OTTAWA — Liberal backbencher Arnold Chan, whose eloquent, emotional tribute to democracy earlier this summer moved many in the House of Commons to tears, was remembered Thursday as a good friend, a wonderful husband and a dedicated public servant.
OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau pushed back Thursday against suggestions the Liberals' proposed air passenger bill of rights is too heavy-handed with airlines, saying the government's intent is not to pick on air carriers.
WASHINGTON — Canada is prepared to pursue a permanent settlement in softwood lumber within the North American Free Trade Agreement if the U.S. lumber industry keeps blocking a deal, Canada's ambassador to the U.S. suggested Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the initial request for use of a government plane for his European trip last month was about national security and not his own personal convenience on his honeymoon.
HALIFAX — Two Nova Scotians have been charged criminally in unrelated horrific animal death cases — a man who allegedly drowned a litter of kittens in a bucket, and a woman who allegedly left a dog to die in an abandoned car.