Canada News

Libs shrugging off concerns

May 21, 2019 / 9:53 pm

A Liberal-dominated parliamentary committee's report on rural crime is "an insult to all Canadians," Conservative MPs say in a dissenting...

Pres. more like Rick Mercer

May 21, 2019 / 9:21 pm

Veteran Ukraine lawmaker Mustafa Jemilev was as worried and surprised as anyone when a comedian who played Ukraine's president on television was actually...

RCMP: body recovered

May 21, 2019 / 5:57 pm

Mounties say a body that was spotted in Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories last week has been recovered, and has been confirmed to be one of three...

Feds buy more Arctic ships

May 21, 2019 / 5:47 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce Wednesday that the federal government is buying two more Arctic patrol ships on top of the six it has...

50 years for brutal murders

May 21, 2019 / 12:50 pm

A man convicted of killing a Calgary mother and her young daughter will have to wait 50 years before he has a chance at parole. A jury found Edward Downey...

'Digital charter' planned

May 21, 2019 / 11:25 am

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital...

Tourism strategy rolled out

May 21, 2019 / 10:09 am

A new Canadian tourism strategy is meant to help boost international visits to Canada during non-peak seasons by more than a million people and get visitors to...

Winds in firefighters' favour

May 21, 2019 / 8:30 am

UPDATE: 8:30 a.m. Fire officials say the winds continue to be favourable as crews battle a large wildfire burning a few kilometres from a northern Alberta town....

Arrest, seizures at zoo

May 21, 2019 / 8:28 am

Animal welfare officials say they have arrested the owner of a Quebec zoo and are in the process of seizing its animals. The Montreal chapter of the Society for...

Kenney takes the helm

May 21, 2019 / 7:23 am

The Alberta legislature is to start a new session today with a lot of new faces and a new government in charge. Premier Jason Kenney and the 63 members of his...

Food insecurity grows

May 21, 2019 / 7:18 am

Newly published research has concluded that food insecurity in Nunavut grew after a federal program was brought in to fight hunger in the North. The study,...

Retaliatory tariffs lifted

May 20, 2019 / 10:53 am

Canada collected more than $1.27 billion from the retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products over the last year and all of it will go to the Canadian steel and...

Carbon tax desk-thumping

May 20, 2019 / 8:00 am

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's government heads to the legislature this week to make noise with an ambitious legislative agenda while trying to keep a hush...

Money laundering wake-up

May 20, 2019 / 7:57 am

The authors of a report that found $47 billion was laundered across Canada last year debated whether to include a graph that indicated Alberta, Ontario and the...

Sisters give up convent

May 20, 2019 / 7:31 am

In many ways, the garage sale that took place at the Sisters of Ste-Anne's mother house was no different than any of the dozens of others that took place in...

An 'unfortunate' translation

May 19, 2019 / 5:27 pm

Kraft Heinz has acknowledged an "unfortunate translation" of its latest buzzy condiment of pre-mixed mayonnaise-ketchup that has reached Canada....

Unions at odds on Phoenix

May 19, 2019 / 7:30 am

The federal team charged with finding a replacement for the government's troubled Phoenix pay system will present the Liberals with options within weeks...

Alberta war room 'theatre'

May 19, 2019 / 7:00 am

Environmental groups targeted by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are shrugging off the new government's promised $30-million "war room" to fight...

Body spotted in water

May 19, 2019 / 6:32 am

The search for three overdue travellers on frozen Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories has been suspended after police say searchers in a helicopter...

Feeling the fuel pinch

May 19, 2019 / 6:16 am

Four out of 10 British Columbians say rising gasoline prices are making it harder to afford necessities. A new survey by pollster Angus Reid finds 33% of...