Canada

How Canada’s Most Prolific Hit Man Turned Informant on the Hells Angels

“Apache” Trudeau was known as a killer with “no respect for human life at all.”<p>If there's one crime that Yves "Apache" Trudeau is most closely associated with, it would be the Lennoxville Massacre of March 24, 1985. The murder of six Hells Angels by their one-time comrades-in-arms shocked the …

Crime

U.S. VP Pence blasts 'failings' of Canadian health system

The vice-president of the United States has some less-than-complimentary words for Canada's health-care system, which he accuses of certain …

Canadian News

Trudeau milking the middle class

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s most-repeated boast has now been exposed as a lie.<p>Despite his Zen-like mantra of dedicating his political life to …

Social Justice

Canadian Rockies: 5 Breathtaking Spots for the Perfect Shot

The 2017 summer in the Rockies has been one of the hottest in recent years. The temperature has consistently reached 30 degrees and above. While from …

North America

Liberals walk out after Conservatives pick anti-abortion MP for status of women committee chair

'It's a Liberal effort to change the channel,' Tory leader Andrew Scheer says<p>Liberal MPs walked out on a status of women committee meeting Tuesday …

Andrew Scheer

Over 80% of middle-class families face higher income taxes under the Liberals: report

Middle-income families face higher personal income taxes due to changes implemented by the Liberal government, finds a new report by the Fraser …

Social Justice

Halifax activist: Crosby visiting White House 'an act of moral cowardice'

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports<p>Sidney Crosby's decision to visit the White House is already drawing some heavy criticism.<p>Georges Laraque, a former …

Sidney Crosby

Washington state denies key permit for U.S.-Asia coal export terminal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington state on Tuesday rejected a key permit needed for a proposed terminal to export coal to Asia, another blow to companies eager to sell Wyoming and Montana coal to Asian markets and to the Trump administration's policy of global energy dominance.<p>Washington's …

Climate

Despite heritage status, Glen Abbey owner wants to demolish parts of golf course

A plan to demolish the historic Glen Abbey golf course despite its heritage status goes before an Ontario town council tonight.<p>Glen Abbey's owner ClubLink filed an application Monday to demolish or remove the golf course and some buildings to make way for a mix of homes, offices and stores.<p>ClubLink …

Golf

UPDATE 1-Kinder Morgan Canada ordered to stop some work on pipeline expansion

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Canada's energy regulator has ordered Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd KML.TO to stop some work on its Trans Mountain …

Stocks

Former Chrysler CEO: Nobody wants to build an assembly plant in Canada

Tom LaSorda, Former CEO of Chrysler joins BNN to weigh-in on NAFTA renegotiations and implications for the auto sector.

Business (Canada)

Canadian Indebtedness to Limit Rate-Hike Path, Economists Say

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz could pause monetary tightening this year over concerns about the impact of higher interest rates for consumers …

Economy

Human rights commission calls on Ontario to end segregation of mentally ill

TORONTO -- The Ontario Human Rights Commission is calling on the provincial government to ban the use of segregation in its jails for people with …

Rights & Freedoms

The Canadian housing market is in good shape, and so are the banks

Despite rising interest rates and various policy measures implemented to slow down pricing growth, the Canadian housing market is not on track for a …

Mortgages

Canada's finance minister says economy can grow with strong currency

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Canadian economy can continue to be successful even with a strong currency and higher interest rates, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Tuesday.<p>The Canadian dollar's "current level" is a reflection of the strength in the economy, Morneau said in a Canadian …

Economy

Liberal government has spent upwards of $13.7M on sponsored Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has spent at least $13.7 million on sponsored social media posts since Liberals took office, part of an ongoing …

Canadian News

Uber Is Throwing a Tantrum and Exiting Quebec

No more Ubers for Quebecers.<p>Uber, the ridesharing company that made its name by steamrolling local regulations, isn't much for compromise. Just ask the French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec.<p>On Tuesday, Uber Quebec's director general Jean-Nicolas Guillemette announced that the company is …

Uber

Nordstrom Has Opened Its Last Full-Line Store in Canada: Will Profits Follow?

Nordstrom has finally completed its full-line expansion in Canada, which should help the company's Canadian operations turn profitable in the near …

Investing

Manitoba Looks to Private Sector to Help Roll Out Marijuana

Manitoba is studying whether to involve the private sector in rolling out sales of marijuana in the Canadian province -- a contrast to Ontario’s plan …

Business

Trudeau to visit Mexico, U.S. amid contentious NAFTA talks

'We are making progress, but ... a lot more hard work ahead,' Canada's ambassador to U.S. says<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to Mexico and …

United States

Technology can now translate languages for us—but it misses the most important point

Modern technology has made it incredibly easy for people to connect and communicate with one another. Not only is it possible to look up the meaning of any word in a digital dictionary, but there are countless applications that can instantly translate words from photos taken on your phone, …

Language

Why the time is ripe for a conservative Alberta premier to shake up Confederation

<b>ANALYSIS</b><p>If Alberta opts for a Conservative premier in 2019, the rest of Canada should brace itself for for an era of constitutional wrangling and …

Canadian News

UPDATE 1-Uber to withdraw from Canada's Quebec province -report

(Adds details, background)<p>TORONTO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing service Uber UBER.UL will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec, CBC …

Uber

New poll shows John Horgan is second-most popular premier in Canada

B.C.'s new premier is enjoying a political honeymoon with voters, according to a poll by the Angus Reid Institute.<p>John Horgan's approval rating of 48 …

John Horgan

Uber Exiting Canada's Quebec Province to Avoid Tough Regulations

One day after it was stripped of licensing in London, Uber Technologies Inc. has decided to cease operations in Canada's Quebec province as the …

Uber

Canadian dollar recovers from near three-week low ahead of Poloz speech

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar edged higher against the greenback on Tuesday, recovering from an earlier near three-week low, as investors positioned themselves ahead of a speech the next day by Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz.<p>Canada's central bank governor on Wednesday will deliver …

Economy

The Fed Is Holding Back the Dollar

The central bank's decision to begin reducing its balance sheet is just one of many indicators that global monetary policy is changing.<p>Ever since the Federal Reserve laid out the process of balance-sheet normalization in June 2017, the dovish declines in rate expectations of board members have been …

Economy

When the oilsands hit pay dirt

It wasn’t in the middle of a farmer’s muddy field or deep in the boreal forest where the Canadian oilsands truly struck pay dirt.<p>It was inside Fort …

Oil

Justin Trudeau: Make NAFTA More Feminist

In August, the government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau—self-described feminist, appointer of a gender-balanced Cabinet—sought to fight …

Justin Trudeau

Suggestions for Morneau’s tax changes

In my 36 years as a tax lawyer, I have never seen proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act cause more discussion, concern and anger than the …

Retirement