Monday, December 11, 2017

Liberals scoop up Dianne Watts's former riding in federal byelection

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The Liberal Party of Canada has snatched a seat in Parliament away from the Conservatives in a close byelection vote.



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Mathieu Perreault helps Jets snap 3-game losing streak

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Mathieu Perreault scored two goals and added one assist to help the Winnipeg Jets halt a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday.



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Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated with U.S. in early 2018

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The U.S. government has announced plans to renegotiate and "modernize" the Columbia River Treaty in early 2018.



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John Horgan's Site C choice a political loss, but a win may not have been possible

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The NDP is betting announcements made between now and the next election will ease the sting for disappointed voters.



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Child's smartphone searches become subject of short film

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When Brett Gaylor discovered an archive of every voice search his five-year-old son had made on Google Assistant, it raised some troubling questions about artificial intelligence.



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Greyhound wants to leave northern B.C. and says government-funded transit should take its place

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Saying it is no longer possible for bus companies to be profitable in rural British Columbia, Greyhound Canada is calling on the provincial and federal governments to step in with public funding for intercity transit routes.



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John Horgan disappoints both Site C opponents and supporters in northeast B.C.

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Opponents of the Site C dam say they are "devastated" by the premier's decision to move forward with the project, while supporters say the NDP leader's handling of the decision is unlikely to win him future votes.



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