The federal Liberal government is defending its decision to have the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. oversee a rent-relief program for small businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada is “deeply concerned” by a violent crackdown following presidential elections in Belarus. Dozens of people have been injured and thousands detained… Read more »
The federal government has temporarily set a minimum unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent to calculate employment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those people living in… Read more »
A new study links cannabis use in pregnancy to a greater risk of autism. Researchers including experts from the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa reviewed… Read more »
Paula Spurr is used to being herded together with co-workers on the job. As a background performer in film and TV, the Burnaby, B.C., actress has been packed… Read more »
The federal Liberal government has handed over thousands of pages of documents related to the WE controversy to a House of Commons committee, which lawyers are now vetting for personal information and cabinet secrets.
With Gov. Gen. Julie Payette finding herself the focus of intensifying public scrutiny following reports about expensive personal renovations at Rideau Hall and alleged mistreatment of current and former staff, renewed interest has been sparked… Read more »
A Canadian man who contracted COVID−19 while in the custody of U.S. immigration authorities has died, leaving his family shaken and looking for answers from governments on both sides… Read more »
The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron’s record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books. All of Nova Scotia’s libraries… Read more »
Canada’s manufacturing industry is condemning the U.S. government’s decision to impose tariffs on their aluminum imports and worried about how it will impact the economy’s recovery from the pandemic.
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will hit back against U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum with $3.6 billion in tariffs of our own. Freeland says the… Read more »
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it has received reports from 750 people across the country regarding unrequested packages of seeds. The agency says the seeds are from a range… Read more »
An international trade expert says Canada can expect more U.S. moves like the imposition of aluminum import tariffs as protectionism gains popularity in the United States ahead of the November presidential election.
Statistics Canada says the country’s labour market gained 419,000 jobs last month as more parts of the economy were allowed to reopen. The agency says the national unemployment… Read more »
The Trudeau government is promising to impose retaliatory tariffs on American products after U.S. President Donald Trump announced Thursday he is restoring an import tax on raw aluminum from Canada later… Read more »
Canada is “profoundly concerned” about a Canadian citizen sentenced to death on drug charges in China Thursday, a spokesman for the federal government says.
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia sent a hit squad to Canada in an effort to hunt down and kill a former top intelligence official who knows… Read more »
A video−only dating app co−developed by Canadian comedian Norm Macdonald has launched in Canada. Called LOKO, the app features video profiles of its users instead of photos,… Read more »
A woman who calls herself a “death midwife” has been banned from using the title after a lengthy legal battle launched by the College of Midwives of… Read more »
The British Columbia government and the City of Vancouver are trying a new way to help get homeless people off the streets with the country’s first−ever navigation… Read more »
The federal government is moving ahead with plans to help provinces and territories shore up their defences against COVID−19 by freeing up billions of dollars to make… Read more »
Health Canada is recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers that contain ingredients “not acceptable for use” that may pose health risks. The organization says hand sanitizers with “unacceptable types” of… Read more »