Ontario cannabis retailer returns $2.9M in CannTrust products to company

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the Ontario government's cannabis retailer is returning all of the company's products it has because they do...
Margaret Atwood

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel puts global spotlight on CanLit legend Margaret Atwood

TORONTO — It's the international literary event of the season, industry watchers say, and in a rare feat, the spotlight will be on a Canadian author. With Margaret Atwood's long-awaited...

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, sparking backlash from China

OTTAWA — Chinese officials accused Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland of "meddling" in China's internal affairs Sunday after her weekend statement condemning violence in...

Maxime Bernier tells party faithful he will make it into the leaders’ debates

OTTAWA — Maxime Bernier argued that not inviting him to take part in the official election debates means excluding the only political party leader who...

Police say 60 homes evacuated after lightning strikes gas line near London, Ont.

TILLSONBURG, Ont. — Provincial police say 60 homes have been evacuated after lightning struck a gas line east of London, Ont. OPP say the gas...

Clarification to Aug. 16 story slugged Military-Vehicles

OTTAWA — In a story Friday, Aug. 16, about the federal government's plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to...

Guerrero Jr. leaves Blue Jays game in second inning with left-knee discomfort

TORONTO — Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday...

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning violence in Hong Kong as tension escalates between pro-democracy protesters and police. She made the remarks in...

Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured at re-dedication ceremony of cenotaph

OTTAWA — More than 150 Canadians killed during the war in Afghanistan are being remembered in a special ceremony in Ottawa this morning. The ceremony,...

For recent immigrant youngsters, nascent soccer club provides continuity

OTTAWA — Omran Alahmad has played soccer every week since his arrival in Ottawa almost four years ago, much the way he did as a...