A poll commissioned by Yahoo Canada News found that 75 per cent of Canadians rank ‘improving’ health care as their top priority for the federal government. If you ask a Canadian what they care most about the country, chances are you’ll get a different set of values depending on where you are and who
Interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose says she’s upset by Brad Trost’s ‘hurtful’ gay pride comments. Interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose is upset by Conservative leadership candidate Brad Trost’s comments about gay pride parades, Global News reports.
Inspired by Trump-style politics, federal Conservative party leadership candidate Kellie Leitch called for immigrants to be screened for “Canadian values” earlier this year when announcing her leadership bid. Conservative Leadership candidate Kellie Leitch’s brash campaign tactics and hard-right policy
To celebrate International Women’s Day, people around the world are taking to the streets and social media to show their support for gender equality. Some people and companies, however, may have missed the mark when deciding how to show their solidarity. These are some of the funniest women’s day fails
Conservative Party leadership candidates (left to right) Rick Patterson, Chris Alexander, Michael Chong, Lisa Raitt and Maxime Bernier greet each other prior to a debate. Kevin O’Leary and Michael Chong are the most ‘politically appealing’ Tory leadership candidates, a new Nanos research survey suggests
A 27-year veteran of the Canadian military is struggling to get by after long delays in her military severance and pension. Tricia Beauchamp has survived two battles with cancer, 26 radiation treatments, a botched surgery and 27 years of military service as a traffic technician. “I felt like I was
A majority of Canadians want Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stand up to Donald Trump, even if it leads to a U.S.-Canada trade dispute, a new poll says. The poll, conducted by Nanos for the Globe and Mail, found that 58 per cent of Canadians would support a trade war if the Trump administration imposed
Bill C-51, introduced by the former Conservative government, has faced backlash across the country since its inception. Justin Trudeau’s government abandoned a long-standing campaign promise this week when they nixed a pledge to introduce electoral reform before the next federal vote. The move sparked
Canada 2020, a progressive think tank tied to the Trudeau government, has received a $15,000 sponsorship fee from a federal agency. A think tank with ties to the Trudeau government has received a financial contribution from a federal agency, CTV News reports, adding another layer of controversy to the
An unofficial Harry Potter Festival in Goderich, Ont., has completely sold out nine months in advance. Come October, the town of Goderich, Ont., will transform into a magical world for the second annual Harry Potter and the Transfigured Town festival. Early bird and general tickets for the event, about
NDP leader Tom Mulcair is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take a stand against Donald Trump’s plan to bar refugees and immigrants from entering the U.S., the Globe and Mail reports.
Public access to government information is often touted as indispensable in a free and democratic society. In an era of “alternative facts” and fake news, the value can be that much more.
As president-elect Donald Trump prepares to take his oath of office and become the 45th President of the United States, women across the U.S. mobilizing for a historic March on Washington. And now thousands of their Canadian neighbours are joining them.
As Justin Trudeau makes his way across Canada on a campaign-style tour, he’s been bombarded with a flurry of questions about everything from the oilsands to his hair products. But there was one question at a recent tour stop he definitely wasn’t prepared for. Two students from Dalhousie University took
Karina Gould, centre, was named the new Minister for Democratic Institutions on Jan. 10. The federal Liberal government’s recent cabinet shuffle has signalled a slight shift in the Canadian political landscape with a fresh approach to foreign relations and immigration. Time is short and the timeline
The Dec. 6, 1989 rampage at École Polytechnique left 14 women dead, many of them young engineering students, all of them targeted simply for being women. These are their stories. With files from the CBC More from our series commemorating the Montreal Massacre: ‘I thought everything we'd gained, we
Dozens of weather disasters wreaked havoc on people across the world in 2016. Here are the top 10 weather stories Canadians searched for this year.
Five distinguished women have been shortlisted to become the first Canadian female on the face of a banknote. The Bank of Canada announced the selection of poet E. Pauline Johnson; black rights activist Viola Desmond; Elsie MacGill, who received an electrical engineering degree from the University of
Canadians across the country observed the biggest and brightest supermoon in 69 years last Monday. Many of them took to Twitter to share photos of the rare celestial event.
Many Americans, fearful of the idea of a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton presidency, are looking to their northern neighbour for refuge. Many have taken to Twitter to express their dismay and plans to move to Canada using the hashtag #MovingToCanada.