OTTAWA—Canadians are putting in more effort in the classroom, additional time on the job, and extra teeth-gnashing minutes on the road getting to and from work, Statistics Canada says in the latest—and last—batch of numbers from the 2016 census.
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OTTAWA—New mothers and fathers planning to begin their parental leave on or after Dec. 3 will be able to spread their federal benefits over a longer period of time.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government's politically-bruised promise to ensure “tax fairness” for the middle class took another beating yesterday amid unfolding revelations about the widespread and perfectly legal practice among ultra-wealthy Canadians of harbouring cash in offshore tax havens.
OTTAWA—The federal Liberals are signalling they are ready to make a right to housing a tenet of the government's upcoming national housing strategy.
The declaration appears aspirational in nature at this point.
OTTAWA—A major effort is underway to collect the most detailed data yet on the state of the country's roads, bridges, water pipes, and transit systems.
Statistics Canada quietly launched a national survey late last month to get an unprecedented level of granular detail on the state of infrastructure at the provincial and municipal level.
OTTAWA—Mike Duffy, the Senate, and the RCMP are heading back to court with the senator seeking more than $7.8 million in damages stemming from the high-profile investigation, suspension, and court case about his expenses.
OTTAWA—The federal government is vowing to make changes to a largely-untapped fund designed to help parents of murdered or missing children after a blistering critique exposed deep flaws in the program.
OTTAWA—A first-of-its-kind study in Canada has painted a national picture of homeless youth and drawn a link to the foster care system that researchers say could be playing a more active role in keeping young people off the streets.
OTTAWA—The share of the population that can speak both of Canada's official languages hit an all-time high in 2016, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday in its latest batch of census numbers—a modest shift upward in a rate that barely has budged over the last 15 years.
OTTAWA—International Monetary Fund researchers say the federal government can afford to spend $8 billion annually to reduce the cost of child-care spaces nationwide because the program would pay for itself.
The proposal is more than 10 times what the Liberals have promised to spend annually over the next decade on child care.