TORONTO—From choosing cabinet members and hiring political aides to picking office space and conducting background checks on legislators, Ontario's newly-elected Progressive Conservatives must tackle a lengthy to-do list as they prepare to take power for the first time in 15 years—and observers say their decisions could set the tone for the rest of their term.
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TORONTO—Ontario's outgoing Liberals made a pitch to hold on to official party status Friday as they entered a period of extreme uncertainty in the wake of an election that took them from a majority government to a mere seven seats.
OTTAWA—Leaders from across Canada's political spectrum yesterday voiced their support for free trade and opposition to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum while denouncing the Trump administration's unprecedented attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
OTTAWA—A cornerstone federal strategy to combat homelessness is set to receive a makeover this week that's expected to focus on outcomes rather than how quickly cities are spending.
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy is the key vehicle through which federal money flows to cities for funding local efforts to help people get off the streets and into homes.
QUEBEC — President Donald Trump took more swipes at Canada and its prime minister over trade issues as he settled in for a multiday summit with North Korea in Singapore, contending that “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal.”
TORONTO — Throughout the 2018 provincial election campaign Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford touted his candidates as talented and capable of delivering on his promises. Ford, whose party won a majority Thursday night, has said he would have no trouble choosing a cabinet from the “124 all-stars” on his team.
OTTAWA — The Senate has approved the Trudeau government’s landmark legislation to lift Canada’s 95-year-old prohibition on recreational cannabis ‚Äî but with nearly four dozen amendments that the government may not entirely accept.
VICTORIA — As the years stretched into decades with no arrests after his sister’s body was found in Washington state, it was becoming hard for John Van Cuylenborg of Victoria, B.C., to maintain hope for any justice or answers.
Then he received a phone call about investigators getting a break in the cold case.
OTTAWA—Conservatives yesterday lost their best chance to stymie the Trudeau government's plan to legalize recreational marijuana after an 11th-hour intervention by two ministers mollified the concerns of indigenous senators.
ROSEDALE, B.C.—She's the last surviving fluent speaker of her indigenous language but Elizabeth Phillips says she's more confident now than ever that her mother tongue will survive.