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High expectations, tight budget pose a challenge for Manitoba's new premier

High expectations, tight budget pose a challenge for Manitoba's new premier

WINNIPEG — By all accounts, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew is still in a honeymoon phase, almost three months after leading his New Democrats to an election win that ousted the former Progressive Conservative government.
Manitoba premier wants to turn derelict buildings into new social housing

Manitoba premier wants to turn derelict buildings into new social housing

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is looking at ways to turn derelict buildings into new housing.
The high costs of wildfires in 2023: For homeowners the struggles carry on for months

The high costs of wildfires in 2023: For homeowners the struggles carry on for months

HALIFAX — Seven months after a wildfire left a charred, 1,000-hectare scar on the western suburbs of Halifax, less visible damage persists in the lives of those who lost their homes to the flames.
Freeland approves RBC's $13.5-billion takeover of HSBC Canada with conditions

Freeland approves RBC's $13.5-billion takeover of HSBC Canada with conditions

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has approved RBC's $13.5-billion takeover of HSBC Canada, despite calls from opposition politicians and other groups to block it over concerns of reduced competition.
Eby to target abuse after talking to dad of sextortion victim Carson Cleland, 12

Eby to target abuse after talking to dad of sextortion victim Carson Cleland, 12

VICTORIA — Premier David Eby says he had a heartbreaking phone call with the father of a 12-year-old British Columbia boy who killed himself after falling prey to online sextortion, and he hopes to honour the boy by seeking more online protections fo

Choice is between BC United and NDP, says Kevin Falcon, shrugging off Conservatives

VICTORIA — The leader of British Columbia's official Opposition, the BC United party, says he'll make sure voters have a clear choice in the election next fall.
People in Gaza with Canadian relatives offered visas, but no guarantee of escape

People in Gaza with Canadian relatives offered visas, but no guarantee of escape

OTTAWA — Canadians desperate to bring extended family members in the Gaza Strip to safety will soon be able to apply for temporary visas for their loved ones, but the government can't guarantee they'll be able to escape.
Transportation agency penalizes Air Canada for violating disabilities regulations

Transportation agency penalizes Air Canada for violating disabilities regulations

GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Transportation Agency says it's issued a $97,500 penalty to Air Canada for violating the Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations.
Cardinal Capital Management joins calls for Chamandy to return as Gildan CEO

Cardinal Capital Management joins calls for Chamandy to return as Gildan CEO

WINNIPEG — Another shareholder of Gildan Activewear Inc. has joined calls for the company to reinstate Glenn Chamandy as CEO.
Alberta commits extra $200M for family doctors, finalizes $1B health deal with Ottawa

Alberta commits extra $200M for family doctors, finalizes $1B health deal with Ottawa

CALGARY — The Alberta government is committing $200 million to help family doctors keep the lights on while a new funding agreement with physicians is hammered out. “This is stabilization money to keep those practices going,” Dr.