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    Cheap, no-frills airfares are coming to Canada — but will they be worth it?

    Cheap, no-frills airfares are coming to Canada — but will they be worth it?


    Canadian airlines are lining up to offer the latest trend in air travel: cheap, no-frills fares. But experts warn that the discount fares may not always be the best deal for...

    Canadian airlines are lining up to offer the latest trend in air travel: cheap, no-frills fares. But experts warn that the discount fares may not always be the best deal for passengers.

    B.C. joins national trend to clean up political fundraising — and we're paying for it

    B.C. joins national trend to clean up political fundraising — and we're paying for it


    From some of the most permissive political fundraising rules in Canada, British Columbia is moving toward having some of the strictest. It's the latest province to lower individual contribution limits and ban donations from unions and...

    From some of the most permissive political fundraising rules in Canada, British Columbia is moving toward having some of the strictest. It's the latest province to lower individual contribution limits and ban donations from unions and corporations.

    Ugo Fredette now in Saint-Jérôme detention centre, police say

    Ugo Fredette now in Saint-Jérôme detention centre, police say


    After spending nearly a week in two Ontario hospitals and a Quebec hospital, Ugo Fredette, who was arrested last week in connection with an Amber Alert case, is now in a detention centre in...

    After spending nearly a week in two Ontario hospitals and a Quebec hospital, Ugo Fredette, who was arrested last week in connection with an Amber Alert case, is now in a detention centre in Saint-Jérôme.

    Man shot by Winnipeg police dies, officer remains in unstable condition

    Man shot by Winnipeg police dies, officer remains in unstable condition


    A 33-year-old man who was shot by police after allegedly stabbing an officer in the upper body has died, Winnipeg police said late Saturday...

    A 33-year-old man who was shot by police after allegedly stabbing an officer in the upper body has died, Winnipeg police said late Saturday night.

    Q&A: How to avoid car dealerships pushing maintenance you don't need

    Q&A: How to avoid car dealerships pushing maintenance you don't need


    Following a Marketplace investigation, host David Common and expert mechanic Mark Whinton participated in a Facebook Live, answering viewers' questions about their vehicles and what actually needs work when at the car...

    Following a Marketplace investigation, host David Common and expert mechanic Mark Whinton participated in a Facebook Live, answering viewers' questions about their vehicles and what actually needs work when at the car dealership.

    RCMP inks deal to return Louis Riel artifacts to Métis people

    RCMP inks deal to return Louis Riel artifacts to Métis people


    The federal government has agreed to return a series of artifacts connected to Louis Riel, currently housed in the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina, to the Métis...

    The federal government has agreed to return a series of artifacts connected to Louis Riel, currently housed in the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina, to the Métis people.

    Chief Canadian NAFTA negotiator not expecting progress on auto content rules

    Chief Canadian NAFTA negotiator not expecting progress on auto content rules


    Despite tough talk from the U.S. about the job-killing impact of NAFTA on its automotive sector, Canada's chief negotiator isn't expecting to see a detailed American proposal on the matter during the latest round of talks to rewrite the continental trade...

    Despite tough talk from the U.S. about the job-killing impact of NAFTA on its automotive sector, Canada's chief negotiator isn't expecting to see a detailed American proposal on the matter during the latest round of talks to rewrite the continental trade pact.

    'She deserves justice': Serenity's mother calls for stronger child-protection laws

    'She deserves justice': Serenity's mother calls for stronger child-protection laws


    Three years after a little girl named Serenity died of horrific injuries, Alberta's justice minister has confirmed that a fatality inquiry has been ordered in the...

    Three years after a little girl named Serenity died of horrific injuries, Alberta's justice minister has confirmed that a fatality inquiry has been ordered in the case.

    The secret Caribbean vistas right off the East Coast

    The secret Caribbean vistas right off the East Coast


    A conservation photographer is sharing his images of a remote part of Nova Scotia's coastline that most people have never...

    A conservation photographer is sharing his images of a remote part of Nova Scotia's coastline that most people have never seen.

    After years of scandal, Senate seeks a way forward on expenses

    After years of scandal, Senate seeks a way forward on expenses


    Many senators who lived through the auditor general's recent review of expenses say the process cost too much and took too long — but the next step could be trying, too, as senators argue over the best way to keep an eye on expenses without racking up...

    Many senators who lived through the auditor general's recent review of expenses say the process cost too much and took too long — but the next step could be trying, too, as senators argue over the best way to keep an eye on expenses without racking up huge costs.

    'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation

    'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation


    Its budget was cut in 2012, but Katimavik is back with a pilot project that sees youth from the Tlicho region of the Northwest Territories and Eeyou Istchee, Que., engaging with other communities and volunteering for...

    Its budget was cut in 2012, but Katimavik is back with a pilot project that sees youth from the Tlicho region of the Northwest Territories and Eeyou Istchee, Que., engaging with other communities and volunteering for organizations.

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals


    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor...

    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.

    Canada imposes sanctions on key Venezuelan officials

    Canada imposes sanctions on key Venezuelan officials


    Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behaviour," Canada's foreign affairs department...

    Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behaviour," Canada's foreign affairs department says.

    Premiers challenge Trudeau government over contentious tax proposals

    Premiers challenge Trudeau government over contentious tax proposals


    Provincial pressure is intensifying against the Trudeau government's controversial tax-reform proposals, which have angered business owners, doctors and farmers across...

    Provincial pressure is intensifying against the Trudeau government's controversial tax-reform proposals, which have angered business owners, doctors and farmers across Canada.