Category: Canadian News

Ontario Liberal to resign Ottawa seat for academic posting later this year

TORONTO—A Liberal member of Ontario’s legislature says she will resign later this year. Nathalie Des Rosiers says she was appointed the next principal of Massey College in Toronto and will step down as the provincial representative for Ottawa-Vanier at a later date. Des Rosiers is a former dean of common law at the University of…

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead

OTTAWA – A federal ban on tanker traffic off British Columbia’s north coast has been defeated in a Senate committee. On a 6-6 vote, the Senate’s transportation and communications committee rejected Bill C-48 Wednesday night. The committee’s five Conservative senators voted against it, joined by Alberta independent Paula Simons. Five other independents and one self-identified…

Five smart money moves for new graduates

Thousands of young Canadians are graduating this month and many are scratching their heads about how to manage their finances going forward. For the past four to six years, a solid majority have been on a tuition treadmill and scraping by to make ends meet. But, a new set of financial skills are required to…