When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took office in late 2015, he was a political golden boy who seemed destined to build on the legend of his father, who led the country for more than 15 years. But six months ahead of an October election, polls suggest the 47-year-old politician...
Most Canadians killed in police encounters since 2000 had mental health or substance abuse issues. New data shows 18 black men and one black boy were among the 52 people killed in encounters with Toronto police officers between 2000-2017. That outnumbers other racial groups, analysis by CBC News has found. No government...
The Kamloops RCMP is requesting that a local woman who is watching a six-year-old boy make contact with them after the child's mother has gone two days without hearing from them. Roseanne Supernault, 28, has been watching her nephew Nikaeo Supernault. Police received a report to check on his well-being...
Former Canadian Treasury Board Secretary Jane Philpott said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke a parliamentary law by expelling her and former Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould from the Liberal Party's caucus last week. Philpott told the House of Commons that the party did not follow the legislated...
All passengers died after SUV crashed into tractor trailer near Parry Sound. The crash happened at about 4 p.m. on Highway 69 in Shawanaga First Nation, about 15 kilometres north of Parry Sound, said Sgt. Carlo Berardi of Ontario Provincial Police. A northbound SUV crossed the centre line and collided with...
The Canadian Surface Combatant contract was signed Thursday by the Liberal government. The contact with Irving and the Lockheed Martin-BAE consortium was negotiated in near record time. The signing of the contract will be announced by Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough at the Irving yard in Halifax on Friday. That $60 billion...
A recent inspection of six bridges with similar designs to one that collapsed last year shortly after its opening has found that five of them should have weight restrictions for safety reasons. The ministry is working with Saskatchewan rural municipalities to restrict weight or close the roadways containing the bridges...
Alberta pot smokers are expected to spend about $940 million on legal weed by 2024, with the province becoming Canada's second-largest market for cannabis behind Ontario, according to a new forecast. U.S.-based research firms BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research said in a new report Albertans spent about $216 million...
Canadian speedskater Kim Boutin threatened after bronze-medal win. Tuesday's women's 500-meter short track speed skating final in the Pyeonchang Winter Games ended in a photo finish and some brutal outrage. Italian skater Arianna Fontana won the event in a heated race with the hosting-country's favorite Choi Minjeong, which was close enough...
Loblaw Companies Ltd. turned itself in to authorities to avoid facing criminal charges and fines for fixing bread prices, said it would offer $25 gift cards to customers, and promised it had taken steps to ensure it wouldn’t happen again. According to a report from the Toronto Star, Loblaws—which operates...