Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump are seen here at a news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 13, 2017. On one hand, you have Canada: a country led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a trained teacher and self-proclaimed feminist who became prime
Doug Ford, a former Toronto city councillor, won the Ontario PC leadership race on March 10, 2018, edging out Christine Elliott, Caroline Mulroney and Tanya Granic Allen. Like it or not, Doug Ford is on track to become Ontario’s next premier. The poll suggests that if a provincial election was held
Alleged Russian meddling in German and French elections has caused at least one NATO official to express concern that Canada might be Vladimir Putin’s next foreign target. A top NATO researcher has sounded alarm bells over how far Russia will go to undermine Western institutions, and Canada is no exception
AR-15 rifles are seen here on display at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Louisville, Ky., on May 20, 2016. This firearm was the weapon used at several mass shootings in the U.S., including the most recent one at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Photo from . For nearly two decades,
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in India on Saturday for an official trip filled with activities. The prime minister’s wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, and his three children, Ella-Grace, Hadrien and Xavier, came along for the 20-hour journey to Asia. Trudeau met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra
It’s been a whirlwind few weeks in Ontario politics. The Ontario PC Party is in the midst of a leadership campaign mere months away from a provincial election. Patrick Brown was supposed to square off against NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s premier. However, Brown
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being scrutinized abroad for his controversial word choice. “We like to say ‘peoplekind,’ not necessarily ‘mankind’ because it’s more inclusive,” the prime minister said to a chorus of cheers. The clip was played while the hosts at Fox and Friends were speaking to University
The Senate of Canada passed a bill Wednesday that would see the words to “O Canada” change from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” Photo from . Canada is one step closer to having a gender-neutral national anthem, but not everyone’s on board. On Wednesday, the Senate passed a bill
The Ontario SPCA says orders were issued to provide adequate insulated shelter, clean potable water and appropriate feed, as well as veterinarian assessments of the dogs. A veterinarian has examined the animal and has advised the officer in writing that the health and well-being of the animal necessitates
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is seen here speaking to the media following caucus meetings in Ottawa on Jan. 25, 2018. Singh says in order to create a “just society” in light of sexual misconduct allegations, “we have to believe survivors if we want to tackle violence against women.” Photo from The Canadian
It’s been a year since Donald Trump officially took over the White House, a day that marked a new era in U.S. politics. Former prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau, the father of current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, once said living beside the U.S. was in some ways like “sleeping with an elephant …
But sometimes, the warm places Canadians visit become hampered by violence, as is the case in many vacation destinations around the world.
At the crossroads of war and peace, Canada is trying to assert itself as a global leader. Since taking office, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared “Canada is back” and “here to help.” The Liberal government has committed to re-engaging Canada in world affairs.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau points to a member of the audience at a town hall meeting in Lower Sackville, N.S., Jan. 9, 2018, where he was asked about the federal government’s $10.5 million payout to Omar Khadr. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was taking questions at a town hall Tuesday in Nova Scotia
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here at the UN headquarters in New York City on Sept. 21, 2017, remains the most popular federal leader despite his conflict of interest with the Aga Khan, a Nanos survey suggests. A recent Nanos Research survey published on Jan. 3 suggests Justin Trudeau is still
A man pushes a snow blower in Toronto as the cold grip of winter continues in Ontario. Elsewhere, a potentially serious winter storm is forecasted to hit parts of Atlantic Canada on Thursday. The new year hasn’t brought much change to the bitterly cold conditions much of Canada is experiencing.
Gord Downie performs at the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest in Ottawa on July 11, 2013. In 2017, Downie was the readers’ pick for Yahoo’s Canadian newsmaker of the year. Gord Downie made headlines around the world when he died this year.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen here in Ottawa on Dec. 14, 2017, is one of several politicians in the running for Yahoo’s Canadian newsmaker of the year. It was a landmark 12 months for Canadian politics with new leaders being chosen for the Conservatives and New Democrats. Yahoo Canada put together
The Royal Australian Air Force’s F-18 Classic Hornet appears in the sky on Oct. 5, 2017, in Townsville, Australia. Canada currently operates the Classic Hornet aircraft, which was originally rolled out in the 1980s. Canada is on the verge of purchasing a fleet of used F-18 jets from Australia, Reuters
This photo shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper shaking hands at the G20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, in September 2013. Fourteen months after this handshake, Harper reportedly told Putin to “get out of Ukraine.” Photo from . Canada is
As the days pass closer to pot legalization in Canada, the provinces and territories are scurrying to get their ducks in order. Under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s marijuana plan, the provinces and territories will have to take on a large load of the responsibility when cannabis becomes legal for recreational
Convicted killer Kelly Ellard appears outside a courthouse in Vancouver, B.C., in March 2000. Twenty years after Reena Virk was brutally murdered in Saanich, B.C., her killer is seeking an escape from a life behind bars. Kelly Ellard, who is now 35, was granted day parole Thursday by a two-member panel
Prince Charles lays a wreath at a memorial monument in London on November 12, 2017, on behalf of Queen Elizabeth, who normally performs this duty herself. If he chooses to step aside, the role would fall upon 35-year-old Prince William.
Poppies have been a symbol of remembrance and hope since the First World War. It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, the air feels colder and clothing becomes brighter with the emergence of red poppies. Most Canadians know artificial red poppies with black centres are worn in honour of Remembrance
Canadian politics may seem tame to some, but certain scandals have historically become too big to ignore. As our neighbours to the south cope with the fallout from the Russia probe, it’s difficult to pinpoint an investigation with so much at stake here in Canada. The biggest Canadian political scandals