Demanding a breath sample from a motorist is no different than asking for their licence and registration, Canada's justice minister argued Thursday as the federal Liberal government defended its proposed new crackdown on impaired driving.
GATINEAU, Que. — The increasing number and intensity of natural disasters in Canada pushed Ottawa's bills for federal help to $360 million a year since 2011 — three times what the annual cost was in the previous decade, a recent program review shows.
TORONTO — Air Canada said Thursday it will launch its own loyalty rewards plan in 2020 and not renew its contract with the company running Aeroplan, sending Aimia's stock plummeting by more than 50 per cent and angering some points collectors.
MONTREAL — The compensation ceiling for victims of Quebec's historic floods will likely be increased, Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday as citizens across the province continued to struggle with high water levels.
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservatives have released an election platform promising millions in spending commitments along with balanced budgets — an "optimistic" plan the party says will spur economic growth and improve the bottom line for families and businesses.