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Attack ads on simmer: Manitoba election campaign more about issues than scandal

Attack ads on simmer: Manitoba election campaign more about issues than scandal

WINNIPEG — With one party leader getting into trouble over his tropical vacation home and another with past criminal convictions and misogynistic writings, there's a lot of material for a negative Manitoba election campaign.
Is federal carbon tax killing jobs? Experts say answer isn't 'black and white'

Is federal carbon tax killing jobs? Experts say answer isn't 'black and white'

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says the federal carbon tax is killing jobs, but experts and even the province's trade minister say it's not that easy to calculate.
Study reveals new details of overseas Cold War intelligence effort by Canadians

Study reveals new details of overseas Cold War intelligence effort by Canadians

OTTAWA — Canada enlisted citizens who travelled to Communist countries during the Cold War to gather needed intelligence — a shadowy element of a little-known government program detailed in a newly declassified history.
A look at policy areas scrutinized by a new book on the Trudeau government

A look at policy areas scrutinized by a new book on the Trudeau government

OTTAWA — A group of two dozen Canadian academics took a deep dive into the promises and policies of the Trudeau government as part of a new book that examines the prime minister's pledge-fulfilment record since the Liberals won power in 2015.
New book assesses Trudeau government's record of living up to pledges

New book assesses Trudeau government's record of living up to pledges

OTTAWA — A new book arriving on the eve of the federal election campaign is offering policy geeks a comprehensive take on whether Justin Trudeau lived up to his 2015 vows.

No winning ticket for $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Aug.
Trudeau to meet with U.K. and Japanese prime ministers ahead of G7 summit

Trudeau to meet with U.K. and Japanese prime ministers ahead of G7 summit

BIARRITZ, France — As leaders of the now-fractious Group of Seven countries gathered in France on Saturday, even the weather seemed divided.
Police say someone fired paintballs at people outside drug consumption site

Police say someone fired paintballs at people outside drug consumption site

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Police in southern Alberta are investigating after they say someone drove past a supervised drug consumption facility and fired paintballs at staff and clients.
Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify 'fake news' in election

Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify 'fake news' in election

OTTAWA — Samantha Reusch is aiming to help young Canadians identify misinformation online because she and her colleagues can't monitor all social media platforms for false information during this fall's campaign.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $30 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Aug. 27 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press