Justin Trudeau

Dozens dead in highway bridge collapse in Genoa in northern Italy

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a violent storm, sending vehicles …

Northern Italy

Saudia Airlines pilot bids Canadian air traffic controllers farewell in polite exchange

In the wake of an ongoing diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Canada, a Saudia Airlines pilot’s cordial goodbye to Canadian air traffic …

Air Traffic

Conditions are almost perfect for a snap election

He may well wonder: why not seek a mandate to tackle that Trump threat head on? The last time Canadians went to the polls in 2015, they were electing …

Canada

Let’s be frank: Junior despises the West

Chad would not recognize today’s Canada. It would seem mysterious and foreign to him, as if fiction had blurred with reality into some form of …

Prime Minister of Canada

Canada Moves Toward Potential Safeguard Tariffs on Steel Imports

Justin Trudeau’s government is taking a key step toward imposing potential new tariffs and quotas on certain steel imports, with his finance chief …

Tariffs

Europe must stand behind Canada or risk its own values | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia’s reaction was swift last week when Canada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, called in a tweet for the release of Samar Badawi, a …

Human Rights

Saudi Arabia starts to weaponize its wealth

Here's a subject that Elon Musk might think twice about before tweeting.<p>Resource-rich Saudi Arabia, which in recent months amassed a $2 billion stake …

Opinion

Omarosa book: Trump called Montenegro prime minister a ‘whiny punk b----’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpAl Gore: Trump has had 'less of an impact on environment so far than I feared' Trump claims tapes of him saying the …

Donald Trump

Cohen: Saudis and Canadians are equal in hypocrisy

Ten days after Canada’s grievous insult to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, there is enough hypocrisy and ineptitude on both sides to write another …

Human Rights

How Questions Help Students Learn

Despite its popularity, memorizing information is one of the least effective learning strategies. While it may seem efficient, students are more …

Teaching

Mexico are close to reaching a deal in NAFTA talks, but Canada is still a wild card

WASHINGTON – Negotiators for the U.S. and Mexico appear close to striking a deal in their talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement, but the future of any new pact will hinge on Canada, which has sat on the sidelines during the latest round of discussions.<p>U.S. Trade Representative …

Trump Administration

Letters August 15: Saudi spat a smokescreen?

SMOKESCREEN?Two weeks ago, support for the Liberals was slipping. Then Twitplomacy occurred, with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and PM …

Human Rights

Trump’s right to make Erdogan pay for hostage-taking

It’s never a good idea to negotiate with a hostage-taker, but when it’s a NATO ally, there isn’t much choice.<p>The Trump administration has been trying …

South Asia

Prime Minister to hold Cabinet retreat in British Columbia

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced he will hold a Cabinet retreat in Nanaimo, British Columbia, from August 21 to 23.<p>The retreat …

Canada

Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa

<b>By John Wagner | Washington Post</b><p>President Donald Trump’s campaign has filed an arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging that the …

Donald Trump

Canada-Saudi rift: The next steps forward for Ottawa

<i>Colin Robertson is vice-president and fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.</i><p>Who would have imagined that a tweet could have sparked such a crisis in Saudi-Canada relations? In this still-developing saga, there is a lesson, questions and a challenge.<p>The lesson is obvious: Diplomacy by …

Human Rights

'A healing moment': Alexander Stewart on singing 'Hallelujah' at Danforth tribute

TORONTO — Eighteen-year-old singer Alexander Stewart has played for big crowds and pulled in millions of views on his YouTube videos, but performing …

Halifax

Canadian player's status for LLWS in danger due to immigration issue

As Whalley, B.C., heads for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, an immigration issue will impact one of the team's key players.<p>Dio …

World Series

Federal legislation needed to declare housing a ‘right,’ says coalition

Roughly 235,000 people experience homelessness in Canada every year<p>OTTAWA — A coalition that includes advocates for Canada’s poor is calling on the …

Canadian News

Canadians give Ottawa mixed reviews for its handling of Saudi Arabia spat | The Star

OTTAWA — Canadians are giving the federal government mixed reviews for its handling of the diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, a new poll shows.<p>A …

Canada

Events give Trudeau every reason to prorogue Parliament and set a new course

The Trudeau Liberals are reportedly giving serious thought to a speech from the throne to launch a new session of Parliament in the fall. That is a …

Canada

Statement by the Prime Minister on Pakistan’s Independence Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Pakistan’s Independence Day:<p>“Today, we join the people of Pakistan and …

Canada

Morneau ready to use 'emergency' measure to protect steel sector

Bill Morneau is preparing to use emergency safeguard measures for the first time to respond to the risk of a surge of cheap foreign steel imports.<p>The …

Ottawa

LEVY: Entitled leftists fill emergency meeting with hot air

Another hot August night, another emergency meeting hosted by the hot-on-their-own-importance downtown leftists to save their own political …

Toronto

NCC reveals $55M repair list as new minister leaves decisions on 24 Sussex up to agency

The National Capital Commission on Tuesday revealed its spending plan for the $55 million in repair funds earmarked in the last federal budget, but …

Canadian News

Your letters for Tuesday, Aug. 14

Bureaucrats escape blame for problemsCanada’s three levels of government continue to demonstrate an incredible inability to perform many of the …

Canada

CBC News Morning Brief

<b>Ontario will allow recreational marijuana to be sold in private retail stores while the province handles online sales.</b> Starting Oct. 17, the province …

Canada

In the news today, Aug. 14

Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, Aug. 14<p>———<p><b>MAXIME BERNIER SLAMS TRUDEAU ON DIVERSITY</b><p>Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime …

Canada

Bagnall: Grinding through Phoenix Pay backlog could take 2.5 more years, latest data suggests

If you throw enough money and people at a problem, sometimes you make a little progress. This is the central message in the latest data published by …

Employment

Justin Trudeau Just Commented On The Saudi Arabia Feud And Here's What He Had To Say

Canada and Saudia Arabia are having a tough time getting along right now. The Canadian government issued a series of tweets last week that called out …

Human Rights