The Liberal government has decided to resolve the Kinder Morgan pipeline deadlock by buying the pipeline outright. The decision is the culmination of a months-long battle between B.C.’s NDP government, the Alberta NDP government and the federal government. An application for the pipeline was first
A new index of the strongest passports in the world has placed Canada as the fifth most powerful passport to have. The list put out by Henley & Partners, a a global citizenship and residence advisory firm, reaffirmed the strength of many historically powerful passports at a time when travel appears to
There was another school shooting Friday, this time at Santa Fe High School near Houston, Texas. The shooter, a 17-year-old male who attended the school, is in custody and at least 10 people are dead. We’re closing down our live blog but for the latest updates visit the Yahoo News homepage.
A group of new Canadians who originate from countries that are competing in Pan Am Games pose for pictures at the Pan Am Games celebration. A new report by the Conference Board of Canada has revealed the consequences if Canada put a total end of immigration. The report warns that if immigration were
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Former FBI director James Comey’s account of his turbulent career in law enforcement, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” is officially out next week, but reviews and excerpts began appearing Thursday. The book is scathing about Comey’s interactions with President Trump, who fired Comey
“The City of Toronto supports the families of the Humboldt Broncos and encourages everyone in Toronto to wear a hockey jersey or green and gold today to show their support and pay tribute to the memory of those lost in last week’s tragic bus crash,” said John Tory in his proclamation. The declaration
A new poll shows that majority of Canadians believe that climate change is caused by human activity. A new poll reveals nearly a third of Canadians either aren’t totally convinced or do not think climate change is caused by human and industrial activity. The results, released by Abacus Data, show 61
Justin Trudeau’s 2016 Christmas trip to the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas is back in the headlines. Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson says a loophole in the Conflict of Interest Act will prevent the public from knowing what gifts were exchanged with the Aga Khan during the prime minister’s
The Canadian government joined the U.S. and nearly a dozen other European countries in expelling dozens of Russian diplomats from their embassies and consulates. The actions are the strongest rebuke of Western countries towards Russia in recent years. “We are expelling four members of Russia’s diplomatic
A new poll by Angus Reid Institute revealed that a majority of Canadians plan on changing the way they use Facebook after reports that voter-profiling firm Cambridge Analytica had illegally obtained the personal information of 50 million Facebook users. Particularly problematic was the fact that the
Already under scrutiny for its complacency in letting Russian trolls influence voters in the 2016 U.S. elections, the revelations by Wylie revealed a lack of concern by Facebook to the data breach even when it was reported. Facebook meanwhile has refused to characterize the breach as such, but has suspended
Women in North Korea are subject to all forms of misogyny and abuse. Female North Korean defectors have revealed the scale of abuse they have suffered inside the hermit kingdom in a shocking new report about the sexual violence perpetrated against women of every class, age and status. The shocking
Following years of lobbying, the Senate of Canada has voted to make our national anthem gender-neutral. While opposed by some Conservative members of the chamber and doubtlessly by a large number of Canadians, the change is actually a return to the original anthem written in 1908. The official version
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the Liberal National Caucus in Ottawa. Despite having cleared the halfway point of their mandate, the governing Liberal Party has maintained its lead over the Conservatives, according to the first poll of 2018 performed by Abacus Data. Support for the party has
This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress. Read the full text of President Trump’s first State of the Union address as it was prepared for delivery below.
Earlier this month, the National Council of Canadian Muslims asked the government of Quebec and the federal government to mark January 29th as a day against Islamophobia. The date marks the anniversary of the Quebec mosque shooting that killed 6 and wounded 19 as they were ending their evening prayers
Canadians awakened to some shocking news yesterday morning as the venerable New York Times listed Saskatoon, Sask. as one of it’s 52 places to visit in 2018. While being the only Canadian city to make the cut, the paper of record highlights some new attractions that the country’s 16th-largest city has
2017 was a big year for news – which means it was also a big year for British newspapers. Whether it was Brexit, sexism, or the General Election, the papers always had a front page ready to capture the national conversation. Some of these were loved, but most caused a storm in what was a whirlwind year