Don Martin: Fiscal update shows a revamp, like spring and an election, is coming | CTV News
Amid the dizzying lineup of 12-digit figures financing the government’s pandemic response were the monetary makings for whatever the prime minister has in mind to revamp Canadian society once the pandemic passesDon Martin writes in his latest column for
Don Martin: Fiscal update shows a revamp, like spring and an election, is coming | CTV News
Amid the dizzying lineup of 12-digit figures financing the government’s pandemic response were the monetary makings for whatever the prime minister has in mind to revamp Canadian society once the pandemic passesDon Martin writes in his latest column for

CommentEnvironmental | 7:01 AM on Friday
Approximately four dozen protesters — including local representatives of the B.C. Liberal and Green parties — rallied outside the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations office in Prince George, B.C., Thursday, demanding the provincial
CommentEnvironmental | 7:49 AM on Thursday
Eta regained hurricane strength Wednesday morning with maximum sustained winds around 120 km/h as Florida braced for a second hit from the storm.
CommentProvincial Politics | 7:47 AM on Thursday
A group of more than 430 Alberta physicians and three major health-care unions will send a letter to Premier Jason Kenney on Thursday endorsing the idea of a "circuit-breaker" lockdown as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in the province.
CommentMisc World | 7:46 AM on Thursday
Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday that they were resigning en masse following a move by the semi-autonomous Chinese region's government to disqualify four of their fellow pro-democracy legislators.
CommentMisc World | 9:51 AM on Monday
A German court has ruled that a Muslim doctor should not be granted citizenship after he refused to shake hands with the woman presenting him with his naturalisation certificate. According to the administrative court of Baden-Württemberg, the Lebanese man
CommentProvincial Politics | 7:47 PM on Sunday
The leaders of British Columbia's main political parties have kicked off their final week of campaigning before the election set for next Saturday.
CommentStrange | 7:41 PM on Sunday
An enormous drawing of a cat, etched into the side of a hill thousands of years ago, has been uncovered in Peru, adding another image to the country's catalogue of mystifying geoglyphs.
CommentMisc CDN | 11:07 AM on Sunday
“I am so excited to see you all here to experience the very first Mi’kmaw self-regulated treaty sale in Nova Scotia,” Dr. Cheryl Maloney of Sipekne’katik told Haligonians looking to pick up some treaty lobster.
CommentLaw & Order | 9:52 PM on Friday
France's anti-terror prosecutor said on Friday it was investigating the decapitation of a man in a suburb of Paris.
CommentProvincial Politics | 3:11 PM on Friday
The 'No BC for Xi' campaign lists candidates from all parties and labels them as to whether or not they are 'CCP leaning' or 'against CCP interference'
CommentStrange | 10:31 AM on Friday
A couple from upstate New York found dozens of whisky bottles dating back to the 1920s hidden in their walls and floor boards, all but confirming their suspicions that the old home once belonged to a prohibition-era bootlegger.
CommentMisc World | 10:24 AM on Friday
With anywhere from 200,000 to 800,000 boats, some as far afield as Argentina, China is unmatched in the size and reach of its fishing armada. Fuelled primarily by government subsidies, its growth and activities have largely gone unchecked, in part because
CommentMisc World | 8:08 AM on Friday
A Yukon air charter company found itself with a plane stuck on a remote snow-covered airstrip a couple of weeks ago. The company almost had to abandon the $200,000 plane for the winter.
CommentEnvironmental | 7:56 AM on Friday
The federal government says it's investing $20 million in the nuclear industry to help Canada meet its target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
CommentLaw & Order | 7:55 AM on Friday
John Brittain, who shot four people to death in Penticton, B.C., over a neighbours' dispute, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.
CommentHistory | 7:54 AM on Friday
The French history museum calls the move an attempt at censorship and suppression of Mongolian culture and history
CommentLaw & Order | 7:51 AM on Friday
The Ontario government is recommending Crown prosecutors no longer pursue criminal charges against people caught driving under the influence in cases without aggravating factors such as a death or injuries, according to a new directive from the provincial
CommentScience | 7:52 PM on Thursday
This summer, while hiking with his father through Horseshoe Canyon in the Badlands region, 12-year-old Nathan Hrushkin made a discovery that would excite even the most seasoned paleontologist.
CommentStrange | 7:51 PM on Thursday
An unidentified man was seen flying in a jetpack near the Los Angeles International Airport for the second time in six weeks.
CommentScience | 5:46 PM on Thursday
The effects of global warming have reached one of the coldest regions on Earth in southern Antarctica, according to U.S. researchers who discovered the remarkably preserved remains of an ancient penguin colony that was revealed by recent snow melt.
CommentPolitical | 5:41 PM on Thursday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to do more than send tweets to settle an increasingly violent dispute over an Indigenous-led lobster fishery in Nova Scotia, a First Nations chief said Thursday.
CommentPolitical | 4:08 PM on Thursday
Rideau Hall has spent more than $110,000 in public money so far on legal representation in response to allegations of a toxic workplace and verbal harassment at the Governor General's office, Radio-Canada has learned.
CommentMisc CDN | 8:10 PM on Tuesday
The vandalism prevented the farm from opening for most of the day Saturday, during what is normally one of its busiest weekends of the year.
CommentFunny | 8:09 PM on Tuesday
Police stopped a motorcyclist in Burnaby last week for using a fake licence plate made of paper, and they say it's not the first time the driver has been stopped for that exact offence.
CommentHealth | 7:57 PM on Tuesday
With Halloween less than four weeks away, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control has released its guidelines for the holiday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
CommentStrange | 7:54 PM on Tuesday
Crews were called to deal with another mercury spill in Vancouver on Monday, marking the fourth incident to be reported in recent weeks.
CommentMisc CDN | 7:52 PM on Tuesday
A state of local emergency has been declared in the Municipal District of Bighorn, in the foothills west of Calgary near the mountain parks, as a wildfire burns out of control.
CommentMisc World | 7:50 PM on Tuesday
The staggering scale of California's wildfires reached another milestone Monday: A single fire surpassed one million acres.
CommentCKA | 5:56 PM on Tuesday
CommentShowbiz | 9:39 AM on Friday
Iman Vellani, a teen from Markham, Ont., is reported to be starring as Ms. Marvel, the first Muslim superhero for Marvel Studios and the latest in a string of Canadian talent saving the day.