Politics

Fallen soldier’s mother: ‘Trump did disrespect my son’

President Trump in a tweet Wednesday denied that he had told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Africa this month that her husband “must have known what...

Quebec passes law forcing Muslim women from wearing niqab while using public services

Quebec has adopted a law that would force Muslim women who wear a niqab or burka to uncover their faces to use public services. Source: CBC Feeds Link: Quebec...

'Canadian original': Politicians pay tribute to Gord Downie

Politicians are paying tribute to Canadian icon Gord Downie following his death, praising him as a musical legend, loving man and strong advocate for reconciliation with Indigenous people. Source:...

1 dead, 2 injured in Saskatchewan wildfires

RCMP and the Saskatchewan government say a man has died in connection with the wildfires that began in the province on Tuesday. Source: CBC Feeds Link: 1 dead, 2...

George Soros donates $18B US to charity Open Society Foundations

Investor George Soros has transferred about $18 billion US, the majority of his estimated fortune, to his Open Society Foundations, making them the second largest philanthropic grant-making group in...

ISIS may have lost Raqqa, but its ideology is likely to live on

Anti-ISIS fighters declared victory over the group in its de facto capital, but defeating its ideology will be a more difficult battle, writes Derek Stoffel. Source: CBC Feeds Link:...

Twitter vows to crack down on nude photos tweeted without consent

Twitter says it’s making policy changes to crack down on sexual harassment, including ‘creep shots’ taken without consent. It will also target hate and tweets that glorify or condone...

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53

Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman who united a diverse array of music lovers with his commanding stage presence and Canadiana-laced lyrics, has died. Source: CBC Feeds Link: Tragically...

Trump blasts NFL for not adopting a requirement that players stand during anthem

President Trump on Wednesday blasted the NFL, accusing the league of “total disrespect for our great country” following a meeting of team owners that did not adopt a requirement...

Finance Minister Bill Morneau outlines help for small businesses LIVE

Bill Morneau outlines federal help for small businesses at an event in Hampton, N.B. Source: CBC Feeds Link: Finance Minister Bill Morneau outlines help for small businesses LIVE