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FILE - Former Atlanta Braves first baseman Fred McGriff smiles on the field before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Atlanta. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling were passed over by a Baseball Hall of Fame committee that elected former big league slugger Fred McGriff to Cooperstown on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Brett Davis, File)

Former Blue Jay McGriff elected as Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again

Moments after former Toronto Blue Jay Fred McGriff was elected to the…

FILE - Former Atlanta Braves first baseman Fred McGriff smiles on the field before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Atlanta. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling were passed over by a Baseball Hall of Fame committee that elected former big league slugger Fred McGriff to Cooperstown on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Brett Davis, File)
This image released by Peanuts Worldwide shows promotional art for the 1965 animated TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The soundtrack has sold more than five million copies. (Peanuts Worldwide via AP)

Jazzy ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ swings on after 57 years

The Mendelson family would love to find the envelope where their father,…

This image released by Peanuts Worldwide shows promotional art for the 1965 animated TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The soundtrack has sold more than five million copies. (Peanuts Worldwide via AP)
A pumpjack draws out oil and gas from a well head as the sun sets near Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

AltaGas raising quarterly dividend six per cent to 28 cents per share

AltaGas Ltd. is raising its dividend by six per cent. The energy…

A pumpjack draws out oil and gas from a well head as the sun sets near Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Enbridge president and CEO Al Monaco, right, addresses the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Monaco may be the outgoing CEO of Canada’s largest energy company, but don’t ask him to predict the price of oil a decade from now or even next year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Outgoing CEO Al Monaco says Enbridge ‘poster child’ for an orderly energy transition

Al Monaco may be the outgoing CEO of Canada’s largest energy company,…

Enbridge president and CEO Al Monaco, right, addresses the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Monaco may be the outgoing CEO of Canada’s largest energy company, but don’t ask him to predict the price of oil a decade from now or even next year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta's Health Minister Jason Copping gives an update in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Respite-care staff redeployed to help out at Alberta Children’s Hospital

A surge in patients at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary has prompted…

Alberta's Health Minister Jason Copping gives an update in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An electric vehicle is charged in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Parkland Corp. says it is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network in western Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

B.C. to benefit as Parkland doubles western Canada EV charging network

50 ultra-fast charging stations coming to highways and destinations from Vancouver Island to Calgary

An electric vehicle is charged in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Parkland Corp. says it is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network in western Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Olivier Jollet, the Executive Vice President and International general manager of Pluto TV, is shown at the Pluto TV Canada launch event in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ryan Emberley courtesy of Pluto TV Canada *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Free, ad-supported service Pluto TV joins Canada’s streaming landscape

The executive in charge of Pluto TV says Canada’s newest ad-supported streaming…

Olivier Jollet, the Executive Vice President and International general manager of Pluto TV, is shown at the Pluto TV Canada launch event in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ryan Emberley courtesy of Pluto TV Canada *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Commissioner Paul Rouleau listens to counsel question a witness at the Public Order Emergency Commission, in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Lawyers for "Freedom Convoy" organizers won their bid to gain access to unredacted versions of 20 documents at the Public Order Emergency Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Emergencies Act hearings end with final words on transparency, accountability

After 300 hours of testimony, 9,000 exhibits and a few major revelations,…

Commissioner Paul Rouleau listens to counsel question a witness at the Public Order Emergency Commission, in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Lawyers for "Freedom Convoy" organizers won their bid to gain access to unredacted versions of 20 documents at the Public Order Emergency Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
An electric vehicle is charged in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Parkland Corp. says it is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network in western Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Parkland to double size of announced EV charging network in western Canada

Parkland Corp. is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle…

An electric vehicle is charged in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Parkland Corp. says it is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network in western Canada.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A restricted gun licence holder holds an AR-15 at his home in Langley, B.C. on May 1, 2020. Saskatchewan says it would consider reducing its funding for the RCMP if they were to assist the federal government with its proposed firearms buyback program. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Reducing funding for RCMP on the table for Saskatchewan amid firearm buyback debate

Saskatchewan says it would consider reducing its funding for the RCMP if…

A restricted gun licence holder holds an AR-15 at his home in Langley, B.C. on May 1, 2020. Saskatchewan says it would consider reducing its funding for the RCMP if they were to assist the federal government with its proposed firearms buyback program. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Britain's Prince William chats with a child in Roca's Young Mother's Program Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in Chelsea, Mass. (AP Photo/Reba Saldanha, Pool)

