• Prentice: Keystone XL Battle Goes On Despite Veto By President Obama

    EDMONTON—Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the struggle over Keystone XL is not over, even with the veto of a bill approving the transcontinental pipeline. Prentice... Read more

  • Former Sports Catering CEO Pleads Guilty to Kicking Dog

    VANCOUVER—The former CEO of a company that provides catering services to sports venues across North America has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges after he... Read more

  • Saskatchewan First in Canada, Second in World for Mining: Fraser Institute

    REGINA—The Fraser Institute says its annual global survey of mining executives has determined Saskatchewan is the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in Canada, and... Read more

  • Four Children Die, Mother Saves 3 in Manitoba

    KANE, Man.—A mother was able to save three of her children, but four others died in an early-morning house fire Wednesday in a southern Manitoba... Read more

  • Former Canadian prime minister Paul Martin announces the results of a four-year project to improve students’ achievement in literacy in two Ontario First Nations schools on Feb. 24, 2015 in Toronto. (The Canadian Press/Galit Rodan)

    Pilot Project Improves Literacy at Two First Nations’ Schools: Martin

    TORONTO—Former prime minister Paul Martin said a “remarkable” pilot program for reading and writing at two First Nations’ elementary schools should be rolled out across... Read more

  • A monarch butterfly feeds on the flowers of a butterfly bush in Omaha, Neb. Conservationists say a concerted national effort to plant milkweed is needed to reverse a precipitous decline in the monarch, which migrates thousands of miles between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico each year. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    Save Monarchs With Milkweed Planting Program, Feds Urged

    TORONTO—A concerted national effort to plant the traditionally unloved milkweed is needed to reverse a precipitous decline in the monarch butterfly population, conservationists say. They’re... Read more

  • Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz delivers a speech to students and business leaders at Western University's Ivey School of Business in London, Ont. on Feb. 24, 2015. (The Canadian Press/ Mark Spowart)

    Bank of Canada’s Poloz Committed to Targeting Inflation

    Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz strongly endorsed inflation targeting as a modus operandi for central banks, but feels that monetary policy needs to do... Read more

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    Toronto: Large Tunnel Between Rexall Centre, York University Discovered

    Toronto authorities are puzzled after discovering a large, sophisticated tunnel between the Rexall Centre and York University. The CBC reports that the tunnel was dug... Read more

  • Liberal MP Irwin Cotler speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill Nov 5, 2014. Cotler backed calls for an end to organ harvesting in China and tabled petitions to that effect on Feb. 19, 2015, in the Canadian Parliament. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Canadian MP Irwin Cotler Backs Calls for End to Forced Organ Harvesting in China

    OTTAWA—Liberal MP and former Minister of Justice Irwin Cotler rose in the House of Commons on Feb. 19 to give voice to demands that the... Read more

  • U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (L) inspects a Google self-driving car at the Google headquarters on Feb. 2, 2015, in Mountain View, Calif. Semi-autonomous cars are already on the market, with their capabilities continually expanding. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Robot Economics

    PARLIAMENT HILL—The future is racing toward us, and no one is driving. Driverless cars are among the first wave of new disruptive technology that will... Read more

  • Alberta Politician Says Deporting Paralyzed Worker Would be Inhumane

    EDMONTON — An Alberta Tory backbencher says more needs to be done to help a temporary foreign worker who has been ordered out of Canada... Read more

  • Mulcair: NDP Will Oppose ‘Dangerous, Over-Reaching’ Anti-Terrorism Bill

    OTTAWA—The NDP will oppose the Conservative government’s proposed anti-terrorism bill, saying it endangers Canadian liberties while failing to improve security. Although terrorism is a real... Read more

  • Suzette D'Hooghe, 77, works on her laptop during a computer class in Des Plaines, Illinois, July 23, 2003. A project led by a group of Ontario high school students is opening up a new world for seniors by teaching them basic computer skills. It is helping close not only the digital divide, but also the generational one. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

    Bridging the Digital Gap

    Anyone who has tried to call a grandparent over Skype for the first time knows that technology is not always intuitive for the older generation... Read more

  • The Ambassador Bridge at the Windsor-Detroit international crossing on Nov. 26, 2010. The federal government says it has reached a funding arrangement for a major new bridge between Canada and the U.S. after years of sometimes-acrimonious delay. (The Canadian Press/Brent Foster)

    New Windsor-Detroit Bridge: Canada-US Funding Logjam Breaks

    OTTAWA—The federal government says it has reached a funding arrangement for a major new bridge between Canada and the U.S. after years of sometimes-acrimonious delay... Read more

  • Sarah Lazar, a freelance graphic designer, in her rented office space in Montreal on Feb. 9, 2015. Breather, a mobile app that allows users to rent private workspace by the hour, hopes to capitalize on the steady movement of people into the ranks of the self employed or working from home. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

    New App Lets Users Rent Workspace by the Hour in Busy Urban Centres

    TORONTO—Sarah Lazar, a self-employed graphic designer, can’t afford to rent a workspace on a permanent basis. But the 26-year-old Montreal resident needs somewhere to regularly... Read more

  • Minister of Labour Kellie Leitch speaks during question period in Parliament on Dec. 5, 2014. Parliament is debating an NDP private member’s bill calling for full Canada Labour Code protections for interns. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Parliament Debates Bill for Stiffer Protections for Unpaid Interns

    OTTAWA—Parliament has opened debate on an NDP private member’s bill that would give unpaid interns workplace standards and safety protections under the Canada Labour Code... Read more

  • The Magna Carta Memorial at Runnymede Meadow is one of several memorials erected over the years at the site where the renowned document was signed in 1215. The Magna Carta and its companion, the Charter of the Forest, will begin a tour of four Canadian cities on June 11, 2015. (WyrdLight.com/Wikimedia Commons)

    Magna Carta to Tour Canada

    The Magna Carta, the document that set the groundwork for democracy, justice, and human rights, will come to Canada this year to mark its 800th... Read more

  • Ukrainian Conflict: Canada Increases Sanctions Against Russia

    OTTAWA—Canada says it is intensifying economic sanctions against Russian individuals and companies in response to the tense situation in eastern Ukraine. Prime Minister Stephen Harper... Read more

  • Migrants watch while police board the MV Sun Sea after it was escorted into CFB Esquimalt in Colwood, B.C., Aug. 13, 2010. Eight of the nine appellants in cases heard by the Supreme Court this week are Sri Lankan refugee claimants who arrived in Canada aboard either the Sun Sea or the MV Ocean Lady. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Human Smuggling Laws Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Hears

    The Supreme Court this week heard argument on five cases that could change how Canada defines both human smuggling and refugee claims. Given its potential... Read more

  • Quebec Education Minister Wants to Tighten School Strip Search Rules

    Quebec—Education Minister Yves Bolduc says he wants to tighten the rules surrounding the controversial practice of strip searches of students in high schools in the... Read more

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