The Canadian Press

Snipers on temple rooftops at Harper, Modi rally

Several dozen police officers were stationed outside, with snipers on the temple rooftop. A protester who said his name was Ramandeep held a sign saying, Harper shame! Modi is a genocide perpetrator...
Canada, environment, emissions, greenhouse gas

Canada's greenhouse gas emissions continue slow climb: Report

Canada committed to reduce its emissions by 17 per cent below 2005 levels by 2020 — and the trend is now firmly heading the wrong way.

CBC promises reform after scathing report on Jian Ghomeshi scandal

TORONTO — A scathing report detailing the failure of CBC managers to stop star radio host Jian Ghomeshi’s alleged inappropriate workplace behaviour elicited a profuse apology Thursday from its...

Search for trans-sensitive and competent health care often frustrating, hurtful

TORONTO — Canada's health-care system may be built on the premise of equal access for all, but the transgender community says the provision of services for those who don't conform to traditional...

Fire breaks out at deep-water shipping terminal in B.C.; smoke billows over town

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A fire that began Thursday at the Squamish Terminals deep-water port in B.C., was 90 per cent contained by early Friday, but a shelter-in-place warning remained in effect. The fire...

PM Harper's name raised at Mike Duffy trial

OTTAWA — Various contractors took centre stage in an Ottawa courtroom Thursday as the trial of suspended Sen. Mike Duffy reached the eight-day mark. Court heard the contractors were paid through a...

Court rules First Nations can sue over property rights

Industrial giants, from forestry companies to mining operations, must respect aboriginal territorial claims in British Columbia just as they would heed the rights of any other Canadian landowner, the...

Indian PM Modi to reach Vancouver today after mixed greeting in Toronto

TORONTO — Thousands chanted "Modi, Modi" to welcome Narendra Modi to Toronto on Wednesday night as the Indian prime minister made his first visit to Canada. On a day in which he announced the...

Wheat Board privatized with majority sale to Saudi-owned company

WINNIPEG — The federal government is privatizing the Canadian Wheat Board with a sale to a Saudi-owned company. G3 Global Grain Group will get 50.1 per cent of the company in exchange for an...
Bank of Canada keeps 0.75 per cent interest rate

Bank of Canada keeps 0.75 per cent interest rate, even though economy likely stalled in early 2015

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says it expects the oil-price shock likely "stalled" the country's economy to the point it had zero growth during the first three months of 2015 but that it has decided to...