OTTAWA—A United Nations rights watchdog says Canada's international reputation will be damaged if it doesn't follow through and give real power to its new watchdog on responsible corporate conduct.
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TORONTO—Ontario's high school teachers will start the early stages of contract talks next month in what could be a contentious round of bargaining.
Contracts for teachers and education workers at the province's publicly funded schools expire at the end of August, but Education Minister Lisa Thompson has asked unions to come to the table early.
OTTAWA—B'nai Brith Canada says online hatred is fuelling a rise in anti-Semitism that saw record numbers of Jewish Canadians harassed and assaulted last year.
The group released its annual audit of anti-Semitism yesterday, showing 2,041 recorded incidents of hatred towards Jews in 2018, up 16 percent compared to the year before.
Communities in central Ontario's flood-ravaged cottage country worked to stave off more damage yesterday while bracing for heavy rainfall forecast for later in the week.
TORONTO — Treatment of a group of psychiatric patients detained at an Ontario facility decades ago amounted to torture that resembled the experimentation Nazis performed on Jews, the opening of a civil trial heard yesterday.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Student pranksters at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have struck again, this time drawing inspiration from America's hottest movie.
MIT students over the weekend draped the university's signature Great Dome with a giant cloth version of Captain America's red, white and blue shield.
OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy contracted in February after showing strong growth in January.
The agency says gross domestic product pulled back 0.1 per cent in February as both goods-producing and services-producing industries declined. Growth in January was 0.3 per cent.
TORONTO—Ontario's government-run cannabis distributor has cancelled its tender for couriers to make same-day pot deliveries.
The provincial corporation tasked with the online sale and distribution of recreational cannabis posted a cancellation notice on Friday via the Ontario government's tender portal.
TORONTO—Ontario is cutting the amount of money school boards receive per student, which advocates say will mean fewer services and supports for kids.
The Progressive Conservative government announced the 2019-20 school board funding on Friday, details that came as some boards have been issuing surplus notices to teachers, prompting worries about layoffs due to increasing class sizes.
TORONTO—First Nations leaders are calling on the provincial government to help press Ottawa to relocate the community of Kashechewan as it deals with annual flooding.
Kashechewan First Nation has been evacuated, as its more than 2,500 members have been flown to other locations across the province.