Media industry anxious for news in budget on federal plan to support journalism

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is due to deliver an update to its plan to support journalism in next week's budget but Ottawa's recent silence on the file...

Veteran provincial politician Randy Hillier expelled from Tory caucus

TORONTO — A provincial politician has been kicked out of the Progressive Conservative caucus days after he alleged he was being penalized for butting...

Canada imposes more sanctions against Russian people, companies over Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada is restricting the finances of another 129 people, companies and organizations over Russia's treatment of Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced...

‘Finish the job’: NDP urges Liberals to expunge cannabis records before election

OTTAWA — The NDP justice critic is urging the Liberal government to help him improve a bill to help Canadians carrying burdensome cannabis records and ensure the...

Supreme Court rules ‘belief’ requirement in child luring law is unconstitutional

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a provision of the country's internet child luring laws is unconstitutional and is ordering a new...

Increased high school class sizes, sex-ed curriculum among education reforms

TORONTO — Ontario is increasing high school class sizes and introducing a new sex-ed curriculum that will return to teaching gender identity and consent in...

Morneau drops more hints on skills-training plans in the 2019 federal budget

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau is suggesting that next week's federal budget will include measures to help Canadians cover their bills if they...

Chinese evidence behind canola impasse? ‘So far we’ve heard nothing,’ Carr says

OTTAWA — International Trade Minister Jim Carr says Beijing has yet to provide an explanation for China's decision to block canola shipments from one of Canada's largest grain producers. A Chinese...

Liberal MPs shut down SNC committee before vote on recalling Wilson-Raybould

OTTAWA — Liberal MPs have used their majority on the House of Commons justice committee to shut down an opposition attempt to call Jody...

Liberals must let Wilson-Raybould come back to committee, opposition says

OTTAWA — Opposition MPs say Jody Wilson-Raybould must testify again before the House of Commons justice committee if it is to properly determine whether the Prime...

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