OTTAWA - A former top adviser to the prime minister says a memo warning about Beijing's alleged targeting of Conservative MP Michael Chong was produced after he retired, but he was aware of issues in the way intelligence is handled.
OTTAWA - A letter from the federal health minister sparked discord and division at the agency tasked with regulating the price of patented drugs in Canada, internal emails show, culminating in an indefinite pause on major drug-price reforms and several resignations.
OTTAWA - The Liberals are facing mounting calls to appoint a senior diplomat to advocate for LGBTQ people abroad, including within their caucus.
OTTAWA - A committee of MPs has approved Citizenship Act changes that allow some born abroad to adopt their Canadian parent's citizenship, despite objections from Conservatives about a lack of due process.
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of an Alberta woman who was unwilling to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to get a life-saving organ transplant.
TORONTO - Canada's most populous city is experiencing hazy skies and poor air quality as smoke from wildfires in Ontario and Quebec moves over Toronto.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says children who do not see a Pride flag at their schools should know one is flying for them on Parliament Hill.
MONTREAL - Quebec's wildfire fight is focused today in the province's northern region where flames have reached the doorstep of a municipality of roughly 800 people.
OTTAWA - The federal government is telling Canada's broadcasting regulator to exclude individual social media creators in the regulations to implement the government's new online streaming law.
TORONTO - Advance voting in Toronto's mayoral contest opened today, inaugurating the final stretch of the campaign with just over two weeks left before election day.
OTTAWA - The federal government's representative in the Senate says France has requested the extradition of Ottawa sociology professor Hassan Diab — a demand his supporters are telling the prime minister to refuse.
The battle against hundreds of wildfires continues today as large swaths of Canada remain under either heat or air quality warnings.
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TORONTO - Ontario is set to increase the wages of early childhood educators in a bid to boost recruitment and retention amid a staff shortage that advocates warn could hamper the growth of the national $10-a-day child-care program.
OTTAWA - A leader of the fight to secure freedom for a Canadian human-rights activist detained in China for 17 years is taking the latest diplomatic deep-freeze between Ottawa and Beijing in stride.
MONTREAL - Aviation experts say Canada is losing expertise in the manufacturing of water bombers — just as demand for them is increasing.
WASHINGTON - A hazy, acrid shroud lingered over some of America's largest cities Wednesday as Canadian wildfire smoke continued to drift south, touching off "code red" air quality alerts from Massachusetts to North Carolina.
OTTAWA - Hazy skies tinged with an eerie yellow glow greeted millions of Canadians in Quebec and Ontario again Wednesday as the smoke from hundreds of wildfires continued to cause air quality warnings in Canada's most populated corridor.
ATLIN, B.C. - A man who helped return a 140-year-old Tlingit robe to the British Columbia First Nation where it was created says it's as if the regalia called out to its people and they are bringing it home.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is showing no interest in compromising with Meta and Google over a proposed law that would make them pay for Canadian journalism that helps tech companies generate revenue.
KINGSTON, Ont. - A defrocked Oblate priest and convicted sex offender is facing eight new criminal charges for past sexual assaults he allegedly committed while living in Nunavut.
Hundreds of wildfires are burning across Canada, prompting widespread evacuations and blanketing cities in smoke. Here's a look at developments Wednesday:
Quebec has adopted a new law that expands access to medical aid in dying and allows early requests for the procedure.
MONTREAL - Quebec's wildfire season, which has forced thousands from their homes and left other communities on high alert, is the worst on record, officials said Wednesday,
MONTREAL - A suspect in the brazen daytime shooting in Montreal of a 39-year-old woman with alleged ties to organized crime has been arrested in Ontario, police said Wednesday.
MONTREAL - Police have ended an Amber Alert issued for a one-year-old girl who they say had been spotted earlier today in Quebec after being abducted from Nova Scotia.
OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is promising a plan by this fall for a foreign-service reboot in which diplomats will have a better grasp of the languages and topics relevant to their postings.
OTTAWA - One of the architects of the law that governs Canada's prison system says it's understandable people want revenge on convicted killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo, but that's not what the prison system is designed for.
OTTAWA - Justice Minister David Lametti's office says some Senate amendments to a judicial oversight bill would do the opposite of what the bill is trying to accomplish.
