Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

National News

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Yukon's deputy mining minister says it's "unfortunate and frankly unhelpful" that the owners of the Eagle Gold mine have been "silent in general" about action to remedy a disastrous ore slide that spilled hundreds of milli
Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

MONTREAL — Over the past year, a Quebec non-profit that advocates for the wrongfully convicted has convinced the federal justice minister to take a second look at two cases in which people have been declared guilty.
B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

The province's Civil Resolution Tribunal says in a ruling that there was no evidence the ticket was intended as a gift, and that instead it was a loan that the woman had to repay.
Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

OTTAWA — Canada is selling one of its apartments in New York City to cover the cost of a brand-new luxury condo it recently purchased for $9 million.
Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

Federal government announces $89 million for conservation projects across Canada

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said about $50 million of the funding is slated for major projects in the province.
Listeria can make you sick up to two months after you consume it, experts say

Listeria can make you sick up to two months after you consume it, experts say

As of Thursday, there were 12 lab-confirmed cases of listeriosis — the illness caused by the Listeria bacteria — linked to a national recall of several Silk and Great Value brand plant-based milk products.
'Anything is possible': Gen. Jennie Carignan takes over command of Armed Forces

'Anything is possible': Gen. Jennie Carignan takes over command of Armed Forces

OTTAWA — Gen. Jennie Carignan was a little emotional on Thursday as she spoke to reporters about what it means to take over command of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan steps down from cabinet, successor to be named Friday

Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan steps down from cabinet, successor to be named Friday

OTTAWA — Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan is stepping down from cabinet and will not be seeking re-election in the next federal contest, he announced on Thursday.
Quebec court rules against Concordia University's attempt to pause tuition hike

Quebec court rules against Concordia University's attempt to pause tuition hike

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has denied Concordia University’s request to delay a controversial tuition hike for out-of-province and international students.
'Major damage': Vandalism at federal immigration minister's office in Montreal

'Major damage': Vandalism at federal immigration minister's office in Montreal

MONTREAL — An investigation is underway after the Montreal constituency office of federal Immigration Minister Marc Miller was vandalized overnight, police said Thursday. Outside, windows were smashed and walls were defaced with paint and graffiti.