Tories trounce Liberals, have momentum following first-quarter fundraising race

OTTAWA — New fundraising numbers show the Conservatives trounced the governing Liberals in the first three months of 2018 — and suggest the Tories...

Ontario to land $4.2 billion under $40 billion national housing plan

OTTAWA — Ontario will receive $4.2 billion more over the next 10 years for affordable housing under the first of several funding agreements the...

Big new Liberal bill to reveal long-promised changes to elections law

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government will unveil later today how it plans to make good on several promised changes to the election laws. Treasury...

Canada among countries watching U.S. in suspense as Tuesday tariff deadline hits

WASHINGTON — The United States is keeping its trading partners in suspense today. It must decide before midnight whether to apply steel and aluminum tariffs,...

On tax deadline day, hotels urge government to force Airbnb to pay up

OTTAWA — Canada's hotels are demanding the Liberals force digital competitors like Airbnb to collect and remit sales taxes. The Hotel Association of Canada estimates...

Ottawa claims price on carbon could cut 90 million tonnes of emissions by 2022

OTTAWA — An Environment Canada analysis says the federal government's carbon pricing plan could eliminate up to 90 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2022. That's roughly equivalent to...

Water levels stabilizing in Fredericton as areas south of city remain on watch

FREDERICTON — Government offices were closed and court hearings were being relocated in Fredericton following flooding that has swamped much of the city's downtown...

Tima Kurdi wants Canada to take more refugees, hopes new book spotlights crisis

Canada should take in more refugees, says Tima Kurdi, the aunt of three-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi who died with his brother and mother while...

Documents hint at Liberal plans to add social financing to more federal spending

OTTAWA — The Liberals are considering adding new funding streams to existing programs in a bid to make more federal spending friendly to social...

NDP’s Horwath top challenger to Tory leader Ford in Ontario election: poll

A new poll suggests the outcome of Ontario's election will come down to which leader, rather than which party, can win voters' confidence — with Andrea...