CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says an inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to the province's oil and gas sector will be completed some time next year.
Poll-station workers hoping to connect with the public in one British Columbia riding sat idle in a big empty room with no one coming in to cast their ballots for much of election day.
The chief of a First Nation in a remote part of northwestern Ontario says he's moving to a full evacuation after test results showed high levels of hydrocarbons in the water supply.
Canada's top physician painted a bleak picture Saturday of the toll the COVID-19 pandemic may take on the country, expressing fears the number of pandemic-related hospitalizations and deaths could increase in the coming weeks as the second wave drives the national death toll toward 10,000.
Politicians from a Toronto-area region facing the prospect of stricter public health measures pleaded for an exemption on Saturday, arguing the local COVID-19 case load isn't on par with numbers in other hot spots that drove Ontario's total to a new single-day high.
HALIFAX - The man tasked with lowering the temperature in a heated dispute over Nova Scotia lobster says he has a deeply personal relationship with the coastal area that has seen the most violence.
The elected council of an Ontario first nation at the heart of an Indigenous land dispute called for calm on Saturday following escalating tensions between police and demonstrators at a proposed housing development site.
HALIFAX - Hurricane Epsilon is expected to stay far offshore as it moves towards the southern Grand Banks today, but the storm will produce large waves along the southern shores of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland later tonight and into Sunday.
TORONTO - Ontario Provincial Police are trying to determine whether a possible road rage incident was a factor in a fatal accident Friday evening in Toronto.
The federal government has named a Nova Scotia university president to help resolve the Indigenous lobster fishery dispute.
OTTAWA - Canadian companies that answered the government's call to produce ventilators and other desperately needed equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic say they're worried opposition MPs are now demanding disclosure of the contracts they signed with Ottawa.
OTTAWA - The federal information ombudsman says she's disappointed by Health Minister Patty Hajdu's comments dismissing the need to bolster access to government records.
Saskatchewan's two main political leaders criticized each other's track records Friday as they urged people to vote in the home stretch of the provincial campaign.
OTTAWA - More than 4.6 million people have arrived in Canada since the border closed last March but fewer than one-quarter of them were ordered to quarantine — the rest were deemed "essential" travellers and exempted from the requirement.
OTTAWA - The Assembly of First Nations has "lost confidence" in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki after months of unrest, National Chief Perry Bellegarde said Friday as he called for her resignation.
EDMONTON - Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges.
TORONTO - Ontario is considering imposing stricter COVID-19 restrictions on at least one more Toronto-area region where daily new cases have been on the rise, Premier Doug Ford said Friday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked back a promise to lift all on-reserve boil-water advisories by 2021 on Friday, as the First Nation with Canada's longest-standing drinking water advisory learned it needs to wait for more tests before it can turn the taps back on.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to offer Canadians modest hope about progress in testing and vaccine development after Canada notched an all-time high of new COVID-19 cases in a day.
FREDERICTON - A psychiatrist told jurors Friday at the Mathew Raymond murder trial that he didn't have enough information to determine whether the accused was criminally responsible for the killings.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Basic information about young people who have used government services in Nunavut isn't being tracked because of "complacency and a lack of accountability," says the annual report from the territory'srepresentativefor children and youth.
OTTAWA - The Trudeau government says there will be upheaval at the Canada-U.S. border early next year if a refugee pact between the two countries is allowed to expire.
Ontario's premier is calling for demonstrators in an Indigenous land dispute to engage in peaceful talks with his government, saying on Friday that violence by protesters near Caledonia, Ont., won't be tolerated.
MONTREAL - Rising COVID-19 cases in the Quebec City area risk causing a service breakdown in the local health-care network, Quebec's deputy premier warned Friday.
TORONTO - Under pressure to address rising commercial insurance rates blamed on the pandemic, Premier Doug Ford promised this week to take action to stop what he called "gouging" by some companies in the sector.
TORONTO - An Iranian-Canadian human rights advocate found dead in his home north of Toronto this week was a kind, polite gentleman who never argued with anyone, friends of his said Friday as police asked for help with the investigation.
VANCOUVER - Voters in British Columbia go to the polls on Saturday. Here's some of what you need to know about B.C. politics:
VANCOUVER - Voters go to the polls Saturday to determine who will lead British Columbia through the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery, marking the end of a campaign unlike any in the province's recent history.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut's legislature members have voted former housing and Nunavut Arctic College minister Patterk Netser out of cabinet over a post he made on social media.
Critical staffing shortages in Ontario's long-term care homes should be urgently addressed as the second wave of the pandemic intensifies, an independent commission said in interim recommendations released Friday.
MONTREAL - A priest sentenced in 2019 for abusing two boys has been formally stripped of his priesthood, Montreal's archdiocese said Friday.
OTTAWA - Soon Jenny Wiebe will drive from her Fredericton home to the Maine town where she was born, to retrieve the mail-in ballot her parents are holding for her.
HALIFAX - Mi'kmaw fisherman Robert Syliboy says he dreams of peacefully trapping lobster off the shores of southwestern Nova Scotia.
WASHINGTON, Wash. - When people in the United States talk about moving to Canada to escape four more years of Donald Trump, it's usually either a punchline or a pipe dream.
Hospitals and long-term care homes are nearly at capacity and won't be able to handle a surge in COVID-19 patients during the second wave of the pandemic, an independent commission has heard.
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 23...
VANCOUVER - The B.C. election campaign is in its last day with the main opponents to the NDP sounding a familiar refrain in their final pitch for votes.
Ontario's premier insisted Thursday that a prominent social conservative wasn't getting special treatment while trying to turn a Christian college into a university, but critics said it was clear Doug Ford was using new legislation to reward one of his strongest and most controversial supporters.
The father of a Newfoundland and Labrador man missing in British Columbia says a discovered piece of fabric has spurred officials to resume the search.