Omar Khadr

Brownstein: Montreal mother's mission to rescue daughter from ISIS is followed in gripping documentary

It was about as jarring a note as a mother could receive: “Mama, I’ve left to join ISIS.” It was also completely unexpected.<p>The note was left to a …

Jonathan Kay: Why a murderer may have a better future than a #MeToo accused

A few months ago, I helped get a book contract for a friend, who is a convicted murderer. The killing in question was a settling of accounts among …

Jian Ghomeshi

Bob Layton Editorial: There’s more where that came from

Do you just feel frustrated watching the tax dollars you worked so hard for slip through the government’s fingers like water, and just float away?<p>You …

Mike Duffy

Trudeau continues cross-country town hall tour with stop in Quebec City

PM has touted tour as a chance to escape 'Ottawa bubble' and meet with Canadians<p>After a swing through Nova Scotia and Ontario, Prime Minister Justin …

Canada

Corbella: Omar Khadr's rights more important than Canadian charities' rights

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have his chance to prove that he treats Canadian churches and social agencies with the same respect he showed …

Rights & Freedoms

Editorial: Feds wrong to link jobs cash, abortion debate

The federal government is demanding that groups hew to the Liberal line about abortion in order to receive funding to hire summer students.<p>It’s a …

Rights & Freedoms

‘This man is reprehensible’: Justin Trudeau’s abortion stance draws anger of U.S. right

An ex-Trump adviser, several news organizations and Trump’s favourite Fox News morning show have dumped on Trudeau in a wake of the jobs grants …

Social Work

Tuesday's letters: Ugly Oilers fans wear out welcome in Vegas

Las Vegas is a Hockey Town! Our team has exceeded our expectations. As a city, we are embracing our new team and all that comes with hockey …

Edmonton

GUNTER: Trudeau’s naivete is what really makes him dangerous

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is simply not a serious leader.<p>We learned from former ethics commissioner Mary Dawson’s report into Trudeau’s vacation …

Aga Khan

Justin Trudeau confident in ‘progressive approach’

OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau sees dark clouds on the political horizon: severe weather and income inequality begetting forced migration and a growing strain …

Canada

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 16

<b>FANTASY WORLD</b>Re “Part-time staff at Ontario’s colleges vote to unionize: OPSEU” (The Canadian Press, Jan. 11): Ah, to live in the fantasy world of …

Canada

Former hostage Joshua Boyle to return to court Jan. 26

The case of Joshua Boyle, the former Afghanistan hostage now facing 15 criminal charges including sexual assault and unlawful confinement, was adjourned until the end of January following a brief court appearance Monday morning.<p>Mr. Boyle, wearing an orange jumpsuit, appeared in court in Ottawa via …

Crime

Performance only part of the story at Trudeau town halls

MONTREAL—There may come a time when Justin Trudeau falls out of love with the open town halls that are becoming a yearly feature of his tenure as …

Justin Trudeau

What We're Watching: Is democratic reform coming back on the agenda?

Well, it was fun while it lasted. But — as predicted here last week — despite the best efforts of Conservative ethics critic Peter Kent and the …

Canada

Today's letters: Long-term care, wonderful Citizen reads

<b>Staffing numbers key to long-term care</b><i><br>Re: Release elder care home list, Jan. 13</i><p>Rather than releasing the elder care home list of medium- or high-risk …

Kathleen Wynne

Roy Green: Justin Trudeau’s tour little more than manipulation

Canada’s Prime Minister has stumbled. Badly.<p>Justin Trudeau stands convicted of multiple ethics violations. Trudeau generated national anger over his …

Canada

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 14

<b>SUCH INTOLERANCE</b><br>So, if a petition is started against the Calgary Stampede, and there are “security concerns” about statements made or threats …

Calgary Stampede

You Said It: Trudeau goes on tour

<b>WRONG FOR THE JOB</b>Rick Gibbons was right on in his recent article.When we hire someone such as an electrician a plumber or a mechanic, we expect that …

Kathleen Wynne

‘Are you finished ma’am?’: Trudeau fields softball questions at Western University lovefest as hecklers demand answers

Softball season is months away but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a series of easy questions and two hecklers Thursday during a London town hall …

Canada

Trudeau turns to Seinfeld tactics to tame town hall hecklers

A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories<p><i>Welcome to The National Today, which takes a closer look at what's happening around some of the</i> …

Donald Trump

They’re back

Ten years ago when Lehman Brothers collapsed and the lights started to go out, money fled into safe stuff. Bonds. US debt. Yields shot higher, taking …

Lower Mainland

A call to action for Canada

This year, the foundational document known as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70.<p>The document famously decrees that “all human beings …

Rights & Freedoms

Omar Khadr settlement: Is it true that the deal saved Canada tens of millions?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says so. And legal experts agree, but say it’s impossible to be sure.<p>OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in …

Canada

Trudeau's town halls offer a master class in changing the narrative

What better for a little reputation resuscitation than a talking-to-Canadians tour?<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to kick off 2018 with a …

Canada

Trudeau dons his Teflon suit at town hall meetings

The Prime Minister gets out of Dodge to meet the people, but there is heat waiting for him inside the Ottawa bubble, Tim Harper writes.<p>When we’re …

Canada

EDITORIAL: Trudeau town halls show Canadians’ frustrations

Let’s get the compliments out of the way first: We applaud Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for visiting Canadian cities to conduct town hall sessions …

Canada

U.S. plaintiffs fire back at Khadr defence over damages-award enforcement

Lawyers for widow of soldier Chris Speer want Alberta court to enforce US$132M judgment<p>Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr cannot avoid a huge …

Guantanamo Bay

Trudeau hits softballs, hecklers, out of the park at Mac in polished political performance

There was a stool but Justin Trudeau barely touched it, instead working the hardwood floor, sleeves rolled up, turning repeatedly to face each side …

Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confronts heckler, defends Khadr payment in Hamilton

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remained calm and collected as he batted back mostly easy questions from a capacity crowd during a town-hall meeting at …

Canada

Scott Thompson: Schmoozing is what Trudeau does best

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Hamilton on Wednesday, doing what he does best — schmoozing with Canadians.<p>Before he was elected, former prime …

Society