Defence industry sources say the government has decided not to proceed with a $2-billion program to buy new heavy armoured vehicles for the army. The department of defence is holding a briefing on the decision at 11 a.m. ET today, and CBCNews.ca will carry it live.
One of two committees created after a high-stakes meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a delegation of First Nations leaders last January has completed its work and is recommending Canada update its policy on how it negotiates and resolves disputes over land claims.
American ice dancer Piper Gilles’s smooth glide to Canadian citizenship this week was in stark contrast to the growing number of landed immigrants caught in a backlog that sees them waiting as long as three years to receive their official welcome to Canada.