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Tories demand government explain how much a carbon price will cost Canadians

Tories demand government explain how much a carbon price will cost Canadians

OTTAWA — Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre will ask the House of Commons this week to force the government to show Canadians how much more they can expect to pay for gas, heat and groceries once every Canadian will be charged a $50 per ton
Ottawa launches online public consultation on plastic, marine waste

Ottawa launches online public consultation on plastic, marine waste

HALIFAX — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna launched a public consultation on plastic garbage Sunday as Ottawa tries to develop a national strategy to cut back on how much plastic Canadians use and toss away.

Mother of three-year-old swept into river says search for her son is over

ORANGEVILLE, Ont. — A months-long search for a three-year-old boy who was swept away in southern Ontario's Grand River has come to an end, according to the boy's mother, who says her son's body has been found.

Remains of four people found in charred vehicle in northern Ontario, police say

TIMMINS, Ont. — Police were continuing to investigate after the charred remains of four people were found Friday in a burnt-out car in Timmins, Ont.
Mike Harris Jr., son of former premier, will run for Tories in Ont. election

Mike Harris Jr., son of former premier, will run for Tories in Ont. election

TORONTO — Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford has appointed candidates in nearly a dozen ridings ahead of the upcoming provincial election, and they include the son of a former premier.

Montreal's green alleys have environmental, community benefits, experts say

MONTREAL — The little concrete alley off Montreal's Desnoyers street sits in the shadow of a massive highway interchange, between two busy streets and a railroad track.
New Brunswick Liberal calling for study on Canada's endangered whales

New Brunswick Liberal calling for study on Canada's endangered whales

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick member of Parliament is calling for a federal study to take a closer look at the state of Canada's endangered whales.
'It's just like we're forgotten people': Indigenous evacuees waiting to go home

'It's just like we're forgotten people': Indigenous evacuees waiting to go home

KAPUSKASING, Ont. — Paul Edwards sits alone at a bare table and washes down scrambled eggs with coffee in the large auditorium of the civic centre in Kapuskasing, Ont.
'So many other Tinas out there:' Caregiver calls for changes to curb runaways

'So many other Tinas out there:' Caregiver calls for changes to curb runaways

WINNIPEG — The woman who raised a teen girl found dead in a river after she kept returning to the streets wants changes to Manitoba child welfare to prevent chronic runaways from ending up in grave danger.
Inflation just over 2 per cent for the whole year: It's fine, says bank governor

Inflation just over 2 per cent for the whole year: It's fine, says bank governor

WASHINGTON — Canada's central bank governor says inflation will likely hover just above the historic target of two per cent for this entire year, but he's comfortable with that because the longer-term trendline is steady.