Catherine O’Hara explains the development of a ‘Schitt’s Creek’ diva, Moira

TORONTO — Catherine O'Hara's beloved "Schitt's Creek" character, former soap-star Moira, has inspired many a meme on social media with her outlandish outfits, prima...

Cast says ‘Schitt’s Creek’ is ‘the little engine that could’ as popularity rises

TORONTO — Eugene Levy used to regard the Canadian television sketch comedy show "SCTV" as a career-high. Now, that distinction goes to "Schitt's Creek." As...

Former CanniMed CEO launches new pot company, but won’t be growing weed

TORONTO — The former chief executive of licensed producer CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. has a budding new cannabis business largely made up of his former employees — but his newest...

Fire on GO train east of Toronto causes delays for hundreds of commuters

TORONTO — Hundreds of commuters are facing long delays this morning after a fire broke out on a GO transit train heading into Toronto. Metrolinx...

Hot potato: Food Guide makeover creates debate as Health Canada prepares release

OTTAWA — An overhaul of the Canada Food Guide is set to be released soon, a highly anticipated makeover that will do away with the...

Ontario’s chief coroner launches review of police suicides in 2018

TORONTO — Ontario's chief coroner has launched a review of police suicides that took place in the province last year after noticing a spike...

Push carefully but do no harm to Canadians imprisoned in China: senator

OTTAWA — The Liberal senator leading the Canadian parliamentary delegation travelling to China says his group will tread carefully in calling for the release...

Letter calls for Canada to change how it deals with sport harassment cases

TORONTO — A group of Canadian sport leaders have lent their voice to the growing chorus calling for an independent body to handle cases...

Unemployment rate sticks at 43-year low of 5.6%; weak wage growth persists

OTTAWA — The unemployment rate stayed at its 43-year low of 5.6 per cent last month as the economy closed out 2018 with the addition of 9,300...

Pension advisory firms say Q4 stock plunge hurt defined-benefit plans

TORONTO — Two of Canada's largest pension advisory firms say the financial health of defined benefit plans was eroded in the fourth quarter by...