The Canadian Press

TransCanada releases dollar figures behind Keystone XL

TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) has stepped up its publicity campaign for the politically charged Keystone XL pipeline, releasing a detailed breakdown of where the $7-billion project would create 20,000...

Conservatives defend calling Northern Gateway pipeline activists 'foreign radicals'

Environmentalists are calling federal government accusations against anti-pipeline activists 'appalling' and a 'hyperbolic rant' - leading to some back-pedalling today.

B.C. activist undaunted by fish farm industry defamation lawsuit

Being sued for defamation by the fish farm industry has not deterred one prominent environmental activist, who vows to continue his fight.

Conservatives' most wanted 'war criminals' list stymies government efforts

Conservative plans to catch and deport alleged 'war criminals' in Canada have backfired as the untried suspects may be blocked from leaving at all.

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson steps down from management, will stay on board

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (TSX:LLL) says its founder Chip Wilson will leave the management team at the Vancouver-based retailer at the end of the month. Wilson, who founded the trendy athletic and...

The safest heli ski guides have expertise and backbone

When blinding sun strikes alpine snow in British Columbia backcountry, the enthusiasts strapping on high-end ski goggles will describe the mood as transcendent. Until, of course, they chopper up to...

Mediocre economy adds 17,500 jobs, but ranks of unemployed reach 1.4 million

Job creation in Canada resumed again last month after two straight setbacks, but details in the latest labour report pointed to an economy struggling to achieve lift, particularly in the country's...

Court rules Ontario $50 billion lawsuit against tobacco companies can proceed

 The Ontario government has scored a victory in its ongoing battle to recoup $50 billion in health-care costs from tobacco companies. The province launched a lawsuit against a group of 14...

Wacky office games used as morale boosters in prime minister's department

Several hundred of the prime minister's staff donned full combat gear, visited a fake Afghan village, and sucked on name tags using straws in a zany day of games meant to build morale. Loosely based...

Another female Mountie alleges sexual harassment on the job

Another female Mountie alleges sexual harassment on the job (RCMP-Harassment)et another female Mountie is alleging she was sexually harassed by a male colleague and that his superiors did not...