The Trudeau government is moving ahead with its plan to put a price on carbon emissions. In the process, it's directly taking on federal Conservatives and the four premiers who oppose carbon pricing by promising to give the money back to taxpayers in those provinces.
While opponents to a carbon tax call it a cash-grab, economists say it's the best way to cheaply reduce emissions.
Hours after the Turkish president accused Saudi Arabia of carefully plotting the "savage murder" of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in to say that while he is still waiting for a full report, he thinks the Saudis engaged in "the worst coverup ever."
In an annual report on the state of public health in Canada, the country's chief public health officer said that for many years, life expectancy has been "steadily increasing." But the opioid crisis is expected to stop that progress in its tracks.
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Canadians are buying more cars than almost ever before, but a closer look reveals they’re taking longer and longer to pay them off, too.
Hurricane Willa roared over an offshore penal colony and closed in on Mexico's Pacific coast with 195 km/h winds, threatening a major resort area along with fishing villages and farms before making landfall along the coast.
Mystery shoppers who paid 36 visits to major cellphone retailers in the Ottawa area say they encountered a general lack of knowledge, misinformation, and a total lack of adequate information in writing.
The large caravan of migrants and refugees making its way toward Mexico and the United States is garnering a lot of attention and anger from Donald Trump. Many North Americans had never heard of these caravans until this year. But they are not new.
The federal Liberal government will slap a carbon tax on fuels in provinces and territories with no adequate emissions pricing plans, but will send annual rebates to Canadian families to offset most of the added costs of this climate-change fighting plan.
This is a lesson about rising global impunity on the part of criminal dictatorships. Failure to stop this menace means that the arbitrary violence of authoritarian states will creep — indeed, will continue to creep — into the heart of democracies
The outdoor recreation gear and clothing retailer is promising to increase the diversity of people represented in its advertising after being called out on social media.
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: EU and Italy's new populist government battle over budgets; in the U.S. there's a growing backlash against gerrymandering heading into midterms; Yukon's huge glaciers are shrinking and researchers are worried.
North American benchmark stock indexes saw more big declines on Tuesday — an occurrence that's becoming all too familiar — and analysts say the list of risks facing investors is growing.
A team of maritime archaeologists, scientists and surveyors has discovered what it believes to be the world's oldest intact shipwreck — a Greek trading vessel whose design had previously been seen only on ancient pottery.