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Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould

Timeline: SNC-Lavalin and Jody Wilson-Raybould

OTTAWA — A chronology of events in the SNC-Lavalin controversy: Feb.
Anti-vaccine campaign 'very concerning,' says Ontario's health minister

Anti-vaccine campaign 'very concerning,' says Ontario's health minister

TORONTO — An ad campaign from a group of open vaccine skeptics that briefly dotted some streets in the Toronto area represents a "very concerning" development in the ongoing fight against misinformation, Ontario's health minister said Wednesday.
Live on-air licking of TV reporter sparks anger, complaint to police

Live on-air licking of TV reporter sparks anger, complaint to police

TORONTO — An incident in which a well-known comic actor nuzzles and licks the ear of an on-air TV journalist reporting from a meeting of comedians sparked widespread public condemnation and prompted the reporter to take the matter to police on Wednes
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson disappointed with Senators owner in arena dispute

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson disappointed with Senators owner in arena dispute

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has expressed disappointment in Senators owner Eugene Melnyk now that a proposed new downtown arena for the NHL team is in jeopardy.
Canadians nurse winter wounds as cities grapple with icy sidewalks

Canadians nurse winter wounds as cities grapple with icy sidewalks

All it took was one foul step, and Ahsher Zeldin was in for at least a week of pain. Last Thursday, Zeldin was taking his two dogs out for an early morning stroll in north Toronto when a patch of black ice flipped him over on his back.
Study says it makes sense to have mass transit to Banff National Park from Calgary

Study says it makes sense to have mass transit to Banff National Park from Calgary

BANFF, Alta. — A feasibility study says bus or passenger rail service between Calgary and Banff National Park would make sense, but the high price tag would need provincial and federal government help.
Liberals face pressure to act on safer drug supply amid opioid-related deaths

Liberals face pressure to act on safer drug supply amid opioid-related deaths

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is facing pressure to make safer opioids available to people who use street drugs as overdose deaths continue to increase.
Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts

Quebec premier says hockey game should have been stopped after racist taunts

MONTREAL — Racist taunts recently directed at a black hockey player were unacceptable and should not be tolerated, Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Wednesday.
Police find meth smuggled into Canada through new Ford cars built in Mexico

Police find meth smuggled into Canada through new Ford cars built in Mexico

A notorious Mexican cartel stashed bricks of methamphetamine in the spare tires of new cars before sending the vehicles to Canada by rail in a sprawling drug smuggling operation, authorities alleged Wednesday.
Survey offers glimpse into changing ecosystem of southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

Survey offers glimpse into changing ecosystem of southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

MONCTON, N.B. — A survey of sea life in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence has found corals, sharks, sharp-toothed wolffish and even an unexpected invertebrate along with the crustaceans and groundfish that make the region a fishing mecca.