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Liberals table bill paving way for future pharmacare program a day before deadline

Liberals table bill paving way for future pharmacare program a day before deadline

OTTAWA — Health Minister Mark Holland tabled a long-awaited bill Thursday meant to pave the way for national pharmacare and preserve a deal that secures NDP support for the government in the House of Commons.
Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

OTTAWA — Canada's public broadcaster is getting an increase in funding, despite executives insisting that a request to cut the budget for the next fiscal year was one reason they announced layoffs for 10 per cent of staff.
Spin Master expecting challenging year in 2024, plans to launch new 'value' toys

Spin Master expecting challenging year in 2024, plans to launch new 'value' toys

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. says it expects to face a challenging year in 2024 amid ongoing economic pressures on shoppers, but could see growth as it integrates U.S. toymaker Melissa & Doug following the closure of its acquisition.
2022 killing spree: Quebec coroner makes call for specialized mental health tribunal

2022 killing spree: Quebec coroner makes call for specialized mental health tribunal

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner has issued a final report into the violent deaths of three people who were shot at random in the Montreal area by a mentally ill man, recommending the province create a dedicated court to deal with mental health cases.
Ontario privacy commissioner looking into UWaterloo vending machines after complaints

Ontario privacy commissioner looking into UWaterloo vending machines after complaints

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — Ontario's privacy commissioner is looking into a southwestern university's installation of more than two dozen vending machines equipped with facial analysis technology.
Crescent Point Energy reports Q4 profit, raises quarterly dividend 15%

Crescent Point Energy reports Q4 profit, raises quarterly dividend 15%

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. raised its quarterly base dividend by 15 per cent as it reported fourth-quarter net income of $951.2 million compared with a loss of $498.1 million a year earlier.
Tribunal to wrap first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cinpelex movie tickets

Tribunal to wrap first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cinpelex movie tickets

OTTAWA — The Competition Tribunal is hearing a second day of arguments Thursday in a case that could decide whether Cineplex can keep charging customers an extra fee for buying movie tickets online.
Manitoba government announces measures it says will strengthen bail system

Manitoba government announces measures it says will strengthen bail system

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is outlining new measures it says will make the bail system stronger.
Health-care spending, income tax indexing highlight Nova Scotia budget

Health-care spending, income tax indexing highlight Nova Scotia budget

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has tabled a $16.5-billion budget that spends heavily on health care and contains a tax break touted as one of the largest in the province’s history. With projected revenues of $15.
Wintry weather, heavy snow shut down two major highways in B.C.'s Interior

Wintry weather, heavy snow shut down two major highways in B.C.'s Interior

HOPE, B.C. — Heavy snowfall and winter storm conditions have shut down high-elevation stretches of a pair of major highways in the British Columbia Interior.