On a warm, cloudless September afternoon in 1967, premier W.A.C. Bennett clambered into the cab of a 90-ton belly dump truck to spread the last load of fill on what was, at the time, one of the most ambitious and controversial projects undertaken in Canada.
The federal Conservative government has approved plans to expand an oil sands mining project, despite the environment minister saying the effort is likely to cause significant �adverse environmental effects.
Hydro-Qu�bec is asking the province's energy board for permission to increase rates next year by nearly six per cent. That would cost the average homeowner $120 more per year.
Some Montreal architects say the federal government's decision to cancel a design competition for the new Champlain Bridge is a missed opportunity.
An atheist group is considering a human rights complaint after a billboard company refused to run its advertisements in Vancouver.