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Nova Scotia High School Rugby Ban Scrapped After Public Backlash

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HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has told the province’s schools athletics authority to reinstate high school rugby, after it was abruptly cancelled across the province without warning over safety and liability concerns. Amid a backlash from players, politicians and Rugby Canada, Education Minister Zach Churchill said in a statement late Friday that the Nova […]

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‘Follow-Up’ Podcast: One-On-One With Gerald Butts

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OTTAWA — Gerald Butts isn’t comfortable with talking about himself. The prime minister’s former principal secretary has been keeping a low profile since his March testimony on the SNC-Lavalin affair, a controversy he says took on an “outsized importance” compared to other issues at the time. In an exclusive interview on HuffPost Canada’s “Follow-Up” podcast, […]

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Kelly Craft, U.S. Ambassador To Canada, Formally Nominated For UN Job

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has formally submitted to the Senate the nomination of Kelly Craft to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Craft serves as the U.S. ambassador to Canada. In February, Trump had said he had selected Craft for the U.N. job. Craft, a Kentucky native, was a member […]

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Scheer Claims Liberals Lack 'Real' Climate Plan, Despite Carbon Pricing System

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is claiming the Liberal government lacks a “real” climate plan, despite its implementation of a carbon pricing system to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Scheer told reporters Monday that he “absolutely” sees a link between climate change and the flooding that has wreaked havoc in Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick in recent […]