MONTREAL — A 26-year-old high school teacher who was a virtual political unknown defeated a former provincial cabinet minister Wednesday to win the Liberal nomination for a federal byelection in a Montreal riding.
BRANDON, Man. — A Winnipeg truck driver is thanking a woman who jumped on her horse and brought him coffee and a hot meal while he was stranded on Highway 10 south of Brandon during this week's nasty storm in Manitoba.
VICTORIA — British Columbia's trade envoy on softwood lumber says the province is ready to fight on behalf of its lumber producers, but isn't looking to become embroiled in a costly and lengthy legal battle with the United States.
TORONTO — Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Canada's five biggest banks are set to announce Thursday a new fund aimed at helping small- and medium-sized businesses access cash to help them grow, according to sources familiar with the matter.