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Highlights from Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:59pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

TORONTO — A long-awaited report on labour laws in Ontario was released Tuesday, recommending wide-ranging updates to workers' rights. The government has not yet said which of...

Freeland tells Mexicans that Canada sees NAFTA as a three-way negotiation

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

MEXICO CITY — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Mexico City today to reassure officials Canada is committed to a three-way renegotiation of the North American...

'Everyone makes mistakes:' Regina teen girl's killer apologizes in court

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:15pm

REGINA — A young man who was 16 when he killed his former girlfriend has told his sentencing hearing that "Everyone makes mistakes."

The killer, now 19, read from a...

Roundup of Nova Scotia campaign news

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:51pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:15pm

HALIFAX — (NSElxn)

The leaders of Nova Scotia's three main political parties were focused on the provincial capital Tuesday.

Each leader...

Raptors look to win — and learn more about esports world in NBA gaming league

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:38pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

TORONTO — The growing world of esports grabbed Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment's attention last August when the Air Canada Centre hosted the North American "League of...

Toronto's landmark Honest Ed's sign to get a new lease on life at Mirvish theatre

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:36pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

TORONTO — Theatregoers in Toronto will soon come face to face with a piece of local history that once represented a new beginning for generations of newcomers to the city....

How the Nashville Predators reached their first Stanley Cup final

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:35pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Ten years ago the Nashville Predators scooped up future Hall of Famer Peter Forsberg at the trade deadline and finished with the NHL's third-best record. A deep run seemed...

Vote count grows closer as groups push for NDP-Green pact in legislature

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:29pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

VICTORIA — The latest ballot count shows the Liberal candidate taking the lead in a tightly contested British Columbia riding that could determine the outcome of the province's...

Court set to OK deal in harassment class action by female RCMP employees

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:25pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

TORONTO — Approval of a settlement in a class action by sexually harassed Mounties is expected Wednesday, paving the way for tens of millions of dollars to start flowing to the...

Quebec labour minister threatening special law in event of construction strike

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:08pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

MONTREAL — Quebec's labour minister is threatening to impose a special law in the event of a general strike in the province's construction industry.

Construction...

A by-the-numbers look at the incomes of parents and children at age 30

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:02pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 1:30pm

OTTAWA — A new study from Statistics Canada says that Canadian children have, on average, fared better financially than their parents. The study compared family incomes of...

N.S. political leaders pitch Halifax council on traffic, arts plans

By The Canadian Press May 23, 2017 - 1:01pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 1:30pm

The leaders of Nova Scotia's three main political parties pitched their ideas Tuesday on how to clear Halifax's congested traffic and revive the capital's cultural...

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