Minister appoints former CIRB chair to resolve Canada Post labour dispute

OTTAWA — Two weeks after the federal government legislated an end to rotating strikes by Canada Post employees, it's appointed a mediator to bring a...

Julia Roberts on ‘Ben is Back’ and the ‘insidious’ opioid crisis it depicts

TORONTO — When Julia Roberts arrived at the recent Toronto International Film Festival with a drama about drug addiction, rapper Mac Miller had just...

Feds to let court decide on releasing cabinet secrets to Norman lawyers

OTTAWA — The federal government says it will let a judge decide whether to release thousands of pages of cabinet secrets to Vice-Admiral Mark...

PETA threatens to sue City of Toronto and Astral Media over Canada Goose ads

TORONTO — The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is threatening to sue the City of Toronto and Astral Media for removing anti-Canada...

Markets partially recover after sinking on lower crude and trade worries

TORONTO — North American stock markets partially recovered from deep losses Thursday amid falling oil prices and worries that the arrest of a senior...

Canadians receive emails from Marriott about recent personal data breach

TORONTO — Canadians have started receiving emails from Marriott International, informing them of a recent breach of customers' personal data held by their Starwood hotel properties. The U.S.-based hotel...

Statcan chief: Agency can’t back down from push for new data sources

OTTAWA — Canada's chief statistician says his agency needs to do a better job of telling the country why it needs information and how...

Talcum powder products may be harmful to lungs, possible cause of ovarian cancer: feds

TORONTO — Consumers are being warned to avoid inhaling talcum powder or using the products on female genitals, as exposure may cause potentially serious respiratory...

Ontario’s auditor general set to release annual report today

TORONTO — Ontario's auditor general is set to release her annual report today, shining a light on the previous Liberal government's actions on issues...

Bank of Canada expected to hold benchmark interest rate as economic clouds gather

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is widely expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent today after a 25-basis-point increase...