Trudeau optimistic NAFTA can be saved, brushes off contradictory U.S. signals

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau remains optimistic that Canada, the United States and Mexico can strike a deal to modernize NAFTA that benefits all three...

Weekend storm claims another historic covered bridge in New Brunswick

HOYT, N.B. — New Brunswick's stock of historic and picturesque covered bridges continues to decline, with the province acknowledging it cannot save one ravaged...

From drywall to metal: Study finds gulls tough enough for landfill diet

OTTAWA — Gulls at landfills are so common that their stomach contents are sometimes use to monitor plastic in the environment. But research out of Carleton University...

Potentially huge losses from future earthquakes in Eastern Canada: study

MONTREAL — While people in British Columbia are mindful of the fact they could eventually face some of the strongest earthquakes in the world, at least one study warns there's a lack...

Yukon’s recreational pot rules to focus on protecting youth: minister

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's government says it wants regulations for recreational marijuana to focus on minimizing health impacts for young people in the territory. The government released a...

Rising minimum wages could speed up automation not relocations: labour leaders

MONTREAL — Companies might not be able to dodge rising minimum wages by relocating even their most mobile workforces to lower wage provinces, but higher costs could accelerate the pace of automation. "It...

Disappointed veterans take aim at Liberal government’s pension-for-life plan

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government enters the second half of its mandate facing anger and frustration from Canadian military veterans over its recently announced...

‘Wicked nightmare:’ Alberta man avoids trial, pleads guilty to triple murder

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Family members of three murder victims stabbed a total of 244 times in a bloody attack at a townhouse say they will never...

Companies should weigh price hikes to offset min.wage hike: Ont. labour minister

TORONTO — Ontario's minister of labour suggests businesses struggling with legislation that hikes minimum wages should consider price increases. Kevin Flynn says that businesses have...

Justin Bieber museum exhibit to open in hometown of Stratford, Ont.

STRATFORD, Ont. — Mementoes from Justin Bieber's formative years as an aspiring Canadian singer will go on display next month at a museum exhibit...