Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

National News

Quick Quotes: Reaction to Quebec Appeal Court ruling upholding religious symbols ban

Quick Quotes: Reaction to Quebec Appeal Court ruling upholding religious symbols ban

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal upheld Quebec's Bill 21 Thursday, finding the secularism law, which bans teachers, judges, police officers and prison guards from wearing religious symbols on the job, to be constitutional.
Wilkinson says no carbon rebates for Saskatchewan after province says it won't remit

Wilkinson says no carbon rebates for Saskatchewan after province says it won't remit

Saskatchewan's move to no longer remit the federal carbon levy on natural gas turned into a tit-for-tat of threats Thursday, with Ottawa saying the province's residents will no longer be getting rebates.
Quebec Appeal Court rules secularism law is constitutional, English schools rebuffed

Quebec Appeal Court rules secularism law is constitutional, English schools rebuffed

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that the province's secularism law is constitutional and a lower court was wrong to exempt English school boards from the law, known as Bill 21.
High winds and icy conditions leave many without power in Ontario and Quebec

High winds and icy conditions leave many without power in Ontario and Quebec

MONTREAL — Extreme weather conditions were expected to continue in parts of northern Ontario and Quebec on Thursday evening after a sharp cold front with high winds hit both provinces, knocking out power lines and leaving tens of thousands of people
Pornhub operator broke privacy law by failing to ensure valid consent, watchdog finds

Pornhub operator broke privacy law by failing to ensure valid consent, watchdog finds

OTTAWA — The Montreal-based operator behind Pornhub and other pornographic websites broke the law by enabling intimate images to be shared without direct knowledge or consent, the federal privacy watchdog has found.
Here's how politicians and advocates are reacting to Ottawa's new pharmacare bill

Here's how politicians and advocates are reacting to Ottawa's new pharmacare bill

OTTAWA — The Liberal government tabled a bill Thursday that paves the way for a universal drug program.
Health agency emphasizes tighter research security after firing of two scientists

Health agency emphasizes tighter research security after firing of two scientists

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has taken steps to bolster research security after two scientists lost their jobs over their dealings with China.
Liberals take first step toward pharmacare with bill for birth control, diabetes meds

Liberals take first step toward pharmacare with bill for birth control, diabetes meds

OTTAWA — The governing Liberals took their first major step toward national pharmacare Thursday as the health minister tabled a bill that paves the way for a universal drug program and secures NDP support in the House of Commons.
Wild turkey that chased residents of small Quebec town killed by slingshot

Wild turkey that chased residents of small Quebec town killed by slingshot

MONTREAL — A wild turkey that for three weeks sowed terror in the small town of Louiseville, Que., was killed Thursday morning by a sharp-eyed man armed with a slingshot, Mayor Yvon Deshaies says. He likened the incident to a biblical scene.
Bill delaying expansion of assisted dying eligibility until 2027 poised to become law

Bill delaying expansion of assisted dying eligibility until 2027 poised to become law

OTTAWA — A Liberal government bill delaying the expansion of medical assistance in dying eligibility until 2027 is poised to become law after passing in the Senate.