Bank of Canada identifies climate change as important economic weak spot

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is highlighting its expanding concerns about climate change and, for the first time, is listing it among the top weak spots for the economy...

Feds ‘deeply concerned’ by China’s arrests of Canadians Kovrig, Spavor

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the government is "deeply concerned" about China's decision to formally arrest two Canadians citizens it has...

Replacing Phoenix pay system cheaper than fixing its mess will be, PBO reports

OTTAWA — The cost of building and putting in place a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the...

Baloney Meter: Has every single refugee claimant in Canada been screened?

OTTAWA — "We have made sure that every single person crossing our borders, whether legally or illegally, gets processed according to all our rules....

Provinces asking feds for $138 million to help buy out flooded properties

OTTAWA — Flood-ravaged provinces are asking the federal government to provide almost $138 million to move or buy out homeowners affected by previous years'...

What are panic attacks and what causes them? A look at the issue

TORONTO — Supreme Court Justice Clement Gascon, who briefly went missing in Ottawa last week, recently explained that his disappearance was caused by a...

Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B suit for pushing opioids despite risks

TORONTO — Canadian drug makers are facing a $1.1-billion lawsuit for their role in the opioid crisis. A proposed class action filed today accuses almost...

‘Break from Drake’: Milwaukee radio station bans rapper’s music during Raptors-Bucks series

TORONTO — A Milwaukee radio station is giving superstar Drake the silent treatment heading into the NBA finals. Hosts of morning show Riggs & Alley...
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CPP Investment Board posts 8.9% return for 2018-19, adds $35.9B to assets

TORONTO — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board recovered from a weak quarter in late 2018 to produce a solid 8.9 per cent net return...

Restaurant Brands plans to grow to more than 40K restaurants in the coming years

TORONTO — Restaurant Brands International Inc. says it plans to grow to more than 40,000 restaurants around the world over the next eight to 10 years. The...

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