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...

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...

News briefing: An at-a-glance look at some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Monday ——— SARAH POLLEY SIGNS LETTER SUPPORTING WOMEN SUING SOULPEPPER: Sarah Polley, Mia Kirshner and Ann-Marie MacDonald are among the nearly 300 people...

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...

MPs share stories of sexual misconduct on and off Parliament Hill in survey

OTTAWA — There have long been obstacles in the path of women seeking to succeed in politics — and some female MPs are now...

Happy New Year from Prime Minister Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling on Canadians to put the values he says unite the country — openness, compassion, equality and inclusion — into practice heading...

Canada 150 draws 31 million people, is biggest Twitter hashtag of year

OTTAWA — Canada's 150th birthday bash draws to a close today with Heritage Canada saying 87 per cent of Canadians participated in at least...

Ontario businesses raise prices, consider cutting staff as minimum wage increases

TORONTO — Ontario's new $14 per hour minimum wage does not take effect until Jan. 1, but Chris Stevens has already taken steps to ensure his restaurant can...

Federal leaders reading populist tea leaves to figure out what’s brewing in 2018

OTTAWA — A year after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election, it's not just the pollsters and pundits continuing to mull over...