Highlights / John Paul Tasker

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Senator Lynn Beyak apologizes, says posting racist letters was wrong

A Canadian senator, hailed by some as a defender of free speech and vilified by others as a racist, has apologized to her colleagues in the upper chamber for posting offensive letters on her official website and refusing to take» 


Canadians at Iraqi base during Iran’s missile strike

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that Canadian military personnel were at one of the Iraqi military bases targeted by Iran Tuesday in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad. He did not» 

Economy, Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Premiers meet and agree on agenda to present Ottawa

The leaders of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories met in Toronto today for the first time since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a minority government on Oct. 21. Aiming to paper over any differences they might have with one» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Canadian Muslims being stopped at U.S. border with little explanation

Immigration lawyers are concerned about the treatment some Canadian citizens are receiving at the border when they try to enter the United States. Six have been denied entry over the past two weeks. All are Muslim men. The men and»