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U.K.'s pro-Huawei signals give Canada breathing space on 5G decision: expert

U.K.'s pro-Huawei signals give Canada breathing space on 5G decision: expert

OTTAWA — Canadian officials will be "cheering from the sidelines" over fresh signals that Britain believes it can manage any security risks posed by Huawei Technologies' involvement in building a next-generation wireless data network, says an intelli
Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould

Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould

OTTAWA — Feb. 19, 2015 — The RCMP lays corruption and fraud charges against Montreal-based engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin, over allegations it used bribery to get government business in Libya.
Text of statement from Gerald Butts, who resigned as PM's principal secretary

Text of statement from Gerald Butts, who resigned as PM's principal secretary

OTTAWA — Gerald Butts, principal secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his friend since university days, issued this statement Monday afternoon: I have resigned as Principal Secretary to The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, PC, MP, Prime Min
Body found after apparent house explosion in Calgary, police investigating

Body found after apparent house explosion in Calgary, police investigating

Calgary police say a body has been recovered from the site of an apparent house explosion in the city's southeast. Sgt. Dwayne Lepchuk declined to say whose remains were found.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

BURNABY, B.C. — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says a public inquiry is necessary in the scandal involving engineering giant SNC-Lavalin and Canada's former justice minister.
Mermen calendar targets 'toxic masculinity,' raises big money for charities

Mermen calendar targets 'toxic masculinity,' raises big money for charities

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — What started as a dare for a burly Newfoundland man to pose in mermaid flippers has turned into a globally known effort to combat gender stereotypes — and raised more than a half million dollars for charity.

Bad weather, lack of pilot experience cited in Quebec crash that killed three

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is citing the pilot's lack of experience in instrument flying, particularly at night, for a helicopter crash that killed three people near Drummondville, Que., last year.
Electoral reform: All eyes turn to tiny P.E.I. as issue put to voters

Electoral reform: All eyes turn to tiny P.E.I. as issue put to voters

CHARLOTTETOWN — Tiny Prince Edward Island has a chance to send a big message to the rest of the country about electoral reform when voters are asked to consider proportional representation in a referendum as early as this spring.
Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected

Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected

Two men found guilty of terrorism charges after being accused of plotting to derail a passenger train are asking Ontario's highest court to grant them a new trial, arguing the jury that convicted them was improperly selected.
'Making this up:' Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science

'Making this up:' Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science

EDMONTON — Dozens of oilsands environmental impact studies are marred by inconsistent science that's rarely subjected to independent checks, says a university study.