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Some numbers from B.C. Speaker's report

VICTORIA — A report by British Columbia legislature Speaker Darryl Plecas alleges spending misconduct by two top officials who have been suspended during an ongoing RCMP investigation.
Resolute Forest Products loses most of lawsuit against enviro groups in U.S.

Resolute Forest Products loses most of lawsuit against enviro groups in U.S.

A Montreal-based forestry company has had most of its lawsuit against a group of environmental organizations dismissed by a California judge. The suit was brought by Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace, Stand.Earth and several individuals.
Canadian navy pressing ahead on life extensions for submarines

Canadian navy pressing ahead on life extensions for submarines

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence is pushing ahead with plans to extend the lives of Canada's submarine fleet, with the head of the navy hoping some work will start in the coming months.
Netflix apologizes to  Lac-Megantic for using rail disaster footage in 'Bird Box'

Netflix apologizes to Lac-Megantic for using rail disaster footage in 'Bird Box'

MONTREAL — Netflix is apologizing to the people of Lac-Megantic after actual footage of the 2013 rail disaster that devastated the town was used in dramas on the streaming service.
Cannabis-carrying border-crossers could be hit with fines under coming system

Cannabis-carrying border-crossers could be hit with fines under coming system

OTTAWA — Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of marijuana into Canada could soon be forced to pay fines.
Singer who won rights case against comedian exits social media following threats

Singer who won rights case against comedian exits social media following threats

MONTREAL — A singer embroiled in a legal battle with a Quebec comedian says he is shutting down his social media accounts after receiving "a significant number of hate messages," including death threats.
U.S. confirms it will ask Canada to extradite Huawei executive; China protests

U.S. confirms it will ask Canada to extradite Huawei executive; China protests

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Liberals looking to make home-buying more affordable for millennials: Morneau

Liberals looking to make home-buying more affordable for millennials: Morneau

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is looking for ways to make home-buying more affordable for millennials, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday as he held pre-budget public events in the Toronto suburbs.
Oilpatch wants growth policies from Alberta politicians; carbon price absent

Oilpatch wants growth policies from Alberta politicians; carbon price absent

CALGARY — The energy industry's want list as Alberta politicians gear up for a spring election includes a doubling of the industry's growth rate and support for six energy pipelines.
New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

OTTAWA — The Canada Food Guide's familiar food rainbow has been replaced with an interactive plate of guidelines promoting healthier lifestyles and updated food suggestions — changes being widely applauded by health and food science experts.