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.
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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.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is refusing to say what he knew—and when he knew it—about a dismissed, non-felony charge against his choice for Governor General.
Julie Payette is calling the six-year-old incident a case of an “unfounded" allegation for which she was "immediately cleared” without any prosecution.
OTTAWA—The Governor General says he's become convinced more than ever of the importance of the monarchy in Canadian democracy, but regrets too few in the country understand the unique role of the Crown.
OTTAWA—Former astronaut Julie Payette appeared emotional yesterday after officially being declared Canada's next Governor General, taking a moment to salute her family, friends, and colleagues on Earth—and a few above the planet.
OTTAWA—Peter McAuslan was 21 in 1967 when he took three weeks to hitchhike from Vancouver to Montreal, stopping in local pubs to watch the Stanley Cup final along the way.
The trip across the country tied together hockey, beer, and Canada's centennial.
OTTAWA—A national coalition of anti-poverty groups is asking the Trudeau government to boost the basic amount it provides in child benefits in hopes of cutting child poverty rates in Canada in half by the end of the decade.
OTTAWA—The federal government is pouring more money into the bug-addled Phoenix payroll system in hopes of getting closer to solving the ongoing boondoggle—and it's blaming the previous Conservative government for the extra cost.