REGINA—A consulting firm says sight lines are a safety concern at the rural intersection where the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash happened back in April.
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OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed four new senators including a failed Liberal candidate, filling every seat in the upper chamber.
The Senate has a full complement of 105 senators—the first time there hasn't been a vacancy in about eight years.
Trudeau has appointed 49 senators since becoming prime minister and will have the chance to appoint more in 2019.
TORONTO—The man about to become Ontario's top cop should step aside while a probe is conducted into allegations of political interference from Premier Doug Ford's office in his hiring, the leader of the Opposition said yesterday as the government stood firm on the appointment.
OTTAWA—Experts the federal government charged with looking at whether people suffering only from mental disorders should be eligible for medically-assisted death couldn't even agree on what evidence is relevant to the question, according to reports tabled in Parliament yesterday.
OTTAWA—The federal government is enacting strict new measures to address mounting concerns about tired flight crews on commercial planes—big and small.
New regulations will set lower limits for the number of hours pilots can be in the air and on the job before having to take a break, taking into account the times of day they fly and how often they take off and land.
Police investigations into the deaths of nine indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ont. were so problematic—in part because of systemic racism—that they should be reinvestigated, an independent review released yesterday recommends.
The recommendation by Ontario's police watchdog is one of 44 in a report that concludes the city's police service is rife with racist attitudes.
OTTAWA—As he does almost every day before attending question period, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bounded down the stairs between his third-floor office in Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the foyer on the second floor outside the House of Commons.
TORONTO—Ontario's financial watchdog says the province's deficit will rise to $12.3 billion this fiscal year—half-a-billion more than he predicted before the spring election but less than the Progressive Conservative government's own projections.
OTTAWA—Quebec's finance minister yesterday brushed off complaints from Alberta about his province's share of the federal equalization-funding pie, calling them pre-election posturing in the Prairie province.
OTTAWA—Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale says he will examine the transfer of Victoria Stafford's murderer, Michael Rafferty, from a maximum-security prison to a medium-security facility—a review that will take place just weeks after Rafferty's accomplice, Terri-Lynne McClintic, went back to a prison from an indigenous healing lodge.