Metro Vancouver's Sikh community gathered to vote on the matter.
Rogers ordered to open TTC wireless network to all carriers: Minister

Rogers ordered to open TTC wireless network to all carriers: Minister

TORONTO — The federal government is forcing Rogers Communications Inc. to grant BCE Inc. and Telus Corp. access to its cellular network in Toronto's subway by Oct. 3 if they don’t yet have their own systems up and running by then.
'Freedom Convoy' lawyers attempt to block Ottawa residents from testifying at trial

'Freedom Convoy' lawyers attempt to block Ottawa residents from testifying at trial

OTTAWA — The lawyers defending two of the most prominent organizers of the "Freedom Convoy" protests attempted to block eight local Ottawa witnesses from taking the stand Monday in a debate that underscores one of the central legal disputes in the tr
Replacement plane, parts sent to India to bring Trudeau, Canadian delegation home

Replacement plane, parts sent to India to bring Trudeau, Canadian delegation home

NEW DELHI — The Canadian Armed Forces has sent a plane to pick up Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is stranded in India after the plane he took to the G20 leaders' summit was grounded due to technical issues.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,182.76, up 108.11 points): Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED). Healthcare. Up $1.03, or 81.1 per cent, to $2.30 on 38.6 million shares.
Informant at heart of Quebec's secret trial sues authorities for $5.8 million

Informant at heart of Quebec's secret trial sues authorities for $5.8 million

MONTREAL — A police informant at the heart of a secret trial in Quebec is suing authorities for roughly $5.8 million, claiming that police and a prosecutor have undermined confidence in the system to protect collaborators.
RCMP boosts contract scrutiny following review of dealings with China-linked firm

RCMP boosts contract scrutiny following review of dealings with China-linked firm

OTTAWA — The RCMP says it is updating procurement practices after an internal review of dealings with a company that has ties to China found no serious security concerns, but some areas for improvement.
Ontario holding student housing consultations, minister says

Ontario holding student housing consultations, minister says

TORONTO — Ontario is holding consultations with colleges, universities and municipalities this fall on student housing, the colleges and universities minister said Monday, as a key report looking at post-secondary funding is expected soon.