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Interview with Scotland's foreign minister: Independence just a matter of time

When asked whether Scotland might still achieve independence someday its foreign minister sounds optimistic, adamant, and a little like Rene Levesque....

posted: September 20,2014

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MP Anders takes second stab at earning a Conservative spot on the next ballot

BROOKS, Alta. - Controversial Alberta MP Rob Anders is hoping for new political lifeline after losing a Conservative nomination race in Calgary earlier this year....

Calgary army officer convicted in fatal training accident wins appeal

CALGARY - A Calgary soldier convicted for his part in a deadly training accident in Afghanistan has won his appeal and hopes that a "long and difficult process" is finally over....

Differing visions in New Brunswick campaign aim to revive Frank McKenna miracle

Starkly differing Liberal and Progressive Conservative visions of how to reignite New Brunswick's jobs renaissance of the 1990s still referred to as "the McKenna Miracle" are being presented to voters worried about the economy in...

Mountie joked about movie not sex act, breach of trust trial hears in B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Jokes about a soon-to-be released Hollywood movie, not images on closed-circuit video of two women having sex in a jail cell, are what caused a Mountie to laugh while surrounded by his colleagues, B.C. Supreme Court was...

New health minister promises change but says he won't radically alter the system

EDMONTON - Alberta's new health minister says there won't be massive reforms to the province's health care system but there will be changes in how things are done....

TransCanada says Keystone XL costs surged during six years in limbo

CALGARY - Costs for the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will likely balloon from US$5.4 billion to as much as US$10 billion, TransCanada Corp. confirmed Friday, as the project marked its sixth year in regulatory limbo....

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