TORONTO — John Valorzi, a tough-talking, big-hearted 32-year veteran of The Canadian Press whose boundless enthusiasm, fearsome work ethic and exacting standards helped to shape an entire generation of journalists, has died at the age of 65.
OTTAWA — Federal New Democrats are trying to pin down whether the Trudeau government plans to fulfil or abandon its pledge to close a controversial tax loophole, which critics say primarily benefits CEOs and other senior executives.
Halifax filmmaker Cory Bowles' first feature — about a black man torn about his role as a police officer — has been picked up for distribution in the U.S., where he says audiences are eager for honest depictions of the modern black experience.
MONTREAL — The project to build an electric light rail network connecting Montreal with its suburbs and international airport was officially launched Thursday, with the transit system expected to open by 2021.
Environmentalists say Ontario's threatened boreal caribou will be put at greater risk if the province goes ahead with a proposal to give the forestry industry a two-year extension to exemptions from certain wildlife protection laws.