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Tahoe Announces Additional Workforce Reduction in Guatemala

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><b>Tahoe Resources Inc.</b> (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (THO.TO) (TAHO) regrets to announce a further reduction …

Tahoe

NAFTA, ocean preservation on B.C. Premier Horgan’s agenda for meeting with federal cabinet. But Trans Mountain?

B.C. Premier John Horgan will address the federal Liberal cabinet during a retreat in Nanaimo, and his talking points will include NAFTA negotiations and ocean protection. But the Premier’s office won’t say whether Mr. Horgan plans to take his province’s case against the Trans Mountain pipeline …

Canada

Halifax-Yarmouth archbishop echoes Pope's 'expression of sorrow' on sexual abuse

Roman Catholic Archbishop Anthony Mancini has spent most of his 11 years as head of the Halifax-Yarmouth diocese dealing with wave after wave of …

Nova Scotia

B.C.’s highest court rejects father’s bid for special costs after mother used bogus expert

B.C.’s highest court has rejected a father’s bid to have the mother of his children pay special costs after her lawyer put a witness on the stand who …

Canada

Canada has to stop pretending our hands are completely tied on the border

All reasonable Canadians would agree that foreigners claiming refugee status at the land border should be treated fairly. That these migrants are …

Immigration

Arguments begin in constructive dismissal suit of ex-CBRM manager

Two former senior civil servants with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality were told shortly after the 2012 municipal election that the new council …

Nova Scotia

Bernier’s tweets evoke memories of Conservative’s nasty 2015 election campaign | The Star

Given the results of the last federal election, it’s clear that most Canadians reject the racial and religious nastiness that dominated the …

Canada

On Ancient Alewives and What You Think About the Drink of Douchebags Being True

Good news, Mount Pleasant folks! The much beloved Purebread has opened its second Vancouver location in the neighbourhood!<p>CNN Money dives into Robert …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Canadian travellers should welcome unionization at WestJet

Unionization at WestJet is coming. Flight dispatchers have signed union cards, quick on the heels of the positive union vote by the airline's 3,000 …

Nova Scotia

Halifax man accused of breaking Syrian economic sanctions elects trial by judge

A Halifax businessman has elected to be tried by a judge in Nova Scotia Supreme Court on allegations he broke international economic sanctions …

Nova Scotia

Road to West Point: A history of the Dene Nation

As the Dene Nation converges in the N.W.T.'s West Point First Nation this week to select a new leader, the organization is contemplating its history …

Canada

Anti-pipeline protesters released days before weeklong jail sentences end

Kinder Morgan

80-year old with dementia denied nursing home care in English

An 80-year old woman with dementia has been denied care in English, and her 87-year old husband is now speaking out.<p>Alexandra Stefanatos speaks …

Dementia

Brian Lee Crowley: Removing Macdonald statue fails test of reconciliation

Unsurprisingly for the head of an organisation called the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, I believe the current campaign of vilification and erasure …

B.C. judge who cried during a victim statement won’t recuse herself from sentencing

KELOWNA, B.C. — A provincial court judge in British Columbia who wiped away a tear during a victim impact statement in a sexual interference case …

Criminal Sentencing

Burnaby residents express relief, dismay after Camp Cloud dismantled

The day after city officials and police dismantled Camp Cloud, residents of Burnaby ventured to the now empty-looking site, expressing both relief …

British Columbia

Robert Latimer's request for clemency is a slam-dunk 'no.' Does Ottawa get that?

Peter Stockland: The Trudeau government is hiding behind privacy laws on a case that reaches far beyond the interests of the man raising it<p><i>Peter</i> …

Canadian News

British Columbia (Attorney General) v. Provincial Court Judges’ Association of British Columbia, 2018 BCSC 1390 - 2018/08/16

British Columbia (Attorney General) v. Provincial Court Judges’ Association of British Columbia

British Columbia

Sin taxes are too valuable for cannabis to dodge the bullet

What do alcohol, tobacco and gambling have in common?<p>On the one hand, they have been viewed as “sinful” activities, perhaps bringing immediate …

Canada

Politicial decision-making is speeding up, and that's bad for democracy

Opinion: Procedural fairness can slow democracy to a frustrating crawl—but this pace is vital for public scrutiny, reasoned deliberation, and a …

Canadian News

Judge lifts publication ban on details of deadly Fredericton shooting

A New Brunswick judge has lifted a publication ban on previously reported details about the Fredericton shooting a week ago that claimed the lives of …

Canadian News

N.S. Court of Appeal overturns earlier decision on drug tests

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision that ruled results from drug tests from a Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences …

Nova Scotia

Christian College Drops Sex Standards in Law School Bid

Trinity Western University abandons its community covenant after Canadian Supreme Court loss. Two months after Canada’s Supreme Court ruled against …

Marriage

Arrests in Burnaby, B.C., as order against Kinder Morgan protest camp enforced

BURNABY, B.C. — The RCMP arrested protesters Thursday as officers enforced a court injunction to dismantle a protest camp and snuff out a sacred fire …

Kinder Morgan

Christian Law School Will No Longer Force Students to Sign Anti-Gay Covenant

By Hemant Mehta<p>Two months after the Supreme Court of Canada said it was legal to deny accreditation to Trinity Western University’s proposed law …

British Columbia

Keystone XL pipeline faces new setback in U.S. as Line 3 and Trans Mountain mark milestones

CALGARY – A U.S. federal judge dealt TransCanada Corp. a new setback on Thursday in its years-long push to build the Keystone XL pipeline, as …

Keystone XL

Alberta First Nation can’t require chief, band councillors to live on reserve: judge

The judge found that a residency requirement for elected officials 'reinforces the historical stereotype that off-reserve band members are less …

Canadian News

Vancouver man claims he was targeted by police because of his race

A Vancouver man is suing the city claiming he was targeted by police earlier this year because of his size and the colour of his skin.<p>In a notice of …

Mental Disorders

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ELON MUSK, a mercurial entrepreneur, wants to take Tesla, his electric-car firm, private. That will cost billions. Where will he find the money? On …

Saudi Arabia

De Beers plans to settle with Clark Builders after $1.1M lawsuit filed

De Beers Canada says it will settle an account that led Edmonton-based Clark Builders to sue the company.<p>Clark Builders had sued De Beers Canada for …

Northern Canada