MONTREAL—The family of a Quebec woman who went missing with her Italian friend in West Africa last month says it finally feels federal authorities are taking the case seriously following several frustrating days seeking answers from Ottawa.
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TORONTO—Work to rebuild Ontario's Liberals gets underway in earnest this year after their decimation at the ballot box last spring, but the party may wait until after the fall federal election to chose a permanent new leader.
TORONTO—Ontario kicked off its application process yesterday for the first 25 cannabis retail licences in the province, with the results of a lottery expected later this week.
The government said the firm cap on the number of stores that will open this spring was needed due to what it called serious cannabis supply issues that had to be addressed by the federal government.
TORONTO—Ontario's post-secondary institutions now are expected to have free-speech policies in place under a controversial provincial rule that officially came into effect this year.
ATLANTIC OCEAN, At Sea—An Ontario-based record-setting solo rower is back at sea on his latest cross-continental expedition—this time joined by his 20-year-old daughter.
John and Libby Beeden are nearly halfway through their 5,650-km voyage from Portimao, Portugal to Antigua after setting off about a month ago.
MELFORT, Sask.—The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's bus pleaded guilty today to all charges against him.
“I plead guilty, your honour,” Jaskirat Singh Sidhu said as he stood before a judge in a court in Melfort, Sask.
VANCOUVER—The Court of Appeal of British Columbia has given the federal government more time to fix its solitary confinement law after a lower court declared indefinite prisoner segregation unconstitutional.
OTTAWA—A decade-old goal to get at least half-a-million electric cars on Canada's roads by the end of 2018 appears to have missed the mark by more than 400,000.
TORONTO—Class was in session for the Maple Leafs last night.
And Toronto head coach Mike Babcock was clear in his grading—they didn't pass the test.
Pekka Rinne made 18 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Nashville Predators jumped out to a 2-0 lead through two periods before choking off any hope of a comeback over the final 20 minutes in a 4-0 victory.
TORONTO — Shares of New Gold Inc. climbed more than 10 per cent in early trading after the company reported improved fourth-quarter performance at its troubled Rainy River mine.