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Trudeau rules out coalition, promises gender equity in new cabinet

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today ruled out a formal governing coalition and said his minority government's new cabinet will have gender balance when it's sworn in on Nov. 20.

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Trump administration sues California over cap-and-trade deal with Quebec

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Quebec finds itself in the middle of a legal battle launched by the Trump administration against the state of California.

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Online name-calling between Alberta, N.L. an unexpected post-election fallout 

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Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador have a lot in common, including a shared economic reliance on oil, but the comments of social media users took on a disturbing twist after Monday night's federal election.

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The carbon tax is probably here to stay. Can Conservatives adapt?

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If the 2019 federal election accomplished anything, it might be this: the carbon tax is no longer the third rail in federal policy. In fact, the Conservatives' loud rejection of carbon pricing probably didn't do them any favours.

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Apple Watch likely saved Calgary woman from man who had bag of rape tools

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When he broke into her Calgary apartment, John Joseph Macindoe had everything he needed to drug, hog-tie and rape the woman he'd become so obsessed with that he even had a Ziploc bag containing some of her hair.

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Trudeau's to-do list: calm rising regional tensions, heal rifts with premiers

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Fresh from an electoral victory with a weakened grip on power, Justin Trudeau is now facing a backlash from portions of a divided electorate and a long list of demands from federal and provincial leaders.

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After long-awaited recognition, research begins in earnest around chronic fatigue

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A network of Canadian scientists is trying to make up for lost time in their search for a standard diagnostic test and treatment for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. About 580,000 Canadians live with the disease, yet there has been little research into ME/CFS until recently.

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3 charged in protest outside People's Party event in Hamilton last month

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Three men have been arrested and charged in connection with a protest that occurred outside a People's Party of Canada event featuring Maxime Bernier last month in Hamilton.

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WeWork co-founder pushed aside in $5B SoftBank takeover

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WeWork is accepting a financial rescue package that hands control of the company to Japanese tech giant SoftBank and pushes aside co-founder Adam Neumann and his grandiose vision of changing the world through communal working.

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Zuckerberg meets skepticism in Congress over Facebook's Libra currency plans

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Mark Zuckerberg arrived on Capitol Hill to push an optimistic vision of Facebook's planned digital currency Libra, but was quickly grilled Wednesday over a number of issues confronting the social media giant.

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The Conservatives' climate change conundrum: Don Pittis

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After a campaign rejecting climate change politics, can the Conservatives create a policy to satisfy their base and a growing external climate consensus?

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Trump administration sues California over cap-and-trade deal with Quebec

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Quebec finds itself in the middle of a legal battle launched by the Trump administration against the state of California.

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SNC-Lavalin shares soar amid hope of plea deal following federal election

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. shares shot up Tuesday after the Liberal election win left open the possibility of a plea deal on fraud and corruption charges against the engineering firm.

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Google says it has achieved 'quantum supremacy' computing milestone

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Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.

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