Navigation Menu+
MPs vote in favour of assisted dying bill
Read more

OTTAWA — The federal government’s controversial bill on assisted dying has sailed through the House of Commons, approved by a vote of 186-137. A number of Conservative MPs voted to support the legislation, while a handful of Liberals opted to oppose it. Several Liberals could be seen congratulating Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould after the vote. Having won the approval of the...

Read more
Competition won't oppose beer mergers
Read more

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says it won’t oppose two proposed beer mergers involving Canada’s largest breweries. In a ruling announced Tuesday, the federal agency said the proposed acquisition of SABMiller by Labatt parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev and related divestiture of Miller brands to Molson Coors will not lessen or prevent competition in Canada. The US$107-billion global deal announced in November...

Read more
Saks Fifth Avenue to open Calgary store
Read more

TORONTO — Saks Fifth Avenue says it will open its third Canadian store in Calgary in January 2018. The luxury retailer says the 115,00-square-foot Calgary store will be located in the city’s Chinook Centre. Saks has so far opened two stores in Canada, both in Toronto, and has said it plans to open up to seven stores across the country. President Marc...

Read more
Assisted death bill up for 3rd reading today
Read more

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government’s controversial assisted dying bill is expected to receive third and final reading today in the Commons, before heading to the Senate. MPs voted Monday night on an array of amendments to bill C-14, though all proposed changes were rejected. The bill cleared report stage by a vote of 192-to-129. With just one week to go, the government...

Read more
Five Toronto schools get money to upgrade libraries from Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
Read more

Five Toronto elementary schools are among 25 chosen throughout Canada to share $1.5 million to upgrade their libraries, care of the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. The 2016 Love of Reading Literacy Grant recipients were announced May 11, with three North York schools named, along with one Etobicoke and one Scarborough school. Daystrom Public School and Elia Middle School in North...

Read more
SEARCH:

Web Dev. & SEO by Profound Ideation Inc. SEO & Web Dev. Toronto Profound Ideation Inc. in Partnership with HolographicSEO