OTTAWA—The controversy surrounding Jane Philpott’s travel expenses grew yesterday as evidence surfaced that the federal Liberal health minister billed taxpayers $520 for access to Air Canada’s executive airport lounges in North America and Europe.
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A group of mayors from Canada and the U.S. is trying to challenge a recent decision allowing an American city to draw water from the Great Lakes, arguing it sets a dangerous precedent.
OTTAWA—Many mosques and Islamic schools in Canada are placing young people at risk by espousing—or at least not condemning —extremist teachings, a new study says.
More details have been released about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s upcoming visit to Canada.
Kensington Palace tweeted this morning that Prince William and his wife, Kate, will visit Vancouver, Victoria, Bella Bella, Haida Gwaii, and Kelowna in British Columbia, as well as Whitehorse and Carcross in Yukon.
It noted the trip will take place Sept. 24-Oct. 1.
KINGSTON, Ont.—Like a shooting star streaking across the Canadian sky, Gord Downie gave the country one exuberant burst of energy before bowing out.
OTTAWA—Elizabeth May will remain Green Party leader despite a controversy over the Middle East that divided members and prompted her to consider stepping down.
The party will revisit a convention resolution to support a movement to boycott Israel, along with any other recent policy decisions that lacked genuine consensus, May told a news conference this morning.
OTTAWA—After shelling out almost half-a-million dollars for Justin Trudeau to hole up with his 30 ministers at two different luxury resorts, taxpayers will get a break this weekend when the prime minister hosts his third cabinet retreat since taking office last fall.
TORONTO—A new TD report suggests university students who are having a hard time funding extra-curricular activities need to make smarter choices with their budgets.
VIENNA—Attention, oenophiles: a 500-year old Austrian vine has yielded its first batch of wine and experts say it’s a taste sensation.
The bad news is the supply is very limited.
State-run broadcaster ORF reported vintners have produced 300 litres from off-shoots of a solitary vine they identify as an ancient form of white wine grape gruener veltliner.
SELKIRK, Man.—A Manitoba farmer has harvested a “yes” to a marriage proposal he plowed into a field.
John Yokimas took his girlfriend, Sally Hnatiuk, for a plane ride.
While airborne, they flew over his romantic question—“I Love U Sally. Will U Marry Me?”—written in a wheat field in big letters.