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...

Ottawa talking with Pakistan about bringing acquitted woman to Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government is talking with Pakistan about the possibilty of bringing a Pakistani woman, who was recently released from death row, to Canada. Asia Bibi, a Christian, was sentenced...

Douglas Rain’s HAL in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ influenced AI image in pop-culture

TORONTO — As the measured, eerie voice of sentient computer HAL 9000 in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," Douglas Rain helped set the...

Heartwarming clip shows newcomer kids experiencing first Canadian snowfall

TORONTO — A woman who shared a video of two Eritrean children reacting gleefully to their first Canadian snowfall says the overwhelmingly positive reaction to...

Amnesty calls for accountability on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women

OTTAWA — Amnesty International Canada is calling on the federal government to appoint a special representative to hear from Indigenous women coerced into sterilization procedures — to learn what justice would...

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