Fix low incomes among family class immigrants to help Canada’s economy: study

OTTAWA — A new report from the Conference Board of Canada says chronic low income among family class immigrants is a concern that should be addressed not just for humanitarian reasons, but... Read more »

Wynne says review of Hydro One pay will include raises for board of directors

WATERLOO, Ont. — Ontario Liberal’s premier says it’s unacceptable that Hydro One’s board decided to give themselves pay increases and that’s why her government pushed for a review of the utility’s compensation... Read more »

Canadian aid worker charged with child sexual abuse in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal — An official in Nepal says a prominent Canadian aid worker has been arrested at his mountain villa and charged with sexually abusing children. Central Investigation Bureau chief Pushkar Karki... Read more »

Liberal government still plans to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies, McKenna says

OTTAWA — The federal government still intends to do away with subsidies to fossil fuel companies, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Wednesday — even as Ottawa prepares to put cash on the table to get... Read more »

Conservative MP questions whether Trudeau’s apologies are sincere

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu says that while she supports Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to apologize for Canada turning away Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust in 1939, the number of... Read more »

Parti Quebecois calls on Trudeau to tweet that asylum seekers get no free pass

MONTREAL — Quebec’s Opposition is calling on the prime minister to send out a tweet telling would-be asylum seekers around the world they will not get a free pass into Canada. Members... Read more »

Liberal government to spend $1.6M to showcase Canada at G7 media centre

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government will spend nearly $1.6 million to market Canada to foreign journalists coming to Quebec City for next month’s G7 summit, conjuring echoes of the political uproar the... Read more »

Pipeline plight: Carr confident feds will convince Kinder Morgan to proceed

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says he is absolutely confident Canada and Kinder Morgan will come to a financial agreement that will convince the pipeline builder to proceed with the... Read more »

Halifax police officer stabbed while investigating theft of truck

Halifax police say an officer was stabbed this morning while responding to a stolen-truck call. They say the male officer is in stable condition after surgery. Police say he approached two people... Read more »

Wounded Quebec City mosque worshippers urge Trudeau to ban assault weapons

OTTAWA — Wounded worshippers and family members of those killed in the Quebec City mosque shooting are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to outlaw assault weapons. In a Monday letter to Trudeau, more than... Read more »