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Arts & Entertainment, International

Junos Awards vows to “amplify Black voices” and bring more equity for all

On Monday night, June 29, the ceremony of the Juno Awards that celebrates the best achievements of the year in the Canadian music industry was broadcast on CBC Music’s website, CBC Gem, and social media channels. The original ceremony was »

Politics

Ethics Commissioner launches investigation into Trudeau over WE Charity deal

Canada’s Ethics Commissioner says he is launching an investigation into a possible breach of federal conflict of interest laws by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following the government’s decision to award the WE Charity the contract to administer a $900-million summer »

International, Politics

Canada ends military exports, extradition treaty with Hong Kong, says Trudeau

Canada is ending the export of sensitive military goods to Hong Kong and suspending its extradition treaty with the territory after Beijing imposed its new national security law on the city, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. The federal government »

Economy, Health

Things are moving again in Atlantic Canada

Things are moving again in Atlantic Canada.  Until they’re not. Traffic does that. Maybe it’s a really good sign that things are ready to return to something resembling normal in a region with 2.2 million people and a total of six »

Politics, Society

Canadian Ranger faces 22 charges after armed standoff at Rideau Hall

A member of the Canadian military, who on Thursday rammed his vehicle into the gate of the park grounds in Ottawa that house the official residence of Governor General and the temporary home of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his »

Politics, Society

Canadian finally home after arrest nightmare in Egypt

Yasser Ahmed Albaz, a Canadian engineer arrested in Egypt at the end of a business trip in February of last year, is safely back in Canada–ending a family nightmare that began when he was detained at Cairo airport on his »

Economy, Health, International

Many in B.C. fear U.S. residents flouting border rules

British Columbia’s premier says he is concerned by reports that U.S. residents are skirting rules and vacationing in the province as COVID-19 cases spike in the U.S. The Canada-U.S. border was closed to most travellers in March, but Americans travelling »

Politics, Society

Canadian Ranger arrested after gaining access to Rideau Hall grounds: CBC

Police in Ottawa have arrested an armed man after he rammed his pick-up truck into the gate of a park in the national capital that houses the Governor General’s official residence and the temporary residence of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau »

Society

Ontario government invests $150 million in homeless shelters, long-term housing

The Ontario government is investing $150 million in additional support to municipalities and Urban Indigenous communities to protect vulnerable people from issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement made by Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford earlier today.  The »

Uncategorized

Quebecers honoured for their brave actions during 2017 mosque shooting

Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette is honouring five Quebecers for their brave actions during the 2017 mosque shooting in Quebec City, according to a news release from yesterday. On January 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette killed six and injured five people »