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Alberta New Democrats to announce new leader to replace Rachel Notley

Alberta New Democrats to announce new leader to replace Rachel Notley

CALGARY — Alber­ta’s Oppo­si­tion NDP is set to announce its new leader today.

Billionaire businessman James K. Irving dead at 96

Billionaire businessman James K. Irving dead at 96

The fam­i­ly of Cana­di­an bil­lion­aire busi­ness­man James K. Irv­ing has announced his…

Judge orders Quebec to pay over $144M to taxi permit holders for abolishing permits

Judge orders Quebec to pay over $144M to taxi permit holders for abolishing permits

MONTREAL — A Supe­ri­or Court judge has ordered the Que­bec gov­ern­ment to pay more…

A timeline of events in the Ontario Science Centre closure, announced Friday

A timeline of events in the Ontario Science Centre closure, announced Friday

TORONTO — The Ontario Sci­ence Cen­tre at its cur­rent east Toron­to loca­tion will…

Concern over Indigenous identity fraud heightened by government definitions: minister

Concern over Indigenous identity fraud heightened by government definitions: minister

OTTAWA — The Min­is­ter of Crown-Indige­nous Rela­tions says a lot of talk about the…

Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

The Ontario Sci­ence Cen­tre is abrupt­ly clos­ing at the end of the day today, after…

Official results show NDP beat Tories by more than 600 votes in Manitoba byelection

Official results show NDP beat Tories by more than 600 votes in Manitoba byelection

WINNIPEG — Offi­cial num­bers have been released for the Man­i­to­ba byelec­tion that saw…

Head of NATO singles out Trudeau as friend and staunch defender of Ukraine

Head of NATO singles out Trudeau as friend and staunch defender of Ukraine

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau and NATO Sec­re­tary-Gen­er­al Jens Stoltenberg met for…

Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

TORONTO — The Ontario Sci­ence Cen­tre is abrupt­ly clos­ing at the end of the day today,…

Trudeau announces two multimillion-dollar agreements with the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia

Trudeau announces two multimillion-dollar agreements with the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia

WHYCOCOMAGH, N.S. — Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau has announced a pro­posed…

Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

CALGARY — Cal­gar­y’s may­or is promis­ing a wide-rang­ing exam­i­na­tion of the…

Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court

Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Cana­da says Ontario pub­lic school board teach­ers have…

Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre seeks to lead Quebec Liberal party

Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre seeks to lead Quebec Liberal party

For­mer Mon­tréal may­or Denis Coderre is seek­ing the lead­er­ship of the Que­bec…

Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre seeks to lead Quebec Liberal party

Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre seeks to lead Quebec Liberal party

MONTREAL — Denis Coderre believes he and the Que­bec Lib­er­als can both rise from…

Canada lays more sanctions on Haiti gang leaders as violence surges

OTTAWA — Cana­da is impos­ing eco­nom­ic sanc­tions on three more peo­ple for their…

After 27 years as an MP, Liberal John McKay won't run in next election

After 27 years as an MP, Liberal John McKay won't run in next election

OTTAWA — Lib­er­al John McK­ay, who has been an MP since 1997, says he won’t run for…

William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

Cana­di­an actor William Shat­ner is wad­ing into the debate over open-pen salmon…

Judge finds no documentation to support Global News reporting on Han Dong allegations

Judge finds no documentation to support Global News reporting on Han Dong allegations

An Ontario Supe­ri­or Court judge has found no doc­u­ment­ed evi­dence to sup­port…

William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

Cana­di­an actor William Shat­ner is wad­ing into the debate over open-pen salmon…

Search for remains of slain women at Manitoba landfill to start in fall

WINNIPEG — The search of a Win­nipeg-area land­fill for the remains of two slain…

Saskatchewan ignoring requests from privacy commissioner to release documents: report

Saskatchewan ignoring requests from privacy commissioner to release documents: report

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s pri­va­cy com­mis­sion­er says the provin­cial gov­ern­ment has…

Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland dies at 88, son Kiefer says

Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland dies at 88, son Kiefer says

