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...

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...

Ontario’s challenge of carbon-pricing law wraps up; judges reserve decision

TORONTO — Ontario's constitutional challenge to Ottawa's imposition of a carbon charge was left in the hands of five Appeal Court justices on Thursday...

Ontario to tie post-secondary funding to grads’ employment and earnings

TORONTO — Ontario's minister responsible for post-secondary education says institutions' future funding will depend on metrics such as graduates' earnings. The Progressive Conservative government announced...

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...

Federal government extends deadline to make Trans Mountain decision to June 18

OTTAWA — The federal government is delaying its decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project until June 18. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says...

Tax and licensing issues standing in the way of Indigenous cannabis entrepreneurs

AKWESASNE, Ont. — Lewis Mitchell, a former police chief on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne, chuckled when asked if he thought he would have trouble...

Ontario scraps ticket resale price cap, increases fines for violating ticket law

TORONTO — Ontario is scrapping part of a law that would have capped ticket resale prices at 50 per cent above the original face value. The...

Canada sanctions 43 more Maduro supporters as Lima Group meets on Venezuela

OTTAWA — Canada is sanctioning another 43 people it says are implicated in the political and economic crisis in Venezuela. Global Affairs Canada says the sanctions target high...