It's Trudeau's move after Trump goes from tough talk to action with lumber duties: Chris Hall
26 Apr 2017 05:20:22 Z
The Liberal government's unofficial policy is not to react to everything Trump says, only what he does. Like, say, imposing punishing new duties on Canadian softwood lumber.
Underground economy players impervious to CRA's 'nudge' experiment
An experiment using "nudge" letters to coax Canadians in the underground economy to pay their taxes has flopped, highlighting the limits of this new approach to changing citizen behaviour.
Politicians meddle with real estate — but would Canadians tolerate intervention in other markets?
Canadians seem in favour of government stepping in to intervene in Canada's housing market. But what would the reaction be if governments started meddling in the value of our retirement portfolios or other assets? Peter Armstrong dives in.
Ontario regulator lacks expertise to regulate syndicated mortgages, says former registrar
The Financial Services Commission of Ontario lacks the expertise and knowledge needed to regulate syndicated mortgages, according to the province's former registrar under the Mortgage Brokers Act.
Liberal MPs get closed-door briefing on harassment
Eager to avoid a repeat of past scandals, the Liberal caucus used a closed-door meeting to give MPs clear guidelines on appropriate workplace behaviour and to encourage them to report harassment between MPs and staff to the proper authorities, caucus sources tell CBC News.
Dad, 2 young kids pulled off Air Canada plane after mother turned away at gate
A Winnipeg family is still trying to understand why Air Canada kicked them off a flight. First, the mother wasn't allowed to board; then the father and two kids were pulled off the plane.
Michael Chong challenges rivals to 'get serious' as Conservatives gather for final leadership debate
At odds with his leadership rivals over immigration and climate change, Michael Chong recently declared it was time for them "to get serious." When the candidates gather for a final debate in Toronto tonight, will Chong once again be disappointed by what he hears?
Teen girls arrested in homicide of Serena McKay, 19, of Manitoba's Sagkeeng First Nation
Two teenage girls face murder charges after a 19-year-old woman, Serena McKay, died in what RCMP say was a homicide in the Sagkeeng First Nation northeast of Winnipeg.
Soldier killed, 3 others hurt in training exercise at CFB Wainwright
'Two of the soldiers have been treated and they're back with their units here in Wainwright. One other soldier is still in hospital.'
Did the Liberals forget we have a Charter when they drafted the new impaired driving legislation?
We have Charter rights that protect us from unreasonable search and seizure. How can a mandatory breathalyzer for no good reason – or even no reason at all – not violate those rights?
259,010 eligible to vote in Conservative leadership race
The Conservative Party has announced the total number of members who will be eligible to cast a ballot in the May 27 leadership vote.
Crash victim's court award for surrogacy fees believed to be a 1st in Canada
Mikaela Wilhelmson receives precedent-setting $100,000 award to be used for the future cost of surrogacy after tragic accident.
LCBO workers vote overwhelmingly in favour of a strike
Liquor Control Board of Ontario staff have voted 93 per cent in favour of a strike as their union continues to bargain for a new collective agreement.
Canadian dollar falls in face of U.S. softwood lumber duties
The value of the Canadian dollar tumbled on Tuesday morning after news that countervailing duties of up to 24 per cent will be placed on Canadian lumber exports to the U.S.
'We felt like screaming': Wife says crowded hospital failed her dying husband
A Halifax woman says overcrowding at the city's largest hospital left her husband suffering a series of indignities and delayed care during his last days of life.
Boat found but no sign of missing hunters from Fort Chipewyan, RCMP say
A boat has been found but the search continues for four hunters missing near Fort Chipewyan, RCMP said Tuesday. "Search and rescue teams with the assistance of two helicopters and approximately 30 boats from the community are out on the waters," RCMP said in a news release.
NHL playoffs: How the Canadian teams stack up in Round 2
It appears it's anyone's Stanley Cup to win after a wide-open start to the NHL playoffs. Here's how the two remaining Canadian teams, Edmonton and Ottawa, match up with their Round 2 foes.
Wild bison calves born in Banff National Park 'a huge step' to reintroduction
Bison recently introduced into Banff's backcountry are settling into their new homes by welcoming new offspring to the herd.
Peel police officer denied promotion because of his race, human rights tribunal finds
The chief of Peel Regional Police Service described an Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruling that an officer was denied a promotion because of his race as "very concerning" and said the force has since adopted different advancement criteria.
Bidding tops $125K for Maud Lewis painting found in thrift shop
A month-long auction of a Maud Lewis painting that was found in a New Hamburg, Ont., thrift store donation bid has reached $125,208 after 26 bids.