Skip to content

National News

Ethics watchdog clears Morneau of accepting gift from WE Charity

Ethics watchdog clears Morneau of accepting gift from WE Charity

OTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog has cleared former finance minister Bill Morneau of failing to disclose a gift from WE Charity.
Ehren Cory appointed as new Canada Infrastructure Bank CEO

Ehren Cory appointed as new Canada Infrastructure Bank CEO

The Canada Infrastructure Bank has appointed Ehren Cory as its new chief executive officer. Cory previously served as Infrastructure Ontario's president and chief executive and prior to that, was a partner at McKinsey and Company.
Watchdog probes death of Black man shot by police officers in Montreal

Watchdog probes death of Black man shot by police officers in Montreal

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog is investigating a police shooting Thursday that left a Black man dead in Montreal.
Alarm bells ring over COVID-19 and long-term care; Ontario sees slowing virus growth

Alarm bells ring over COVID-19 and long-term care; Ontario sees slowing virus growth

Politicians, advocates and public health officials were ringing the alarm Thursday over COVID-19's impact on long-term care homes as new modelling out of Ontario projected the virus will spread at a more gentle rate than feared.

The latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. B.C. provincial health officer Dr.
Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash seeks to stay in Canada

Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash seeks to stay in Canada

REGINA — A lawyer representing the truck driver responsible for the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash says his client wants to be able to stay in Canada once released from prison. It's something families of the victims are split on.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:16 p.m. EDT on Oct. 29, 2020: There are 228,540 confirmed cases in Canada.
Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

OTTAWA — Over the objections of dozens of Conservatives, the House of Commons gave approval in principle Thursday to a bill that would make it easier for dying Canadians to get medical help to end their suffering.
Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

OTTAWA — Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny if they eliminate the methane emissions entirely.
Auditor general blames government incompetence for costly Quebec ferry saga

Auditor general blames government incompetence for costly Quebec ferry saga

MONTREAL — Quebec's auditor general is blaming incompetence within the province's ferry service corporation for the ill-fated acquisition of a vessel that cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.