TORONTO—Toronto Public Health says norovirus may be the cause of an outbreak that has affected more than 200 students at a city college, but the agency is waiting for laboratory confirmation.
You are here
OTTAWA—Veteran Ontario NDP MP Charlie Angus said yesterday he has moved into the second phase of his possible campaign to lead his party.
Angus, who launched a new website, said he is trying to build a national team of volunteers and collect donations after spending weeks reaching out to family, colleagues, constituents, and supporters.
VICTORIA — Canada’s Pacific Coast province of British Columbia on Wednesday approved the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands that would allow oil exports to Asia.
TORONTO — Actress Jane Fonda said Wednesday that people should not be fooled by “good-looking liberals” like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who “disappointed” her by approving pipelines from the Alberta oil sands.
Fonda said after touring the oil sands area that environmentalists everywhere were impressed by Trudeau at the Paris climate conference in late 2015.
TORONTO—Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown again is trying to keep a lid on social conservative views in his caucus, ordering a member of the legislature to retract comments about how some issues would be a priority for a Tory government.
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans seeking refugee status in Canada has experienced a significant bump this year, increasing more than five times in November from the same period a year earlier.
The overall numbers, however, remain tiny.
Few people seek to flee the world’s largest economy—and one of its oldest democracies—on humanitarian grounds.
OTTAWA—After years in which thousands of Canadians were diagnosed annually with deadly, asbestos-related cancers, the federal government finally is moving to ban all products containing asbestos by 2018.
Today’s announcement by four Liberal cabinet ministers includes the manufacture, use, import, and export of asbestos in common items such as building materials and brake pads.
TORONTO—Ontario’s lengthy dispute with its doctors escalated yesterday as the province’s medical association dismissed as “unreasonable” a government proposal that would see fee cuts for high-billing specialists and more money for family physicians.
OTTAWA—A Quebec First Nation has filed a lawsuit seeking aboriginal title over much of downtown Ottawa, including Parliament Hill.
“The Algonquin Anishinabe Nation has never surrendered its title to the Kichi Sibi lands,” says the band’s statement of claim filed Wednesday in Ontario’s Superior Court.
GATINEAU, Que.—It had been some time since Viola Desmond last visited the cinema.
The hairdresser and entrepreneur opted to sit close to the front of the theatre as her poor eyesight made it difficult to see from the balcony—the section where black people were expected to sit in those days.