Scheer firm on leaving abortion debate closed ahead of party policy vote on the subject

The abortion debate has divided Canadians for decades, especially within the Conservative Party, and that’s precisely why Andrew Scheer says he’s staunchly…

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Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador

Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Ottawa after Canada’s foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested civil…

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A new Venture: Alberta business publication back online

The business publication Alberta Venture, which collapsed late last year, is back online.  The 10-year-old monthly magazine won’t be printed anymore,…

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Aeroplan to launch charter airline after Air Canada partnership ends

Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program…

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Infill roadmap a must to get Edmonton on right path, developer says

City councillors are giving their initial thumbs up to a new blueprint for infill housing, which calls for more low-rise apartments,…

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Oldest lizard fossil fills evolutionary ‘missing link’

A finger-sized fossilized creature found in the Italian Alps is the earliest lizard ever discovered, a new study suggests, filling a…

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Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping

The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country’s tobacco laws — legislation that will formally legalize (and…

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Why the heartbreak of Humboldt is touching teenagers in Uganda

When word of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident reached Jinja, Uganda, there was profound sadness at the St. James Orthopedic…

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Efforts to change jury selection could see results within a year, Senator Murray Sinclair says – Manitoba

A team of people working on making changes to the Criminal Code, specifically surrounding jury selection, could have results within…

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