The Manitoba government has a policy that allows signs touting its economic agenda to be erected at construction sites long before work begins and to be left up over the winter lull, The Canadian Press has learned.
A second young man accused in a prominent child pornography case in Halifax has pleaded guilty. The man, who cannot be identified because he was a minor at the time of the offence in the fall of 2011, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of distributing child pornography.
The story of thalidomide may be well known in Canada, but the drug's survivors say they themselves have been largely forgotten. Now, as "thalidomide babies" move through their 50s and their health worsens, they are asking again for financial help.
Even though the condos popping up in urban centres may seem a perfect fit for retirees, Canadians 65-and-over are increasingly moving outside the city, according to a study from Concordia University.