NDP’s Horwath rules out corner store sale of beer and wine in Ontario

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The current system of restricted retail beer and wine sales in Ontario works well and is socially responsible, New Democrat...

The outcome of the Ontario election no longer ‘absolutely’ certain: Experts

A dramatic shift in the first week of Ontario's election campaign may see two of the province's major parties redraw their plans as New...

Health Coalition Calls for Concrete Commitments

After touring Ontario in recent weeks, The Ontario Health Coalition’s Executive Director, Natalie Mehra, returned to Toronto and held a press conference outside the...

Education, immigration, trade can lift Canada’s growth prospects: central bank

OTTAWA — To lift the economy's future growth prospects, a top Bank of Canada official is pointing to three areas that have helped the country in the past...

Kinder Morgan CEO ‘appreciates’ feds’ offer to backstop higher pipeline cost

CALGARY — The CEO of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. says he "appreciates" an announcement by Finance Minister Bill Morneau that the government will compensate investors in...

Trudeau and Merkel talk trade, climate change ahead of June G7 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken to German Chancellor Angela Merkel about making progress at the G7 on climate change and combating...

Candidate Workshop Planned

Thinking of running in the municipal election? The Town of Blind River is hosting a Candidate Information  Workshop that will help you on your...

Quebec G7’s oceans discussion replaces usual African focus

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is shifting the G7 summit away from its traditional Africa outreach in favour of a session on ocean sustainability...

New Democrat MP says family hit hard by allegations of impropriety

OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Christine Moore says she and her family have been left reeling after a former soldier accused her of sexual...

Ottawa to determine if military needed in New Brunswick’s massive flood cleanup

FREDERICTON — Ottawa is stepping into help flood-weary residents clean up as floodwaters continue their long-awaited retreat in New Brunswick. Premier Brian Gallant announced Thursday that...