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Ontario lawyers to debate, vote on accrediting B.C. Christian law school

TORONTO - Ontario's law society is set to vote today on whether to accredit a British Columbia law school with a controversial policy on homosexuality....

posted: April 24,2014





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Baloney Meter: Are Canada's job numbers really the best in the G7?

OTTAWA - "Since the worst of the recession in July 2009, our government has created over 1 million net new jobs. This is the strongest job growth over the recovery among G7 countries."...


Oregon asks firm to stop using fetal tissue from BC to generate power

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia....


Couillard becomes Quebec premier and warns of tough economic decisions

QUEBEC - Philippe Couillard was sworn in as Quebec premier on Wednesday and immediately warned that the time has come for hard economic decisions....


Feds vow 'ambitious' phase-out of unsafe rail tank cars amid industry questions

OTTAWA - The federal government announced an aggressive some say unrealistic plan Wednesday to phase out within three years tens of thousands of older tank cars used to transport oil and ethanol by rail....


Opposition parties demand more details on CF-18 deployment to eastern Europe

OTTAWA - Federal opposition parties are demanding to know where the country's CF-18s are headed in eastern Europe and what they'll be doing as tension rises throughout the region....


McDonald's restaurants put foreign worker program on hold, conducts audit

VICTORIA - McDonald's Canada says temporary foreign workers are a necessary part of the fast-food chain's business model, but its use of the federal jobs initiative is now on hold until the company satisfies itself and Canadians that it...






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