MONTREAL—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau managed to keep the peace at what began as a tension-filled first ministers' meeting Friday but had few concrete achievements to show for the day-long gathering.
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WINNIPEG—Josh Morrissey didn't allow a two-game absence affect his play yesterday afternoon.
Morrissey returned from a lower-body injury to score the early winner, and also added two assists, as the Winnipeg Jets routed the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 7-1.
EDMONTON—A man charged in the deaths of two young children in Edmonton was ordered by the courts earlier this fall not to have contact with their mother after an earlier assault.
Ashton Brian Lafleche, 29, appeared briefly by closed-circuit television in provincial court Friday morning.
TORONTO—A second loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and a slumping Kyle Lowry.
On a night that shone a spotlight on Lowry's offensive struggles, the Bucks downed Toronto 104-99 yesterday—becoming the first team to beat the league-leading Raptors twice this season.
OTTAWA—For the first time in a decade, Ontario will not receive an equalization transfer from Ottawa, prompting the province's finance minister to join calls for the federal government to review how the program is set up.
Canada's finance ministers are in Ottawa for the second of their two yearly meetings, which started with a working dinner at an Ottawa hotel last night.
TORONTO—In the dying minutes of last night's win, Kawhi Leonard hauled down a rebound and sprinted coast to coast—leaving the stunned Sixers in his wake and throwing down an emphatic dunk.
The highlight-reel play was the punctuation mark of a 36-point performance by Leonard, who virtually took over the game en route to a 113-102 victory over Philadelphia.
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada left its trend-setting interest rate untouched yesterday as fresh economic developments, including the sharp drop in oil prices, threatened to delay future hikes.
The central bank's decision maintained its trend-setting rate at 1.75 percent.
It followed a quarter-point increase at the bank's previous policy meeting in October.
Provincial police say statistics from a single month's worth of child exploitation investigations show the issue remains a major problem in Ontario and beyond.
As part of a bid to raise awareness of child exploitation, the OPP released figures from the month of November.
TORONTO—Ontario's social assistance costs ballooned under the previous Liberal government but the system failed to help recipients become self-reliant or consistently ensure that only those eligible received support, the province's auditor general said yesterday.
EDMONTON—Alberta has taken steps to ban employers from requiring people to wear high heels at work.
Labour minister Christina Gray said the province is amending the occupational health and safety code that currently allows employers to make high heels mandatory.
“Our government has the back of every worker and today we are also looking out for your feet,” Gray said Friday.