Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller asked the Mohawks of Tyendinaga to temporarily halt a demonstration that has shut down one of Canada’s most important rail corridors and allow trains through, a leaked recording of the closed-door meeting reveals. But a phone call from a a Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief undercut that request,Read More →

Latest developments: Government of Canada sending chartered plane to repatriate Canadians on quarantined ship. More than 2,000 new cases of infection, 142 deaths confirmed in China.  U.S. aircraft to arrive Sunday to take Americans from cruise ship. WATCH: What we know about the coronavirus The Canadian government said Saturday it was sendingRead More →

If you’ve been wanting to watch some of this season’s critically acclaimed movies at your local independent cinema, you may be out of luck. Independent movie theatres across the country say Cineplex Entertainment, which owns about 75 per cent of the screens in Canada, is shutting them out of the marketRead More →

Federal U.S. prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether the longtime target of President Donald Trump’s ire lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news media disclosure, McCabe’s legal team said Friday. The decision, coming at the end ofRead More →

As China’s refusal to import Canadian canola seed casts a shadow over the spring planting season for the second year in a row, Parliament’s new special committee on Canada–China relations is hearing different explanations for what’s going on diplomatically. On Feb. 5, Conservative MP Chris Warkentin asked Dominic Barton, Canada’s new ambassador to China,Read More →

While Canada’s track and field community was rocked by allegations against former national distance coach Dave Scott-Thomas, athletes say shining a light on alleged abuses in the sport is a solid step forward. Former middle-distance runner Megan Brown came forward in a Globe and Mail story on Saturday alleging thatRead More →

The Canadian Pacific Railway train that derailed, leaked crude oil and ignited a large fire in rural Saskatchewan Thursday was using new, industry-standard tank cars meant to be more puncture-resistant than their predecessors, the ones that exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que. “The cars were TC-117J cars, which meet all Transport Canada standards,” a CPRead More →

Nearly everywhere Justin Trudeau goes in Addis Ababa, it seems Norway’s prime minister isn’t far behind.  On Saturday, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg arrived to an African Union meeting on gender equality just minutes after Trudeau did. Then, she followed in Trudeau’s footsteps, strolling through Unity Park with the EthiopianRead More →