OTTAWA - One of Canada's largest unions is crying foul over the RCMP's decision to order a union-chartered plane flying over Ottawa to land, accusing the Mounties of doing so for political reasons.The Public Service Alliance of Canada says the plane was carrying a French-language banner on Saturday that translates...
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The campaigning for two seats up for grabs in the provincial legislature didn’t let up on the holiday weekend, as candidates and their parties continued to press the public for support in the final days before a pair of byelections. Ontarians living in the provincial ridings of Kitchener-Waterloo and Vaughan...
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A heated battle of words broke out in Montreal when an angry Quebecer called out an English-speaking group for not speaking French, a YouTube video purportedly shows. The video, filmed on a street corner in the wee hours of the morning, captures a row between a man, accompanied...
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B.C. Labour Minister Margaret MacDiarmid has said her government will not be increasing the wages of 27,000 government workers in the near future, despite their plan to strike this week to raise awareness about their ongoing contract negotiations. Members of the B.C. Government and Service Employees Union, the Professional Employees...
MONTREAL - Canada's likely sparring partner in the next national unity debate carries some contradictions into the ring — as a woman of humble roots with a reputation for high living, and as a supposed consensus-builder whose election platform was written to please her party's militant wing.One thing her fans...
TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. - A constitutional calm descends on Quebec and allows the moribund economy to spring to life.The province's students stop all that protesting and start working hard, like Asian kids.Every family has a doctor; the middle class gets a tax cut; and a famous former cop drives the corruption...
MONTREAL - At a time when another vote on Quebec independence appeared imminent, and the forces of Canadian federalism seemed weak and leaderless in the province, the responsibility for turning the tide was thrust onto the shoulders of one particular man.So it happened that a curly-haired guy with a knack...
OTTAWA - A trade commissioner is being assigned to Canada's planned embassy in Myanmar.Trade Minister Ed Fast says the idea is to help Canadian firms and entrepreneurs who want to explore investment opportunities in the country.Canada restored relations with the Asian country earlier this year and announced it would open...
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UPDATE: The RCMP's Cpl. Lucy Shorey said the plane hired by PSAC appeared to have entered restricted airspace, and so the RCMP ordered it to land, she told the CBC. Mounties maintain the banner wasn't a concern, according to Canoe.ca. This plane's critical message for Stephen...
MONTREAL - The last time Quebec had a sovereigntist government the invasion of Iraq had just gotten under way and there was a frantic international search for Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction.Now Quebec voters will head to the ballot box Tuesday after 3,416 days of relative quiet on the...
While the Alberta government recently predicted a budget deficit of $2 to $3 billion for this year, Premier Redford told reporters at Calgary's Pride Parade that taxes won't be increased, according to 660News. "That is a commitment that I've made," she said, adding that choices had...
Quebec's Liberal Party issued a statement Monday saying forged robocalls have targeted French-speaking voters in the Quebec City area. The calls allegedly direct voters to a phone number and fake message. "These fraudulent phone calls are the work of our ill-intentioned opponents," the statement says. The party...
OTTAWA -- Most Canadians might be soaking up the last days of summer this Labour Day weekend, but the Conservative party has its sights firmly set on the fall session of Parliament.
OTTAWA -- Justin Trudeau will end months of speculation in the coming weeks and reveal whether he will follow in his father's footsteps and run to be leader of the federal Liberals.
The Senate Internal Economy Committee chair will not rule out voting Senator Joyce Fairbairn--whose longstanding diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease was made public recently--out of the Upper Chamber until the results of a legal opinion on the situation are known.
OTTAWA - Shoe, meet the other foot.The coming week will be a study in role reversal as federal New Democrats and Liberals hold simultaneous caucus retreats to plot strategy for the fall sitting of Parliament.After a tumultuous, roller-coaster year, the NDP's 101 MPs are viewing their meeting in St. John's,...
TORONTO - Complaints filed by students about some of Ontario’s private career colleges allege that harassment from teachers, inadequate instruction and lack of proper equipment are hurting the quality of education at these increasingly popular institutions."The teacher is very degrading and belittling of her students on a daily basis," reads...
HALIFAX - A complaints system run by the Canada Border Services Agency is documenting cases of travellers enduring rude behaviour and lengthy interrogations, as well as one case where someone was falsely identified as a person "with criminal ties."According to quarterly reports obtained by The Canadian Press through the Access...
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QUEBEC - It's the final day of campaigning in Quebec as voters prepare to cast their ballots Tuesday.Premier Jean Charest has spent the final weekend on the hustings repeatedly warning of economic turmoil if voters elect the sovereigntist Parti Quebecois.Charest took a political slapshot on Sunday while campaigning in the...
MONTREAL - Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois has spent the final days of the election campaign urging voters to give her a majority and the chance to form a country.If Marois gets her desired mandate, though, what are the odds of another sovereignty referendum, and how would relations between Quebec...