OTTAWA—A decade-old goal to get at least half-a-million electric cars on Canada's roads by the end of 2018 appears to have missed the mark by more than 400,000.
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OTTAWA—Finishing fourth in a byelection usually is not cause for celebration.
But delight was in the air for Elizabeth May and the Green Party of Canada over their candidate's fourth-place result in the recent byelection in the eastern Ontario riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes.
OTTAWA—As he does almost every day before attending question period, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bounded down the stairs between his third-floor office in Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the foyer on the second floor outside the House of Commons.
OTTAWA—For the first time in a decade, Ontario will not receive an equalization transfer from Ottawa, prompting the province's finance minister to join calls for the federal government to review how the program is set up.
Canada's finance ministers are in Ottawa for the second of their two yearly meetings, which started with a working dinner at an Ottawa hotel last night.
OTTAWA—The federal Conservatives returned to the House of Commons today after a tumultuous two weeks that included losing one of their best-known MPs to a sexual-misconduct scandal.
OTTAWA—If you make it free, they will come.
Parks Canada's free entry program for the country's 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers.
An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017.
OTTAWA—Longtime Conservative MP Tony Clement was forced out of his party caucus yesterday, the day after he admitted to sending someone sexually-explicit images and a video.
OTTAWA—The federal government will return 90 percent of all the money it collects from a carbon price directly to the Canadians.
But it has pushed back the start date of its new carbon tax another four months to allow the affected provinces to prepare.
OTTAWA—Indigenous communities are open to a new consultation on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but many are greeting its launch with some caution.
The Liberal government said yesterday it won't appeal the August decision from the Federal Court of Appeal that tore up cabinet approval for the pipeline's expansion.
OTTAWA—Canada's environmental watchdog says the federal government waited to take specific action to protect some of its most at-risk whales until the majestic creatures already were in great peril.