TORONTO—The Ontario government's plan for major labour reforms would have significant side effects that would put 185,000 jobs at risk, a coalition of business groups said yesterday in releasing part of its analysis on the proposed legislation.
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OTTAWA—Chrystia Freeland has given Canadians a look at their government's strategy as it prepares to go nose-to-nose with the country's biggest trading partner in crucial NAFTA talks.
The foreign affairs minister laid out Ottawa's core objectives yesterday, two days before negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement are to begin.
A professor of dentistry and his colleagues have published a theory that seeks to explain why Inuit who encountered members of the doomed Franklin Expedition in the 19th century noticed the men had hard, dry, and black mouths.
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont.—Marineland Canada says it's mourning the passing of a “beloved” beluga whale at its facility in Niagara Falls, Ont.
Marineland issued a statement this morning saying the whale named “Gia” died suddenly.
Preliminary results of a necropsy indicate the cause of death was a twisted small intestine that resulted in a fatal blockage.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont.—Despite a grim account of his imprisonment, the mood was joyful as a Canadian pastor freed from a North Korean prison addressed the congregation at a Toronto-area church yesterday.
A widely-used pesticide is placing bumblebee populations at an increased risk of extinction, a new study from an Ontario researcher suggests.
SASKATOON—Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says a long-awaited apology to victims of the '60s Scoop could come before he ends his decade-long career in office.
TORONTO—Ontarians can now use a new online tool to see wait times for certain surgeries and compare them at hospitals across the province.
Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced yesterday that it was developed with Health Quality Ontario and can be found on that website (www.hqontario.ca).
MONTREAL—Only people who can speak French should be allowed to immigrate to the province, Parti Quebecois Leader Jean-Francois Lisee said yesterday in reaction to 2016 census data.
Lisee said if his party wins the 2018 election, it will introduce a new, stricter language law to stem what called a worrying trend in the use of French in Quebec.
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—Officials in Thunder Bay, Ont., say a local resident lit his house on fire in an ill-advised effort to get rid of a wasp's nest.
Fire chief John Hay says the resident opted to tackle the nest, which was on the ground near their home, by pouring gasoline on it on Monday.
He says the fire quickly spread from the nest and wound up damaging the resident's home.