Don­ald Suther­land, the New Brunswick-born act­ing leg­end with the dis­tinct bari­tone…

Head of New Brunswick health network defends big spending on travel nurse contracts

Head of New Brunswick health network defends big spending on travel nurse contracts

FREDERICTON — The head of New Brunswick­’s fran­coph­o­ne Vital­ite Health Net­work…

Spy watchdog raps RCMP over application of protocol to avoid complicity in torture

Spy watchdog raps RCMP over application of protocol to avoid complicity in torture

OTTAWA — A fed­er­al spy watch­dog says a senior RCMP offi­cial wrong­ly…

Liberals plan talks to launch school food program before end of next school year

Liberals plan talks to launch school food program before end of next school year

OTTAWA — Fam­i­lies Min­is­ter Jen­na Sud­ds says the gov­ern­ment hopes to see kids…

Former Assembly of First Nations national chief suing organization for $5 million

Former Assembly of First Nations national chief suing organization for $5 million

OTTAWA — The for­mer nation­al chief of the Assem­bly of First Nations is suing the…

National security adviser defends cabinet confidence in foreign meddling probe

National security adviser defends cabinet confidence in foreign meddling probe

OTTAWA — Canada’s nation­al secu­ri­ty advis­er says break­ing or eas­ing the rules that…

Hate the long walk on Canada Day? Ottawa mayor, feds point fingers over transit plan

Hate the long walk on Canada Day? Ottawa mayor, feds point fingers over transit plan

OTTAWA — Peo­ple attend­ing Cana­da Day cel­e­bra­tions in Ottawa can use pub­lic…

Calgary mayor sticks to Stampede opening day for possible main water fix

Calgary mayor sticks to Stampede opening day for possible main water fix

CALGARY — Cal­gar­y’s may­or is stick­ing to open­ing day of the Stam­pede as…

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear dispute about Nova Scotia teacher contract

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear dispute about Nova Scotia teacher contract

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Cana­da will not delve into a dis­pute between Nova…

New rules coming for tenants paying fixed rent in Nova Scotia's public housing units

New rules coming for tenants paying fixed rent in Nova Scotia's public housing units

HALIFAX — The Nova Sco­tia gov­ern­ment is chang­ing the rules for those who pay…

Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

The Sen­ate has passed a gov­ern­ment bill intend­ed to help deter, inves­ti­gate…

Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

OTTAWA — The Sen­ate has passed a gov­ern­ment bill intend­ed to help deter,…

Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

With entrenched views on all sides of the salmon-farm­ing debate in British Colum­bia,…

Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

VANCOUVER — With entrenched views on all sides of the salmon-farm­ing debate in British…

Public hearing for VPD sergeant accused of sexual misconduct by officers and students

Public hearing for VPD sergeant accused of sexual misconduct by officers and students

VICTORIA — The Office of the Police Com­plaint Com­mis­sion­er in British Colum­bia has…

NATO secretary-general urges Ottawa to meet its defence spending target

NATO secretary-general urges Ottawa to meet its defence spending target

OTTAWA — NATO Sec­re­tary-Gen­er­al Jens Stoltenberg is urg­ing Cana­da to meet the…

Feds delay closure of B.C.'s open-net salmon farms until 2029

Feds delay closure of B.C.'s open-net salmon farms until 2029

OTTAWA — The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is delay­ing the shut­down of open-net salmon farms…

Manitoba Tories in difficult position following byelection loss: professor

Manitoba Tories in difficult position following byelection loss: professor

WINNIPEG — A polit­i­cal stud­ies pro­fes­sor says the Man­i­to­ba NDP’s byelec­tion…

Ottawa moves forward on threat to use federal powers to help Quebec caribou

Ottawa moves forward on threat to use federal powers to help Quebec caribou

MONTREAL — Fed­er­al Envi­ron­ment Min­is­ter Steven Guil­beault says he’s mov­ing…

House of Commons summer recess begins Wednesday afternoon

OTTAWA — Most fed­er­al Lib­er­als still insist they can turn things around in the polls…

