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Wildrose leader, 8 others join Alberta Conservatives

Wildrose leader, 8 others join Alberta Conservatives

EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition leader and eight of her Wildrose caucus members are joining the government of Premier Jim Prentice.
Federal measures aim to reduce rail-crossing crashes

Federal measures aim to reduce rail-crossing crashes

OTTAWA - The federal government has introduced long-awaited regulations aimed at reducing deadly train collisions at level crossings.
White House thanks Canada for hosting key meetings with Cuba

White House thanks Canada for hosting key meetings with Cuba

OTTAWA - The White House is extending its thanks to Canada for hosting the meetings that let to the United States and Cuba agreeing to re-establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties.
Jian Ghomeshi granted bail after being charged with sexual assault

Jian Ghomeshi granted bail after being charged with sexual assault

TORONTO — Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi plans to plead not guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, his lawyer said Wednesday. Marie Henein made her comments just moments after Ghomeshi was released on $100,000 bail at a Toronto courthouse.
Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault: Toronto police

Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault: Toronto police

TORONTO - Former radio host Jian Ghomeshi was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on Wednesday, exactly one month after he was fired from the CBC over allegations of physical abuse.
Jian Ghomeshi withdraws lawsuit against CBC

Jian Ghomeshi withdraws lawsuit against CBC

TORONTO — The CBC says its lawyers have reached an agreement with former radio host Jian Ghomeshi and he has withdrawn his $55-million lawsuit against the public broadcaster.
Harper earmarks $5.8B for federal infrastructure

Harper earmarks $5.8B for federal infrastructure

LONDON, Ont. - The government will spend $5.8 billion on "necessary" federal infrastructure improvements, including upgrades to on-reserve schools, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Monday. Speaking at a research facility in London, Ont.
Former host launches lawsuit against CBC

Former host launches lawsuit against CBC

TORONTO - Lawyers for radio star Jian Ghomeshi made good Monday on their promise to launch a lawsuit against the CBC, alleging breach of confidence, bad faith and defamation by the public broadcaster.
Rob Ford vows comeback as brother loses mayoral race to John Tory

Rob Ford vows comeback as brother loses mayoral race to John Tory

TORONTO — A weakened but still defiant Rob Ford conceded little Monday even though his Hail Mary attempt to pass the Toronto mayoral torch to his older brother, Doug Ford, was easily shut down by businessman and former provincial politician John Tory
Ottawa shooting driven by ideological motives: RCMP

Ottawa shooting driven by ideological motives: RCMP

OTTAWA - The killing of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and subsequent gunfight on Parliament Hill was driven by "ideological and political motives," RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said Sunday.