Canada

Canada’s Kennedy to yesterday’s man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

Throughout his political career, he stuck to his convictions, took up unexpected causes

 

Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

Tool helps travellers identify tourism experiences that meet health and safety protocols

 

Canada’s impression of U.S. reaches lowest level in nearly 20 years: new Pew poll

Donald Trump was ranked below even Russian President Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping on world affairs

57% of Canadians say they’ve relaxed COVID-19 safety measures: poll

Nearly two-thirds believe Canada will enter another lockdown this fall

Aline Chretien, wife of former PM, dead at 84

Aline Chretien shunned limelight but played influential role in private

VIDEO: Trudeau, Tam defend Canadian response times to COVID-19 pandemic

Tam said the information about the virus was changing rapidly, but the work in Canada was constant

International Peace Arch Association lobbies for 100th anniversary stamp

Canada Post considering commemorating centennial of border icon

Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

The $15.6-million budget for the war-crimes program has remained static over the years,

Canada signs deals with two suppliers for potential COVID-19 vaccines

This is the third such deal Canada has made with COVID-19 vaccine developers

Pandemic has brought Canada together, pushed Americans apart, poll suggests

In Canada, 88 per cent of respondents said they approved of their country’s response to COVID-19

CRA resumes online services with new security features after cyberattacks

All individuals affected by the cybersecurity breaches will receive a letter from the CRA

Inflation rate falls to 0.1 per cent as price growth slows, StatCan reports

Statistics Canada says air travel prices fell in July by 8.6 per cent

Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

Trudeau announced the broad outlines of the grant program on April 22 as part of a $9-billion package

Morneau stepping down as federal finance minister

Resignation comes as We Charity controversy continues in Ottawa

Bear tales: A grizzly adventure of a lifetime!

Journey to the Great Bear Rainforest By Andrew Franklin Few wildlife experiences…

  • Aug 13, 2020

Racist stickers at Keremeos pub leaves group uneasy and angry

The ‘OK’ hand gesture is a known hate-symbol

Ottawa pledges up to $5M in aid to help people affected by Lebanon explosion

An initial $1.5 million is going to organizations such as the Red Cross to help meet urgent needs

Canadian company urges human trials after COVID-19 vaccine results in mice

Providence Therapeutics says it needs federal funding to move forward