Tariffs, fees add $217M to price of three second-hand icebreakers

OTTAWA — Three used icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard will cost 30 per cent more than the federal government previously said — an...

Christopher Plummer to star in Global TV plane mystery ‘Departure’

TORONTO — Oscar-winning Canadian actor Christopher Plummer is set to star in a new homegrown drama series for Global TV. The Canadian network says he'll...

Canada stands pat on Saudi arms sales, even after hearing Khashoggi tape

OTTAWA — The federal government is showing no apparent signs of toughening its stance on arms sales to Saudi Arabia, even after Canada's spy chief heard a recording of the...

Toronto stock market pushes higher, despite energy weakness on drop in oil

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up in late-morning trading as gains in the financial, industrial and materials sectors outweighed losses in the...

Bombardier CEO ends his silence on 5,000 layoffs, defends the move

TORONTO — The head of Bombardier Inc. is defending his move to lay off 5,000 workers — 3,000 of them in Canada — citing efficiency and...

The ‘three-headed monster’ behind Jason Reitman’s political biopic

TORONTO — Collectively, Montreal-raised filmmaker Jason Reitman, American journalist Matt Bai and one-time political operative Jay Carson half-jokingly refer to themselves the "three-headed monster of popular...

Fresh rotating postal strikes to cause delivery delays: Canada Post

OTTAWA — Canada Post says its employees will hold more rotating walkouts starting today and warns it will mean delivery delays, particularly in western Canada. The...

Globe and Mail workers could be off the job by midnight Wednesday: union

TORONTO — A strike appears to be looming at the Globe and Mail. The union representing editorial, circulation and advertising sales workers at the Globe...

Feds pledge money for young scientists but funding for in-house research slips

OTTAWA — Science Minister Kirsty Duncan is making good on a promise to help young researchers who are trying to establish themselves in their...

Stan Lee hoped to make Canadian-set series about Indigenous cop, says producer

TORONTO — Stan Lee struggled in his final years to get broadcasters behind a Canadian-set TV series about an Indigenous cop with special powers, says a...

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