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World Bank approves $12 billion to fund coronavirus vaccines, tests and...

The World Bank has approved $12 billion in financing to help developing countries buy and distribute coronavirus vaccines, tests, and treatments, aiming to support...

Astronomers observe collision of 2 black holes — 7 billion years...

Black holes are getting stranger — even to astronomers. They’ve now detected the signal from a long ago violent collision of two black holes...

Australia to spend additional $270 billion on defence boost over decade,...

Australia’s prime minister on Wednesday announced 270 billion Australian dollars in additional defence spending over the next decade, which will include long-range missiles and...

‘It’s much, much more’: Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cost jumps to...

EDMONTON—The cost of expanding the federally owned Trans Mountain pipeline has gone up by 70 per cent, reaching $12.6 billion — but despite...

Repair backlog in Ontario schools hits $16.3 billion

The bill to repair Ontario’s crumbling public schools has hit $16.3 billion — an amount NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said “has gone from...

$3.5 billion needed to repair Toronto’s crumbling schools

The Toronto District School Board has a repair backlog of $3.5 billion, according to its annual snapshot of the condition of its public...

Poverty costs Ontario $33 billion a year, food banks say

Poverty costs the Ontario government — and ultimately all of us — as much as $33 billion a year, according to a new...

‘What is happening?’ 3 billion birds disappear in five decades

Nearly 3 billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970, new research shows, with even common species like sparrows and blackbirds suffering...

‘One billion, here we come’: How a would-be Toronto real estate...

“One billion, here we come,” the wealthy Toronto doctor wrote in an email to his business partner in 2013.At the time, Stanley Bernstein...

Ontarians pay their doctors $12 billion a year. So why can’t...

No one really knows how much Ontario’s medical professionals pay in work-related expenses — save for the taxman and individual physicians.Yet overhead costs...
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