TORONTO—As most students returned to class today, a major teachers' union says it is taking legal action to fight the Ontario government's decision to repeal a modernized version of the province's sexual-education curriculum.
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OTTAWA—In the past, public health campaigns warning of the harmful effects of drugs delivered one resounding message: don't do it.
But now that the federal government has decided to legalize marijuana, Health Canada has undertaken new strategies to try and land on teens' screens and in the places they hang out.
OTTAWA—Federal MPs on the natural resources committee were to meet this afternoon for an emergency session to discuss last week's game-changing court decision to tear up federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
The meeting comes at the request of the three Conservatives and one New Democrat MP who sit on the committee.
TORONTO—Marchers in Toronto's annual Labour Day parade broke tradition yesterday, opting not to end the procession at Exhibition Place to show solidarity with stagehands who have been locked out of the venue since July.
“We're not going to cross that picket line,” stressed Naureen Rizvi, Unifor's regional director for Ontario.
TORONTO — Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday halted the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast ‚Äî a setback that comes just as the government is buying the project.
TORONTO — Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday quashed the approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast.
OTTAWA—Maxime Bernier's closest caucus ally says he has no plans to join the renegade Quebec MP's new party.
Conservative MP Alex Nuttall played a key role in Bernier's unsuccessful Conservative leadership campaign last year that saw him lose by the narrowest of margins to Andrew Scheer.
And he's continued to be a close ally of Bernier's since then.
RIVERS, Man.—Police in southern Manitoba had to get down and dirty when they were called this week about five puppies trapped in a tunnel.
Officers from the police service in Rivers, about 40 kM northwest of Brandon, found four males and one female in an underground burrow that had been dug out by the mother dog.
One pup had managed to escape but it was dehydrated.
MILTON, Ont.—Premier Doug Ford says his government will remove the cost of the now-repealed cap-and-trade system from natural gas bills but opposition critics counter the Tory government is not telling people the true impacts of cancelling the system designed to fight climate change.
Two injured Inuit hunters huddled for three days with the body of their friend who was killed by a polar bear as four other bears circled their camp.
“They had to sit tight,” said Rob Hedley, administrator for the hamlet of Naujaat, Nunavut, where the hunters were from.
“It was pretty scary," he noted. "They didn't sleep and they were out there for a while.”