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The Populism Project: new poll suggests "northern populism" brewing in Canada

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 11:24am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 11:45am

OTTAWA — A majority of Canadians believe the factors driving recent political upheaval in other Western countries are on the rise here too, a new poll suggests.

But The...

Canadian lumber producers brace for second round of softwood lumber duties

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 11:10am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 11:45am

MONTREAL — Canada's softwood lumber industry is bracing for a second wave of U.S. duties expected to come Monday that could put further pressure on producers, particularly...

Thank you note from Trump is 'memorabilia' for Newfoundland political watcher

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 1:30pm

BAULINE, N.L. — In a world of political cynicism and voter apathy, Doug Kavanagh is the ultimate engaged citizen.

And now his growing collection of correspondence with...

Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 10:59am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 11:30am

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge's order for more environmental review of the already-operating Dakota Access oil pipeline has several potential outcomes, all of which could...

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 10:15am

MAO COUNTY, China — Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village...

Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy filing expected in Japan, US

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 9:42am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 10:15am

DETROIT — Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early...

Gordon Johnston leads Canada past India 3-2 and 2018 World Cup berth

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 9:30am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 10:00am

LONDON — Gordon Johnston scored twice, including the game-winner on a backhand shot in the 44th minute, as Canada rallied from a 2-1 deficit in the second half and beat sixth-...

On the move: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 9:15am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 9:45am

BOISE, Idaho — A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress.

More than a century after it was planted as a sapling in a...

Japan marks 75 years of Vatican ties with Noh theatre show

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 9:11am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 9:45am

ROME — Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Holy See with a performance of ancient traditional Noh theatre in Rome.

At the performance...

Flames make biggest splash among Canadian teams (again) on draft weekend

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 8:50am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 11:15am

CHICAGO — The draft weekend splash is becoming an annual Calgary Flames tradition.

For the third straight June, Flames general manager Brad Treliving swung a big deal at...

With wider search for soldiers, Canada's military broadens horizons

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 8:06am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 10:45am

OTTAWA — Canada's military is going all out to erase its reputation for intolerance and misogyny, aiming to recast itself instead as welcoming to Canadians of all races,...

Via figuring out how to retrieve train from Churchill cut off by rail closure

By The Canadian Press June 25, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: June 25, 2017 - 8:30am

CHURCHILL, Man. — Most of the talk since rail service to Churchill in northern Manitoba was indefinitely interrupted by washouts and other track damage last month has focused...

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