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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TORONTO—An overwhelming majority of those who weighed in on Ontario's sex education on the first day of public consultations opposed Premier Doug Ford's repeal of a modernized curriculum introduced by the previous Liberal government.
TORONTO—The Ontario government introduced legislation yesterday that would prevent a strike or lockout at one of the province's major power utilities—a move its said was necessary to avoid power outages over the holidays.
Labour minister Laurie Scott said that if passed, the bill would send the dispute between the Power Workers' Union and Ontario Power Generation to arbitration.
New rules that increase penalties for drunk driving and expand police powers to demand breath samples took effect across Canada today, with some predicting the law will face a series of legal challenges.
GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta.—A rally in support of Alberta's oil industry drew hundreds of supporters who cheered as speakers delivered a message that the rest of Canada needs to be thankful for the prosperity the province provides.
TORONTO—The Ontario government is slashing millions of dollars in funding for programs that are aimed at providing students with extra skills and support, leaving school boards to figure out how students will be affected.
A spokeswoman for Education minister Lisa Thompson said $25 million was slashed from the budget after the government reviewed the “Education Programs—Other” fund.
TORONTO—Months after saying it would not cap the number of licences for retail pot shops after cannabis was legalized, the Ontario government has reversed course, saying it now will only be able to issue 25 licences by April.
TORONTO—Ontario's Opposition says the government is trampling on workers' rights by immediately resorting to back-to-work legislation to prevent a strike at one of the province's major power utilities.
REGINA—A consulting firm says sight lines are a safety concern at the rural intersection where the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash happened back in April.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed four new senators including a failed Liberal candidate, filling every seat in the upper chamber.
The Senate has a full complement of 105 senators—the first time there hasn't been a vacancy in about eight years.
Trudeau has appointed 49 senators since becoming prime minister and will have the chance to appoint more in 2019.