Thursday, August 22, 2019

2 prison guards charged in Matthew Hines’s death will not stand trial, judge rules

The two correctional officers charged after the death of Matthew Hines while he was in the custody of Dorchester Penitentiary will not stand trial, a...

British PM Theresa May asks EU for Brexit delay until June 30

British Prime Minister Theresa May is requesting that the deadline for her country to leave the European Union be extended until June...

82% of Canadians urging government action to tackle plastic pollution: CBC poll

Nine out of 10 respondents to a survey about the impact of plastic waste on the environment say they are concerned or very concerned about the...

Minister ‘deeply disturbed’ by consultant’s claim to $1.3M in housing deal with First Nation

Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says every penny of the $12.8 million meant to rebuild and renovate dilapidated and mould-infested homes in Cat Lake...

A generation waiting to be heard: Massive walkout shows reach of engaged student activists

Ontario high school student Natalie Moore had never been to a protest before. She certainly never thought about organizing one. But she was angry about...

Veterans Affairs sent condolences to ‘widow’ of still-living veteran

It was a surreal moment for Truman Tremblay. On March 23, the former RCMP officer and military reservist — who lives with post-traumatic stress disorder — had...

‘Grief is messy’: Humboldt Broncos pastor searches for right words on anniversary

Humboldt Broncos team pastor Sean Brandow has become more famous than he would like. But the 39-year-old pastor will swallow his humility to deliver another nationally...

First Nations, lawyers fight day school agreement, say process is being rushed

One of Canada's largest Indigenous organizations and a group of law firms from across the country are all fighting to overhaul the proposed Indian Day...

Canada is getting warmer faster than the rest of the world. Why is that?

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at technology aimed at stopping deadly hurricanes and why Canada is getting...

Former SNC-Lavalin CEO rejects allegations firm paid bribes with EDC money

The former CEO of SNC-Lavalin has lashed out at allegations made by an unnamed company insider, denying taxpayer-backed loans from Canada were ever used...