OTTAWA—The Liberal government is committing $101 million over five years to reduce violence against women—a highlight of a federal budget that promised to consider the way programs and policies impact different genders in different ways.
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OTTAWA—The federal government plans to spend $7 billion over the next decade to help ease the burden of child care costs—part of a slew of new long-term spending targeting families.
The details outlined in yesterday's federal budget estimated that child-care spending could create 40,000 new, subsidized daycare spaces countrywide over the next three years.
ST. CATHARINES, Ont.—An Ontario man accused of killing his seven-year-old stepson and badly injuring a banker with whom he once had professional dealings managed to flee 2,000 km over four days before being arrested, police said yesterday.
WASHINGTON—The U.S. government, citing unspecified threats, is barring passengers on non-stop, U.S.-bound flights from eight mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets, electronic games, and other devices on board in carry-on bags.
A group of Canadian researchers say they have, for the first time, successfully raised wasps that will be used this summer as a weapon against an insect that is ravaging forests.
WASHINGTON—It's now been revealed that the FBI had two political bombshells ready to drop during the last U.S. election.
One, it unloaded on Democrats two weeks before election day.
The other it held onto—until two months into Donald Trump's presidency.
It dropped yesterday.
WINNIPEG—Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government faced protesting students and the threat of a labour lawsuit yesterday as it moved to freeze public-sector wages and raise post-secondary tuition fees.
OTTAWA—All judges and RCMP officers should have to go through mandatory training on gender-based violence and sexual assault, says a new report from the House of Commons' committee on the status of women.
NEW YORK—Chuck Berry, rock 'n roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode," "Sweet Little Sixteen," and "Roll Over Beethoven,” died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis.
He was 90.
ST.CATHARINES, Ont.—A 43-year-old man is wanted for first-degree murder in connection with the death of his stepson, who family friends described as a “loving little boy.”