May 17, 2023

Peel Region asking Ontario government to allow vacant-home tax

Peel proposal would apply to homes that are empty for more than 184 days in a calendar year, with a tax rate of one per cent of the property’s current value annually
May 17, 2023

Brazen daylight murder of Montreal salon owner shows ‘arrogance’ of Mafia: expert

Montreal police found a woman shot dead in a car on Tuesday, multiple reports identify the victim as the daughter-in-law of a reputed mob boss
May 17, 2023

Evening Update: Government names former judges to help MPs investigate firing of Winnipeg scientists

Also: Future of Ontario’s Stellantis battery plant remains unclear as Ford ‘disappointed’ in Ottawa
May 17, 2023

Nova Scotia fire marshal’s office faces intense scrutiny over damning report

Auditor-General’s report finds the fire marshal’s office has failed to keep up with safety inspections
May 17, 2023

Police identify partial remains found in Winnipeg as belonging to 40-year-old mother

Police said the remains found April 15 along the Red River north of Winnipeg’s downtown belong to June Johnson
May 17, 2023

Manitoba homes tied to suspected crime could be turned into affordable housing

Properties seized under Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Act could soon become affordable housing under a new approach by the provincial government
May 17, 2023

How a mother's love led to a one-of-a-kind housing development in N.S.

Adequate housing has been called a human right. And yet for some living with disabilities, those are just hollow words. So Susan Harvie took matters into her own hands.
May 17, 2023

Poilievre declined meeting with Johnston on foreign interference

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has declined to meet with the government's special rapporteur on foreign interference. Poilievre's office said the role amounts to a "fake job" and questioned the rapporteur's independence.
May 17, 2023

Convicted murderer escapes from federal prison in Kingston, Ont.

The Correctional Service of Canada says staff discovered the 42-year-old inmate was missing during a formal count at the Collins Bay Institution on Tuesday
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