Highlights / Michaelle Jean

Indigenous, Society

A vigil honours Kelly Fraser: ‘You’re a diamond in the sky now.’

They gathered around a flame at sunset Saturday at Oodena Circle at the Forks in Winnipeg, a place Indigenous peoples have gathered for at least 6,000 years. It’s where the Assiniboine and Red rivers converge They were there to honour »

International, Politics

Trudeau praises Michaëlle Jean, but turns his back on her Francophonie leadership bid

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to Michaëlle Jean in his speech at the opening of the summit of la Francophonie on Thursday in Armenia, even as Ottawa signalled that it will not back her bid for a second mandate at the »

Economy, International, Society

Trump eschews Canadian visit, disappointing very few

U.S. presidents have been visiting Canada since 1923 when Warren G. Harding made the leap across the 49th parallel. And since the Franklin Roosevelt Admnistraion, only two–Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter–have failed to come at all. Make that three. U.S. »