Trudeau government started pressing Saudis to release Badawi long before Twitter flap

The Trudeau government has been bringing up the case of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi​ privately at high levels with Saudi Arabian…

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Credit card firms to trim merchant fees, but retailers group ‘underwhelmed’

The federal government says credit card companies have agreed to trim the fees they charge the country’s businesses by 10…

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Charges dropped against rural Alberta homeowner accused of shooting trespasser

All charges have been dropped against a rural Alberta homeowner accused of shooting a trespasser on his property near Okotoks.…

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‘It’s really hard right now’: Calgary couple struggles with infant son’s rare skin disease

It’s a painstaking ritual Suzanne Lamb and Matthew Taylor perform nearly every day on their infant son, Elias. At a…

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Edmonton police lay second-degree murder charge in weekend stabbing death

Edmonton police have laid a second-degree murder charge after a 36-year-old man was stabbed to death Sunday. A 26-year-old Edmonton…

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Quebec judge tosses insider trading trial against former Amaya CEO

In a stunning rebuke of Quebec’s securities regulator, a Quebec court judge ordered Wednesday all charges of insider trading against…

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Cree filmmaker from Manitoba to take part in San Diego Comic Con panel

An indigenous filmmaker from Manitoba got a little bit of celebrity help after she was selected to be a panellist at…

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5 things to know about the Trans Mountain pipeline battle

Kinder Morgan has set the stage for two months of high drama. The company announced it is suspending non-essential activities and…

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Drinking water advisory active since 2009 among 8 lifted on Prairie First Nations

Eight drinking water advisories affecting Prairie First Nations, including one active since August 2009, were lifted last month by the federal…

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Alberta MLA mourning daughter’s death slams Jason Kenney over safe injection sites – Edmonton

Debbie Jabbour has no doubt that safe drug consumption sites would have saved her daughter. “It would have protected her,…

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