Society

Has Trudeau sunk Canada’s chances of joining East Asian Summit?

Justin Trudeau's Asian excursion may have been something of a disaster.<p>According to a report out of Australia, crossed signals over the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations left some leaders so furious with the Prime Minister that they have blackballed Canada from joining the East Asia Summit, …

East Asia Summit

Justin Trudeau Will Formally Apologize to Canadians Persecuted for Being Gay

The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has announced that he will take an important step toward addressing past injustices committed against …

U.S. Politics

Ex-Mexican president Fox to PM Trudeau: Don't be 'Judas' and betray us on NAFTA

MEXICO CITY - A former president of Mexico has a warning for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Don't abandon our country in NAFTA talks like some …

Canadian News

Man, 60, stabbed in downtown Montreal overnight

Justin Trudeau Will Formally Apologize For Canada's Past LGBTQ Persecution

The Canadian prime minister will deliver the apology later this month.<p>Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that his government will offer a formal apology for its past discrimination against LGBTQ citizens.<p>Trudeau will apologize “for the persecution & injustices [LGBTQ people] …

Justin Trudeau

ANN7’s departure would be another win for civil society

Calls from the public and sections of civil society for DStv to sever the cord that supplies ANN7 with sufficient oxygen to propagate its biased …

Bell Pottinger

Grieving father of UBCO student killed in car crash speaks out against dangerous driving

A grieving father who lost his daughter in a devastating car accident is speaking out for the first time to encourage drivers to practice safe …

Canadian News

Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming Nov. 28: Trudeau

OTTAWA - Martine Roy was just 20-years-old and less than a year into her chosen career as a medical assistant with the Canadian Armed Forces at CFB …

LGBTQ

Canadian History Roundup – Week of November 12, 2017

CBC profiled Florence Harper, a fearless Canadian journalist who covered the Russian Revolution, and then disappeared from the historical …

Lower Mainland

Thousands line streets of Abbotsford for Const. John Davidson memorial

Thousands have gathered in Abbotsford on a rainy Sunday to pay their respects to Const. John Davidson.<p>Crowds lined the streets as a procession made …

Criminal Justice

Const. John Davidson's celebration of life takes place in Abbotsford, B.C., today

Davidson, who was killed in the line of duty, is being honoured on Sunday with a full regimental funeral<p>Fallen Abbotsford police Const. John Davidson …

Criminal Justice

Focus Montreal: Nov. 18

Focus Montreal introduces Montrealers to people who are shaping our community by bringing their stories into focus.<p>It airs on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. …

Canadian News

Care leavers are among the most vulnerable in society - how you can help give them a Christmas to remember

Organisers of a Christmas Day dinner for care leavers in Birmingham have launched an appeal for donations, presents, volunteers and transport to help …

Christmas

Ontario legislature in session this weekend to try to end college strike

If back-to-work bill is passed, students could be back as early as Tuesday<p>Ontario's legislature is sitting this weekend as the governing Liberals …

New Democratic Party of Canada

Urgent stay required to prevent Quebec's religious neutrality law from causing harm, lawyers argue

Civil rights advocates say face-covering ban violates Quebec and Canadian Charters<p>Quebec's new religious neutrality law is so damaging to Muslim …

Sen. Enverga ‘embodied the Canadian dream’: ex-PM, colleagues remember country’s first Filipino-Canadian Senator

“The guy never stopped.” Conservative Senator David Tkachuk was still processing the news Friday morning that colleague Tobias Enverga wasn’t going …

Canadian News

Thousands expected at memorial for fallen police officer in Abbotsford, B.C.

Hundreds of police officers from across Canada and the U.S. will gather to remember Const. John Davidson<p>The streets of Abbotsford, B.C., will be …

Justice

Lawyer argue for temporary suspension of Quebec’s face-covering law

Quebec’s controversial face-covering law is being tested for the first time before the courts as opponents argue for a temporary suspension of a key …

Canadian News

Quebec sexual assault bill focuses on campuses

In the wake of the news that two Concordia University students were lured off campus, drugged and then sexually assaulted, the National Assembly …

Distracted driving crash numbers on the rise in Saskatchewan: insurer

Saskatchewan Government Insurance says there has been a steady increase in fatalities, injuries and collisions related to distracted driving over the …

Canadian News

School cancels Muslim speaker after community backlash

<b>(CNN) —</b> What was intended to be an educational presentation about Islam turned into a controversy when threatening comments prompted school officials to cancel the event.<p>A teacher at Northeast Middle School in Bristol, Connecticut, invited a Muslim woman to speak this month to her social studies …

Education

Quebec man, teen girl face human trafficking charges in Ottawa

Ottawa police say a teenage girl and a man from Gatineau, Que., are facing several human trafficking charges.<p>They say a young female came forward two …

Canadian News

Ontario government to table back-to-work legislation to end college strike

Ontario college students will head back to class after the Ontario government promised back-to-work legislation to end the bitter strike by …

Kathleen Wynne

4 in hospital after 3-car collision in South Surrey

Collision investigators hope to reopen the area by 6:30 a.m. Thursday, according to police<p>RCMP are investigating an overnight three-vehicle crash in …

COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action

<b>BONN, 17 November 2017 –</b> As the UN climate talks end later today, WWF recognizes the progress made on laying the groundwork for increasing climate …

Climate

Quebec celebrity chef in hot water over report he lied about his background

A Quebec celebrity chef is attempting to defend his credibility after a report he lied about his background.<p>Giovanni Apollo released a sworn …

Canadian News

Phone-tapping, fear and threats: Why an ex-Venezuelan judge is seeking refuge in Canada

A former Venezuelan judge who says she was forced under threat to sign arrest warrants for President Nicolas Maduro's political opponents is seeking refugee protection in Canada.<p>In an exclusive interview with The Globe and Mail, Ralenis Tovar said she and her family fled Venezuela on July 28, …

Latin America

Protesters turn out in force in bid to save centres

A demonstration was staged outside West Lothian Civic Centre amid plans to close the Ability Centre in Carmondean and Eliburn Support …

Valérie Plante to be sworn in as mayor of Montreal

Projet Montréal leader says her executive committee will be gender-balanced and diverse<p>Valérie Plante will officially be the first woman mayor of …

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall supports embattled education minister

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is standing behind his embattled education minster.<p>Wall said Wednesday he was concerned with remarks Bronwyn Eyre made …

Canadian News