OTTAWA—Driving distractions, speed, and roadway configuration were among 15 factors that led to a fatal 2013 collision in Ottawa between a city bus and a Via Rail train, the Transportation Safety Board concluded in its final report on the crash.
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OTTAWA—The Liberals are trying to put a lid on concerns raised about two taxpayer-funded nannies who provide care for Justin Trudeau’s three young children.
Dogged with questions about the caregiver controversy, Kate Purchase, Trudeau’s director of communications, released a statement yesterday indicating the prime minister will adjust his staff complement to suit his family’s needs.
The federal government has declared dozens of streams and rivers in a scenic section of southwestern Alberta as critical habitat for an endangered trout species.
Yesterday’s announcement was welcomed by environmentalists, but it might complicate plans for a mountaintop coal mine proposed for the area.
BRUSSELS—Stephane Dion walked through NATO’s doors today suggesting he won’t have to do much of a sales job over the impending withdrawal of Canada’s jets from the U.S.-led bombing campaign against militants in Iraq and Syria.
MEXICO CITY—About a third of the world’s cactus species are threatened with extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature warns in a new report.
OTTAWA—The Justin Trudeau era begins in earnest this Friday with all the pomp of a traditional speech from the throne.
TORONTO—Teachers who went on illegal strikes earlier this year will be allowed to make pension contributions for that period of time but the same agreement won’t apply to future illegal job actions, Ontario’s education minister said yesterday.
EDSON, Alta.—As RCMP continue to look for a suspect, more is being learned about three people who were killed in a rural Alberta home.
The bodies of Roxanne Ruth Berube, 36, her boyfriend, Dan Miller, and her teenage daughter, Jazmine Miller, were found Sunday in a home near Edson, Alta.
PARIS—Canada is promising $300 million a year for research and development on clean energy technology as part of splashy international kick-off to the opening day of the Paris climate conference.
OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says the country’s post-secondary institutions saw more people both enrolling and graduating during the 2013-14 school year.
The federal agency said enrolments climbed 1.2 percent over 2012 levels as more than two million students began classes at a public college or university.