Trans Mountain puts contractors on notice to get ready for pipeline restart

OTTAWA — Construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is set to restart in the next month, just in time for the official...

Feds provide $3 million boost to charity for social entrepreneurs

The federal government says it is giving $3 million to a charity that supports young Canadians developing socially conscious businesses. Finance Minister Bill Morneau made...

Five changes to Ontario’s sex-ed curriculum

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government released a new health and physical education curriculum Wednesday, including sex-ed components that are largely similar to the...

Ontario fights order to release documents outlining cabinet minister priorities

TORONTO — Ontario's information and privacy commissioner says the government is going to court to prevent the release of Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters...

Groups ready large get-out-the-vote campaign to keep youth turnout high

OTTAWA — Caro Loutfi is busy at her Montreal office preparing ways to get young voters to cast a ballot in this fall's federal...

42 operators chosen to apply for Ontario pot store licences in second lottery

TORONTO — Ontario has selected 42 operators who can apply to run cannabis shops in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario — which...

Ontario government releases new sexual-education curriculum

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released the new sexual-education curriculum, replacing a much-criticized teaching plan brought in after the Progressive Conservatives took power last year. The province says...

Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate...

Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the...

Ethics committee to decide whether to dig deeper into SNC-Lavalin report

OTTAWA — A handful of MPs will be back on Parliament Hill on Wednesday to decide whether to dig more deeply into the federal...

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