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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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The strange tale of the paid protesters supporting Meng Wanzhou at her extradition hearing

Demonstrators outside B.C. Supreme Court on Day 1 of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing Monday. Actor Julia Hackstaff, far right, says she was told she was appearing as an extra in a movie shoot. (Georgie Smyth/CBC) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/paid-protesters-meng-wanzhou-1.5434613

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SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud charge, to pay $280-million fine

NICOLAS VAN PRAET, ANDREW WILLIS, GREG MCARTHUR SECURITIES REGULATION REPORTER, SEAN FINE JUSTICE WRITER, MONTREAL PUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2019 FOR SUBSCRIBERS https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-snc-lavalin-reaches-agreement-to-plead-guilty-to-charges-of-corruption/ After year of political turmoil, SNC-Lavalin gets most of what it wanted in plea deal — Comments This … Continue reading

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Ontario using new law to suppress suits over negligent government conduct, lawyers say

Ontario using new law to suppress suits over negligent government conduct, lawyers say https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-using-new-legislation-to-shut-down-class-action-suits/ Comments Very dangerous precedence. Instead of dealing with systemic issues in the justice system and elsewhere in government they have removed the ability to sue them … Continue reading

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Jury trials at risk as judge strikes down federal ban on peremptory challenges enacted after Boushie case

JUSTICE WRITER PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 6, 2019 SEAN FINE https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-peremptory-jury-selection/

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Alberta terminates election commissioner’s contract amid probe into UCP leadership race

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rural Municipalities of Alberta conference, in Edmonton, Alta, on Nov. 15, 2019. JASON FRANSON/THE CANADIAN PRESS — Alberta UCP government terminates election commissioner’s contract amid probe into UCP leadership race https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/article-alberta-terminates-election-commissioners-contract-amid-probe-into/ Comments It … Continue reading

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Province reviewing photo radar use, effect on road safety – Winnipeg Free Press

The probe will examine all aspects of photo enforcement, including whether it’s meeting the stated objective of reducing collision and injuries. (Boris Minkevich / Free Press files) By: Jessica Botelho-Urbanski Posted: 11/13/2019 6:46 PM https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/province-reviewing-photo-radar-use-effect-on-road-safety-564889052.html Archive The province is putting … Continue reading

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