Liberals will release their full election platform Wednesday, a day ahead of the first televised leadership debate of the summer campaign. The move comes as polls suggest the party has ceded ground to the Conservatives.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made an election campaign stop Tuesday in Sudbury, Ont., at a Laurentian campus, and while he didn’t address the university’s financial troubles, he told protesters who were disrupting the event “they’re wrong” for opposing COVID-19 vaccinations.
Finland won the bronze medal at the women’s world hockey championship with a 3-1 win Tuesday over Switzerland in Calgary.
At 17, Nicholas Bennett didn’t necessarily expect to win medals at the Tokyo Paralympics. And with his Games now complete, there were no surprise podium appearances. Instead, the Parksville, B.C., native, who has autism, achieved a much bigger goal.
Canada’s Denis Shapovalov cruised into the second round of men’s singles competition at the U.S. Open with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win over Argentina’s Federico Delbonis on Tuesday in New York.
Mike Richards, the producer once chosen to succeed Alex Trebek as host of Jeopardy!, will no longer be serving as executive producer on Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, effective immediately, according to an email to staff from a Sony executive.
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole promised Tuesday to restore the federal government’s fiscal balance over the next decade and eliminate the gargantuan federal deficit “without cuts” to public services.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald unveiled her organization’s top five wishes for federal leaders in this election, putting a commitment from whoever wins to continue on the path of truth and reconciliation at the top of her list.
Javier Baez and Francisco Lindor have apologized to Mets fans after Baez revealed a thumbs-down celebration gesture adopted by players was in part a dig at New York fans who have booed the underperforming club.
Mike Richards, the producer once chosen to succeed Alex Trebek as host of Jeopardy!, will no longer be serving as executive producer on Jeopardy! or Wheel of Fortune, effective immediately, according to an email to staff from a Sony executive.
The Elks announced Ruby’s release Tuesday, the last day of the team’s 10-day isolation period for Tier 1 players, coaches and staff following an outbreak of COVID-19 among players.
A group representing multiple churches across the country fighting COVID-19 public health orders announced Monday that its president has been reinstated after taking leave upon admitting he hired private investigators to follow both a judge presiding over a case in Manitoba and some senior government officials.
Mike Richards, the producer once chosen to succeed Alex Trebek as host of Jeopardy!, will no longer be serving as executive producer on Jeopardy! or Wheel of Fortune, effective immediately, according to an email to staff from Sony executives.
Alberta has been facing thousands of new coronavirus cases since last week — and according to frontline workers, it’s mostly in unvaccinated people. Dr. Aisha Mirza has been talking about it with her COVID-19 patients in the emergency department at Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton.
The province is not making an announcement about a vaccine passport system in Ontario Tuesday, a spokesperson for Premier Doug Ford’s office says.
The Patriots released quarterback Cam Newton on Tuesday, clearing the way for rookie Mac Jones to open the season as New England’s quarterback, according to a person with knowledge of the move.
All of the main federal parties have filed paperwork with Elections Canada detailing who will be running for them in the coming election, closing the door on any further changes to the candidate list before Canadians cast their ballots on Sept. 20.
Two First Nations leaders from Manitoba endorsed a Liberal candidate running in the province’s north while standing next to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh at a campaign event.
Luge’s governing body took upcoming World Cup races away from the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday, citing ongoing difficulties in getting foreign athletes into and out of the North American countries during the pandemic.
Legal and mental health groups are calling for accountability and change in Ontario’s correctional system following a coroner’s report that determined jail guards contributed to the death of a mentally ill man by beating and restraining him five years ago.
New technology that integrates solar panels into building materials like shingles, siding and windows is becoming more common and researchers say such products could make solar energy more accessible and affordable.
Canada’s economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the three months between April and June as the third wave of COVID-19 prompted consumers and businesses to keep spending to a minimum.
A new book concludes co-operation between Canada’s National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg and China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology played no part in the origin of the coronavirus pandemic but raises questions about links between one of the researchers fired from the lab and a prominent Chinese virologist affiliated with the military.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’s claims that she was abused by the company’s chief operating officer, who at the time was her boyfriend, could complicate jury selection in her highly anticipated fraud trial, legal experts said.
The Government of Canada continues to exhaust every option to get as many Afghans to safety as possible, in partnership with our allies around the world. In the first phase of our operation, Canada evacuated roughly 3,700 people from Afghanistan—the majority of whom are refugees who supported Canada’s mission, and will soon begin new lives… Continue reading Canada reaches agreement with U.S. to support refugees’ travel to safety
Advocates have long been calling for access to a safer drug supply for users in B.C. as more and more toxic drugs flood the streets. Last year was the deadliest on record, with more than 1,700 people fatally overdosing.
The federal government is giving an update on the developing situation in Afghanistan and efforts to evacuate citizens as the Taliban declared victory following the U.S.’s withdrawal Tuesday morning.
On August 17, 2021, Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, delivered remarks at the Palo Verde Women in Nuclear Leadership Symposium. In her remarks, she discussed the essential role that leaders play in the success of diversity and inclusion efforts. The fundamentals of nuclear safety – including safety culture and emergency preparedness – are better… Continue reading Remarks by President Rumina Velshi at the Palo Verde Women in Nuclear Leadership Symposium
A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars when the entire California resort city of South Lake Tahoe was ordered to evacuate and communities just across the state line in Nevada were warned to get ready to leave.
South Korean officials are expressing cautious hope that COVID-19 transmissions are beginning to slow, after battling the country’s worst wave of infections for weeks.
Louisiana communities battered by Hurricane Ida faced a new danger as they began the massive task of clearing debris and repairing damage from the storm: the possibility of weeks without power in the stifling, late-summer heat.
A Canadian captured bronze at the track with a lifetime performance in Tokyo, while other athletes competed in cycling, wheelchair basketball and more. Here’s more of what you missed at the Paralympic Games on Tuesday.
A Halifax couple is warning art lovers to be cautious after learning their treasured Maud Lewis painting is likely a fraud.
The researchers say the crater has similar properties to the moon and can be a teaching moment for young astronauts.
Watch coverage of the 2020 Paralympic Games from Tokyo, Japan.
What students face heading back to class during this fourth wave of COVID-19 will look strikingly different depending on where they live in the country.
Social media companies are playing a more active role in this election than they have in the past in the name of fighting misinformation. But where should the line be drawn between misinformation and free speech, and how much should they have to reveal about how those decisions are made.
For more than a decade, federal Conservatives across Canada have taken aim at carbon tax policy with great vitriol. Now the Conservatives have pulled a 180-degree turn — though the issue may remain politicized in the future.
Canadians are growing frustrated with current U.S. travel rules that allow them to fly — but not drive — to the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A group called ProtectOurProvince Alberta is launching a series of COVID-19 briefings starting Monday at 4 p.m. MT, saying it’s doing it to “fill the void” left by the provincial government, which hasn’t held any COVID-19 briefings for weeks as case counts and hospitalizations have surged.