Stocks in Toronto edge down, while U.S. stock markets up; loonie slips lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading, hurt by losses in the key energy and financial sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index...

Aykroyd eyes making ‘Ghostbusters’ prequel – for ‘as little as we can spend’

TORONTO — The next incarnation of "Ghostbusters" will spawn another series of revivals if Dan Aykroyd gets his way. In addition to the upcoming Jason Reitman-penned...

NATO researchers consult federal government on foreign election meddling

OTTAWA — A leading NATO researcher says Canadian voters have a duty to think critically about the news they consume as foreign-interference threats loom over the...

Time running out for firms to grow pot outdoors as they await licenses

TORONTO — As warmer weather makes its way across the country, many licensed cannabis producers are still waiting for the green light from Ottawa...

Father and son charged with manslaughter a month after man’s remains found

COBALT, Ont. — A father and son have been charged with manslaughter in the death of a man whose remains were found last month...

Create new coast-to-cost energy corridor to get pipelines built: Scheer

TORONTO — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Canada needs a coast-to-coast energy corridor where it would be easy to build pipelines and power lines. In...

Trudeau says U.S. state abortion bans are ‘backsliding on women’s rights’

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is deeply disappointed in a "backsliding on women's rights" happening in American states moving to ban abortion access. Alabama's...

Ontario anti-carbon tax ad mocked for sending opposite message when on mute

The Ontario government's latest salvo against the federal carbon tax is being mocked online for appearing to accidentally promote the very cause it hoped...

Feds ‘deeply concerned’ by China’s arrests of Canadians Kovrig, Spavor

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the government is "deeply concerned" about China's decision to formally arrest two Canadians citizens it has...

Replacing Phoenix pay system cheaper than fixing its mess will be, PBO reports

OTTAWA — The cost of building and putting in place a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the...