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Metrolinx under fire for CN, CP deals

Metrolinx is defending itself against allegations that it may have wasted taxpayers money by not exercising oversight on railroad construction contracts — deals that saw the agency charged excessive mark-ups, invoiced for work it didn’t…


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Hazel who? Its Bonnie Crombies Mississauga

It’s a bright morning in November and Bonnie Crombie is meeting a seniors group in a historic Mississauga inn. The mood seems light as she’s handing out hugs and posing for pictures.But a major news…


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Canadian tourist among 5 killed by gunmen in Jordan

AMMAN, JORDAN—Gunmen carried out a series of attacks in central Jordan on Sunday, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing four members of the Jordanian security forces and a woman visiting from Canada,…


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Trump action on health care could cost Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON—One of President-elect Donald Trump’s first, and defining, acts next year could come on Republican legislation to cut off taxpayer money from Planned Parenthood.Trump sent mixed signals during the campaign about the 100-year-old organization, which…





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YouTube blocks North Korean channel to avoid breaching sanctions

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—YouTube has blocked North Korea’s state television channel, which broadcasts news on everything from nuclear tests to Kim Jong Un’s outings, to avoid breaching American sanctions against the defiant regime.The action was apparently…