Thursday, August 10, 2017

Lawsuit opposes Trump’s ban on transgender military service

Two U.S. LGBT-rights organizations filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday seeking to block implementation of  President Donald Trump's Twitter directive banning transgender people from serving in...

Fish fly takes Ontario town by storm during breeding season

It was only around for days last week, but it stormed the small town of Caledonia, Ont., by the tens of thousands in a fast and...

Canadian co-author of U.S. climate report says findings ‘flatly contradict’ Trump administration

A Canadian scientist who helped author an exhaustive U.S. draft report on climate change says the study makes it clear dramatic action is needed...

How Canada secured the release of pastor imprisoned in North Korea

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to dispatch an envoy was key to securing the release of a Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea, says...

Ottawa confirms release of ailing Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to dispatch an envoy was key to securing the release of a Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea, says...

In Trump’s war of words with North Korea, de-escalation is still an option

So far, it's been all smoke, no "fire and fury." Foreign-policy experts watching the fraught situation between the United States and North Korea hope it...

Why a visit from the Haitian government has Quebec immigration lawyers worried

A visit by Haitian government representatives to Montreal as thousands of people from the country seek asylum here is raising alarm among Quebec immigration lawyers. Haiti's...

Smugglers ‘deliberately drown’ up to 50 migrants off Yemen, UN says

Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were "deliberately drowned" when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen's coast, the UN migration...

North Korea will have Guam attack plan ready by mid-August, military statement says

President Donald Trump declared the U.S. nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as his top diplomat was working to...

Sentence proposed for triple murderer Derek Saretzky ‘unduly long and harsh,’ says his lawyer

If the Crown gets its way, triple murderer Derek Saretzky will be 99 years old before he can even ask for parole. But Saretzky's lawyer says...

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