Prime Minister appoints Bob Rae as Ambassador to the United Nations

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Bob Rae as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the...

New vaping rules regulating sale of flavours in effect this week in Ontario

TORONTO — New rules restricting the sale of most flavoured vape products have come into effect in Ontario. The rules mean most of the products...
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Ontario ombudsman receives record number of complaints about provincial jails

TORONTO — Ontario's ombudsman is raising concerns about conditions in the province's correctional facilities after receiving over 6,000 complaints from inmates last year. Paul Dube details problems with overcrowding,...

Ontario reports 157 new cases, seven new deaths related to COVID 19

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 157 new cases of COVID-19 and seven new deaths related to the novel coronavirus. The total number of cases now...

Poll suggests COVID-19 not changing Canada Day for many Canadians

OTTAWA — COVID-19 means the true north is not entirely free this Canada Day, but a new survey suggests that's not going to change how...

Ejection seat tangled with parachute in Snowbirds crash: Investigators

OTTAWA — A military investigation has found the ejection seat of one of its iconic Snowbirds planes tangled with the pilot's parachute as he...

Feds reviewing COVID-19 aid to prep for potential second wave, Trudeau say

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says an ongoing review of the federal response to COVID-19 will feed into plans for responding to a...

Ontario announces task force to review ways to revamp tow truck industry

TORONTO — Ontario is setting up a task force that will examine ways to reform the province's tow truck industry. The Monday afternoon announcement comes...

Asylum-seekers who tried to cross from U.S. last month turned back

OTTAWA — The Canada Border Services Agency says it turned back 21 people who tried to enter the country from the U.S. in May...

New models show COVID-19 progress but with ‘hotspots’ to monitor: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says new federal models show continued progress in suppressing COVID-19, but with significant hotspots. He says the restrictions Canadians...