TORONTO—An Opposition member of the Ontario legislature wants to change the province’s “antiquated” liquor laws so small distillers are treated the same as craft brewers and wineries.
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NIAGARA FALLS, Ont.—A plan that could see the American side of Niagara Falls go dry for a short period of time to rebuild two bridges might be a boon to Canadian tourism.
New York State Parks has put forth three proposals to replace two bridges to Goat Island—and two of those proposals recommend stopping the flow of water for five-nine months.
WINNIPEG—A number of charges now have been laid against a young man who was arrested after a video allegedly containing threats against students at a Winnipeg high school was posted to YouTube.
Police say they got word Wednesday evening about an unknown male posting a threatening video regarding the school in the River East Transcona division.
WINNIPEG—Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative leader wants suffragette Nellie McClung to be given a prominent spot on a Canadian banknote.
The Queen is the only woman currently featured on a bill.
Brian Pallister says in a letter to the Bank of Canada governor that McClung should be recognized for her role in the enfranchisement of women.
LA LOCHE, Sask.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was expected today in a northern Saskatchewan community where residents have spent the last week grieving a shooting that left four people dead and seven others wounded.
OTTAWA—The Liberal government is repealing two contentious union-related bills—a move it bills as heralding a new relationship with organized labour after 10 acrimonious years under the Conservatives.
OTTAWA—A half-dozen Iroquois First Nations are calling the proposed Energy East pipeline a “dangerous project.”
The move comes less than 24 hours after the federal government announced additional reviews to bolster public confidence in the pipeline assessment process—including more consultations with indigenous communities.
OTTAWA—Call it Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s secret stash.
A new report from CIBC World Markets says Canada’s federal and provincial governments could reap as much as $5 billion annually in tax revenues from the sale of legal marijuana.
VANCOUVER—Reserve schools are failing Canada’s aboriginal students and there is no quick-and-easy fix, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.
A study released today by the research group found that only four-of-10 young adults living on reserves across the country have finished high school.
OTTAWA—Canada’s electronic spy agency broke privacy laws by sharing information about Canadians with foreign partners, a federal watchdog says.
The Communications Security Establishment passed along the information—known as metadata—to counterparts in the U.S., Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, said Jean-Pierre Plouffe, who keeps an eye on the highly-secretive agency.