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Watching virus local spread

Feb 27, 2020 / 5:49 pm

Canada's top public-health official Dr. Theresa Tam says Canada has begun to look at tracking local spread of the novel coronavirus, just as the United...

Alberta files red-ink budget

Feb 27, 2020 / 2:43 pm

The Alberta budget remains mired in red ink, but doubles down on oil and gas and gives a boost to diversification. Finance Minister Travis Toews is forecasting...

Fury over Greta sticker

Feb 27, 2020 / 2:12 pm

An Alberta woman says she has complained to the RCMP about a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be...

Senator suspended again

Feb 27, 2020 / 1:06 pm

The Senate has voted to suspend Sen. Lynn Beyak a second time over derogatory letters about Indigenous Peoples posted on her website. Senators have approved a...

Trudeau to meet premiers

Feb 27, 2020 / 12:42 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with provincial and territorial leaders on March 13 to wrestle with some of the thorny issues that are dividing the...

Raw sewage keeps flowing

Feb 27, 2020 / 11:47 am

Canada's old-fashioned city sewer systems dumped nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into this country's waterways over five years, enough to fill...

New rules on right whales

Feb 27, 2020 / 11:40 am

Canada has rolled out new measures to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, but federal officials insisted Thursday the rules won't...

Teen's death a homicide

Feb 27, 2020 / 11:31 am

Quebec provincial police are investigating after the body of a teenaged girl was found by the side of a road in Quebec's Laurentians region. Her body bore...

RCMP to stop Harry security

Feb 27, 2020 / 10:18 am

Public Safety Canada says the RCMP has been providing security for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex since November, but plans to stop in coming weeks. A statement...

6th virus case in Ontario

Feb 27, 2020 / 10:16 am

Ontario now has a sixth confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, and health officials say it is the first instance in the province of human-to-human...

Are blockades terrorism?

Feb 27, 2020 / 10:11 am

A Conservative MP is questioning whether rail blockades in Quebec and Ontario constitute acts of terrorism, which could allow the RCMP to intervene. Doug...

Budget day in Alberta

Feb 27, 2020 / 6:27 am

It's budget day in Alberta. And while the United Conservative finance minister is saying the province remains on track to end the deficit, the Opposition...

Fire lit under passing train

Feb 26, 2020 / 6:17 pm

Protesters behind rail blockades in Quebec and Ontario ramped up their actions and rhetoric Wednesday as government officials accused them of compromising...

NAFTA 2.0 better than none

Feb 26, 2020 / 3:31 pm

It's imperative for Canada to ratify the new North American free-trade deal, says a leading business group, as the federal government released its...

A look at pandemic plans

Feb 26, 2020 / 2:42 pm

Canada has a leg up on preparing for a potential outbreak of the novel coronavirus because the country already has a detailed pandemic plan, according to...

2 more in Tory leaders race

Feb 26, 2020 / 2:42 pm

Two new candidates have been approved to enter the Conservative leadership race as the clock ticks down towards Thursday's deadline to register. New MP...

'Green left urban militants'

Feb 26, 2020 / 1:27 pm

A $1-billion fund established last year to support Indigenous participation in major projects won't have any projects to back if the circumstances that led...

Spring break virus fears

Feb 26, 2020 / 10:46 am

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canadians should think carefully about where they and their families are planning to travel for spring...

New virus case in Ontario

Feb 26, 2020 / 7:09 am

A woman who recently travelled to Iran has been diagnosed as Ontario's fifth novel coronavirus patient, Ontario's top public health official announced...

Arrests as rail line cleared

Feb 26, 2020 / 7:05 am

Commuter rail traffic is back to normal in and around Toronto after police made arrests at a protest that emerged Tuesday as part of ongoing rail blockades...

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