Former McGuinty staffer to testify about gas plants today
Ontario’s opposition parties are hoping for clear answers when a former top aide to former premier Dalton McGuinty testifies today at the committee hearings into cancelled gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga.
Daycare workers fired after children taped down for naps
Two workers at an Ottawa daycare were fired after masking tape was reportedly used to confine children to their cots during nap time.
Harper to meet Irish PM, business leaders in Dublin
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet his Irish counterpart, Enda Kenny, today in Dublin. Harper is in Ireland ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.
1 dead, 2 ill in possible Creutzfeldt-Jakob cases in B.C.
One person has died and two others are in hospital with possible cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease east of Vancouver, the Fraser Health authority has confirmed.
Greg Weston: Harper finds changing channels hard amid bad news
The Senate expenses scandal has left the Harper government understandably desperate to change the channel with new legislation, amendments to old laws, regulatory changes — anything to attract public attention away from so many politically damaging h…
Oilsands monitoring deal inked by Ottawa, Alberta
Ottawa and Alberta have reached a deal outlining how a long-promised environmental monitoring agency for the oilsands will
Motorcyclist takes photos of wolf chasing him on highway
A Banff, Alta., man came within metres of being caught by a wolf, but luckily he was on his motorcycle during the close call on a highway, where he also snapped photos of the chase.
Mounties group creates legal aid program for accused RCMP officers
The association that represents Mounties says new federal legislation will give RCMP commissioner Bob Paulson the power to be “judge, jury and executioner” of officers accused of wrongdoing.
Rival hockey brothers plan Stanley Cup trip of a lifetime
For the first time in NHL history, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks will play for the Stanley Cup, and brothers Steve and Gary Johnson of LaSalle, Ont., will be there.
282 join RCMP sexual harassment class-action lawsuit
Almost 300 current and former female Mounties have come forward to join a class-action lawsuit alleging harassment within the ranks of the RCMP.