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Number of people seeking asylum in Canada at levels not seen since 2009

Number of people seeking asylum in Canada at levels not seen since 2009

OTTAWA — The number of people seeking asylum in Canada is now the highest it's been since 2009, driven in part by a surge in asylum seekers showing up at the Canada-U.S. border.
Closing time: Alberta committee rejects idea of keeping clocks the same all year

Closing time: Alberta committee rejects idea of keeping clocks the same all year

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley says the question of whether Alberta should stop changing its clocks every spring and fall hasn't been resolved yet.

Oilsands miner reports 123 birds killed in tailings pond incident

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is responding to a report of bird deaths at the soon-to-be-producing Fort Hills oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta.

Liberal minister urges Conservatives to kick Sen. Lynn Beyak out of caucus

OTTAWA — If the Conservatives are committed to First Nations reconciliation, they need to show the door to a senator who's urging Indigenous Peoples to "trade your status card" and practice their culture on their own dime, says a prominent Liberal ca
Deficit smaller than expected, but Trudeau stands by controversial tax changes

Deficit smaller than expected, but Trudeau stands by controversial tax changes

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sounded a defiant note Tuesday as he promised to press ahead with the Liberal government's controversial tax changes even as clear new evidence emerged to show a Canadian economy on the rebound.

Racism and tax cuts big issues as Quebec's legislature resumes from summer recess

MONTREAL — The leader of the Parti Quebecois triggered boos from the legislature Tuesday when he said after more than one decade of Liberal rule in Quebec, only 38 people from the province's minority groups work in the liquor control board, which has

In posthumous speech, Chan urges good will and courage to face the future

OTTAWA — Arnold Chan's final speech to the House of Commons, delivered posthumously Tuesday by fellow Liberal MP Mark Holland, offered an optimistic vision that goodwill, openness and courage can prevail against the challenges and perils of the world

Court certifies class-action suit involving 450 foreign workers who got no jobs

VANCOUVER — The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class-action lawsuit against Mac's Convenience Stores and three immigration consultants who collected thousands of dollars from foreign workers who were promised non-existent jobs.

Timeline: How the cyberattack on Equifax unfolded and the fall out that followed

VANCOUVER — Months after hackers gained access to the personal data of millions of American, Canadian and U.K consumers through Equifax's website, the company disclosed the massive cyberattack to the public.
Equifax Canada says 100,000 Canadians may be affected by cyberattack

Equifax Canada says 100,000 Canadians may be affected by cyberattack

TORONTO — Equifax Canada said Tuesday approximately 100,000 Canadian consumers may have had their personal information and credit card details compromised in a massive cyberattack that also affected 143 million Americans, as the U.S.