Canada & World

BUDGET 2019: Liberals to create national drug agency for pharmacare plan

Canada’s current patchwork of drug coverage is not well equipped to handle increasingly expensive drugs

2019 BUDGET: New $1B border strategy will get tough on irregular asylum seekers

More than 40,000 asylum seekers have crossed into the country ‘irregularly’ since 2017

2019 BUDGET: Liberals promise billions for dairy, chicken farmers affected by trade deals

The budget earmarks $1.5 billion for farmers who lose money when they sell their production rights

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2019 BUDGET: Liberals promise tax credit, EI benefit to help workers retrain

The moves are part of more than $1.7 billion in planned new spending over five years

2019 BUDGET: As deficit grows, feds spend on job retraining, home incentives

Stronger economy last year delivered unexpected revenue bump of an extra $27.8 billion over six years

Liberal-dominated justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe amid opposition howls

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is to deliver his budget speech at 4 p.m. in the House of Commons

Pregnant asylum seeker in labour rescued from snow near Manitoba border

Firefighters were able to free the woman and keep her warm until she was taken to the hospital

Iowa sues to shut down national puppy-laundering ring

The operations sold almost 1,300 animals for more than $700,000

Facebook says no one flagged NZ mosque shooting livestream

Facebook removed the video ‘within minutes’ of being notified by police, said Chris Sonderby

Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case

The police kept the investigation and Attorney Kim Foxx recused herself

New Zealand leader vows to deny notoriety to mosque gunman

The shooting killed 50 in a Christchurch mosque, and left the country reconsidering gun laws

Trudeau condemns hateful, ‘toxic segments’ of society after New Zealand shooting

Prime Minister expressed sorrow at the many attacks in recent years

Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

The federal inquiry into Michael Cohen had been going on since July 2017

Air Canada grounds its Boeing Max 8s until at least July 1 to provide certainty

Airlines around the world have been working to redeploy their fleets since their Max 8s were grounded last week

Budget to tout Liberal economic record, provide distraction from SNC furor

This is the Liberal government’s fourth and final budget before the election

New Zealand shootings will prompt careful gun review in Canada: Goodale

Border Security Minister Bill Blair to soon deliver recommendations on handgun, assault weapon ban

NDP’s Jagmeet Singh steps into the House of Commons, making history

Burnaby South MP becomes first visible minority to lead a federal party in the House of Commons

Canada extends Iraq and Ukraine military missions to 2021 and 2022

Extension is part of efforts to curb Russian aggression and to fight against Islamic militants

Dutch tram shooting suspect arrested, say police

Police say three people were killed in the shooting Monday and five wounded

WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance after Boeing 737 Max grounded

The company has 13 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft grounded by regulators after the Ethiopian crash