Skip to content

National News

No home or kids together but couple still spouses, Appeal Court rules

No home or kids together but couple still spouses, Appeal Court rules

TORONTO — A wealthy businessman will have to pay more than $50,000 a month in spousal support for 10 years to a woman with whom he had a long-term romantic relationship even though they kept separate homes and had no children together, Ontario's top
Former finance minister Bill Morneau broke election law in 2019: commissioner

Former finance minister Bill Morneau broke election law in 2019: commissioner

OTTAWA — Canada's election watchdog says former finance minister Bill Morneau broke the law when he promoted Liberal candidates at events he attended while in charge of the finance portfolio.
Ford accuses Ottawa of failing to enforce quarantine orders in Ontario

Ford accuses Ottawa of failing to enforce quarantine orders in Ontario

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the quarantine system is "broken" because federal health officers are not charging people ignoring self-isolation orders for COVID-19.
Wild weather hikes Alberta insured damages above national average at nearly $2B

Wild weather hikes Alberta insured damages above national average at nearly $2B

EDMONTON — A series of severe weather events in Alberta this year has led to insured damages of nearly $2 billion.
Quebecers who don't follow COVID-19 mask guidelines to face fines as of Saturday

Quebecers who don't follow COVID-19 mask guidelines to face fines as of Saturday

Quebecers who flout rules requiring face coverings in indoor public spaces will be subject to a fine beginning on Saturday, Premier Francois Legault announced Thursday.
PBO: More spending, not more workers, driving costs for federal employees

PBO: More spending, not more workers, driving costs for federal employees

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says growth in spending on federal employees has more to do with the amounts spent per worker and not because there are more workers to spend on.
Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE's Canadian operations

Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE's Canadian operations

OTTAWA — The demise of WE's Canadian operations won't take the heat off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government's decision to hire the charity to run a now-defunct student volunteer program.
WE Canada's demise and a scaled-down TIFF: In The News for Sept. 10

WE Canada's demise and a scaled-down TIFF: In The News for Sept. 10

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. parents calling for remote learning options, fear kids will lose spots

B.C. parents calling for remote learning options, fear kids will lose spots

VANCOUVER — Parents keeping their children home from schools that offer limited or no remote learning options are concerned spots in speciality programs could be lost unless the British Columbia government takes action.
Vancouver airport upgrades stop as air travel declines because of COVID-19

Vancouver airport upgrades stop as air travel declines because of COVID-19

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Vancouver Airport Authority is pulling the plug on some major infrastructure projects because it says the ongoing decline in air travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic means they are no longer immediately needed.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks