Canada's cities say the federal Liberals are willing to find creative ways to remove political roadblocks from provinces to fund billions in municipal projects, a sign of hope that comes as they ask Ottawa for more money and new ways to fund local work.
The federal system that handles old age security payments will be as old as the seniors it serves by the time it is replaced near the end of the decade, but even now it illustrates the kinds of challenges officials face when trying to bring government services into the digital age.
The contenders in Monday's, October 21, 2019, federal election spent the last day of the campaign calling for voters to unite behind their parties amid accusations of dirty politicking and outright lying.
The battle for the hearts and votes of Quebecers took centre stage on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, as Liberal, Conservative and New Democrat leaders wooed voters in a province that could determine the outcome of Monday's federal election.
Canada's unemployment rate nudged down to a near four-decade low last month as the economy added more jobs than analysts expected — dropping an economic figure into a tight electoral race, and warnings from economists that things may not be as rosy as they seem.
Party leaders hit the hustings at the start of the long weekend hoping to fire up their bases and their get-out-the-vote machines before turkeys are served on Thanksgiving tables — or drop on their chances at electoral success.
Indigenous people are spending fewer nights in homeless shelters than non-Indigenous users, a finding from federal researchers who warn in internal documents that the result points to more problematic — or even insidious — issues in the country's housing system.