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Saskatchewan legislature kicks off over carbon levy, labour strife with teachers

Saskatchewan legislature kicks off over carbon levy, labour strife with teachers

REGINA — Saskatchewan's spring legislative sitting kicked off Monday with the Opposition NDP demanding Premier Scott Moe at least pick up the phone and talk to Ottawa to resolve the escalating dispute over the carbon price.
New Mexico governor signs bill that bans some guns at polls and extends waiting period to 7 days

New Mexico governor signs bill that bans some guns at polls and extends waiting period to 7 days

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some guns will be banned at voting locations and the waiting period for purchasing firearms is being extended to seven days under measures signed into law Monday by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
Kentucky House supports special election to fill any Senate vacancy in Mitch McConnell's home state

Kentucky House supports special election to fill any Senate vacancy in Mitch McConnell's home state

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican-dominated Kentucky House voted Monday to remove any role for the state's Democratic governor in deciding who would occupy a U.S.
Longtime B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman won't seek re-election in fall vote

Longtime B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman won't seek re-election in fall vote

VICTORIA — British Columbia's longtime Environment Minister George Heyman says he's decided not to run in this fall's provincial election.
Four provinces confirm measles cases with Montreal deemed Canada's epicentre

Four provinces confirm measles cases with Montreal deemed Canada's epicentre

Seventeen cases of measles have been confirmed in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia — more than half of those in the Montreal area, while one Ontario case has been linked to a high school. Quebec public health director Dr.
Utah governor mulls measure that would fund firearms training for teachers

Utah governor mulls measure that would fund firearms training for teachers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gun violence prevention advocates who gathered Monday at the Utah State Capitol called on Gov.
Foreign interference inquiry hearing some federal evidence behind closed doors

Foreign interference inquiry hearing some federal evidence behind closed doors

OTTAWA — The head of a commission of inquiry into foreign interference has agreed to a federal request to present some evidence in private.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators say they feel vilified after protest cancels PM event

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators say they feel vilified after protest cancels PM event

OTTAWA — Organizers of a pro-Palestinian protest that disrupted a weekend reception featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau say they're being unfairly vilified.
Ottawa says its housing deals with cities will build 750,000 homes in the next decade

Ottawa says its housing deals with cities will build 750,000 homes in the next decade

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has finalized all of its deals with municipalities under the housing accelerator fund, a program it says has triggered Canada's biggest-ever movement to increase residential density.
Rotting bodies, fake ashes and sold body parts push Colorado to patch lax funeral home rules

Rotting bodies, fake ashes and sold body parts push Colorado to patch lax funeral home rules

DENVER (AP) — After nearly 200 bodies were found stacked and rotting in a Colorado funeral home, lawmakers have proposed bills to overhaul the state's threadbare funeral home regulations, which failed to prevent a string of gruesome cases — from sold