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Pennsylvania lawmakers who redrew a congressional district map to advantage the Republican Party went too far, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Monday, delivering a blow against gerrymandering that could signal limits to the practice across the country.
The Ecofiscal Commission reckons that the carbon taxes in place now, even with their built-in increases, aren't anywhere near enough to change consumer or business behaviours. But they will still provide governments with the cash they crave.
A winter storm kept the NDP out of Quebec this week, but the party still needs to face its problems in the province under new leader Jagmeet Singh.
Labour Minister Patty Hajdu strived Tuesday to return to the start of the furor over the federal government's Canada Summer Jobs program and a pitched debate about rights, beliefs, freedoms and the power of the state.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with nine leaders of major U.S. corporations Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum. On the agenda: NAFTA and investing in Canada.
The deputy chief of Grassy Narrows says waiting until 2021 for an interim fix to provide drinkable water to homes in the community currently hooked up to well systems with uranium-tainted water is 'not good enough.'
Canada is now ready to sign on to a Pacific Rim trade deal with 10 other nations after three days of intense negotiations in Tokyo resolved the Trudeau government's concerns over protections for intellectual property, culture and the auto sector.
Hiding ethnic-sounding names from resumes had no real bearing on who's picked from the pile of applications for jobs in the federal public service, a pilot project on blind hiring found.
As Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott laid out the goals of her new department on Tuesday, her briefing documents showed stark health challenges.
As part of its goal to end long-term boil water advisories for First Nations reserves, the federal government has added nearly 250 more drinking water systems to its list of those eligible for public monies, meaning it will have to address many more advisories than it originally intended.
Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than 100,000 customers, the telecom giant told CBC News.
Halifax Regional Police are investigating "an alarming number" of allegations against a retired doctor accused of sexually assaulting RCMP officers and recruits over two decades.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged international leaders to do more to promote women's rights, including confronting widespread concerns over sexual misconduct and assault, on the main stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.
Protectionism is gaining ground and globalization is losing its attractiveness, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday.
Canada has agreed to a resurrected version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and will sign on to the deal. The deal, renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, comes after talks in Japan this week with the 11 countries still committed to the deal.
Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface of the water and mandatory reporting of all lost gear.
Whether or not President Donald Trump shows up at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will once again face a delicate balance in negotiating his public relationship with Trump.
NAFTA talks are officially underway in Montreal, but the political posturing behind the scenes has already cast a sour tone on this round of discussions. Sources suggest U.S. officials believe Canada is to blame for the lack of progress, while Canadian sources say such a suggestion is "nonsense".