A Canadian citizen was killed and four others injured in the attack in Barcelona, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer won’t grant further interviews to Rebel Media if the outlet’s editorial direction remains “as it is,” he said at an event for supporters in British Columbia on Wednesday evening.
Sounding optimistic, but warning that negotiations could be difficult, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland used a series of appearances on Monday to explain that Canada will seek to modernize North America’s 23-year-old trade deal to update its labour standards, ease cross-border movements of professionals, cut red tape and open up government procurement.
Departing from the red chamber this week on his 75th birthday, Bob Runciman notes his disappointment at “the failure to move toward an elected Senate.”
Wait times for passengers at airport security checkpoints have grown so long that at least two major airports are paying Ottawa millions of dollars for extra officers to help reduce the lineups.
A new air passenger bill of rights would punish airlines for keeping people on the tarmac longer than three hours, forcing them to compensate passengers. But it would not compel carriers to disembark a plane delayed for long periods.
Canada’s Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett says she agrees with calls from the Assembly of First Nation to tweak the plagued National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
The Supreme Court of Canada has quashed plans for seismic testing in Nunavut, delivering a major victory to Inuit who argued they were inadequately consulted before the National Energy Board gave oil companies the green light to conduct this disruptive activity.
Call it the case of the delayed dinghies.
The Canadian military wants to replace its fleet of inflatable landing craft, which is more than a quarter-century old, with 350 new inflatables designed for rapid deployment of up to a dozen infantry or engineers in each boat.