Freeland agrees to NDP trade pitch in return for new NAFTA support: letter

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to make Canada's trade negotiations more "transparent," by agreeing to proposals from the New Democrats...

Ontario will need to recall defective licence plates, cabinet minister says

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it will eventually have to recall newly issued licence plates that are difficult to read in low light. Progressive Conservative...

OSC seeking changes to rules for deferred sales charges on mutual funds

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission is proposing to restrict the use of deferred sales charges in the sale of mutual funds as every other...

Baloney Meter: Rail blockades and government authority over the police

OTTAWA — "The RCMP Act is clear: the minister of public safety has the ultimate authority over Canada's national police force, and has the...

Catholic, French teachers resume talks with Ontario government as strike looms

TORONTO — Bargaining is set to resume today between the Ontario government and two teachers' unions, just one day before a planned joint strike by all four major...

Via Rail lays off 1,000 employees temporarily as blockades drag on

TORONTO — Via Rail says it is temporarily laying off 1,000 employees due to blockades that continue to halt service on CN tracks in...

MADD Canada asks Ontario to investigate reports of licence plate problems

TORONTO — Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada is asking the Ontario government to review an apparent problem with its new licence plates that makes...

Talks resume between Ontario government, Catholic teachers as more strikes loom

TORONTO — Ontario's Catholic teachers are back at the bargaining table with the provincial government today in a bid to head off further job...

Suspicious package sent to Ford’s house; wife was home but is safe

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford's office says police were called to his house yesterday to investigate a suspicious package. It is believed to have been...
Ontario licence plate

Ontario probing licence plate defect weeks after new decals were released

TORONTO — Ontario is investigating complaints that its new licence plates have a defect which makes them difficult to read in low light. Consumer Services...

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