MONTREAL—The Green Party of Canada's encouraging result in a federal byelection in a Quebec riding last week has deputy leader Daniel Green hopeful the party can make a major breakthrough in this fall's general election.
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THUNDER BAY, Ont.—A Kitchener, Ont. man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for a Northern Ontario homicide has turned himself in.
Police in Thunder Bay, Ont. said the 27-year-old man was one of three people facing kidnapping and first-degree murder charges in the death of 40-year-old Lee Chiodo.
Chiodo's body was found at the side of an isolated roadway in late February.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped his insistence that his government has done nothing wrong in the SNC-Lavalin affair after a second cabinet minister in less than a month resigned yesterday.
TORONTO—The firing of a high-ranking provincial police officer waging a legal battle over the controversial appointment of Ontario's top cop yesterday renewed accusations of political interference the government denied.
OTTAWA—The federal government's plan to ease the carbon-price burden on small businesses will include rebate payments to cover some of the cost of making energy-efficiency upgrades.
OTTAWA—Ongoing concerns about coerced sterilization of indigenous women is nothing short of a “crisis” that warrants a public inquiry, a prominent Alberta First Nations' leader says.
In an interview, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam said concerns were brought directly to his attention by a member of his community north of Fort McMurray.
TORONTO—Ontario is gathering feedback on legislation aimed at eliminating the gender wage gap, including asking businesses how onerous pay transparency reporting would be.
TORONTO—Ontario's education ministry is recommending school boards freeze hiring ahead of the provincial budget and as the government consults on class sizes and hiring practices.
Deputy minister Nancy Naylor sent boards a memo Thursday noting the government implemented a hiring freeze in June and that school boards may wish to institute similar measures.
OTTAWA—Federal Justice minister David Lametti publicly is musing about whether Canada should consider separating the offices of its attorney general and its minister of justice in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin controversy—an idea that has backing from others who know the job intimately.
The woman at the centre of the political storm herself has called for this separation to be studied.
MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark judgment that ordered three tobacco companies to pay billions of dollars in damages to Quebec smokers.
Imperial Tobacco, JTI-Macdonald and Rothmans, Benson & Hedges had appealed a ruling that found the companies chose profits over the health of their customers.