When Amanda Berg heard reports that President Donald Trump mocked the accents of the leaders of South Korea and Japan at a recent fundraiser, it brought back painful memories from her childhood. Berg,
Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s rollback of the Endangered Species Act. The environmental law non-profit Earthjustice
Quebec’s famous old towns like Montreal’s Vieux Port and the capital’s fortified city present an image of a province on top of heritage preservation. But some heritage experts and historians question those
Andrew Hammond is an Associate at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics Group of Seven presidents and prime ministers meet this weekend in Biarritz, France, and it may not be just the weather that
A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump on Wednesday changed course and said he would abandon the idea because the nation already had “a strong economy.”
Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner says the government is going to court to prevent the release of Premier Doug Ford’s mandate letters to his cabinet ministers, which outline their key priorities.
Evening Update: Liberals vote down motion to further probe SNC-Lavalin; Trudeau vows to stand up to China
The Liberal majority on the parliamentary ethics committee has quashed an opposition-led push to further probe the SNC-Lavalin affair. The committee voted down a proposal to hear from federal Ethics Commissioner
Newfoundland and Labrador’s opposition leader wants the province’s auditor general to investigate the government’s failure to carry out environmental work around the Muskrat Falls reservoir. The work,
The federal government says it is giving $3 million to a charity that supports young Canadians developing socially conscious businesses. Finance Minister Bill Morneau made the announcement on Wednesday
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The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to damages.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration was seriously looking at ending the right of citizenship for U.S.-born children of non-citizens and people who immigrated to the United
The Canadian Armed Forces is facing calls to train its recruiters and other service members to identify and screen out members of hate groups. The military is also being accused of failing to take the
Remember when some concerned energy analysts predicted there was an imminent limit to global oil supply? It’s now obvious there was no “peak oil” on the supply side; the world has hundreds of years of
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We can only guess how many people sputtered in confusion and anger Tuesday night after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted he was cancelling his state visit to Denmark because its government refused to
The cases against two students accused in alleged sex assaults at a private Toronto school have concluded. Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney-General will not say, however, what the outcomes of the cases
Canada’s Steven Diez is one victory away from his first main-draw berth at a Grand Slam after winning his second-round U.S. Open qualifier on Wednesday. The Toronto player defeated Yosuke Watanuki of 6-2,
U.S.-based Citigroup Inc. and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the U.S. criminal case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents.
Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rain forest to damage his government’s image after he cut their funding.
The Liberal majority on a Parliamentary committee has quashed an effort by opposition parties to further probe the SNC-Lavalin affair. The House of Commons Ethics Committee, on which the governing Liberals
Canada won’t back down in its defence of Canadians against an increasingly assertive China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday following another round of sharp criticism from the Asian country.
The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, recovering from a two-month low it hit the previous day after stronger-than-expected domestic inflation data, but earlier gains
Bigger, hotter wildfires are turning Canada’s vast boreal forest into a significant new source of climate-changing greenhouse gases, scientists say. The shift, which may have already happened, could force
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The death toll in a suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding claimed by the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan has risen to 80, an official said Wednesday, as a U.S. envoy was set to resume talks with the
Defending champions Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are the No. 1 seeds for singles play in the U.S. Open. Osaka, who beat Serena Williams in last year’s final for her first Grand Slam title, recently the
Escalating an international spat, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a “nasty” statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland an
The Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association has selected Hockey Hall of Fame player Jayna Hefford to oversee its daily operations in a leadership shuffle three months after the union was founded.