HAMILTON - Police are investigating after several Pride flags were reported stolen from residences and schools in Hamilton.
TORONTO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford urged everyone in the province Wednesday to refrain from lighting campfires, as 54 wildfires burned across the province and smoke from fires in Quebec degraded air quality.
HAY RIVER, N.W.T. - The K'at'lodeeche First Nation says residents can return to the reserve in the Northwest Territories more than three weeks after they were forced to leave their homes due to a wildfire.
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 7 ...
MONTREAL - Quebec's massive forest fires have forced most of the province's wilderness outfitters to shut down during one of their busiest seasons.
Weather maps hang on the walls and precipitation reports flash across screens in the Winnipeg office where major decisions about Canada’s battle against an unprecedented wildfire season are made.
VANCOUVER - A new font to typeset Salish Indigenous languages means so much more than just the words that it will be used to write, one of the people behind its creation says.
OTTAWA - Family and supporters of a Mexican activist who was killed after opposing a Canadian company's mining project are taking their case to an international human rights body.
TORONTO - Two lucky lottery ticket holders in British Columbia and Ontario will split the $70 million Lotto Max jackpot.
LONDON, Ont. - Two years after a Muslim family was killed on its streets, residents of London, Ont., vowed to make the city an example of resilience and a community that rejects hate, as they held a vigil on Tuesday marking the anniversary of the devastating attack.
MONTREAL - Northern Quebec's largest city was being evacuated while another that had been threatened by wildfires lifted an evacuation order Tuesday, as authorities turned their attention to communities in the northern and northwestern parts of the province where firefighters worked to beat …
VICTORIA - Both sides of British Columbia's contentious fish farm debate are welcoming Ottawa's move to delay a decision on a planned transition from open-net salmon farms in the province's coastal waters.
Federal Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair has said images of wildfires burning across Canada are some of the most severe ever witnessed in the country and the forecast for the next few months indicates the potential for continued higher-than-normal fire activity.
NANAIMO, B.C. - Connor McTavish and three companions had just planned to explore the site of a shipwreck in Alberni Inlet on Vancouver Island last month when he spotted something in the corner of his eye — a two-metre-long sixgill shark.
CALGARY - Cenovus Energy is facing a fine over a release of wastewater into a wetland.
OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is calling on the Liberals to keep "multiple murderers" in maximum-security prison as fallout continues over the transfer of convicted killer Paul Bernardo to a medium-security institution in Quebec.
QUEBEC - The members of Quebec's national assembly have voted to increase their base salaries by $30,000.
OTTAWA - Global News and its parent company Corus Entertainment say in response to a lawsuit filed by Han Dong that their reporting about the Toronto MP was based on a detailed investigation involving multiple sources.
Hazy, smoky conditions engulfed Canada's capital city on Tuesday, with the federal Environment Department issuing a special air quality statement for the region.
WASHINGTON - Protesters chanted "dirty deal" and belted out a John Denver favourite Tuesday as they disrupted moderate Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin to let him know what they think of the newly fast-tracked Mountain Valley pipeline.
OTTAWA - A rift continues to grow between federal opposition parties and former governor general David Johnston, who insists he will not let the politicization of foreign interference and what he described as false claims deter him from his work.
OTTAWA - Low-risk travellers from 13 more countries will be able to skip a visa application if they want to visit Canada, the immigration minister announced Tuesday.
This video shows an off-duty Kelowna RCMP officer going to the aid of a colleague who was having difficulty arresting a suspect. The video was filmed by the off-dutry officer's wife.
Kelowna Car & Bike Show on May 29, 2022. This was a well attended event at Rutland Lion’s Park. Join artist Terry Leonard as he searches for new subjects. This is part 3 of his Triple A Car Show and Brewery Tour 2022 https://www.wheelsinart.com/triple-a-car-show-brewey-2022-tour-calendar/
Considered by many to be the kickoff to summer, the 23rd Annual World of Wheels attracted up to 15,000 people to Peachland Sunday, with smiling crowds eager to get out in the sunshine and take in the 500 classic vehicles that lined Beach Avenue and filled Heritage and Cousins Parks.