Prince William, like his father, prioritizes the environment

Prince William became heir apparent less than three months ago, but he…

Britain's Prince William chats with a child in Roca's Young Mother's Program Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in Chelsea, Mass. (AP Photo/Reba Saldanha, Pool)
Trainees roll pipe off the catwalk during a training session to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor at Precision Drilling in Nisku, Alta., in a January 20, 2017, file photo. Two of Canada's largest oil and gas contract drilling companies have agreed to combine in a deal worth about $1.03 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Profits in 15 sectors, including oil and gas, driving bulk of inflation: report

A new report by the Centre for Future Work found that growth…

Trainees roll pipe off the catwalk during a training session to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor at Precision Drilling in Nisku, Alta., in a January 20, 2017, file photo. Two of Canada's largest oil and gas contract drilling companies have agreed to combine in a deal worth about $1.03 billion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Workers with the HALO Trust organization use a detector as they perform demining operations in the village of Peremoha, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrice Bergeron

Canadian-funded group works to remove landmines left in Ukraine after Russian retreat

The small yellow stakes in the middle of a vast field outside…

Workers with the HALO Trust organization use a detector as they perform demining operations in the village of Peremoha, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrice Bergeron
Commissioner Paul Rouleau listens to counsel question a witness at the Public Order Emergency Commission, in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Lawyers for "Freedom Convoy" organizers won their bid to gain access to unredacted versions of 20 documents at the Public Order Emergency Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Government to un-redact text messages, notes of PMO staff at Emergencies Act inquiry

Lawyers for “Freedom Convoy” organizers have won their bid to get access…

Commissioner Paul Rouleau listens to counsel question a witness at the Public Order Emergency Commission, in Ottawa, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Lawyers for "Freedom Convoy" organizers won their bid to gain access to unredacted versions of 20 documents at the Public Order Emergency Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Ambassador of China to Canada Cong Peiwu speaks as part of a panel at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Global Affairs calls in China ambassador over claims of secret police stations

A Global Affairs Canada official says the department has called in China’s…

Ambassador of China to Canada Cong Peiwu speaks as part of a panel at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Canada midfielder Jonathan Osorio (21) and Morocco midfielder Sofiane Boufal (17) battle for the ball during second half group F World Cup soccer action at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, December 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada exits World Cup on third straight loss as Morocco profits from poor defending

Canada dug itself an early hole Thursday and couldn’t find a way…

Canada midfielder Jonathan Osorio (21) and Morocco midfielder Sofiane Boufal (17) battle for the ball during second half group F World Cup soccer action at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, December 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Company logo flags wave in front of a Volkswagen factory building in Zwickau, Germany, April 23, 2020. Volkswagen AG says it has started searching in Canada for the site of its first battery factory in North America. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jens Meyer

Volkswagen searching in Canada for first North American battery factory site

Volkswagen AG has started searching in Canada for the site of its…

Company logo flags wave in front of a Volkswagen factory building in Zwickau, Germany, April 23, 2020. Volkswagen AG says it has started searching in Canada for the site of its first battery factory in North America. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jens Meyer
Children's backpacks and shoes are seen at a CEFA (Core Education and Fine Arts) Early Learning daycare franchise, in Langley, B.C., on May 29, 2018. Families in Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day for child care, the first jurisdiction to achieve the goal under a Canada-wide plan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A look at how $10-a-day child-care plans have been rolling out across Canada

Families in Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day…

Children's backpacks and shoes are seen at a CEFA (Core Education and Fine Arts) Early Learning daycare franchise, in Langley, B.C., on May 29, 2018. Families in Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day for child care, the first jurisdiction to achieve the goal under a Canada-wide plan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A protester shovels snow in front of parked semi-trailer and pickup trucks on Rideau Street, on the 21st day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. The Defence Department's top official says he told the military to prepare to intervene as "Freedom Convoy" protests gridlocked downtown Ottawa and several border crossings with the U.S. earlier this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Military was told to prepare to intervene in ‘Freedom Convoy’ protests: official

The Defence Department’s top official says he directed the military to prepare…

A protester shovels snow in front of parked semi-trailer and pickup trucks on Rideau Street, on the 21st day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. The Defence Department's top official says he told the military to prepare to intervene as "Freedom Convoy" protests gridlocked downtown Ottawa and several border crossings with the U.S. earlier this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces march at a parade in Calgary on July 8, 2016. Internal emails submitted to a public inquiry show Liberal political aides scrambling earlier this year to determine the extent of support for "Freedom Convoy" protests from members of the Canadian Armed Forces. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Ministerial staff shared information about soldiers’ role in “Freedom Convoy”

Emails released through a public inquiry suggest federal Liberal political aides were…

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces march at a parade in Calgary on July 8, 2016. Internal emails submitted to a public inquiry show Liberal political aides scrambling earlier this year to determine the extent of support for "Freedom Convoy" protests from members of the Canadian Armed Forces. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh