CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia plans to tighten its citizenship rules to require higher English language skills, longer residency and evidence of integration such as a job, officials said Thursday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the new citizenship test would reflect…
Loss of memory, mobility problems and issues with bladder control are often considered early indicators of dementia. But those are the same warning signs for a far lesser-known brain disorder that, in many cases, is completely reversible. Normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)…
A new study  out of Dalhousie University suggests lower-income Canadians face lengthier health care wait times when trying to access the nation’s publicly-funded health care system. Hajizadeh has spent the past two years analyzing 10 years’ worth of data from…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has met U.S. President Donald Trump's pointed criticism of Canada's dairy industry with calm counterarguments in defence of how Canada prefers to manage its milk. "Let's not pretend that we're in a global free market when it comes to agriculture," he…
WestJet says it will unveil a new, ultra-low-cost carrier later this year that will cater to Canadian flyers looking for cheaper fares with no frills. The new service should take off late this year with a startup fleet of 10…
BEIJING - China's foreign minister recently likened the U.S. and North Korea to two speeding trains hurtling toward each other, an analogy that would seem to place China in the role of helpless bystander. And indeed, while tensions have risen,…
The province’s real estate association is raising a new problem it says is being inflamed by widespread property tax assessment errors, contending that inflated assessments are now costing New Brunswick home buyers thousands of dollars in extra fees. In doing…
Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs says that if the party is able to form government following next year’s election, there would be no further talk about twinning the length of Route 11 in Kent County North to Miramichi. Higgs, in…
OTTAWA • It was New Brunswick’s strategy to have the fewest exemptions in Canada's new internal trade deal in attempts to send a signal to companies elsewhere in the country that the province is open for business, according to Treasury…
A beaver that herds cattle? Sounds implausible even by Canadian standards, but that’s exactly what Saskatchewan ranch owner Adrienne Ivey and her husband witnessed when they went to check on their 150 heifers last week. When the couple, from Ituna,…