Politics

Paula Simons: Alberta’s lady’s not for turning

Just as only Richard Nixon could go to China, only Rachel Notley could fight for a pipeline this fiercely.

Renowned Windsor civil rights activist and former MP Howard McCurdy dies

Howard Douglas McCurdy Jr., a storied civil rights activist for Windsor and Canada, and a "true example of Black excellence," has died at...

Justin Trudeau, Harjit Sajjan reiterate denial of Sikh separatists in Canadian cabinet

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said he and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made clear to the chief minister of Punjab on Wednesday that his repeated...

Edmontonian recognized for helping save Jews during WWII

Now 87 years old, Harty van Engelen was just 13 when his parents started providing safe refuge to Jewish people during the Second World War.

Varcoe: Cross-border disparity hits the Canadian oilpatch as U.S. industry shines

The Canadian oilpatch has a full plate of problems to grapple with this year, enough to give it heartburn — from steep price discounts for heavy...

Decision on whether Brown can run in Ontario Tory leadership race expected Wednesday

The former Opposition leader stepped down from the job last month amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Ontario PCs still ahead in provincial election despite rocky month: Ipsos poll

The PCs would receive 38 per cent of the vote if an election were held tomorrow, an Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News shows.

Ad blitz heralds Donald Trump Jr.’s visit to India

The newspaper ads promise that buyers who order apartments in the development by Thursday will get "a conversation and dinner" with Donald...

Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, U.S. provisions nixed

The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was released on...

Jared Kushner given exception to White House security clearance changes

It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent...

B.C. Budget 2018: Massey Tunnel replacement omitted from transportation spending plans

Spending for major transit and infrastructure projects in Metro Vancouver was outlined in B.C.’s budget on Tuesday, but one of the biggest...

Members of Canadian Association of Pensioners meet with local MP Mark Garretson over pension cuts

There were about 15 seniors at the meeting who voiced concerns about several large corporations, like Bell and Sears, cutting their pension payments.

Doug Ford tours southeastern Ontario ahead of PC leadership election

Ontario PC leadership candidate Doug Ford toured eastern Ontario on Feb. 20, making stops in Brockville, Gananoque, Kingston and Belleville, to go...

Environment minister blasted for dinner with anti-pipeline activists on day of trade war

The B.C. Liberals are questioning whether the province’s environment minister shared information about the NDP government’s opposition to the Kinder...

B.C. business to pay new payroll tax, on top of higher minimum wage and more

The payroll tax will help the province get rid of MSP premiums. But it comes at a cost to businesses.