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Tortoise Frank the Tank, found wandering bok choy field, gets a new home in B.C.

Tortoise Frank the Tank, found wandering bok choy field, gets a new home in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Adoption requests came from as far away as New Zealand, but Frank the Tank, a 17-kilogram tortoise found wandering in a Richmond bok choy field last month, will be staying in British Columbia.
New Mexico creates new council to address cases of missing and slain Native Americans

New Mexico creates new council to address cases of missing and slain Native Americans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
Conservative motion seeks support to order senators to pass carbon pricing bill

Conservative motion seeks support to order senators to pass carbon pricing bill

OTTAWA — The Conservatives dialed up the pressure on the Senate on Tuesday to vote in favour of a carbon-pricing bill, all the while accusing the Liberals of trying to intimidate senators into delaying the bill.
Auditor general raises concerns about B.C.’s bookkeeping for 16th time

Auditor general raises concerns about B.C.’s bookkeeping for 16th time

VICTORIA — British Columbia's auditor general is repeating himself over concerns about the way the provincial government keeps its books, just as the Ministry of Finance's quarterly report projects a $5.6-billion deficit. Michael Pickup says if B.
OpenText divesting AMC business to Rocket Software for US$2.3 billion

OpenText divesting AMC business to Rocket Software for US$2.3 billion

OpenText Corp. says it's divesting its AMC business to Rocket Software, Inc. for US$2.275 billion in cash. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company says it has reached a definitive agreement with Rocket, a Bain Capital portfolio company.
Coastal GasLink pipeline mechanically complete before year-end deadline

Coastal GasLink pipeline mechanically complete before year-end deadline

VANCOUVER — The Coastal GasLink pipeline that stretches across northern B.C. is mechanically complete ahead of the company's year-end deadline. A statement from TC Energy Corp.
Liberals say pharmacare bill unlikely to pass this year, despite promise to NDP

Liberals say pharmacare bill unlikely to pass this year, despite promise to NDP

OTTAWA — Government House leader Karina Gould warned Tuesday the Liberals are unlikely to get a pharmacare bill passed by the end of the year, despite their promise to do so in an agreement with the NDP.
Alimentation Couche-Tard reports net earnings of US$819.2 million in second quarter

Alimentation Couche-Tard reports net earnings of US$819.2 million in second quarter

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says its net earnings for the second quarter were US$819.2 million, up from US$810.4 million a year earlier. The Laval, Que.-based company says total merchandise and service revenues were US$4.
Jays GM feels 'really good' about team in place and opportunity to make it better

Jays GM feels 'really good' about team in place and opportunity to make it better

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins had barely settled into his seat for a media availability at a downtown restaurant when a Shohei Ohtani question was volleyed his way.
Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

OTTAWA — Well before Alberta Premier Danielle Smith started talking about the Sovereignty Act, Ottawa was already taking steps to address the province's concerns about being forced to prematurely shut down its natural gas power plants, says federal E