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The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016.
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016.
The ruling targets a weakness in Canadian laws that often leads foreign owners of real estate in cites such as Metro Vancouver and Toronto to claim they are "residents of Canada for tax purposes" when they are not. The landmark B.C. decision requires ...
The B.C. government is meeting the Supreme Court of Canada order to to restore class size and composition to 2002 levels by allocating $330 million in funding.
Postmedia began handing out layoff notices to 54 employees today at the Vancouver Sun and Province, including 29 journalists.
In a statement, the province says Ontario's greenhouse sector grows by 150 acres per year, with greenhouses currently making up a total 2,876 acres across the province. That represents almost half of the greenhouse sector in Canada. The greenhouse ...
Manitoba was the only province to see an increase in the pace of inflation last month, new Statistics Canada data show.
OTTAWA - Canada's national inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in February, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories (previous month in brackets):. - Newfoundland And Labrador: 4.2 per cent (4.7). - Prince Edward ...
Nova Scotia's justice minister is waiting on the federal government to table its marijuana legalization law before making any decisions at the provincial level, while the province's finance minister is staying tight-lipped about how, or even if, pot ...
moraine-banff-ab The month of March has so far been another busy one when it comes to immigration to Canada's western provinces. Recent activity among the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) out west will allow a diverse range of workers and ...
The latest chapter in budget cuts is bad news for Saskatchewan Libraries. The province has eliminated funding for the public libraries in both Regina and Saskatoon - a move that will shave $1.3 million from spending.
The essay, penned by Andrew Potter, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, goes on to argue that "Quebec is an almost pathologically alienated and low-trust society.
O'Leary said the region relies too much on money Ottawa distributes to "have-not" provinces through equalization. "What I'm not happy about is some of the leadership in Atlantic Canada is no longer interested in economic growth and only relying on ...
In all of the Atlantic provinces except Nova Scotia, dismal fiscal pictures will mean new revenues are a godsend. (Nova Scotia can use the revenues, too, but that province is heading for an election call, which means its budget this year will likely ...
Edmonton -- The Canadian cancer Society is urging the Alberta government to finally enact legislation to ban young people from using indoor tanning beds.
Manitoba was one of six provinces to see a month-over-month increase in wholesale sales in January. Its gain was the ... Statistics Canada said wholesale sales climbed 3.3 per cent to $59.1 billion in January, the largest monthly percentage gain since ...
"If Canada is ready to acknowledge the wrongs of the past, and build real and respectful relationships today, we can move from pain into opportunity, from a dark history into a future we can all be proud of.
Dave Nelson, associate executive director of Saskatchewan's division of the Canadian Mental Health Association, is calling for more mental health funding in the provincial budget.
The tourist corridor will highlight the attractions of all provinces and territories in Canada with a Francophone cultural heritage.
The provincial government will partner with fisheries and oceans Canada on a $325-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, announced March 10 in Halifax.
The province is being sued by its former children's watchdog for breach of contract who say the government reneged on promised pension benefits.
Calgary, Alberta (Reuters) - A candidate with plans to merge Alberta's splintered right-leaning factions has won the leadership of the province's Progressive Conservatives (PC), the party said on Saturday, heralding a political shift in Canada's oil ...
NOT A FAN. Mayor John Tory wears his hypocrisy on his sleeve. On the one hand, he insists that in the mater of illegal marijuana retail outlets, (those) people ...
Some kids growing up at the Frog Lake First Nations don't know what it's like to grab a glass and fill it with drinking water from their taps at home.
The deficit will narrow to C$10.3 billion ($7.7 billion) in fiscal 2017-18 from C$10.8 billion in the current fiscal year as economic growth in Canada's energy province rebounds to 2.6 percent after three years of contraction, according to budget ...
The Saskatchewan government announced fee increases to government programs Thursday that it hopes will generate $10.7 million, including $8.7 million in ...
Lawyers on behalf of motorists left stranded in their cars on a highway after Tuesday's snowstorm applied on Thursday for a class action lawsuit against the Quebec government and City of Montreal.
Once they step over the border, asylum seekers are eligible for Canadian benefits. The federal government provides some benefits everywhere in Canada, and provinces and private agencies supplement them to different levels. Here are some of those ...
Judy Foote, minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada, was in St. John's to make the announcement on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, minister of fisheries, oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. Innovation in the fisheries and seafood sector is ...
Lawmakers in Canada are working on legislation that would put an end to high heel requirements for female employees in the workplace.
The dispute started last fall, when Ottawa said it would limit annual health-transfer increases to three per cent a year - half the six per cent annual increase set out in the last long-term agreement with the provinces. In the ensuing months, the ...
Tourists visit Province House in Charlottetown in this 2013 file photo. Islanders, used to being overlooked as Canada's smallest province, are facing a fresh indignity: being wiped off the map, several of them. (Andrew Vaughan / THE CANADIAN PRESS File ...
"We recognize the importance of P.E.I. in Canadian history and hope our two provinces can one day be joined by direct flights to better connect British Columbia and P.E.
"We recognize the importance of P.E.I. in Canadian history and hope our two provinces can one day be joined by direct flights to better connect British Columbia and P.E.
Canada's health-care system contributes to a formula-feeding culture when individual hospitals and other health facilities contract with formula companies, whose product is then promoted in the institution, thus providing credibility.
Montreal, Canada (AFP) - The leader of Canada's Manitoba province on Thursday appealed to Ottawa for help and additional resources amid a spike in the number of asylum seekers flowing in from the United States.
The Emergency Measures Organization is already monitoring four ice jams across the province as the government's River Watch program gets set to start on ...
The province is taking a closer look at options to bring commuter rail service back in the Victoria area, but Transportation Minister Todd Stone has stopped short of making a commitment to restore train service.
Canadian authorities said some of the migrants appeared to have intended from the start to come to Canada after flying to the United States on a visitor visa, while others came after being denied asylum south of the border or because they feared ...
As the spring and summer months draw closer, McNeil says he hopes to see the region increase those numbers while promoting the province's place in Canadian history. "Canada is celebrating 150 years but it's been over 400 of existence in Nova Scotia, ...
Canada's two western provinces have adopted guidelines to try to prevent opioid addicts from "doctor shopping" to get multiple prescriptions.
The agency will make a non-binding recommendation to Canadian provinces on whether it should reimburse patients for the cost of the drug combination.
TORONTO - The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada passed out numerous awards to industry leaders at its annual awards gala on March 7. De Beers Canada and Mountain Province Diamonds shared the Viola R. MacMillan Award for their ...
Municipalities issued C$7.6 billion (US$5.6 billion) worth of building permits in January, up 5.4 percent from December, following two consecutive monthly decreases, according to Statistics Canada. Six provinces posted increases, led by Alberta and ...


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