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Conservative leader in Canada's Alberta seeks to enter legislature 1:44pm EST

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Conservative leader in Canada's oil-rich Alberta, Jason Kenney, ran in a special election on Thursday to obtain a seat in the legislature that could lay the groundwork for his efforts to challenge the ruling party in the 2019 provincial polls.  Full Article

 
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Bank of Canada more confident less stimulus needed: Poloz 12:59pm EST 

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada is growing increasingly confident that the economy will need less stimulus over time, Governor Stephen Poloz said on Thursday, adding that the economy is in a sweet spot after making "tremendous" progress over the last year.  Full Article  

Four killed in helicopter crash in central Ontario 2:00pm EST 

(Reuters) - Four people were killed on Thursday in a helicopter crash in rural central Ontario, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Toronto, police said.  Full Article