OTTAWA — Provinces that don't get on board with the federal Liberals' plan to deal with climate change, including putting a price on pollution, will forfeit their share of a $2-billion federal fund, Environment minister Catherine McKenna said.
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MONTREAL—While they are rivals for the starting quarterback position on the Montreal Alouettes, there is no ill-will between Johnny Manziel and Antonio Pipkin.
The two trained together at the George Whitfield quarterback academy in San Diego before they became teammates this season in Montreal.
TORONTO—Math test scores among public elementary students in Ontario have been decreasing over the last five years, indicating government efforts to reverse the trend have not worked, according to the agency administering standardized assessments in the province.
MONTREAL — Resolute Forest Products Inc. has signed a deal to sell its recycled bleached kraft pulp mill in Fairmont, W.Va., for US$55 million.
The company says ND Paper LLC, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd., has agreed to buy the mill.
Nine Dragons has nine paper mills in Asia as well as two U.S.-based facilities.
KANANASKIS, Alta.—Conservation officers say a bear that seriously injured two hikers in a southern Alberta park retreated after biting into a can of bear spray that one of the people was holding.
VANCOUVER—Scientists who are trying to treat an ailing killer whale in the Pacific Ocean off Washington state are looking at injecting the animal with a second dose of antibiotics and another drug.
For the past few weeks, the endangered female killer whale, called J50, has been at the centre of an international rescue effort. She was last spotted Friday.
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—A man from Thunder Bay, Ont., is facing multiple charges after an unusual weekend incident in the city.
Local police say they were called to an area where a half-dressed man covered in what appeared to be cooking oil was allegedly wandering into traffic.
GENEVA—A trade dispute over glossy paper will continue with an appeal to the World Trade Organization, even though the United States announced last month that it had ended countervailing duties on Canadian producers.
OTTAWA—Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is giving the green light to a new roadside test to check for drugs.
Yesterday, Wilson-Raybould approved the Drager DrugTest 5000 as the first saliva screening equipment to be used by law enforcement to test for THC, the main psychoactive agent in cannabis.
ARVIAT, Nunavut—Inuit who were forcibly removed from their traditional lands in the 1950s and starved as a result have reached a compensation deal with the federal government.
“We forgive but we will not forget,” said David Serkoak of the Ahiarmiut Relocation Society, representing the descendants of dozens of relocated Inuit.