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Kentucky Canoe Outfit Borrows Photo of Trudeau Family to Market Business

Kentucky Canoe Outfit Borrows Photo of Trudeau Family to Market Business

By The Canadian Press

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A billboard showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and their children Xavier and Ella-Grace, is seen in Kentucky in this recent handout photo. The last thing you might think you’d stumble onto on a rural road in central Kentucky is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Chances are many of the people who pass by the intersection where Mammoth Cave Road meets Old Mammoth Cave Road, don’t even notice that they did. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO)

OTTAWA — You might think the last thing you’d stumble onto on a rural road in central Kentucky is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Chances are many of the people who pass by the intersection where Mammoth Cave Road meets Old Mammoth Cave Road don’t even notice that they did.

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New Advisory Board to Help RCMP Modernize Amid History of Bullying, Harassment

New Advisory Board to Help RCMP Modernize Amid History of Bullying, Harassment

By The Canadian Press

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

OTTAWA — The federal government is creating an external board of civilian advisers to help the RCMP modernize after years of grappling with internal bullying and harassment.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki announced the plan for a management advisory board today at a news conference in Ottawa.

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Justin Trudeau to Make ‘Corner Gas Animated’ Cameo, Brent Butt Tweets

Justin Trudeau to Make ‘Corner Gas Animated’ Cameo, Brent Butt Tweets

By The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds an animation of himself as he speaks with actor Brent Butt in this undated handout photo. Justin Trudeau will follow in the footsteps of two previous prime ministers by appearing in an episode of “Corner Gas.” The show’s Facebook page said on Saturday that Trudeau will play himself on an episode of “Corner Gas Animated” when its second season debuts this spring on The Comedy Network. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Robert de Lint, Vérité Films)

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will follow in the footsteps of two previous prime ministers by appearing in an episode of “Corner Gas.”

The show’s Facebook page said on Saturday that Trudeau will play himself on an episode of “Corner Gas Animated” when its second season debuts this spring on The Comedy Network.

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No Easy Answers to Questions Swirling Around Fatal Ottawa Bus Crash: Police chief

No Easy Answers to Questions Swirling Around Fatal Ottawa Bus Crash: Police chief

By Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press

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Officials from Transport Canada look at the scene where a double-decker city bus struck a transit shelter at the start of the afternoon rush hour on Friday, at Westboro Station in Ottawa, on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

OTTAWA — The investigation into a deadly bus crash on a busy Ottawa route will not yield answers quickly, the city’s police chief said Saturday as he cautioned the public not to jump to conclusions about the events leading up to the collision.

Charles Bordeleau said officers have plenty of work ahead of them as they probe the Friday afternoon collision that killed three and injured 23 others.

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‘Smarter’ Rules Would Ensure All Digital Players Pay for CanCon, Panel Told

‘Smarter’ Rules Would Ensure All Digital Players Pay for CanCon, Panel Told

By The Canadian Press

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This March 19, 2018 photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Patrick Semansky)

OTTAWA — Federal lawmakers need to make foreign content providers, such as Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime, pay their fair share into producing Canadian content, Canada’s broadcast regulator and its public broadcaster argued this week.

What that share looks like, however, remains uncertain as the federal government moves to tear down and rebuild the country’s broadcast and telecom regulations.

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Liberals Reimburse Commons for Using PM’s Office in Fundraising video

Liberals Reimburse Commons for Using PM’s Office in Fundraising video

By The Canadian Press

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a few questions following a meeting with a group of businessmen in Longueuil, Que. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

OTTAWA — The Liberals will reimburse $500 to the House of Commons for using Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s parliamentary office to record a video pitch for donations to the party.

Liberal national director Azam Ishmael says the party is also offering to reimburse people who made donations linked to that video.

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Electric-Car Sales Soaring But Canada Still Nowhere Near Goal Set in 2009

Electric-Car Sales Soaring But Canada Still Nowhere Near Goal Set in 2009

By The Canadian Press

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An electric car is plugged into a charging station at Lansdowne Mall in Peterborough, Ont., on June 17, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives)

OTTAWA — A decade-old goal to get at least half a million electric cars on Canada’s roads by the end of 2018 appears to have missed the mark by about 400,000.

The 2009 Electric Vehicle Technology Road Map for Canada, produced by a panel of experts in part for the Department of Natural Resources, aimed for 500,000 cars with the hope of galvanizing industry to make and sell them and government to encourage people to buy them.

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Hot Potato: Food Guide Makeover Creates Debate as Health Canada Prepares Release

Hot Potato: Food Guide Makeover Creates Debate as Health Canada Prepares Release

By The Canadian Press

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Vegetables are on display at the Jean Talon Market on January 11, 2016 in Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

OTTAWA – An overhaul of the Canada Food Guide is set to be released soon, a highly anticipated makeover that will do away with the rainbow visual many Canadians associate with the dietary guide commonly used in hospitals and daycares.

One of the major changes expected in the new Food Guide is a focus on plant-based sources of proteins — a move that has sparked concern among industry players including the Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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