KELOWNA, B.C.—Justin Trudeau got a small taste of the kind of grief his backbenchers have been getting over the government's plan to end what it calls unfair tax advantages for wealthy small business owners.
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VANCOUVER—A Vancouver father says a “hugely disappointing” decision by social workers to stop his kids from riding a city bus to school alone is robbing them of their independence.
Adrian Crook said he spent two years training his four eldest children, aged seven-11, to take the 45-minute public transit trip.
OTTAWA—As they prepare to return to the parliamentary hot seat in two weeks, it seems somehow appropriate that Justin Trudeau and his federal Liberal colleagues are holing up in Kelowna, B.C.—amid smoke from nearby wildfires—to plot strategy.
Leaders in the labour movement say things are looking better this Labour Day than they did a decade ago—despite a shifting economic landscape that includes increased automation and ongoing trade disputes.
EDMONTON—An Alberta university says it has been defrauded of $11.8 million in a so-called “phishing” attack, admitting it didn't have safeguards in place as staffers unwittingly paid out millions of dollars online.
“This is an administrative error,” David Beharry, spokesman for MacEwan University, said Tuesday.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says a line has been crossed with the torching of a mosque president's car, and that citizens need to come together and clearly take a stand against hate.
Police confirmed a car belonging to Mohamed Labidi, president of the Quebec City mosque where six men were shot dead in January, was set on fire earlier this month.
Calgary MP Darshan Kang resigned late yesterday from the Liberal caucus after sexual harassment allegations from a second woman became public.
In a written statement, Kang said he's leaving the governing party's caucus because “I wish to focus my efforts at this time on clearing my name.”
NORWAY HOUSE, Man.—The families of four men who were switched at birth and sent home from a northern Manitoba hospital with the wrong parents said they were left with more questions than answers yesterday after reviews by the RCMP and Health Canada.
OTTAWA—The time has come for Canada to seriously consider joining the controversial U.S. ballistic missile defence system for North America, says the new Conservative foreign affairs critic.
North Korea's increased capability to potentially reach the continent with a long-range missile is a game-changer, Erin O'Toole said in an interview yesterday.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.—A man who underwent a psychotic break and murdered his three children as they lay asleep in their beds does not pose enough of a threat to the public to be labelled high risk, a British Columbia Supreme Court judge has found.