42 operators chosen to apply for Ontario pot store licences in second lottery

TORONTO — Ontario has selected 42 operators who can apply to run cannabis shops in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario — which...

Ontario government releases new sexual-education curriculum

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released the new sexual-education curriculum, replacing a much-criticized teaching plan brought in after the Progressive Conservatives took power last year. The province says...

Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate...

Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the...

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two major televised election debates in October. The media partnership responsible for producing the...

Ethics committee to decide whether to dig deeper into SNC-Lavalin report

OTTAWA — A handful of MPs will be back on Parliament Hill on Wednesday to decide whether to dig more deeply into the federal...

Grassy Narrows chief, NDP candidate urges Ottawa to talk turkey on mercury

OTTAWA — The chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation, an NDP candidate in this fall's federal election, wants to sit down with Indigenous Services...

Scheer promises EI tax credit for new parents if Conservatives form government

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to provide a tax credit for new parents receiving federal benefits. Scheer is reviving an idea he first unveiled...

Lottery for next wave of Ontario cannabis stores being held today

TORONTO — Ontario is holding its second lottery to select operators hoping to run cannabis shops in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario...

Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services

Conservation authorities and Conservation Ontario are stunned by a letter that the Province circulated recommending that conservation authorities start shutting down any programs not...