Fierce fight brewing as unhappy jail guards in Ontario seek to form new union

TORONTO — Disaffected Ontario correctional officers are pushing for their own union in an increasingly bitter battle to win the hearts and cards of thousands of front-line jail workers. Backed by a well-heeled Quebec-based labour organization, the raid...

CP NewsAlert: Manitoba reports record COVID-19 spike, shuts some businesses

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is ordering many businesses in the Winnipeg region to close after a record increase in COVID-19 cases. The province is reporting 480 new COVID-19 cases — more than double the previous daily record. Starting Monday, ba...

Premier Ford says plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions coming for hot spots

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford says a plan is coming next week to ease COVID-19 restrictions in the province's hot spots. Ford says he has asked his health advisors to put together a strategy to allow shuttered businesses in the regions

Canadian Rangers deployed to Neskantaga First Nation during water crisis, Miller says

OTTAWA — Canadian Rangers were expected to arrive in Neskantaga First Nation on Friday to help the remote community in northern Ontario as it grapples with a water crisis.  Much of the First Nation was evacuated earlier in the month after

Canadians need to cut contacts by a quarter to control COVID-19 outbreak: Tam

New federal projections suggest that Canadians need to cut a quarter of their contacts to keep the COVID-19 outbreak from resurging. The modelling indicates that at current rates of in-person socializing, Canada could see COVID-19 case counts increase ...

Fallen construction magnate ordered to pay $2 million after pleading guilty to fraud

MONTREAL — One-time Quebec construction magnate Tony Accurso and several companies tied to him have been ordered to pay $4.2 million after pleading guilty to tax fraud.Quebec's Revenue Department said the sentences were delivered today at a courthouse ...

Fallen construction magnate ordered to pay $2 million after pleading guilty to fraud

MONTREAL — One-time Quebec construction magnate Tony Accurso and several companies tied to him have been ordered to pay $4.2 million after pleading guilty to tax fraud.Quebec's Revenue Department said the sentences were delivered today at a courthouse ...

Hockey legend Bobby Orr endorses U.S. President Trump’s re-election bid

Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Orr has endorsed the re-election bid of United States President Donald Trump. The Boston Bruins legend took out a full-page ad in Friday's New Hampshire Union Leader, where he calls Trump "the kind of teammate I

Hockey legend Bobby Orr endorses U.S. President Trump’s re-election bid

Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Orr has endorsed the re-election bid of United States President Donald Trump. The Boston Bruins legend took out a full-page ad in Friday's New Hampshire Union Leader, where he calls Trump "the kind of teammate I

Lobster dispute: RCMP release images of men near fish plant that burned to the ground

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia RCMP released images Friday showing two men walking away from a fish plant on the night it burned to the ground amid an escalating dispute over an Indigenous lobster fishery. Yarmouth County RCMP described the men