OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the constitutionality of a New Brunswick law that ensnared a man who brought home a trunkload of beer and liquor from neighbouring Quebec.
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TORONTO—Tensions between Ontario's premier and the leader of the Opposition escalated yesterday as Kathleen Wynne accused Doug Ford of being just like U.S. President Donald Trump, in what experts predict is a glimpse of a hostile election campaign to come.
TORONTO—The leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives says he will cut corporate income taxes to stimulate job growth in the province if he's elected premier this spring.
Doug Ford said he will cut rates from 11.5 percent to 10.5 percent to help grow the economy and create jobs.
A U.K. man who lost three toes to frostbite in a Yukon race says he can't think of a better place for the digits to go than into people's drinks.
Nick Griffiths plans to donate his amputated appendages to the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Yukon—home of the famed Sourtoe Cocktail.
MONTREAL—A Montreal mountaineer will try to become the first solo woman to climb Canada's highest mountain in a trek that begins next month.
Should Monique Richard reach the summit of Yukon's Mount Logan, she will be the first female to reach the top by herself, according to officials with Parks Canada and data it has compiled since the late 1800s.
PARIS—With trademark rhetorical flourish, Justin Trudeau delivered a message of inclusive economic growth, environmental guardianship, progressive trade, and gender parity today as he became the first Canadian prime minister to address the French National Assembly.
Toronto Blue Jays' executive Andrew Miller was standing with some colleagues by the Rogers Centre infield yesterday morning when he heard a series of unexpected bangs.
Several pieces of ice fell on the domed stadium from the nearby CN Tower, with one chunk creating a hole the size of a desk in the roof on the east side of the building.
TORONTO—Ontario's New Democrats are promising free child-care for families earning less than $40,000 and a boost to hospital budgets if elected this spring, but say they would run multi-year deficits to pay for their plan.
The promises are part of the party's election platform, called “Change for the Better,” released yesterday—a month-and-a-half ahead of the June vote.
OTTAWA—After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration minister Ahmed Hussen said yesterday.
The government no longer will be allowed to reject permanent resident applications from those with serious health conditions or disabilities.
MONTREAL—The Quebec government says it is facing even more asylum-seekers entering the province from the United States this year and is asking the federal government for help.
Immigration minister David Heurtel says the number is forecast to increase significantly this summer.