Loss of trust in parliament could turn Canadian voters away from future elections
By Elise von Scheel | Canadians surged to the election booths in 2015, then political activity dropped. Experts worry the drop in participation stems from citizens losing faith in parliament.
Environmental investments in 2017 budget get mixed reviews
On March 22, the federal government introduced the second budget of Justin Trudeau’s mandate. Building on their campaign promise to prioritize environmental action, Finance Minister Bill Morneau made green investment a featured item in the 2017 budget. A...
Automated kiosks are the new custom at Ottawa Airport
PIKs in place at Ottawa International Airport are the first of an initiative to reduce travel wait times and increase security say Canadian Border Services Agency.
As hate crimes rise, M-103 more than symbolic, supporters say
By Sima Shakeri | Capital News Online looks at the potential effects of M-103 on rising hate crime rates against Canadian Muslims.
Vacancy rebate program: Landlords say it’s fair, cities want it gone
By Jolson Lim and Lindsay Campbell | Ontario cities are looking to scrap the tax credit but building owners see it as a fair program.
Medical cannabis users hoping for separate recreational access system
As the federal government’s spring goal for introducing legalized cannabis legislation grows nearer, interested parties continue to look to the country’s current medical access system for the drug to light the way.
Proposed tobacco laws could help youth addictions go up in smoke
By Petronella Duda | Health Canada has proposed changes to the federal tobacco-control policy that would affect youth in post-secondary institutions
Canadian women: Fighting for equal pay
By Andrew Price | Canadian women are still behind when it comes to equal pay with their male counterparts.
Risky business: Female entrepreneurs eye economic growth
By Brian Hill and Lindsay Bright | Women entrepreneurs in Canada take on greater risk to grow businesses.
Assisted dying in Canada: How have physicians fared so far?
By Alex Parsons and Karissa Gall | After assisted dying became legal in Canada last June, a rising number of Canadians are visiting their physicians to get assistance ending their lives.