US regulators have rejected Volkswagen's recall plan for diesel cars fitted with emissions "cheat" devices. The California Air Resources Board said the proposals did "not adequately address overall impacts on vehicle performance, emissions and safety". The board also said the…
OTTAWA - Canada's new security system for scrutinizing people who arrive by airplane singled out more than 2,300 passengers for closer examination during a recent three-month period, the federal border agency says. The Canada Border Services Agency says the travellers…
A Canadian was reportedly one of two civilians killed Thursday when attackers set off explosions and waged gun battles with police at a Starbucks café in a bustling shopping area in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. Reuters, citing an unidentified police…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chosen a Maritime community to host the first federal cabinet meeting of the year, bringing with it a boost in economy at a time when the tourist town is already experiencing a rebound in their…
Canada's plastic money is stumping counterfeiters. The RCMP estimate the number of fake bills passed on to retailers in 2015 dropped by 74 per cent compared with the previous year. That doesn't mean people have given up trying to copy Canada's…
China's new year headlines are all about the economy. Official plans call for slower growth in 2016 and beyond, with the 7.5 percent growth targetreduced to6.5 percent. A run of poor results in themanufacturing sectorcalls even that more modest target…
A day after the loonie slipped below the 70-cent US level for the first time since 2003, a forecaster at investment bank Macquarie says he expects the loonie to lose another 10 cents to reach an all-time low of 59…
TORONTO -- The Canadian dollar has closed below 70 cents U.S. for the first time in nearly 13 years while the Toronto stock market registered another triple-digit loss. The loonie finished the day at 69.71 cents U.S., down 0.43 of…
About four dozen soldiers arrived at the Canadian Forces Base in Gagetown on Tuesday morning after working in Beirut, Lebanon and Amman, Jordan, to help process Syrian refugees destined for Canada. They were greeted with hugs and smiles from spouses and children,…
Language is turning out to be a key challenge for Syrian refugees arriving in the Moncton area, according to the New Brunswick Multicultural Council. Mike Timani, president of the New Brunswick Multicultural Council, says language training and translation is the "key"…