OTTAWA—The federal government will fund more than 100 projects to “honour the lives and legacies” of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef announced yesterday.
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OTTAWA—Many Ontarians received an automated text message over the weekend, asking if they agree that the carbon tax must be scrapped.
Who's behind the campaign and what they plan to do with the responses is a mystery, and could remain so.
The message purports to be from “Sue” from a heretofore unknown group called Ontario Strong.
LONGUEUIL, Que.—David Saint-Jacques returned to Earth yesterday after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.
The native of Saint-Lambert, Que., has set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a Canadian at 204 days.
TORONTO—Ontario's legislature will no longer host a Canada Day celebration, as the government cancels a decades-old tradition with declining attendance.
The government is instead putting up to $80,000 toward free admission at attractions around the province, said Premier Doug Ford's executive director of communications.
MARKHAM, Ont.—A teachers' union representative claiming responsibility for an anti-Ford sign that flew over Ford Fest said he had to hire an American company because the Canadian one he approached refused to participate.
TORONTO—Ontario Premier Doug Ford has revoked the appointments of two people to lucrative foreign posts a day after announcing them, following reports that they had ties to his chief of staff.
MARKHAM, Ont.—Ontario Premier Doug Ford touted his government's accomplishments and slammed his Liberal predecessors in a campaign-style speech at a massive barbecue north of Toronto on Saturday.
A new national survey suggests Canadians are happier after age 55 and when they earn a higher income, but also indicates most don't consider money as a key factor affecting their happiness.
HAMILTON—NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is promising that if her party wins Ontario's next election, the province will commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions at standards in line with international targets.
Environmental advocates say road salt levels in southern Ontario waterways have hit record highs, making some as salty as the ocean.
World Wildlife Fund Canada says its new maps tracking chloride from road salt show levels in many rural and urban southern Ontario waterways are increasing dangerously.