Canada & World

Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair

The WE charity controversy has dogged the government since late June

Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum: survey

The survey was conducted Aug. 7 to 9 among 1,513 Canadians and 1,003 Americans

Small Manitoba town mourning after well-liked teens killed by tornado

Melita residents feeling profound grief after the deaths of Shayna Barnesky and Carter Tilbury

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Penticton brush fire
Houseboat catches fire on Mara Lake in the Shuswap
House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach

Researchers find cannabis use in pregnancy linked to greater risk of autism

Researchers caution findings only show association — not cause and effect

Who can dismiss the Governor General? A look at protocols and possibilities

The Governor General is appointed by the Queen, on the advice of the prime minister

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision, lawyers now vetting docs

Committee members are hoping the documents will shed light on the WE discussions

Canada to match donations to Lebanon relief

Canada is directing all of its aid for this crisis directly to humanitarian organizations, not the Lebanese government

Freeland urges restraint with expenses following Rideau Hall renovations

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland would not say whether she believes the expenditures were appropriate

Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf ‘like losing a good friend:’ glaciologist

The ice shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island has shrunk 43 per cent

Searchers in Beirut recover more bodies days after blast

French and Russian rescue teams with dogs searched the port area Friday

Answers to 5 common questions facing families for the COVID-19 school year

COVID-19 protocols are likely to vary even more at the school board level, and even and school-to-school.

Canadian man with HIV still guilty of aggravated sex assault despite condom use

Court said women may not have been as careful as they did not know the diagnosis

Provinces not moving fast enough to assess, mitigate flood risk: report

British Columbia and Saskatchewan haven’t updated their flood maps in more than two decades

Onions may be in short supply as U.S. grower expands recall: expert

Agency says there are 120 confirmed cases in Canada, including 56 in Alberta, 43 in British Columbia

‘The data is bad’: Black and racialized Canadians lacking on boards, study finds

Black Canadians represent 5.6%of the population but occupy 2% of positions across the types of boards analyzed

Elections Canada recalculates, says voter turnout last fall higher than 2015

Elections Canada recalculates, says voter turnout last fall higher than 2015

Saudi Crown prince sent hit squad to Canada to kill former spy, lawsuit claims

Those mercenaries, the suit states, were behind the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Trump slaps tariffs on Canadian raw aluminum

Some U.S. metals companies have complained that Canadian aluminum has been dumped on the market

As CERB winds down, labour group asks Liberals to rethink EI

The government estimates four million people will be moved onto EI after CERB ends

Teens arrested after jumping wall into Trump’s Mar-a-lago resort with AK-47 in backpack

Mar-a-Lago has been the scene of several intrusions since Trump became president in 2017