Government lifts speed restrictions after spotting no whales in shipping lanes

OTTAWA — Transport Canada says it's lifting speed restrictions for cargo ships in the Gulf of St. Lawrence after recent surveillance failed to detect North Atlantic...

Feds dropped ball with First World War centenary commemorations: historians

OTTAWA — Some of Canada's top military historians say the federal government missed an important opportunity to commemorate the First World War's centenary and...

Operations largely back to normal at Toronto’s Pearson airport after fire

TORONTO — Operations at Toronto's Pearson International Airport had largely returned to normal Monday morning after a fire the night before triggered an evacuation...

Roast beef being recalled across Canada

TORONTO - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a popular roast beef brand sold across the country is being recalled over possible Listeria monocytogenes...

Wild finale to extraordinary election campaign

OTTAWA - Canada's extraordinarily long 78-day election campaign that culminates Monday was always going to be one for the record books. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper...

Mansbridge promises low-key exit from ‘The National’

TORONTO - Peter Mansbridge doesn't want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor's chair at CBC's "The National." Nearly a year after telling viewers...

Globe and Mail wins in 6 of 21 categories at National Newspaper Awards

TORONTO — The Globe and Mail won six of the 21 categories at the National Newspaper Awards on Friday, and the newspaper's Robyn Doolittle...

Ottawa plans to give climate funds directly to Ontario institutions, businesses

MILTON, Ont. — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the federal government plans to disburse money from a climate fund directly to Ontario institutions and...
News In Brief

Friday, October 13

Highlights from the news file for Friday, Oct. 13 ——— MORNEAU TO ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO TAX PLAN: The Trudeau government is going to retool its controversial...

CREA reports home sales in March down compared with a year ago, prices also...

OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in March fell compared with a year ago while the average sale price also...

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