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Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will belatedly honour his campaign promise to cut the small business tax rate to nine per cent as his government...

Bring Back Our Train. Musician Ian Tamblyn Performs to Capacity Crowd

There was a tremendous turn-out at The Water Tower Inn’s Pavilion, on Thursday, April 6th, 2017. Folks came from far and wide to celebrate...

Study urges feds to rethink parental leave

OTTAWA - A new study says the Liberal government should rethink federal parental benefits and overhaul a system that leaves out too many families...

Feds look to make online services simpler

OTTAWA - Canadians who both file their taxes and check their benefits online will soon find find it easier to skip between the websites...

Feds don’t know cost of children: study

OTTAWA - Jessica Wesley has been a mom for all of two months, but she and her husband are already thinking that one child...
Carolyn Bennett

Feds reveal terms of indigenous inquiry

GATINEAU, Que. - Family members wiped away tears Wednesday as the federal government outlined the terms of an inquiry into the phenomenon of missing...

Instead of passenger train, take these roads Minister of Transport suggests

Last week while in Sault Ste. Marie, Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau revoked the support of a subsidy for $5.3 million for passenger rail...

Parental leave program falls short: study

OTTAWA - New research shows Canada's parental leave program leaves out two-fifths of mothers, many of them low-income, and points to a stark divide...

Pardon pot possession convicts: think tank

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's government should consider pardoning people convicted of pot possession — and drop any outstanding charges — to free up much-needed...
Attawapiskat

Attawapiskat declares state of emergency

ATTAWAPISKAT, Ont. - A remote northern Ontario First Nation has declared a state of emergency after numerous suicide attempts this week. The Attawapiskat First Nation...