OTTAWA—A woman who wants to sue Facebook over its use of “sponsored stories” can pursue her case in British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.
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TORONTO—Hydro bills in Ontario are set to drop July 1 as the remainder of cuts promised by the Liberal government come into effect.
Some of the cuts came into effect May 1 but as of next month, bills will be 25 percent lower than last year, on average, including an eight percent cut that took effect in January.
OTTAWA—The Liberal government says it is seeking “clarity” from the Federal Court on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal on the delivery of First Nations' child health care.
TORONTO—The Toronto Raptors believe they landed one of the most versatile defenders in last night's NBA draft when injured forward OG Anunoby fell to No. 23.
“Obviously if he doesn't have that injury, I don't think we have a shot,” said Raptors' president Masai Ujiri.
TORONTO—Landlords in Ontario will be able to increase rents up to 1.8 percent next year, as rent controls are expanded under the Liberal government's housing plan.
The annual rent increase guideline is the maximum amount a landlord can boost a tenant's rent without needing the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board.
OTTAWA—Ontario's chief coroner has asked an outside police force to assist Thunder Bay police in investigating the deaths of two indigenous teens that garnered national attention due to concerns levelled by First Nations' leaders.
STANDOFF, Alta.—Alberta Health Services is apologizing, and has placed an employee on administrative leave, after officials at a southern Alberta First Nation complained about a racial slur being used in a text message.
The incident occurred last week during an AHS seminar for educators working on the Kainai First Nation, also known as the Blood Tribe.
TORONTO—Ontario correctional workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject a government offer to extend their contracts by four years with 7.5 percent in raises.
Meanwhile, 27,000 other public servants represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union have accepted an offer with the same wage hike.
TORONTO—Sears Canada will close 59 stores and cut roughly 2,900 jobs under a court-supervised restructuring, the beleaguered retailer said yesterday following years of dwindling sales and a revolving door of top executives.
MONTREAL—Darian Durant played down the revenge factor in the week leading up to facing his old team but when the game was over, the veteran quarterback admitted it felt good to win.