Canada & World

COVID-19 might speed up, not slow down transit use: advocates

Some say post-pandemic times are the perfect moment to improve on basics

  • Jun 21, 2020

Family of 62-year-old Ontario man who died after police shooting call for inquiry

Relatives say the man was suffering from a schizophrenic episode and had threatened to hurt himself

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Old growth logging in Caycuse watershed
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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

National Indigenous Peoples Day goes virtual amid pandemic restrictions

People all around Canada are finding new ways to celebrate this year

Trump suggests U.S. slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics

The outbreak has killed about 120,000 people in the U.S., and nearly a half-million worldwide

Peter MacKay campaign dismisses O’Toole team’s theft allegation

No proof or documentation has been provided about this investigation or its findings

Investigation launched after deaths of 38 dogs Toronto-bound flight from Ukraine

Ukraine International Airlines apologized for the ‘tragic loss of animal life’ on one of its flights

Canadian Armed Forces members at risk of COVID-19 while on duty to get extra pay

The military estimates that about 4,500 troops will be eligible to receive the extra pay

Animal rights activist killed while protesting pigs en route to Ontario slaughterhouse

Dozens of activists gathered at the plant Friday to mourn Regan Russell, a member of Toronto Pig Save

Erin O’Toole camp seeks police probe, accuses MacKay camp of theft

In a brief tweet, Peter MacKay’s campaign organizer said not a single word of the allegation is true.

China charges ‘two Michaels’ with spying in Huawei-linked case

The charges were announced by China’s highest prosecutor’s office in brief social media posts

‘Totally unacceptable:’ Most independent investigators white, former officers

B.C. only province not to provide number of investigators who identify as a visible minority, person of colour

Supreme Court of Canada orders new trial for man in bail-breach case

The man was fined $920 after being found guilty of breaching his curfew

Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later

Global demand for oil plummeted by more than 16 million barrels a day this spring

Canada buying 140,000 blood tests to begin immunity testing of COVID-19

The test will help determine who has already had COVID-19, even if they never tested positive

Jagmeet Singh removed from Commons after calling BQ MP racist over blocked RCMP motion

Singh had asked the Commons to recognize there is systemic racism in the RCMP

National parks to open campgrounds for existing reservations next week

All national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas were closed at the end of March

Beijing outbreak raises virus fears for rest of the world

Chinese officials described the situation in Beijing as ‘extremely grave’

NDP support for spending bill assures no election in midst of pandemic

As a minority party, Liberals need support from other parties in Parliament