OTTAWA—Stephen Harper took the politics of niqabs to a higher level yesterday, suggesting a re-elected Conservative government would consider legislation banning the Muslim face covering for anyone dealing with—or working for—the federal government.
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STOCKHOLM—A Canadian is co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on tiny particles called neutrinos.
VICTORIA—It was the perfect Hollywood ending to a guns-drawn pursuit of a cougar bounding across backyards, over fences, and through garages in a downtown Victoria neighbourhood steps from B.C.’s legislature.
OTTAWA—Stephen Harper’s blockbuster trade deal upstaged Justin Trudeau’s students and the stage and screen stars backstopping Tom Mulcair yesterday as the three main parties began their two-week sprint to the ballot box.
OTTAWA—A new court ruling means a devout Muslim woman who chooses to cover her face now has a chance to become a Canadian and vote in the Oct. 19 federal election.
The Federal Court of Appeal yesterday rejected a government request to put a recent decision in favour of Zunera Ishaq on hold while Ottawa seeks a hearing in the Supreme Court of Canada.
WINNIPEG—A reserve cut off from the mainland and under a boil-water advisory for almost two decades is taking its case to the United Nations.
Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, which straddles the Manitoba-Ontario boundary, became isolated a century ago during construction of an aqueduct that carries water to Winnipeg.
INCHEON, South Korea—Phil Mickelson studied the line of the putt from both sides, then stood over an imaginary golf ball about halfway to the hole and gently swung his putter to make sure he had the right read.
And it wasn’t even his shot.
HALIFAX—Canadians are using a multitude of social media platforms to explore and expand expression, according to an expert, who says we’re more digitally creative than ever before.
Social media always has been about communication but it hasn’t always been about content creation, noted Sidneyeve Matrix, a media professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont.
ATLANTA—Twelve nations, including Canada, have reached a tentative deal on a massive Pacific Rim trading bloc billed as the largest-ever deal of its kind, with implications for a staggering scope of industries, workers, and for long-term international relations between countries on four continents.
OTTAWA—The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is sending an urgent message to federal political parties to address housing for seniors in this fall’s election campaign as Canada approaches “a perfect storm.”