Coalition of drug user groups wants court to quash B.C. drug 'recriminalization'

Coalition of drug user groups wants court to quash B.C. drug 'recriminalization'

VANCOUVER — A coali­tion of drug user advo­ca­cy groups is tak­ing the fed­er­al…

Nova Scotia's Lunenburg Municipality passes coastal protection regulations

Nova Scotia's Lunenburg Municipality passes coastal protection regulations

HALIFAX — A rur­al munic­i­pal­i­ty on Nova Sco­ti­a’s South Shore has become the…

LNG company plans to use 'floatel' near Squamish, B.C., without local permit

LNG company plans to use 'floatel' near Squamish, B.C., without local permit

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The com­pa­ny behind a nat­ur­al gas project near Squamish, B.C.,…

Ontario's open single-game sports-betting industry continues to thrive.

TORONTO — Ontar­i­o’s sin­gle-game sports bet­ting indus­try is on a win­ning streak.

New Democrats to represent Winnipeg constituency for first time following byelection

New Democrats to represent Winnipeg constituency for first time following byelection

The Tuxe­do con­stituen­cy in Win­nipeg will be rep­re­sent­ed by the New Democ­rats for…

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to meet with prime minister in Ottawa

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to meet with prime minister in Ottawa

The head of the NATO alliance is set to meet with the prime min­is­ter in Ottawa today.…

Federal government decision expected on controversial B.C. fish farms

Federal government decision expected on controversial B.C. fish farms

The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is expect­ed to announce the way for­ward for fish farms along…

Federal government decision expected on controversial B.C. fish farms

Federal government decision expected on controversial B.C. fish farms

OTTAWA — The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is expect­ed to announce the way for­ward for fish…

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to meet with prime minister in Ottawa

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to meet with prime minister in Ottawa

OTTAWA — The head of the NATO alliance is set to meet with the prime min­is­ter in Ottawa…

New Democrats to represent Winnipeg constituency for first time following byelection

New Democrats to represent Winnipeg constituency for first time following byelection

WINNIPEG — The Tuxe­do con­stituen­cy in Win­nipeg will be rep­re­sent­ed by the New…

B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

VICTORIA — Forests that were envi­ron­men­tal and Indige­nous rights bat­tle­grounds over…

Former N.B. Progressive Conservative MLA to seek Liberal nomination for fall election

Former N.B. Progressive Conservative MLA to seek Liberal nomination for fall election

A for­mer New Brunswick Pro­gres­sive Con­ser­v­a­tive cab­i­net min­is­ter says he is…

Former N.B. Progressive Conservative MLA to seek Liberal nomination for fall election

Former N.B. Progressive Conservative MLA to seek Liberal nomination for fall election

SUSSEX, N.B. — A for­mer New Brunswick Pro­gres­sive Con­ser­v­a­tive cab­i­net…

Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

Par­lia­men­tary bud­get offi­cer Yves Giroux says he is not being ​“muz­zled” by the…

Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

Parliamentary budget officer says government not muzzling him over carbon price data

OTTAWA — Par­lia­men­tary bud­get offi­cer Yves Giroux says he is not being ​“muz­zled”…

Bloc MPs will 'pay the price' for any involvement in foreign meddling, Blanchet says

Bloc MPs will 'pay the price' for any involvement in foreign meddling, Blanchet says

Bloc Québé­cois Leader Yves-Fran­cois Blanchet says any mem­ber of his cau­cus…

Bloc MPs will 'pay the price' for any involvement in foreign meddling, Blanchet says

Bloc MPs will 'pay the price' for any involvement in foreign meddling, Blanchet says

OTTAWA — Bloc Québé­cois Leader Yves-Fran­cois Blanchet says any mem­ber of his cau­cus…

Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

OTTAWA — Health Min­is­ter Mark Hol­land is accus­ing the Con­ser­v­a­tives of…

Should governments legislate 'bubble zones' around places of worship? Some say yes

OTTAWA — Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Mus­lim and Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty groups say it’s time for…