MONTREAL—More children than ever are being exploited in the travel and tourism sector in Canada and around the world, according to a new report released today.
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OTTAWA—The Trudeau government yesterday was accused of stacking the deck in the Liberal party’s favour as it finally made good on a promise to create a special parliamentary committee on electoral reform.
Democratic Institutions minister Maryam Monsef insisted the government remains open to considering any and all alternatives to the existing first-past-the-post voting system.
OTTAWA—The federal government no longer will be able to advertise policy measures that have not yet been adopted by Parliament under new rules designed to curb partisanship in taxpayer-funded ads.
EDMONTON—Fire evacuees from Fort McMurray have been offered meals, clothing, places to stay, and now an unusual gift—a free lap dance.
An Edmonton strip club is waiving its $9 entry fee and offering one $30 lap dance to any customers from the evacuated city in northern Alberta.
As demonstrated in the days since the fire, the oilsands capital is home to many families.
OTTAWA—Canada is poised to embrace the UN’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples—even as the federal government remains under fire for the dire conditions facing the troubled Attawapiskat First Nation.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is open to improving its controversial bill on medically-assisted dying but so far the Liberal-dominated committee examining the legislation is showing little appetite for amendments.
EDMONTON—An Alberta couple will mark their first wedding anniversary next month not as a couple but as a full family of six.
Bethani and Tim Webb of Hythe, 500 km northwest of Edmonton, became the parents of four identical baby girls on Friday.
Obstetric and neonatal specialists at an Edmonton hospital delivered the naturally-conceived quadruplets by Caesarean section.
FORT McMURRAY, Alta.—When several firefighters learned their own homes had burned to the ground in Fort McMurray, they didn’t drop their hoses and take time to grieve.
MEDICINE HAT, Alta.—A seven-year-old Medicine Hat, Alta. boy is enjoying his 15 minutes of fame after catching the attention of Mad Magazine due to his marked resemblance to Alfred E. Neuman.
With his red hair, freckles, and missing front tooth, Thomas J Desjarlais was a deadringer for the iconic face of the satiric magazine when his mom Carly posted a picture of him in April.
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Cooler temperatures and light rain have officials optimistic they’ve reached a turning point on getting a handle on a massive wildfire that has devastated parts of Canada’s oil sands town of Fort McMurray.