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‘It’s the best way’ Trudeau sells carbon pricing in Saskatoon

SASKATOON— Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched on the thorny issue of carbon pricing in a fundraising speech in Saskatoon on Thursday night. Outgoing Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has threatened to challenge the carbon pricing plan in court, saying it would be disproportionately punitive to Saskatchewan and doesn’t take into account measures already taken to reduce …

North Korea threat means time to consider missile defence, says Tory critic

OTTAWA—The time has come for Canada to seriously consider joining the controversial U.S. ballistic missile defence system for North America, says the new Conservative foreign affairs critic. North Korea’s increased capability to potentially reach the continent with a long-range missile is a game changer, Erin O’Toole said in an interview Thursday. “We now for the …

With Scherzer on verge of return, Nats are getting healthy

WASHINGTON— As Bryce Harper misses baseball while on the disabled list, many of his Nationals teammates are getting close to being healthy again. Even with Harper still out with a bone bruise in his left knee and no timetable for his return, the Nationals are about to get some reinforcements. Stephen Strasburg is back on …

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets Rafael Nadal at Rogers Cup

MONTREAL— Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov didn’t bend an inch against tennis superstar Rafael Nadal. Shapovalov upset Nadal 3-6, 6-4,7-6 (4) in the Rogers Cup third round on Thursday Night at a sold out Uniprix Stadium, where crowds roared with every point scored by the 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont. He advanced to a quarter-final meeting …

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