OTTAWA—The federal Liberals aren't living up to a promise to legislate a right to housing, a group of housing and homelessness advocates say, and that's threatening the objectives of their own $40-billion housing strategy.
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TORONTO—Ontario's provincial agencies, including the LCBO, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., and Ontario Power Generation, now will need the government's direct approval for any wage settlements reached through collective bargaining.
TORONTO—Union leaders and politicians who talk about saving a General Motors plant in Oshawa, Ont. are selling “false hope,” Doug Ford said yesterday, as the leader of the union representing the affected autoworkers accused the premier of undermining efforts to fight the job cuts.
Ford held a news conference after an emergency cabinet meeting on the GM closure yesterday afternoon.
WHITEHORSE—Tests will be performed on the body of a grizzly bear to try to find out why it killed a woman and her 10-month-old daughter in Yukon earlier this week.
Environment Yukon spokeswoman Roxanne Stasyszyn said it's hoped the examination will offer some clues about what motivated the grizzly to attack Valerie Theoret and her baby on Monday near their cabin northeast of Mayo.
OTTAWA—Canada Post employees have been legislated back to work after more than five weeks of rotating strikes but that isn't stopping their brethren from picking up picket signs to support them—and once again slowing the mail in the process.
EDMONTON—The Alberta government is opening a new front in its beer war with other provinces by targeting Ontario for what it says are its unfair trade barriers to Alberta-made suds and other alcoholic products.
The initiative emerged yesterday as Alberta announced a full retreat on its own craft beer subsidies that were found by a judge last spring to be unconstitutional.
NEWMARKET, Ont.—A Toronto police officer who stole and ate a pot-laced chocolate bar seized during a raid on an illegal dispensary will have to spend six months under house arrest as part of a sentence to be served in the community, a judge ruled yesterday, saying his actions could not go unpunished.
OTTAWA—Mail service was to resume all across the country at noon today after the Senate passed legislation ordering an end to five weeks of rotating strikes by postal workers.
Royal assent was granted late yesterday shortly after senators approved Bill C-89 by a vote of 53-25.
Four senators abstained.
OTTAWA—Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's campaign for prime minister next year will get some star power from businessman Kevin O'Leary, the two said yesterday in Toronto.
O'Leary ran against Scheer for the Conservative party leadership before dropping out and backing Scheer's main rival, Maxime Bernier.
WINNIPEG—A five-goal performance by the Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine on the weekend has netted a Winnipeg man a $1-million prize.
Retail grocer Sobeys automatically draws names of customers before NHL games involving teams in western Canada, and that person can win $1 million if a single player on the team scores five goals.