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Canada wants to turn post office properties into housing, here’s how

Canada wants to turn post office properties into housing, here’s how

Military defence properties are another asset the feds are looking to leverage
Changes to Canada’s national dental plan pitched to get dentists on side

Changes to Canada’s national dental plan pitched to get dentists on side

Dentist and hygienist associations say their members have been slow to sign up
‘Not their highway to close’ trio guilty of mischief in Alberta blockade

‘Not their highway to close’ trio guilty of mischief in Alberta blockade

Men express lack of surprise in the verdict, pride in actions taken in Coutts
Doctors say Canadians are dying because of outdated cancer screenings

Doctors say Canadians are dying because of outdated cancer screenings

Guidelines for some common cancers conflict with the opinions of specialists in those areas
‘Generational fairness’ the theme as Liberals unveil $535B budget

‘Generational fairness’ the theme as Liberals unveil $535B budget

‘We are acting today to ensure fairness for every generation’
Budget 2024: Unused defence and Canada Post land tapped for housing

Budget 2024: Unused defence and Canada Post land tapped for housing

Stated goal is to create a supply of 3.87 million new homes by 2031
Budget 2024: Capital gains hike coming as the wealthy asked to pay more

Budget 2024: Capital gains hike coming as the wealthy asked to pay more

Deficit is projected to be $39.8 billion for the 2024-25 fiscal year
Budget 2024: Smokers and vapers to help pay for increased drug spending

Budget 2024: Smokers and vapers to help pay for increased drug spending

New taxes expected to curb smoking, add $1.7B to federal coffers
Budget 2024: $5B in Indigenous loan guarantees won’t bridge infrastructure gap

Budget 2024: $5B in Indigenous loan guarantees won’t bridge infrastructure gap

Guarantees in 2024 budget allow communities to decide which projects to invest in
Budget 2024: Criminal code changes aim to put the brakes on car theft

Budget 2024: Criminal code changes aim to put the brakes on car theft

Increased penalties being coupled with new laws making certain theft-related tools illegal