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UCP donations nearly double NDP's in 2018 as Alberta election approaches

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 5:36pm

CALGARY — Documents show Alberta's Opposition United Conservative Party raised more money in the fourth quarter of last year than the governing New Democrats did in all of 2018.

New figures from Elections Alberta say the UCP brought in more than $3.9 million from October to December, with a.....

Canada endorses Venezuelan opposition leader as interim president

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 4:49pm

OTTAWA — Canada joined several other countries in the Americas Wednesday in recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president.

A statement from the Lima Group, which includes Canada and 10 Central and South American nations, expressed full support for Guaido.

The move came as.....

Anti-corruption squad arrests former head of Montreal construction trade school

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 4:27pm

MONTREAL — The former head of a Montreal construction trade school was arrested by the province's anti-corruption unit Wednesday and charged with fraud-related crimes against the school.

The anti-corruption unit said officers arrested Alain Prud’homme, who was director of the trade school until Oct. 2017. He is alleged to.....

Woman charged for aiding illegal entries at popular Quebec-U.S. crossing

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 4:12pm

MONTREAL — Canada's border protection agency has charged a woman in connection with organizing illegal entries into Canada through a popular rural crossing in southern Quebec.

A charge was laid against Olayinka Celestina Opaleye Wednesday at the courthouse in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, south of Montreal.

She is charged under the.....

Liberals have options to help more millennials buy homes, experts say

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 3:59pm

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have several options as they look for ways to help more millennials buy homes in an era of pricey real estate and rising borrowing costs, housing experts say.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau said earlier this week Ottawa is exploring measures to make home ownership.....

Canada to keep paying for F-35 development as fighter-jet competition ramps up

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 3:50pm

OTTAWA — Canada is poised to contribute tens of millions of dollars toward further development of the F-35 stealth fighter even as the federal government wrestles with whether to buy the plane or not.

In an interview with The Canadian Press, the Department of National Defence's head of military.....

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