Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

OTTAWA — Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person...

Ottawa claims price on carbon could cut 90 million tonnes of emissions by 2022

OTTAWA — An Environment Canada analysis says the federal government's carbon pricing plan could eliminate up to 90 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2022. That's roughly equivalent to...

Fixing Phoenix to cost billions, take five years to fix, report says

OTTAWA — The problem-plagued Phoenix payroll system has already cost the federal government more than $1 billion and could require an additional $500 million...

Documents hint at Liberal plans to add social financing to more federal spending

OTTAWA — The Liberals are considering adding new funding streams to existing programs in a bid to make more federal spending friendly to social...

Hydro One shares jump 5.7 per cent after U.S. regulators reject $6.7B takeover

TORONTO — Opposition politicians may not like it but investors are applauding the rejection of Hydro One's $6.7-billion takeover of U.S.-based utility Avista Corp. Shares in...
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Ashley Madison site suffers cyber attack

TORONTO - A Canadian-owned dating website for married people seeking affairs says it has suffered a cyber attack after hackers claimed to have stolen...

Not enough fruits, veggies grown to feed global population a health diet: study

The world's agriculture producers are not growing enough fruits and vegetables to feed the global population a healthy diet, according to new Canadian-led research. The study, published...

B.C. First Nation goes tiny in answer to housing needs of single men

VANCOUVER — Members of a small B.C. First Nation have been working to build a tiny solution to homelessness in their community. In about a...
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CBC says Ghomeshi report ‘troubling and disappointing’

TORONTO - The CBC says the conclusions from a report into the handling of the Jian Ghomeshi scandal are "troubling and disappointing." A letter to...

Toews, Blackhawks thump Maple Leafs 6-2 to send Toronto into break on sour note

TORONTO — Jonathan Toews scored twice to go along with two assists, Patrick Kane set up one to reach 999 career points, and the Chicago Blackhawks downed the listless Toronto...

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