TORONTO—The Ontario government says the integrity of Toronto's municipal election will be compromised if a court doesn't stay a ruling that upended the province's plans to cut the city's council nearly in half.
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TORONTO—Canada's ban on the main source of artificial trans fats came into effect yesterday, making it illegal for manufacturers to use the additive in any food made or imported into the country, as well as in any meals prepared in restaurants.
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.”
TORONTO—Protesters lingered overnight outside the Ontario legislature after they were barred from observing a rare midnight sitting meant to speed up the passage of a controversial bill to cut Toronto's city council nearly in half.
OTTAWA—Federal Opposition parties are preparing their ammunition for a fall session of Parliament aimed at attacking the Trudeau government's record on pipelines, trade, and promises to raise fortunes of the middle class as the opening act in the year-long countdown to the 2019 election.
SASKATOON—Canada's negotiating team yesterday spent several hours updating Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the state of NAFTA talks and getting his marching orders for the days ahead.
Foreign Affair minister Chrystia Freeland refused to go into any detail about the issues on which the prime minister needed to sign off or what instructions she and the rest of the NAFTA team received.
VANCOUVER—The manager of a Vancouver store where wigs intended for kids with cancer were stolen says it's been heartbreaking to call their families and break the news.
OTTAWA—Conservative leader Andrew Scheer says the Ontario government is well within its legal rights to use the Constitution's notwithstanding clause to cut the size of Toronto's city council but would not say whether he thinks it is a good move—or whether he would ever use the clause himself.
TORONTO—Ontario's legislature plunged into chaos yesterday as protesters and most of the Opposition were ejected for disrupting the government's efforts to revive a bill slashing Toronto's city council nearly in half just days after a judge found the legislation unconstitutional.
WINNIPEG—First Nation families say they struggled to get wheelchairs, beds, and other health-care services for their children before Ottawa adopted Jordan's Principle.
The principle, which requires that kids get access to services without delays caused by jurisdictional issues, is named after Jordan River Anderson.