Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eleventh NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Eleventh NewsWatch-

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(Liberals-Pipelines) (Audio: P08)

Conservative M-P Lisa Raitt says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to resolve an escalating dispute between Alberta and British Columbia.

Earlier today, Trudeau told reporters he's determined to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built, but would not say what action he's prepared to take to make that happen.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has banned imports of B-C wine in retaliation for action the B-C government is taking that threatens to halt the Trans Mountain project. (11)

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(Marijuana-Bill)

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale isn't saying if people will be able to buy marijuana legally as of July, as many Canadians are expecting.

He says there will be an implementation phase that takes a short period of time after the bill legalizing recreational marijuana use receives royal assent.

The federal health minister told senators this week the provinces and territories have indicated they'll need another eight to 12 weeks to prepare for retail sales once the bill becomes law. (11)

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(Military-Lawsuit) (Audio: P06)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked his justice minister to follow up after learning government lawyers have asked the Federal Court to quash an 800-million-dollar lawsuit over sexual harassment and misconduct in the military.

They had argued the government doesn't owe three former service members a private law duty of care to provide a safe and harassment-free environment.

Trudeau says that argument does not align with his beliefs, or those of his government. …

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