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Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach won’t run in next provincial election (in Election Central)

EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach said on Tuesday that after much reflection he has decided not to seek re-election. Read more …

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BC tree-planting company must pay after employees faced harsh conditions (in Labour + Industry)

VANCOUVER - More than two dozen tree planters who endured harsh conditions in the B.C. backcountry have won a major victory against their former employer.

Canadian mining firm among companies shortlisted for Afghan iron deposit (in Federal Politics)

A Canadian mining company has made the shortlist to bid for Afghanistan's giant Hajigak iron ore deposit.

The U.S. Geological Survey and the Pentagon estimate Afghanistan is sitting

Enbridge confirms Chinese firm investing in Gateway pipeline (in Environment)

The chief executive of Enbridge Inc. confirmed Thursday a major Chinese oil company is backing its controversial oil pipeline between Alberta and the West Coast.

BP predicts carbon emissions will continue rising to 2030 (in Environment)

Oil company BP predicts that carbon emissions will continue rising for the next two decades although the rate of growth is expected to moderate.

BC Liberal leadership candidates all support HST (in BC Politics)

All six Liberal leadership candidates say they support the HST, as they lay out their plans for the province's future for business leaders.

Australia gives deepwater oil exploration permits to BP (in Environment)

BP has been given its first-ever oil exploration permits off the Australian coast, but the government warned Monday that the London-based energy giant will have to demonstrate higher

Canada ranks near bottom on climate change (in Environment)

A global survey that looks at international efforts to address climate change has yet again ranked Canada near the bottom — just as the country's top environment officials

RCMP says it hasn’t been asked to investigate unusual trading in Taseko Mines (in Federal Politics)

The RCMP says it has not yet been asked to investigate a day of wild trading in Taseko Mines stock that provoked suspicions insider information was leaked weeks

Recall organizers furious as Elections BC rejects recall petition as too wordy (in BC Politics)

VANCOUVER - When it comes to launching the first-ever recall drive against a Canadian politician, Fight HST organizers are leaning to dot all their i's, cross all their

Recall organizers furious as Elections BC rejects recall petition as too wordy (in BC Politics)

VANCOUVER - When it comes to launching the first-ever recall drive against a Canadian politician, Fight HST organizers are leaning to dot all their i's, cross all their

Race to replace BC premier has its first contender (in BC Politics)

VANCOUVER - Premier Gordon Campbell has lost another cabinet minister, but it's because she wants his job.

Republicans more ‘receptive’ to oilsands than Democrats: Alberta official (in Labour + Industry)

Things are looking up for Alberta's oil sands in the United States with Republicans poised to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Republicans are so far "more

Nearly-homeless population faces dangerous health conditions: study (in Housing)

Some new tracking of people who are one step away from being homeless reveals a large population rife with mental illness, hunger and chronic health problems.

City of Vancouver puts troubled Olympic Village into receivership (in Municipal Politics)

The City of Vancouver announced Wednesday that Ernst and Young was assuming control of the Millennium Southeast False Creek Properties and the Millennium Water development.

Senate kills climate-change bill ahead of UN talks in Mexico (in Environment)

Opposition MPs and environmental activists say Canada is going into global-warming talks empty-handed after a majority of Conservative senators voted down a climate-change bill.

NDP Leader Jack Layton, whose

Sex law not protecting youth most at risk: study (in Rights + Justice)

An increase in Canada's age of consent law from 14 to 16 was supposed to protect teens from sexual exploitation, but a new study suggests the legislation may

Focus on ‘community security’ in Canada’s North: new report urges (in Federal Politics)

The fundamental welfare of Canada's northern communities is at risk as the federal government focuses its Arctic strategy on military might and diplomatic discourse, suggests a new report.

Taseko Mines says it’s not giving up on BC Prosperity mine (in Labour + Industry)

Taseko Mines Ltd. issued an open letter in local, regional and national newspapers Wednesday reassuring anyone who hung their hopes on the Prosperity gold and copper mine in

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