Transport Canada says it's hiring more auditors to make sure rail companies are complying with safety rules, and will increase the number of handbrakes to apply on idle trains in response to the July 2013 Lac-Megantic tragedy.
Giuseppe Valiante, National Bureau
One of two ships from Franklin Expedition, lost in 1846, found in Arctic, says the prime minister's office.
A naval expedition including the Royal Canadian Navy will soon travel through the Northwest Passage in search of the doomed Franklin Expedition, but also to reinforce Canada's claims to the Arctic.
The Canadian government released a tepid statement from a junior minister in response to a seven-year prison sentence for a Canadian journalist convicted in Egypt in a terrorism trial many international observers considered a sham.
There will be no more begging your kids to put away their tablets and other electronic toys during takeoffs and landings on Canadian flights due to new airline rules announced Monday.
The royal couple can expect some expensive Canadian hospitality when they visit in May.
Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne spent the first full day of the provincial election campaign fending off attacks from the federal government instead of her provincial opponents.
Ontarians have the right to know if a sex offender lives nearby, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Canada will require that the use of older rail cars for carrying crude oil be phased out within three years, even though the United States has yet to make such a rule change, according to documents seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
The Federal Court of Appeal upheld a landmark ruling Thursday that gave Canada's Metis population Indian status within the Constitution, allowing negotiations to begin for all the rights and services that go with it.
The RCMP does not have enough evidence to charge the prime minister’s former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, and it dropped its investigation against him, RCMP Cpl. Lucy Shorey said Tuesday afternoon.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will likely hear nothing new on the Keystone XL pipeline from U.S. President Barack Obama when the two leaders meet next week during the North American Leaders' Summit in Mexico, a White House official said Friday.
Future Olympians, local heroes, and parents looking to adopt children will all get some tax relief, the government announced Tuesday.
The growing U.S. economy will help Canada's export industry, though Canada will continue to have a worryingly low inflation rate for another couple of years, the Bank of Canada governor said Wednesday.
The two Canadians who were among 21 people killed in a suicide bombing Friday in Afghanistan were auditors from a Gatineau, Que. company working for the federal government, QMI Agency has learned.
Provincial police said two bodies were found in the ashes of a fireworks factory that exploded Thursday morning southwest of Montreal.
Chris Hadfield said Thursday morning that when he returned to Earth Monday night he had to re-learn how to talk.
Luka Rocco Magnotta will stand trial for first-degree murder in the death and dismemberment of Chinese student Jun Lin.
With two days until Quebec's provincial election, the separatist Parti Quebecois remained poised to win a majority government, according to an exclusive Leger Marketing poll conducted for QMI Agency.
After four nights of debates watched by almost 20% of the province's population, the separatist Parti Quebecois remained Quebec's most popular party, with 33% of the vote, in a new poll conducted exclusively for QMI Agency.