Trudeau calls out ‘anti-vaxxers’ for putting kids at risk, as campaign event disrupted by protesters

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.

Canada’s Nicholas Bennett hopes Tokyo 2020 performance inspires others with autism

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.

Ousted Jeopardy! host Mike Richards also out as executive producer, Sony exec says

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.

AFN chief outlines priorities for federal leaders with Truth and Reconciliation top of the list

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.

Mike Richards no longer executive producer on Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, Sony exec says

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.

Group representing Manitoba churches in COVID-19 challenge reinstates president who had judge followed

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 no longer executive producer on Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, Sony execs say

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.

‘This is not normal,’ Edmonton doctor says as hospitals fill up with unvaccinated patients

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.

Parties submit final candidate lists to Elections Canada with more women running than ever before

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. 

Groups demand accountability for violent death of man with schizophrenia in Ontario jail

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 book debunks Winnipeg-lab conspiracy theory but questions collaboration with Chinese military scientist

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.  

Canada reaches agreement with U.S. to support refugees’ travel to safety

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

Remarks by President Rumina Velshi at the Palo Verde Women in Nuclear Leadership Symposium 

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 

California fire approaches Lake Tahoe after mass evacuation

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.

Twitter’s slap-down of Liberal video reveals growing role of social media giants in election

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.

Advocacy group starts COVID-19 briefings to ‘fill the void’ left by Alberta government officials

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.