Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging Canadians to stand together as they reflect on the year gone by and look ahead to the New Year.  In his annual Christmas message, Trudeau said Monday the winter season, as cold and dark as it may be, is about bringing light into the lives of others.  Trudeau paid tribute to the…
Federal and provincial ministers will arrive in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Thursday afternoon to announce financing for new investments at Algoma Steel Inc. as it emerges from three years of bankruptcy protection. The restructuring of the company — Canada's second-largest steel producer — took place under challenging and uncertain circumstances. There's no sign of U.S. steel tariffs ending…
Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different faiths, races or ideas, describing the world's differences as a richness, not a danger, and calling for political solutions to end wars in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere.  His plea Tuesday for stronger bonds among peoples came as nationalism and suspicion of migrants are…
BC Hydro is sending more crews to help restore power on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands, as almost 20,000 customers are still without power. The utility says it has 800 personnel working around the clock, but despite that, some people will still be without power for days. "Unfortunately, we will have some customers…
Nearly two weeks ago, U.S. President Donald Trump admitted telling Democrats that the partial shutdown of the U.S. government — now the longest in history — could go on for "months or even years" if they didn't agree to $5.7 billion in funding for a border wall with Mexico.  That was Day 13 of the shutdown. It's now…
The idea — to use video games to make the impacts of climate change "tangible," in a virtual way — came to Manjana Milkoreit after her research showed a problem with how the topic was being handled at the political level. "Participants in global climate negotiations tend to know actually very little about the climate science,"…
The prime minister's inner circle is ramping up another lobbying push in Washington to terminate American tariffs on steel and aluminum. Two senior government sources say that ministers with connections to American national security portfolios will be tasked with reaching out to specific U.S. officials to push Canada's anti-tariff message. The campaign is based on Canada's long-standing position…
A cellphone video of a Lethbridge, Alta., police officer repeatedly running over an injured deer has emotions running high, with calls for criminal charges, reports of death threats against the officer and a flood of complaints to government agencies. In the video, published by Global News, an on-duty officer is seen using a police truck…
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer and deputy chair of the board for the Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in Vancouver on Saturday, is scheduled to have a bail hearing later today. According to a statement from the Department of Justice, Meng, 46, was arrested in Vancouver and is being sought for extradition by the United States. …
This weekend in Edmonton, protesters wearing bright yellow vests will gather at the Alberta legislature. Just like they did last weekend, and every weekend before that for the past month.  "No point making all those beautiful signs if nobody gets to see 'em," an organizing group said in a Facebook post about plans for Saturday's…
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