Wednesday, February 20, 2019

‘I was fed up’: Meet the Canadian activist who helped spark anti-corruption demonstrations across...

"They took this money and just spent it on houses, on boats ... This is nonsense," said Gilbert Mirambeau Jr., a...

The SNC-Lavalin scandal so far: plenty of drama, few facts

In official Ottawa, some weeks feel longer than others. This one scarcely got started before the SNC-Lavalin affair exploded — again — leaving more questions than answers. And it's only...

Why Rachel Notley’s crude-by-rail plan is risky and possibly unnecessary

The Alberta government has once again intervened in the energy sector, signing contracts to spend $3.7 billion to ship more oil out of the province...

‘Very concerning’: Senate watchdog hasn’t finished an ethics probe since 2017

The Senate ethics officer didn't publish a single inquiry report last year, prompting some senators to wonder exactly what the office (which has a $1.2 million...

Insta-worthy destinations: How businesses are creating experiences for the selfie fan

A growing number of companies are building their business models around the selfie, attracting people with destinations that beg visitors to take out the...

‘This is soul-destroying’: Families of captured Ukrainian sailors fear the world has forgotten them

To Russia, they’re criminals, but to their families, 24 young Ukrainian sailors are hostages and pawns in Russia’s latest confrontation with the...

China confirms African swine fever hits Shandong province as national outbreak spreads

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it has confirmed the country’s ongoing African swine fever outbreak continues to spread across the...

Combined EU parliament League-5 Star group not on horizon, 5-Star lawmaker says

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s anti-establishment ruling coalition 5-Star Movement is not considering forming a group with its government ally, the right-wing League party, at...

Malaysian held over Mongolian model’s grisly murder loses Australian asylum bid

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A fugitive Malaysian policeman convicted of the grisly murder of a Mongolian model has lost a bid for asylum in Australia,...

Salad kit recalled in 3 provinces also found in Alberta grocery store

A ready-to-eat salad kit recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Ontario due to possible Listeria contamination has also been spotted in an Alberta grocery...