OTTAWA—Stephen Harper’s political opponents agreed on one thing yesterday: it is unlikely the prime minister was in the dark about the controversial Mike Duffy expense payout given that his right-hand man knew.
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TORONTO—A pair of Ontario teenagers soon will be collecting thousands of dollars after their employer fired them for observing a religious holiday.
The province’s Human Rights Tribunal ruled that vegetable grower Country Herbs discriminated against the young siblings on the basis of their creed.
TORONTO—Many would consider the sound of kids gleefully playing outdoors a natural soundtrack of the summer.
But one family in Pickering, Ont., located east of Toronto, was told the sound of their kids splashing in their backyard pool was deemed unreasonably disruptive by a neighbour.
TERRACE, B.C.—The agency responsible for screening at Canadian airports says a “big mistake” was made when a retired social worker was prevented from boarding a flight because an all-female security crew refused to frisk him.
Robert Hart has an artificial hip that set off the metal detector at the airport in Terrace, B.C. in July.
TORONTO—Premier Kathleen Wynne was beaming today after learning the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation reached a tentative contract agreement early in the morning with the province’s school boards.
TORONTO—The excesses of Amazon.com’s hard-driving corporate culture made headlines this week—raising questions about whether similar problems are possible at Canadian companies.
TORONTO — Many women are receiving unnecessary treatment for a condition that is sometimes called Stage 0 breast cancer, the findings of a new Canadian study suggest.
Women who undergo single or double mastectomies or radiation as treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, are probably not increasing their chances of survival, the paper argues.
SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Thousands of temporary jobs will be created in New Brunswick this fall during a maintenance and upgrade project at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John described as the largest in the company’s history.
CALGARY — Oil prices are the lowest they’ve been since the Great Recession and mayors in Alberta’s oilpatch are noticing the difference.
“The barber says that he has less customers coming in,” says Tom Tarpey, mayor of Peace River, population 7,000.
“I certainly notice less trucks and cars parked at the hotels in town overnight.”
OTTAWA — Canadians looking to track a package on the Canada Post website this weekend will be out of luck.
Canada Post says it will shut down its canadapost.ca website, along with its web services and mobile app, from 9 p.m. ET on Friday until 7 p.m. ET on Sunday.