TORONTO—Canadians overwhelmingly find Remembrance Day as relevant today as when it began nearly a century ago, but are split on whether younger generations properly appreciate and honour the country’s veterans, according to a new survey released days before the ceremony.
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OTTAWA—Federal officials are on the hunt for a new location for the country’s marquee party for Canada Day celebrations.
A select group of companies were invited to bid on the project to find a new location near Parliament Hill for the federally-organized Canada Day bash once the Centre Block is closed in 2018 for a decade of badly-needed repairs.
MONTREAL—Four teens from western Quebec charged over threats against schools in their area now are accused in connection with a spate of bomb threats against schools in Quebec and Ontario earlier this week.
Quebec provincial police Capt. Guy Lapointe said yesterday that each of the teens now faces charges of uttering threats, conspiracy, and conveying false messages.
OTTAWA—Alberta MP Rona Ambrose stepped into Stephen Harper’s leadership shoes yesterday—albeit on an interim basis—as the Conservatives gathered for the first time since last month’s election demoted them to the official Opposition.
OTTAWA—Newly-minted Liberal MPs have passed on their chance to give backbenchers more clout and dilute the powers of their leader.
BANFF, Alta.—A couple of young tourists from Ontario managed to get away safely after doing nearly everything wrong in their encounter with a grizzly bear in Banff National Park.
Hilary Grant and her friend were on a hike when they spotted a female grizzly from a distance.
OTTAWA—A noted economist says the incoming Liberal government should slow its grand plan for billions in new infrastructure spending to make sure the money provides the most economic bang.
MONTREAL—Quebec’s acting public security minister says there was an e-mailed threat to schools in many parts of the province and that it led to closures and increased police presence as a security precaution.
TORONTO—Ontario reached tentative contract deals yesterday with public elementary teachers as well as support staff in most schools, ending their work-to-rule campaigns.
OTTAWA—Graduates who owe the federal government money on their student loans soon have the chance to use travel reward points to help pay their debts.