McDonald's faces Canadian investigation into use of temporary foreign workers
Canada's Employment Minister Jason Kenney was in damage control Monday (April 7) after a media report that three McDonald's franchises in the Pacific coast city of Victoria were using temporary foreign workers under a government program, even though Canadian workers were available.
CBC journalist Kathy Tomlinson's report included an interview with one of the Canadian workers at McDonald's. ...
Public health officials have issued a measles alert in the Toronto area. A baby on Etihad Airways flight 141 tested positive for the disease after coming home. People may also have been exposed in the suburb of Brampton at a community centre, three health clinics and the Brampton Civic Hospital.
Justice Minister: Protecting right not to testify against spouse 'outdated', 'obstacle'
Allowing people to refuse to testify against their spouses is an "obstacle" to getting at the truth in a court of law, according to Canada's Justice Minister Peter MacKay. He called the present laws outdated as he defended new government legislation at a victims of crime conference in Ottawa on Monday (April 7).
Atlantic Canada's music celebrated at annual East Coast Music Awards
The musical talent of Canada's Atlantic Provinces was in the spotlight at the annual East Coast Music Awards which wrapped up a week of activities on Sunday (March 6) with a gala awards show in the city of Charlottetown.
Since the 1990s the awards have celebrated the wide variety of musicians and music of Canada's four Atlantic provinces, New ...
Canada’s government is trying to get more information about a 74-year-old nun who was kidnapped along with two priests in Cameroon on Saturday. Gilberte Bussière had been in the west African country for more than 30 years.
There is a long tradition of priests and nuns from Canada’s French-speaking province of Quebec going to Africa to help the poor ...