Canada's spy agency could soon have the power to derail terrorist plots -- not just gather and analyze information about them -- as the government moves to confront radical threats with an array of new legal tools.
The country's premiers presented a united front on everything from infrastructure and seniors' health care to the need to protect Canadians from terrorism as they held their winter gathering on Friday without Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Christine Elliott has raised the most money by far in the race to become leader of the Progressive Conservatives, filing $515,000 in donations with Elections Ontario by the time nominations closed at noon Friday.
The Harper government introduced a new anti-terrorism bill on Friday that will beef up the powers of the country's spy agency and give police more tools to tackle terror plots and plotters. Here are five things to know:
Statistics Canada says the country's gross domestic product declined 0.2 per cent in November compared with the previous month, primarily because of manufacturing and several of the key resource sectors.