The provincial government is considering raising driver and vehicle fees less than one year after freezing them.

Ontario considers raising driver, vehicle fees months after freezing them

TORONTO — Less than a year after freezing driver and vehicle fees in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative government is considering raising them again, while bracing for a “negative reaction.” In a proposal quietly posted to a regulatory registry for public comment, the government says it is seeking to introduce annual fee increases of two per […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he makes his way to caucus in the West Block, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Liberal bleeding after SNC-Lavalin affair seems to have stopped: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests the federal Liberals have stopped the bleeding from the beating they took in the SNC-Lavalin furor. The Leger poll suggests the Liberals have closed the gap slightly with the front-running Conservatives since April and dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government has eased a bit. More significantly, […]

Golden State Warriors centre DeMarcus Cousins (0) looks to shoot as Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) and centre Serge Ibaka (9) defend as forward Pascal Siakam (43), forward Norman Powell (24) and Warriors forward Jordan Bell (2) look on during second half basketball action in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday, June 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kyle Terada
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Record average audience of 6.4 million tuned in for Game 5

TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors may have missed a chance to close out their first NBA championship, but they were a winner once again in the ratings. Sportsnet announced Tuesday that it set another Canadian record for an NBA game with an average of 6.4 million viewers for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a […]

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Uber Driver Nabbed Over Kidnapped Canadian Girls

The police in Kumasi have made headway in their pursuit of the kidnappers of two Canadian women aged 19 and 20, who were abducted on Tuesday. The arrest of an Uber driver, who last saw the two ladies before their abduction, marks an important notch in the efforts to arrest the kidnappers. Crack detectives working […]

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Kidnapping of 2 Canadians in Kumasi : Canada issues crime alert to its citizens in Ghana

Canada has issued an alert to its citizens in Ghana to step up their security following the kidnapping of two of its nationals in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi. The Canadian government in a tweet said, “Be aware of your surroundings and avoid walking alone or displaying signs of wealth. Ensure that windows and doors […]

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana

The two leaders looked forward to the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development that Canada and Ghana will co-host later this year at the United Nations VANCOUVER, Canada, June 5, 2019/ — On the occasion of Women Deliver 2019, Prime Minister Trudeau met with President Akufo-Addo of Ghana. The two leaders discussed their shared commitment […]

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New pilot for family members previously excluded from Canada will ‘right that wrong,’ immigration minister says

IRCC also unveils new measures to protect vulnerable workers and newcomers. Sponsorship applications for some family members who were previously banned from obtaining permanent residence under Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations will be allowed under a new two-year pilot, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, has announced. The pilot concerns non-accompanying […]