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A who's who guide to the Wet'suwet'en pipeline conflict

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From outside Wet'suwet'en Nation, the conflict over a gas pipeline seems complex, but key players have emerged. Here's a guide to some of them and how they fit into the organizations that make up Wet'suwet'en Nation.

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Now that Teck Frontier is dead, is there a future for Canada's oilsands?

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Alberta's oilpatch was dealt another devastating blow this week with Teck Resources' decision to pull the plug on its Frontier project — a move that has some analysts wondering whether the sector has a future in the long term.

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Diplomats warned federal government about getting too tight with China, committee hears

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Global Affairs briefing papers released by a Commons committee show that Canada's diplomatic corps has been warning politicians for some time that it's dangerous for Ottawa to get too close to China.

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As blockades continue, Kenney tells First Nations they should be partners in projects

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As blockades continue to pop up across Canada, disrupting rail and road traffic in protest of the Coastal GasLink pipeline through Wet'suwet'en territory, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says First Nations must be partners in pushing oil and gas development forward.

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Maria Sharapova announces her retirement from tennis

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Maria Sharapova quietly walked away from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday, ending a career that featured five Grand Slam titles, time at No. 1 in the WTA rankings and a 15-month doping ban.

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Sanders surge in crowded Democratic field echoes Trump's 2016 rise

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Democrats in 2020 are going through the same sort of identity crisis that Republicans went through with Donald Trump in 2016: An outsider, openly contemptuous of the party machine and its direction, is facing a fractured field of rivals.

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Canada to conduct flight tests on grounded Boeing 737 Max fleet

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The country's top aviation officials said Canada will conduct their own flight tests to examine whether the grounded Boeing 737 Max fleet is safe to fly after two deadly crashes.

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Panic buying in China and Italy a fresh reminder to be prepared: Don Pittis

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There are few signs of COVID-19 spreading in Canada. But experts say empty store shelves are a reminder the time to act is before an emergency hits.

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Stock markets sell off again as global economy infected by coronavirus fear

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Stock markets fell for the second day in a row on Tuesday, wiping out gains since the start of the year, as fear over the coronavirus is spreading even faster than the virus itself.

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CIBC hikes dividend as profits rose last quarter

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CIBC raised its dividend as its first-quarter profit topped expectations, boosted by strength in its capital markets and Canadian personal and small business banking operations.

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Peter Nygard to step down from company after FBI raids New York offices

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Peter Nygard will step down from his company and divest his ownership stake, his spokesperson said Tuesday, amid revelations the Canadian fashion mogul is the target of a police investigation in the Bahamas involving allegations of sexual assault.

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Now that Teck Frontier is dead, is there a future for Canada's oilsands?

Trudeau Teck

Alberta's oilpatch was dealt another devastating blow this week with Teck Resources' decision to pull the plug on its Frontier project — a move that has some analysts wondering whether the sector has a future in the long term.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down

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The Walt Disney Co. has named Bob Chapek CEO, replacing Bob Iger, effective immediately.

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