NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says his government would give a boost to Quebec’s immigration funding to help prepare immigrants to fill the province’s labour shortage. At an announcement in Drummondville, Que., on Saturday, Singh promised to increase the federal immigration transfer payment to Quebec by $73 million per year to improve settlement servicesRead More →

Organic waste from Edmonton could help transform the landscape surrounding an Alberta coal mine into a thriving crop of willows. The reclamation experiment will use treated Edmonton sewage sludge to replenish soil at the Paintearth mine near Forestburg, a village 180 kilometres southeast of the city. The nutrient-enhanced soil, inRead More →

A national consumer advocacy organization is calling on Toyota Canada to be transparent about parts delays and compensate owners affected by the Canada-wide problem that has seen some vehicles in the shop for more than two months. George Iny, director of the Automobile Protection Association (APA), told CBC in an interviewRead More →

Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to discontinue a related feature called Tag Suggestions. Face recognition, which was available to some Facebook users since December 2017, notifies an account holder if their profileRead More →

They can’t yet vote, but they aren’t planning to sit this federal election out — teens are showing up to political offices across Canada and volunteering their time to push for causes and candidates they believe in. Aidan Morton-Ninomiya, Garrett Breathwaite and Lynda Hansen gathered in the office of Kitchener Centre GreenRead More →