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Garneau says Iran still hasn’t released black boxes from airliner shot down in January

Canada and four other countries are still trying to “pressure” Iran to release the flight recorders from the Ukrainian passenger plane its forces shot down…

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Family of Master Cpl. Matthew Cousins says he brought out ‘best’ in others

The family of Canadian Armed Forces member Master Cpl. Matthew Cousins, who was killed in a recent helicopter crash overseas, says he was a devoted husband and…

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Ottawa looking at how to reunite families separated by border closure, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking at how to reunite some families separated by the temporary COVID-19 measures at the Canada-U.S….

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Canada’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier marks its 20th anniversary

Reverently showered with poppies every Remembrance Day, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa is a national symbol of Canadians’ sacrifices in wars dating back…

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Customers who unknowingly paid for credit card insurance frustrated banks won’t show proof they signed up

Kris Holmberg is frustrated RBC wouldn’t initially refund him thousands of dollars spent on credit card insurance he says he didn’t sign up for, even though…

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Former PQ leader André Boisclair accused of sexual assault with a weapon

An arrest warrant has been issued for former Parti Québécois leader André Boisclair in relation to an alleged sexual assault that happened six years ago. The…

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Conservative Senate leader wants the Red Chamber back in business

Conservative Senate Leader Don Plett wants the Red Chamber to return to semi-normal operations with in-person sittings in Ottawa. There have been only three Senate…

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Irving signs purchase agreement for dormant Come By Chance oil refinery

In another shakeup in the Newfoundland and Labrador oil sector, Irving Oil announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to purchase the idled refinery at…

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Length of average work week fell to record low in March as COVID-19 hit

The length of the average work week for employees paid by the hour sank to its lowest level on record in March, as COVID-19 drastically…

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Royal Bank and BMO profit cut in half as loan loss provisions spike by 500%

Profits at Royal Bank and Bank of Montreal were cut in half from last year in the fiscal second quarter, the banks reported Wednesday, as…

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