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Canada's new environment minister disappointed by results of UN talks

MADRID — Canada's new environment minister is expressing disappointment at Sunday's lacklustre resolution of U.N. climate talks in Madrid.

RCMP officer killed in Winnipeg honoured by fellow cops, as well as NHL and CFL clubs

WINNIPEG — Dozens of Winnipeg police vehicles parked in front of the city's RCMP headquarters with their emergency lights flashing in silence, as officers paid tribute to a Mountie who died in a crash last week.
Feds seize almost 370 pounds of cocaine headed to Canada from Vermont

Feds seize almost 370 pounds of cocaine headed to Canada from Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Federal agents seized almost 170 kilograms of cocaine that was hidden in a truck preparing to enter Quebec at Vermont's Derby Line border crossing, court documents say.
Partway through first term, Quebec Premier Legault already planning his exit

Partway through first term, Quebec Premier Legault already planning his exit

SAN FANCISCO, United States — Political power has an expiration date for Quebec Premier Francois Legault, who has already begun planning his political exit despite a high approval rating.
Defence minister says Canada 'very fortunate' to have Vance as defence chief

Defence minister says Canada 'very fortunate' to have Vance as defence chief

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has come out in support of Canada's top military general, saying the country is "very fortunate" to have someone like Gen. Jonathan Vance leading the Canadian Armed Forces.
Jury finds former SNC-Lavalin executive Sami Bebawi guilty on all charges

Jury finds former SNC-Lavalin executive Sami Bebawi guilty on all charges

MONTREAL — A former SNC-Lavalin executive was found guilty on Sunday of paying off foreign officials and pocketing millions as he worked to secure contracts for the Canadian engineering company in Libya.
Nova Scotia communities await decision on contentious pulp mill pipeline proposal

Nova Scotia communities await decision on contentious pulp mill pipeline proposal

HALIFAX — For pipefitter Ben Chisholm, an imminent decision on the future of a Nova Scotia pulp mill could keep tradespeople he represents employed for years — or it could create frightening job losses.
Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation

Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation

TORONTO — Sales of electric vehicles in Ontario have plummeted since the Progressive Conservative government cancelled a rebate last year, hampering progress toward a national target.
Privacy czar finds gaps in federal party policies on personal information

Privacy czar finds gaps in federal party policies on personal information

OTTAWA — The privacy policies of all the major federal political parties failed to ensure people gave valid consent to the collection and use of their personal information, concluded an analysis by the federal privacy commissioner.
Tax advantage was better in Canada even after Trump cuts, Finance document says

Tax advantage was better in Canada even after Trump cuts, Finance document says

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau was told months before he gave a federal helping hand to the country's businesses that companies operating in Canada faced a better tax environment than in the United States — even after the Trump administration