Trudeau confident Canada will win on softwood

OTTAWA - The fact that new anti-dumping duties slapped on Canadian softwood companies came in lower than expected has Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr...

1 in 2 Canadians will get cancer: CCS report

TORONTO - Almost one in every two Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and one in four Canadians will...

Ontario university to open Lyme disease research lab

TORONTO - The University of Guelph is opening a research lab dedicated to improving testing and treatment for Lyme disease, a tick-borne bacteria that...

Lightning strike spares Vancouver Island man

VICTORIA - A propane delivery driver on Vancouver Island may be the luckiest man in British Columbia, but he says he's not a super...

Union for workers at CN reach tentative deal

MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) and the union representing about 3,000 employees have reached a tentative agreement to avert a Tuesday morning labour...

Saskatchewan’s Scheer new Conservative leader

TORONTO - Andrew Scheer, an apple-cheeked social conservative and former House of Commons Speaker seen by some as a pragmatic, mainstream echo of Stephen...

Decision day for Conservative leadership

TORONTO - U.S. President Donald Trump's presence loomed over the Conservative leadership race and it was felt Saturday too as members gathered to select...

Montreal cop charged with manslaughter

MONTREAL - A Montreal police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a man in a drug raid last year. Christian Gilbert...

Softwood lumber duties prompt layoffs

MONTREAL - Hundreds of Quebec forestry workers are experiencing the first sour tastes from the softwood lumber battle with the United States as they...

Older farmers, fewer but larger farms: census

Fewer and slightly older Canadian producers are planting more cropland on larger farms and are making stable profits. That's the general overview of the 2016...