Canadian Press

'The future of science in Canada is at risk': Researchers call for pay raise

OTTAWA — In a University of Ottawa lab, Sarah Laframboise is hoping to advance cancer research by studying a gene that causes the disease in humans. Her research works with a "model organism": tiny...

Telus wants to charge credit card surcharge as restriction on practice set to lift

OTTAWA — Telus Corp. is trying to add a 1.5 per cent processing fee for customers who use a credit card after a class action settlement cleared the way for merchants to add the surcharge starting...

Canadian Tire faces higher inventory levels after late spring, more goods in transit

Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is facing higher than usual inventory levels after a late start to warm weather sales combines with early shipments of fall and winter products. The company had an additional...

CRA says it has $1.4 billion in uncashed cheques sitting in its coffers

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency says it will be sending e-notifications about uncashed cheques to 25,000 Canadians this month.  The federal agency says it has approximately $1.4 billion worth of...

Vancouver's mayor says feds and B.C. need to step up funding for homeless

VANCOUVER — The deadline to dismantle an encampment along Vancouver's Hastings Street has passed with little change, but the city's mayor says he's reached out to the federal and B.C. governments for...

Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

OTTAWA — The federal government plans to fast-track a ban on the import of handguns into the country without the approval of Parliament using a regulatory measure that comes into effect in two weeks,...

B.C. releases details of monkeypox vaccine availability as outbreak spreads globally

The British Columbia government says monkeypox vaccine is being made available to eligible patients in most areas of the province. A statement from the Ministry of Health says cases of the virus are...

Enbridge snaps up stake in West Coast LNG plant as demand surges

Enbridge Inc. has extended its push into liquified natural gas as global demand soars, scooping up a stake in a proposed LNG project on the West Coast.

Minister questioned over need for more telecom oversight as MPs probe Rogers outage

OTTAWA — Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne faced questions about further government oversight for telecom companies during a committee meeting today about Rogers Communications Inc.

Always keep cash on hand, experts say after massive Rogers outage

Reni Odetoyinbo was one of the millions of Canadians effected by the nationwide Rogers Communication Inc. outage on July 8. On top of losing internet service, the 26-year-old content creator ran...