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Commons showdown highlights tension between politics and science

OTTAWA — Monday's vote on a Conservative motion to launch an in-depth review of the Liberal government's COVID-19 response highlights a key challenge of pandemic politics: how to hold a government accountable for decisions based on science, when the

Ontario player wins Saturday's $14.2 million Lotto 649 jackpot

A ticket holder in Ontario won Saturday night's $14.2 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct. 28 will be approximately $5 million.
New Democrats turn minority into majority in British Columbia election

New Democrats turn minority into majority in British Columbia election

The New Democrats won a majority government in the British Columbia election on Saturday as voters rewarded John Horgan with a second term after he took a gamble on calling an election during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latest on the British Columbia election

VANCOUVER — 11:35 Election night is coming to a close in B.C. with the results in four ridings likely to be left undecided until the results of mail-in ballots are known.

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Green Leader Sonia Furstenau wins her B.C. seat

Green party leader Sonia Furstenau has been re-elected in her Cowichan Valley riding in the B.C. election. The Canadian Press

Canadian Press NewsAlert: NDP win majority government in British Columbia

The New Democrats have won a majority government in the British Columbia election as voters have given John Horgan a second term after he took a gamble on calling an election during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Early results put B.C. Liberals and New Democrats in tight battle

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Liberals and New Democrats were jockeying for a lead in early provincial election results. With just over 500 polls reporting, the NDP edged out a slight lead in 45 ridings to the Liberals 28.
American voters living in Canada increasingly being counted in presidential race

American voters living in Canada increasingly being counted in presidential race

OTTAWA — Soon Jenny Wiebe will drive from her Fredericton home to the Maine town where she was born, to retrieve the mail-in ballot her parents are holding for her. The 55-year-old dual Canadian-U. S.
Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

Inquiry into oil and gas foes to deliver report next year: Kenney

CALGARY — An inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to the province's oil and gas sector will be completed some time next year, at least six month later than its original target, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Saturday.
As N.L.’s oil industry sputters, the emotional toll of the cod moratorium looms large

As N.L.’s oil industry sputters, the emotional toll of the cod moratorium looms large

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Dave Mercer spent the early 1990s roaming around Newfoundland and Labrador, trying to get enough hours to qualify for unemployment insurance in an economy levelled by the collapse of the cod fishery.