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  • Vancouver port truckers reach deal to end strike

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Striking truckers at Canada's largest port have a reached a deal to end a prolonged strike that officials said threatened the country's economy. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark said Wednesday the port will be open for business Thursday. British...

  • Canadian firm wins bidding for peanut butter plant

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday approved a Canadian company's last-minute $26 million cash offer for an eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant that went bankrupt after a salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall. But the fight for Sunland Inc. appears far from over....

  • Canada shows you can cut government spending

    What's the proper size of government? Here's an article from American Enterprise Institute's The American website citing a study by Canadian economist Livio De Matteo of the free-market Fraser Institute. The bottom line: The optimal government size of maximizing economic growth is 26 percent of...

  • Trial for Canadian webcam murder suspect begins

    TORONTO (AP) — The last image a young man in China saw on the webcam while chatting with his girlfriend in Toronto was of a man — naked from the waist down — turning off the computer moments after forcing his way into her apartment, a jury heard Monday. Qian Liu, 23, was found dead the...

  • Russian bans entry to 13 Canadians

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has slapped an entry ban on 13 Canadian lawmakers and officials in retaliation for Canadian sanctions against Moscow over its action in Ukraine. Russia's Foreign Ministry said in Monday's statement that the move is a response to the "unacceptable action by the Canadian...

  • Russia bans entry to 13 Canadian lawmakers and officials in retaliation for Canadian sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia bans entry to 13 Canadian lawmakers and officials in retaliation for Canadian sanctions.

  • Examiner Editorial: Why it's vital to complete the Keystone XL pipeline

    Imagine what would have happened in 1937 had the builders of the Golden Gate Bridge stopped half-way across the water separating the San Francisco peninsula and San Marin County because a bunch of feuding politicians couldn't agree to finish the job. Late-night comedians would still be making...

  • British Columbia government to end port strike

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia's government said Wednesday it preparing back-to-work legislation to force an end to a strike by container truck drivers at the Port of Vancouver, Canada's biggest port. The provincial government said in a statement that legislation is...

  • Obama's abuse of power endangers the nation's health

    When liberal pro-Obama scholars question the legality of President Obama's actions to implement Obamacare, the issue of illegal presidential use of power moves from partisan to frightening.

  • Joe Oliver named Canada's new finance minister

    TORONTO (AP) — Joe Oliver has been sworn in as Canada's new finance minister, a day after Jim Flaherty resigned after eight years on the job. Oliver had served as Natural Resources Minister and had been Canada's point man on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which the Canadian government is...

  • Beyond the Keystone XL pipeline, what's the next energy fight?

    Building the Keystone XL pipeline my be the topic du jour on the energy front these days, but Congress should start looking beyond it in order to get a head start on the next big fight. In that vain, Sen. Ted Cruz gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation on Feb. 10, telling Republicans to...

  • Godless: 85% of French say faith in God not necessary for morals

    A whopping 85 percent of those living in France do not believe that it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and good, putting the country at the bottom of a worldwide poll on religion and morals.

  • Keystone XL opponents have to enlist foreigners to help their cause

    Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline wanted to claim victory by providing far more comments to the State Department than supporters of the pipeline.

  • Video: Ted Cruz's Justin Bieber joke

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shared a Justin Bieber joke with conservatives during a speech on Thursday, joking that he had earned a lot of "notoriety" since he appearance in the Senate.

From the Weekly Standard