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Justin Trudeau tours wildfire-destroyed area of Fort McMurray

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got a first-hand view of the swath of destruction left by last week’s wildfire as he toured the devastated oil town of Fort McMurray in the western Canadian province of Alberta on Friday. The fire, nicknamed “the» 

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Trudeau and Notley meet at Liberal retreat

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet are meeting in Alberta as they continue to face pressure about what to do about falling oil prices, long a staple of the Canadian economy. On Sunday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley met privately» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Politics, Society

Environmentalists unhappy with oilsands decision

The NDP government in Alberta, elected less than a year ago, is under fire for disbanding an arm’s length body that monitors the environment impact of the province’s oilsands. A group of 10 top Canadian researchers says that bringing the»