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Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources

Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources

OTTAWA — The federal infrastructure bank is going to put some money behind a few final, financially risky steps in Via Rail's high-frequency rail project, sources say.

Join talks on international treaty: B.C. First Nations mark 'historic moment'

VICTORIA — Three British Columbia First Nations have marked what is being called a "historic moment" after joining international talks to modernize a treaty over a major river flowing between Canada and the United States.
Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States will soon allow travellers and cargo to pre-clear customs before they leave, allowing an easier movement of people and goods crossing the border.
Cooper steps down from justice committee, apologizes for quoting white supremacist

Cooper steps down from justice committee, apologizes for quoting white supremacist

St. Albert MP Michael Cooper has stepped down from the federal justice committee and apologized for comments he made last week to a witness who had presented on online hate.

Humboldt driver gets eight years

The truck driver responsible for the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has been given 8 years behind bars. Judge Inez Cardinal, who called the collision “catastrophic,” handed Jaskirat Singh Sidhu down his sentence on Friday morning.