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Lawsuits filed: Families of workers killed in B.C. train derailment allege negligence

Lawsuits filed: Families of workers killed in B.C. train derailment allege negligence

FIELD, B.C. — The mother of one of three railway employees killed during a train derailment near the British Columbia-Alberta boundary doesn't want anyone else to feel the same kind of pain that her family did.
Criminal pardons would be less expensive, easier to get under Liberal budget plan

Criminal pardons would be less expensive, easier to get under Liberal budget plan

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it is moving ahead with long-simmering plans to make it easier and less expensive to obtain a criminal pardon.
Federal Budget 2021: Long-term care standards, vaccine production in health plan

Federal Budget 2021: Long-term care standards, vaccine production in health plan

OTTAWA — The federal budget is promising billions to close gaps in long-term care and Canada’s vaccine production laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Huawei CFO's team asks judge for adjournment in final extradition hearings

Huawei CFO's team asks judge for adjournment in final extradition hearings

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou asked a B.C. Supreme Court judge Monday to delay the final leg of hearings in the Huawei executive's extradition case one week before it is set to begin.
Federal Budget 2021: Liberals seek to win over low-wage workers and students

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals seek to win over low-wage workers and students

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking to give workers and students a leg up with a budget that commits billions to training, benefits and debt relief, as those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic try to dust themselves off.
Alberta legislature turns down Opposition request to debate bill to protect Rockies

Alberta legislature turns down Opposition request to debate bill to protect Rockies

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature has turned down a request for a special debate on an Opposition bill intended to protect the province's Rocky Mountains from coal mining.
Federal Budget 2021: Liberals extend COVID-19 aid with election top of mind

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals extend COVID-19 aid with election top of mind

OTTAWA — The first federal budget in more than two years extends Ottawa’s COVID-19 "lifeline" for those still struggling after a difficult year — including aid for laid-off workers — another few months as it aims to pull Canada through the pandemic o
Federal Budget 2021: Liberals bank on child care, business aid to prod growth

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals bank on child care, business aid to prod growth

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are betting that billions more in debt will pay for itself with the economic growth fuelled by helping thousands of workers find jobs and small businesses adapt to shifting consumer behaviour.
Federal Budget 2021: Money promised for military sex misconduct fight, NORAD upgrades

Federal Budget 2021: Money promised for military sex misconduct fight, NORAD upgrades

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are promising millions of additional dollars to help fight sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces as they seek to address anger and frustration over how the government and military have handled the issue.

Federal Budget 2021: A look at some of the promises you might have missed

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government’s first budget in more than two years makes big promises on child care, the environment and readying the country’s economy for a post-pandemic rebound.