Study suggests kids’ television in Canada lacks female representation

TORONTO — A new study suggests female representation is low in Canadian children's television, both onscreen and off. The report from the non-profit Center for...

Top 1% paid slightly more in taxes after Liberal changes, figures show

OTTAWA — New federal data suggest Canada's highest earners paid a slightly greater share of the country's overall income taxes following Liberal changes designed to make the top one per cent contribute...

12 writers cope with sexual violence in ‘Whatever Gets You Through’

TORONTO — For Lauren McKeon, it's the force of impact between a boxing glove and its target. For Amber Dawn, it's the reclamation of...

Library services funding cut by half in Ontario budget

TORONTO — The head of one of the province's library services says the Ontario government has cut its funding in half. Southern Ontario Library Service CEO Barbara...
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Police to provide update on series of threats against Thunder Bay schools

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they'll be providing an update on their probe into a series of threats against...
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Ontario court upholds stay of legal proceedings against 3 tobacco companies

TORONTO — An Ontario court has upheld an order that suspended legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies, rejecting arguments from lawyers representing Quebec...

Ontario may let pharmacists prescribe treatments for minor issues like pink eye

TORONTO — Ontario is proposing to allow pharmacists to prescribe treatments for minor health issues. The Progressive Conservative government says in its recent budget that it intends...

Supreme Court of Canada sides with police in internet child luring case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says undercover police officers do not need to obtain a judicial warrant before using email or instant-message...

Statistics Canada reports Manufacturing sales fell 0.2% in February

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.2 per cent in February to $56.6 billion, hurt by a retreat in the motor vehicle assembly...

CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations

OTTAWA — The Canadian Transportation Agency has determined Canadian National breached its level of service obligations in the Vancouver area late last year, while...