OTTAWA—Air passengers who are bumped from over-booked flights or forced to sit through long delays could receive up to $2,400 in compensation—cash or something more than a pile of coffee coupons—under proposed regulations for the government's long-promised passenger bill of rights.
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OTTAWA—The federal Liberals aren't living up to a promise to legislate a right to housing, a group of housing and homelessness advocates say, and that's threatening the objectives of their own $40-billion housing strategy.
PARIS—Politicians working to harness the power of social media to connect with voters need to figure out how to do so positively in the face of leaders using those platforms to undermine democracy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.
OTTAWA—The killings of 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue on the weekend has reframed the prime minister's plan for an apology on Canada's decision to close its doors to Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
OTTAWA—The Conservative opposition forced the Liberals onto the defensive yesterday as the governing party watched one of their own abruptly cross the floor to join the chorus of Tories declaring this was the prime minister's “summer of failures.”
OTTAWA — Provinces that don't get on board with the federal Liberals' plan to deal with climate change, including putting a price on pollution, will forfeit their share of a $2-billion federal fund, Environment minister Catherine McKenna said.
OTTAWA—A new plan to help low-income Canadians will set a lofty goal of lifting more than two million people past the poverty line over the next 12 years, says a source familiar with the federal government's long-awaited strategy.
If the federal government meets the ambitious target, it would push poverty rates in Canada to historic lows.
OTTAWA—The federal Liberal government wants to establish a holiday to acknowledge the dark legacy of Canada's residential school system, and plans to use an opposition bill to make it happen.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau Liberals are offering indigenous communities $30 million in prize money as part of a contest that could end up rewriting the rules about how the federal government funds badly-needed housing on-reserve.
Key to the contest is to draw in private-sector builders to help finance the construction and repairing of homes in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities.
OTTAWA—The number of sexual assaults reported to police is on the rise while the ones deemed “unfounded” by officers is on the decline in the wake of the #MeToo movement, according to a new statistical look at crime in Canada.