Trudeau tells ministers openness, co-operation are key in minority government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau instructed his finance minister Friday to “preserve fiscal firepower” in case...

Sharp increase in number of opioid deaths, ER visits in Ontario

TORONTO — The number of opioid-related deaths and emergency department visits continued to rise in Ontario in the first...

From fourth place, Singh says he’d rather push Liberals than work...

OTTAWA — The New Democratic Party is sitting in fourth place after the fall’s divisive federal election and its leader...

Race to replace Scheer as federal Conservative leader could be crowded

OTTAWA — Moments after Andrew Scheer announced Thursday his intention to resign as Conservative party leader, speculation...

Ontario doing away with pot shop lottery system, looks to add...

TORONTO — Ontario’s legal cannabis retail scene will become better equipped to compete with the black market...

Verbatim: Andrew Scheer’s resignation announcement in the House of Commons

OTTAWA — How Andrew Scheer announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative party in the House...

Andrew Scheer is resigning as Conservative leader. Here’s what happens next.

OTTAWA — Now that Andrew Scheer has revealed his decision to resign as Conservative leader, the party...

Taxpayers’ watchdog launches probe of child benefit rules, program

OTTAWA — The Liberal government’s signature child benefit will undergo a critical review by a federal watchdog...

Trudeau’s minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau’s Liberals survived Tuesday their first test of confidence in the House of Commons but...

Updated terms for new NAFTA put hold on potential price increases...

TORONTO — A change affecting pharmaceuticals in the updated North American free trade agreement will mean cost savings for...

Some Ontario high school teachers hold one-day strike which affects nine...

TORONTO — High school students at nine Ontario school boards will be out of class today as their...

Ontario spending could fall far short of demand in health, education:...

TORONTO — There is a “significant risk” that the Progressive Conservative government’s spending plan will fall $5...

Liberals move to start phasing in promised tax cuts in January...

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says Canadians will begin to see the impact of a proposed tax cut...

Ontario cancels planned future cuts to legal aid; this year’s cut...

TORONTO — Ontario’s attorney general is cancelling planned cuts to legal aid funding, but this year’s 30-per-cent budget...

One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face...

OTTAWA — Canada’s justice minister says he is troubled that two Canadians detained in China have been...