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|Trudeau says no public inquiry into SNC-Lavalin affair needed right now - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:55:11 EST|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a public inquiry isn't necessary now to get to the bottom of the SNC-Lavalin affair.
|Residential school survivor in Rome for summit on sex abuse plans to ask Pope for apology - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:06:54 EST|
A First Nation woman who attended one of Canada's most notorious residential schools is in Rome this week in hopes of getting the chance to meet with Pope Francis and personally demand he apologize for the abuse suffered by Indigenous children in the church-run schools.
|CRTC report confirms some Canadian telecom companies use misleading sales tactics - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:15:00 EST|
The CRTC says an inquiry has confirmed allegations Canada's telecommunications industry used unacceptable sales practices that misled consumers and harmed vulnerable members of the public.
|Wilson-Raybould waited more than 2 hours for permission to attend Tuesday's cabinet meeting: sources - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:30:00 EST|
Jody Wilson-Raybould spent more than two hours waiting outside the cabinet room on Tuesday while her former colleagues hotly debated her request to address them about the SNC-Lavalin affair.
|Woman finds families of soldiers connected to 102-year-old letter about Vimy Ridge - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:00:29 EST|
A Steinbach, Man., business owner has located the family of two soldiers connected to a 102-year-old letter found in a pile of papers.
|Why Rachel Notley's crude-by-rail plan is risky and possibly unnecessary - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST|
The Alberta government has once again intervened in the energy sector, signing contracts to spend $3.7 billion to ship more oil out of the province by rail, but industry experts say the plan is risky.
|'Very concerning': Senate watchdog hasn't finished an ethics probe since 2017 - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST|
The Senate Ethics Officer didn't publish a single inquiry report last year, prompting some senators to wonder exactly what the office (which has a $1.2 million budget) has been up to — and why it's taking so long to finish investigations that have been underway for months.
|'It seems impossible': Group that sponsored Syrian refugee family mourns children killed in fire - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:05:57 EST|
Members of the group that sponsored the Barho family's move to Canada in 2017 as Syrian refugees are grieving the loss of seven children after a fire tore through the Halifax home where they were living.
|The SNC-Lavalin scandal so far: plenty of drama, few facts - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST|
Few weeks in federal politics get off to a more theatrical start than this one did - thanks to Jody Wilson-Raybould dropping in on a cabinet meeting and being confirmed as a Commons justice committee witness. But are we any closer to getting to the bottom of the SNC-Lavalin affair?
|Insta-worthy destinations: How businesses are creating experiences for the selfie fan - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST|
A growing number of companies are building their business models around the selfie, attracting people with destinations that beg visitors to take out the phone and snap away.
|U.S. oil company to sell oilsands assets and leave Canada - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:25:08 EST|
Another foreign oil company says it's getting out of the Canadian oilsands.
|'Practice and repetition': Thunder Bay gamer earns real wins on virtual ice - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:00:00 EST|
The ice may be virtual, but Justin "Regs" Reguly's competitive gaming success is anything but.
|Woman 'really devastated' after shelling out $5K for plane tickets she never got - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST|
'A number of consumers' from the Toronto area say they paid thousands of dollars to a woman claiming to be a travel agent for international trips they never received, Ontario's travel regulator says.
|'Steady as she goes': B.C. budget has little to hate, but few new policies to love - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:00:00 EST|
After the breakneck speed of announcements over their first 18 months in power, the NDP presented a budget that shows them settling into their role — content with the path they’ve charted out for the foreseeable future.
|Hundreds gather at candlelight vigil for girl found dead after Amber Alert - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST|
Friends, family, and members of the community gathered at a candlelight vigil in Brampton for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, whose body was found at a home last Thursday following an Amber Alert. The girl's father, Roopesh Rajkumar, 41, faces a first-degree murder charge.
|'I miss her:' Calgary man who strangled wife, buried body in basement gets day parole - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:18:00 -0500|
A man who strangled his wife and concealed her body in a wall of their home has been granted day parole after saying he wished he could push a reset button to undo what he did. Allan Shyback was convicted of manslaughter and causing an indignity to a body in the 2012 death of Lisa Mitchell.
|Manitoba mother searching for answers after daughter dies on Dominican Republic trip - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:48:00 -0500|
A Manitoba mother whose daughter died mysteriously while the pair were at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic vacation has returned home but is still in search of answers.
|Neighbours put out teddy bears in honour of 7 children killed in Halifax fire - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:04:00 -0500|
To honour the seven children killed in the Halifax fire, mother Andrea Bennett is leading an effort to have neighbours put out teddy bears on their front porches and window sills.
|Boy, 14, faces first-degree murder charge in death of teen in Barrie, Ont. - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:50:00 -0500|
A 14-year-old boy is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of a teen with whom he shared a home, police in central Ontario said Wednesday.
|Final Crown witnesses to take stand in Oland trial as prosecutors near end - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:23:00 -0500|
Crown prosecutors are expected to conclude their case against Dennis Oland this week in Saint John, N.B.
|Halifax calls 'community gathering' to mourn Syrian children killed in fire - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:15:00 -0500|
Halifax city hall has called a "community gathering" in the city's main square tonight in support of the Syrian refugee family that lost seven children in a fast-moving house fire.
|Ontario residents waiting months for birth and death certificates - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:32:00 -0500|
Ontario residents are experiencing months-long waits for birth and death certificates as the Ministry of Government Services operation ServiceOntario faces “longer than normal processing times.”
|Dayhome operator who admitted to death of toddler left in closet gets day parole - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:02:48 -0500|
A Calgary dayhome operator who pleaded guilty in connection with the death of an 18-month-old girl she left alone in a closet for five hours has been granted day parole.
|Canadian mother trapped with young son in Haiti amid protests - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:00:00 -0500|
A New Brunswick mother and her young son are stuck in Haiti amid simmering anti-government protests.
|NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:33:35 -0500|
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is facing calls from within the party for a stronger stance on climate change as he defends his support of the $40-billion LNG Canada project in northern British Columbia.