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Economy, International, Politics

China’s angry reaction to court decision on Huawei executive’s extradition case

On Wednesday, the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled in the long-standing court case involving Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. Detained, but free on bail with conditions, she had been fighting an extradition request from the U.S on charges of »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Ottawa looking at reuniting families separated by border closure, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking into possible changes to the pandemic restrictions on the Canada-U.S. border that could allow close family members to reunite. “We have been looking at ways at perhaps allowing close family »

Economy, International, Politics

Canada calls for concerted global action to assure post-pandemic recovery

The international community must work together to enable an inclusive and sustainable post-pandemic economic recovery, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a virtual United Nations meeting on Thursday as Canada ramps up efforts to secure a seat on the UN Security »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Ottawa looking to private sector to help plan the economic recovery

Looking for work? Here’s a job for the non-faint of heart and today’s the deadline. The federal government is heading to the private sector for advice on how to achieve a strong economic recovery in Canada in the wake of »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Ontario to take control of five long term care homes

The sad and tragic state of some of Canada’s long term care homes, long warned about, has finally come to light. When the military was called in to help out with severe staff shortages caused by the coronavirus in several »

Health, Politics, Society

Quebec still looking for answers to its long-term care COVID crisis

Premier François Legault says he will launch a massive recruitment campaign to bring at least 10,000 orderlies into Quebec’s beleaguered long-term health care system that has seen thousands of seniors die from the COVID-19 virus. He also wants the Canadian »

International, Politics

Canada, U.S., U.K. and Australia slam China over Hong Kong security law

Canada joined the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia on Thursday in condemning Chinese national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the city and Western countries fear could erode its freedoms and jeopardise its role as »

Politics, Society

Canada History: May 28, 2000 – Canada’s Unknown Soldier laid to rest

It was on this day that in a solemn ceremony the remains of an unidentified Canadian soldier were interred in special tomb at the foot of the National War Memorial in Ottawa. A legacy of the horrors of the First »

International, Politics

Canadian court rules extradition case against Huawei exec should proceed

In a decision that is likely to further inflame Ottawa’s diplomatic standoff with Beijing, a Canadian court ruled on Wednesday that the case concerning the extradition of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States can proceed. The »

International, Politics

Canada China relations in balance over Meng Wanzhou decision today

Hours from now, a British Columbia court will decide whether Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou will be free or face further legal hurdles. The Chinese executive was detained on December 1, 2018, in Canada during a flight stopover in Vancouver following »