Minister Ng speaks with Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry

Minister Ng congratulated Minister Kyerematen on his re-appointment as minister of trade and industry. She emphasized Canada’s commitment to working with Ghana as partners to further bilateral relations, explore trade and investment opportunities, continue development work and uphold shared values, such as respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

Manitoba smashes provincial weather records as extreme heat warnings continue

Manitoba broke 19 provincial hot weather records on Friday as the province grappled with an intense heat wave that’s continuing into the weekend. Those new highs stretched all the way from northern Manitoba to places south of Winnipeg, said an Environment and Climate Change Canada meteorologist.

Sask. couple takes dog on ‘epic adventure’ before she loses her sight

Before Clayton Kroeker and his wife had to have their dog Kipper’s only eye removed due to an autoimmune disease, the couple took the Labrador retriever on a road trip to Alberta and British Columbia to make the most out of her final days with sight.

Tensions flare over Anglican church burned down on Gitwangak First Nation

An 108-year-old Anglican church was destroyed by a fire Thursday night on the Gitwangak First Nation’s land. It’s the latest church to burn down after the discovery of unmarked graves of Indigenous residential school children. Indigenous leaders are condemning the vandalism.

Heil, top Canadian athletes call on federal government to address gaps in safe sport system

Canadian two-time Olympic medallist Jennifer Heil, with support from 11 Canadian Olympians and Paralympians, penned an open letter calling for Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault to improve protections for abuse victims in Canadian sport.