Companies that have laid off workers are telling the Bank of Canada they plan to refill some positions over the next year, but many hiring plans remain… Read more »
China is threatening retaliation against Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned a new security law giving Beijing more control over Hong Kong. In a news conference… Read more »
Police say the man charged with ramming a truck through a gate at Rideau Hall last week was armed with two shotguns, a rifle and a revolver,… Read more »
Alberta has announced there will be a sandhill crane hunting season this fall — a hunt that’s been opposed by an environmental group and was previously rejected by the provincial government three times.
A First Nation in southern Alberta has implemented a curfew as its health workers monitor more than 200 people for signs they may have developed COVID−19. Siksika Nation Chief Ouray… Read more »
Alberta’s only non−Conservative member of Parliament says she’s disappointed some of the province’s Tory MPs haven’t been participating in virtual House of Commons special COVID−19 committee meetings.
The federal ethics watchdog is examining whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the conflict of interest law over how he handled a decision to have WE Charity manage a… Read more »
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he believes United States presidential hopeful Joe Biden can be swayed to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline. The presumptive Democratic nominee has vowed to rip up… Read more »
Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the territory,… Read more »
Alberta’s minister of health has ordered an independent third−party investigation into how the province’s health authority responded to a racist act. Tyler Shandro says in a statement… Read more »
Youth Minister Bardish Chagger says the WE organization won’t manage the federal government’s $900−million program to pay students and fresh graduates for volunteer work this summer.
A member of the Canadian Armed Forces is in custody, sources say, after someone rammed a truck through the gates of Rideau Hall and drove up the path toward the official residences that house Gov. Gen. Julie Payette and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before being stopped by police.
Atlantic Canada Prepares to Lift Travel Restrictions as Regional “Bubble” Opens; Proof of Residency Required
Atlantic Canadians are closely eyeing travel requirements and coronavirus case numbers across the region as the four provinces prepare to open their borders to their neighbours Friday,… Read more »
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In an effort to boost tourism, Sandman Hotel Group is offering reduced rates at some of its hotels in Alberta. The Sandman Hotel Group is offering up… Read more »
The federal government has extended the mandatory quarantine order for most people entering Canada until the end of August to help curb the spread of the novel… Read more »
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another legal hurdle Thursday when the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal to First Nations that argue they were… Read more »
White-throated sparrows are changing their tune — an unprecedented development scientists say has caused them to sit up and take note. Ken Otter, a biology professor at the University of Northern British Columbia, whose paper on the phenomenon was published on Thursday, said most bird species are slow to change their songs, preferring to stick with tried-and-true tunes to defend territories and attract females.
Experts and advocates say mandatory mask policies will only work if they’re backed up by efforts to provide access and education to vulnerable populations. A rule requiring that… Read more »
The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a new appeal from British Columbia First Nations over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
The court on Thursday dismissed the appeal from the Squamish Nation, Tsleil−Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band, effectively ending the years−long legal battle over the project.
Federal and provincial governments have agreed to extend a commercial rent relief program to help cover July costs for eligible small businesses, with a few changes. The… Read more »
All five of Canada’s biggest banks are joining an international boycott of Facebook over concerns that the platform is complicit in promoting racism, violence and misinformation. Scotiabank,… Read more »
The federal government says it has extended tight rules barring most foreign travellers from entering Canada until the end of July as part of efforts to slow… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named business owner and philanthropist Salma Lakhani as Alberta’s new lieutenant−governor. When she formally takes over the role, Lakhani will become Canada’s… Read more »
Air Canada is indefinitely suspending service on 30 domestic regional routes and closing eight stations at regional airports.
The airline says the cuts are being made as a result of continuing weak demand for both business and leisure travel due to COVID−19 travel restrictions and border closures.