Malaysia returns 150 containers of garbage, including 11 to Canada

OTTAWA — Malaysia says it returned 11 shipping containers of plastic garbage to Canada after they arrived on its shores illegally last year. But Canadian officials, citing...

Horwath fights for investment, not more cuts, for rural and Northern Ontario

NDP Leader delivers speech at ROMA TORONTO — Speaking to the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Monday, Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New...
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Ontario Kicks Off 2020 with Community Infrastructure Funding in Algoma – Manitoulin

Stable and predictable funding will help build and repair local roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure The Ontario government is making investments in small, rural...

Canada to start ratifying new NAFTA next week following U.S. approval: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will move swiftly next week to formally approve North America's new, long-delayed free trade pact. Trudeau says the...

Canada, allies push Iran to co-operate on Ukraine plane’s black boxes

OTTAWA — Canada and its allies are pushing Iran to move the black boxes from the Ukrainian jetliner it shot down to a facility that can quickly download...

New federal climate think tank looking for a road map to zero emissions

OTTAWA — A new climate change think tank funded by the federal government says Canadians should expect to face the harsh realities of a...

A brief look at carbon taxing by province

OTTAWA — As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon. The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act...

Rejected residential school claim ‘appalling,’ highlights pattern, says NDP MP

OTTAWA — A woman who alleges she was raped at age 15 while being transported to a residential school has had her settlement claim rejected...

‘No surprises’ in coming Ontario budget, Ford tells rural leaders

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford says there will be "no surprises" for Ontario municipalities in his government's spring budget. Ford made the comments today during...
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Building Rural Ontario Together

Province moving forward with new intake for Rural Economic Development program and three broadband pilots As part of the government's Plan to Build Ontario Together,...