The Canadian PressKeith LeslieAllison Jones TORONTO—Ontario elementary teachers and some support staff engaging in work-to-rule campaigns soon may see their pay docked. The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario and support staff with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, who do not yet have […]

The Canadian Press OTTAWA—The police officers, first responders, and citizens who responded with such bravery and compassion to the killings of two Canadian military members a year ago exemplified what Canada is, Gov. Gen. David Johnston said today. Johnston joined soldiers, veterans, dignitaries, and hundreds of ordinary citizens at the […]

The Associated PressLindsey Tanner CHICAGO—The American Cancer Society now says women should start mammograms later in life and get fewer of them—a stance that puts the trusted group closer to an influential government task force’s advice. In new guidelines out Tuesday, the cancer society recommends most women should begin annual […]

The Canadian Press OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau was expected to give his first press conference today as prime minister-designate—hours after he steamrolled his Liberal party to a stunning majority victory. Trudeau no doubt will be riding on an electoral high from the 184 seats the Liberals captured—an increase of a whopping 149 […]

The Canadian Press CHILLIWACK, B.C.—A yearling black bear has settled into a tree in Chilliwack, B.C. and won’t budge. Residents of the Fraser Valley community have alerted conservation officers after spotting the bear high in the branches of a pear tree about 100 km east of Vancouver. The little bruin […]

The Canadian PressMichelle McQuigge TORONTO—Prominent political journalist Andrew Coyne says he has stepped down from his position as editor of editorials and comment for the National Post after clashing with the newspaper over a piece he wrote that was at odds with the Post’s endorsement of the Conservatives in yesterday’s […]

The Canadian Press WITHROW, Alta.—About 500 coloured helium-filled balloons were released into the air when a small Alberta farming community paid tribute to three young sisters who were smothered last week in a load of canola seed. Hundreds of people crowded into the Withrow Gospel Mission, west of Red Deer, […]

The Canadian PressBruce Cheadle OTTAWA—The longest and most expensive election campaign in modern Canadian history will be decided tonight when the last of the ballots are counted, concluding under threat of frost what began in the sweltering heat of an August long weekend. All that remains for exhausted party workers […]

The Canadian Press HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government says a U.S. Commerce Department decision to continue imposing tariffs on a Cape Breton paper mill is based on an erroneous assumption about what constitutes a subsidy. Provincial cabinet minister Andrew Younger said while it’s true Port Hawkesbury Paper is getting electricity at […]