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Five things to know about the Ontario budget delivered Thursday

Five things to know about the Ontario budget delivered Thursday

TORONTO — Ontario's Liberal government delivered its first balanced budget in a decade on Thursday.
Kevin O'Leary says he tried  to convince Bernier to quit Conservative race

Kevin O'Leary says he tried to convince Bernier to quit Conservative race

OTTAWA — Kevin O'Leary may be gone from the Conservative leadership race, but he doesn't intend to let himself be forgotten.
Engineering marvel: Ship begins laying massive power cable connecting N.L., N.S.

Engineering marvel: Ship begins laying massive power cable connecting N.L., N.S.

HALIFAX — Somewhere off Newfoundland's southwest coast, a Norwegian ship has begun spooling out a massive, thick cable that will connect the island with Nova Scotia, a 170-kilometre voyage that, once completed, will create North America's longest sub
Ottawa announces space funding; long-term plan expected this summer

Ottawa announces space funding; long-term plan expected this summer

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Money earmarked for space development in this year's federal budget will go to two projects that could have lasting impacts on Earth and beyond, the federal government announced Thursday.
The Canadian Press explains the Ontario budget's health care funding

The Canadian Press explains the Ontario budget's health care funding

TORONTO — After years of restricting health-care funding growth, the Ontario budget released Thursday promises new money to reduce wait times and increase capacity at overcrowded hospitals, as well as free prescription medication for children and you
Highlights of the Ontario budget unveiled Thursday

Highlights of the Ontario budget unveiled Thursday

TORONTO — Ontario's finance minister delivered the province's fiscal plan Thursday, the government's first balanced budget in a decade.
The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Thursday, April 27 ——— PM SAY TRUMP WAS PREPARED TO CANCEL NAFTA: U.S. President Donald Trump insists he wasn't bluffing about threatening to pull out of NAFTA this week.
N.S. Liberals bring in broad middle class tax cut in pre-election budget

N.S. Liberals bring in broad middle class tax cut in pre-election budget

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government has promised an average $160 tax cut for half the province's population, in a surplus budget that seeds the ground for an election campaign that may begin within days.

Canadian border agents among five charged with drug smuggling offences

TORONTO — Two Canadian border agents are among five people arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling. RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency say the agents worked out of Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
Senate ethics committee to finalize report detailing fate of Don Meredith

Senate ethics committee to finalize report detailing fate of Don Meredith

OTTAWA — Sen. Don Meredith could find out as early as next week what punishment he'll face for having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl.