After warnings of under-spending, Liberals eye boosts to job-training programs

OTTAWA — Senior government officials have been warned that Canada was dangerously behind last year on spending to help workers improve their skills to...

Canadian’s appeal in drug case to be heard in Chinese court on Saturday

OTTAWA — China's state media say a Canadian charged with smuggling drugs will be in court for an appeal on Saturday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying...

Can the Liberals take all the credit for economic and jobs gains?

OTTAWA — "We took a one-per-cent growth rate under the Conservatives and turned it into a three-per-cent growth rate. We created 700,000 new jobs...

Olympians, artists, and ‘The Doctors’ among 103 added to Order of Canada

OTTAWA — When Beckie Scott left behind her competitive cross-country ski career in 2006, the Olympic gold medallist didn't foresee the path she would...

How long can it go? Resilient economy enters 2019 with signs of weakness

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy entered 2018 on an unexpectedly impressive run. The country begins 2019 on a healthy note but signs of weakness have raised a key...

Feds finalize Canada Post stamp prices, with increases set for Jan. 14

OTTAWA — Unless you really hurry, sending a letter to Santa for next Christmas will cost you a nickel more. Starting Jan. 14, Canada Post...

Docs show panel wanted feds to make freedom from poverty ‘fundamental right’

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show the federal Liberals' anti-poverty plan isn't quite as bold as the experts they asked for advice hoped it would be. A...

Efforts underway to convert 10 Coffee Time shops into cannabis stores

TORONTO — FSD Pharma Inc., says it is investing $1.3 million in Huge Shops to help with the company's plans to convert some Coffee Time locations...

Anishinabek Nation leadership support disbandment of Thunder Bay Police Service Board

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (December 19, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation leadership is supportive of the disbandment of the Thunder Bay Police Service Board and see...

Government of Canada announces funding opportunities for infrastructure projects to create jobs and diversify...

Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that the Government of Canada will begin a call for proposals under the National Trade...