OTTAWA — The federal government is facing pressure to change the name of the building that houses the Prime Minister's Office—the Langevin Block, located across the street from Parliament Hill.
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OTTAWA—Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale said he'll soon talk face-to-face with his U.S. counterpart about the difficulties some Canadians are experiencing at the border.
Goodale said Tuesday he will have a chance in coming weeks—no date has been set—to discuss any border “issues or tensions” with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.
TORONTO—Stuart McLean, the best-selling author and soft-spoken humorist whose gentle celebration of life's biggest and smallest moments endeared him to legions of faithful listeners of CBC Radio's “The Vinyl Cafe,” has died.
CBC said the celebrated storyteller, who had been diagnosed with skin cancer, died yesterday in Toronto at age 68.
WINNIPEG—A man who allegedly fell asleep on a bus and, when roused, refused to leave has been charged in the fatal stabbing of a transit driver.
Brian Kyle Thomas, 22, of Winnipeg is facing charges including second-degree murder, possession of a weapon, and failing to comply with a probation order.
TORONTO—Ontario is putting $1.8 million toward 15 pilot projects aimed at improving police responses to sexual violence, including two case review models that are similar to a celebrated approach pioneered in Philadelphia.
Advocates say the case reviews in Brantford and the OPP's Northwest Region are a good first step.
COCHRANE, Alta.—Calgary's Mount Royal University confirms two of its flight instructors were killed in a crash of one of the school's aviation diploma program aircraft.
RCMP said the crash happened yesterday afternoon east of Highway 40, northwest of Cochrane.
They also said the accident was witnessed by another aircraft and reported to authorities around 5 p.m.
TORONTO—The Ontario government is conducting expanded mercury testing around the site of an old paper mill in the province's northwest in the hopes of cleaning up an area that has left a First Nation plagued with mercury poisoning for more than 50 years.
TORONTO—Ontario's minister of northern development and mines is stepping aside temporarily as he deals with depression.
Michael Gravelle said his doctor diagnosed him last year.
“Over the past months, I have been struggling with a feeling of uneasiness that I have not been able to shake,” Gravelle said in a statement yesterday.
WINNIPEG—Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said his government has been talking with the Prime Minister's Office about ways to deal with the rising number of refugees illicitly-crossing the border from the United States.
OTTAWA—Standing next to President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute yesterday to Canada's ability to negotiate environmental treaties with the U.S., such as the . . . 1991 Air Quality Agreement.