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B.C. announces online building permit hub to speed up homebuilding across province

B.C. announces online building permit hub to speed up homebuilding across province

BURNABY — The British Columbia government says a new online "hub" will speed up building permit processes across jurisdictions.
Lobby group says emissions cap could cost oil and gas sector $75B in lost investment

Lobby group says emissions cap could cost oil and gas sector $75B in lost investment

CALGARY — A new report commissioned by an industry lobby group on the federal government's proposed emissions cap stirred up strong reactions from both oil and gas supporters and environmental groups on Monday.
No charges for officers who surveilled Alberta legislature member: watchdog letter

No charges for officers who surveilled Alberta legislature member: watchdog letter

EDMONTON — Two police officers who broke rules when they surveilled a legislature member won't face criminal charges, even though there are reasonable grounds to believe they committed a crime, says the province's law enforcement watchdog.
Sex education group 'incensed' by N.B. premier's targeting of school presentation

Sex education group 'incensed' by N.B. premier's targeting of school presentation

HALIFAX — The head of a non-profit group working to promote reproductive health says New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs is undermining efforts to give students access to honest, evidence-based sex education that answers their questions.
P.E.I. Liberals plan to choose leader in May 2026 to avoid conflict with federal vote

P.E.I. Liberals plan to choose leader in May 2026 to avoid conflict with federal vote

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Liberal Party of Prince Edward Island has decided to wait until May 2026 to select a new leader. Party president Katie Morello made the announcement Saturday during the party's annual meeting in Cornwall, P.E.I.
Ottawa working on artificial intelligence strategy for the public service

Ottawa working on artificial intelligence strategy for the public service

OTTAWA — Ottawa is developing a new artificial intelligence strategy for federal government operations, Treasury Board President Anita Anand said Monday.
Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

OTTAWA — Canada is looking at the massive new U.S. import tariffs on Chinese-made electric vehicles imposed by President Joe Biden earlier this month, but is not making any commitment to following suit north of the border.
Ontario privacy commissioner probing deleted Greenbelt emails

Ontario privacy commissioner probing deleted Greenbelt emails

TORONTO — Ontario's privacy commissioner says she will publish a special report about the use of non-government emails and deleted messages related to the Greenbelt.
In one North Carolina county, it's 'growth, growth, growth.' But will Biden reap the benefit?

In one North Carolina county, it's 'growth, growth, growth.' But will Biden reap the benefit?

SILER CITY, N.C. (AP) — At the epicenter of President Joe Biden’s promised economic boom, a slow tractor can still halt traffic. Just 81,000 people live in rural Chatham County, North Carolina. There are 1,076 farms.
Libertarians nominate Chase Oliver for president, spurning both Trump and Kennedy

Libertarians nominate Chase Oliver for president, spurning both Trump and Kennedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Libertarian Party on Sunday nominated party activist Chase Oliver for president, rejecting former President Donald Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. after they each spoke at the party's convention.
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