Statistics Canada says the economy grew at a record annualized pace of 40.5 per cent in the third quarter as businesses came out of COVID-19 lockdowns. The… Read more »
Canadians planning to buy a live Christmas tree this season should start shopping now and expect to pay more, the Canadian Christmas Tree Growers Association says. Farmers… Read more »
Key elements from the federal government’s fiscal update, delivered by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland Monday afternoon: A boatload of borrowing. The federal deficit is sailing toward $381.6… Read more »
The federal government is proposing millions of dollars in new spending as a down payment on a planned national child-care system that the Liberals say will be… Read more »
The federal Liberals are proposing $25 billion in new spending to help Canadian businesses and workers make it through a COVID-19 winter and vowing tens of billions… Read more »
Canadians willingly, unwillingly, and sometimes unknowingly, gave up some of their civil liberties over the past eight months to try and slow the spread of COVID-19. Legal… Read more »
Kawartha Dairy Limited is recalling certain Kawartha Dairy brand ice cream products due to possible presence of pieces of metal. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the… Read more »
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole accused the Liberal government Sunday of putting too much emphasis on partnering with a Chinese company for a COVID-19 vaccine in what turned… Read more »
Things to Do this Weekend — What’s On this Weekend in Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver.
Jagmeet Singh committed a grisly slaying in front of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday night. Fortunately the victim was a video game character, not a human being. The… Read more »
A spokesman for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his office accidentally sent out an account of a phone call with Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole that hadn’t happened yet.
Sobeys says it is bringing back pay premiums for staff in locations where COVID-19 lockdowns are in effect. Parent company Empire Company Limited says it has reinstated… Read more »
Vaccines are now a bright spot of hope on the COVID-19 pandemic horizon. But much about them, and their rollout in Canada, remains up in the air…. Read more »
Canadian Forces Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, who commanded NATO’s training mission in Iraq, is now undertaking arguably his most important mission — leading the logistical rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine on Canadian soil.
With global smartphone makers such as Apple, Samsung, LG and others rolling out their first 5G phones this year, many Canadians will be considering an upgrade to the latest tech during the peak selling season between now and Boxing Day.
Champion ice-dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and Olympic champion swimmer Mark Tewksbury were among 114 athletes, artists, scholars and community leaders named to the Order of… Read more »
Eric Duncan, the first openly gay Conservative MP, laced into the federal health minister Thursday over the Liberals failure to end a ban on gay men donating blood.
A new federal task force will look at the possibility of a low-cost national flood insurance program as well as options for potential relocation of people who live in areas at highest risk from surging spring waters.
The first COVID-19 vaccine could be approved for use in Canada within two weeks, Health Canada’s chief medical adviser said Thursday. The department’s medicine review team is… Read more »
Councillors in Vancouver have voted unanimously to ask the federal government to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit drugs. Mayor Kennedy Stewart put forward the motion… Read more »
Hockey Canada has temporarily shutdown national junior team selection camp following the confirmation of two positive COVID-19 tests among players. Hockey Canada announced on Wednesday that players,… Read more »
The Indigenous mother in Abbotsford, B.C., says she began crying when her daughter asked for help with a homework assignment that directed students to name “positive experiences with residential schools.”
A hotel worker in Nelson, B.C., suffered a heart attack shortly after a confrontation with a patron who refused to wear a mask and wouldn’t leave the… Read more »
The B.C. Coroners Service says its latest data on illicit drug deaths show an average of five people are dying every day in the province. Chief coroner… Read more »