Wednesday, December 12, 2018

New pot, impaired driving penalties could bar newcomers from Canada

The federal government is warning newcomers that stiffer impaired driving and cannabis-related penalties could lead to their removal from Canada. The measures are part of...

Warsaw-bound plane makes emergency landing over bomb threat false alarm

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A bomb threat forced a Warsaw-bound aircraft to make an emergency landing in Romania’s capital Bucharest on Thursday but it turned...

Canada to apologize for treatment of Inuit with tuberculosis in mid-20th century

The federal government is poised to apologize for how it treated Inuit who were plucked from their communities across the North and taken to sanatoriums...

‘Fighting for his life’: Fisherman recounts harrowing rescue from waters off Malpeque

Cold and exhausted after treading water for more than two hours in the rough ocean waters off Malpeque, P.E.I., without a life jacket, Mike Day...

Grocery store apples now have their own trademark management companies

For decades, Canadians have been buying apple varieties like McIntosh, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Honeycrisp. No one owns the rights to these apples, which...

The Pollcast: A price on pollution or a tax on everything?

The Liberals are promising to put a price on pollution to lower Canada's greenhouse gas emissions and fight climate change. The Conservatives call it...

‘Something called a job’ is the way out of poverty, not basic income, Ford...

Ontario's premier said Thursday cancelling the basic income pilot project was a "simple" matter of saving money. "It was very simple, it cost $17 billion...

Senate candidate Corey Stewart doesn't waste any sympathy on CNN over bombing attempt

Republican candidate Corey Stewart speaks during a debate with Sen. Tim Kaine in Richmond, Va., on Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo: Steve Helber/AP) More In the...

Federal Liberal government to release fall economic update Nov. 21

The Trudeau government will release its fall economic update on Nov. 21 as part of a plan that Ottawa insists will help keep Canada...

Senate adopts Asia-Pacific trade deal as Canada becomes fifth nation to sign CPTPP

Legislation to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade deal has cleared the Senate after only a few days of study. The...