Lawyer wants inquiry into alleged threats of retaliation against MLA and CBC journalist by Lethbridge police

A Calgary defence lawyer is calling for a public inquiry into allegations that members of the Lethbridge Police Service have threatened retaliation against NDP MLA Shannon Phillips and CBC journalist Meghan Grant for exposing misconduct within the force.

Government of Canada and the Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum Commemorate the National Historic Significance of the former Shubenacadie Indian Residential School

Government of Canada and the Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum Commemorate the National Historic Significance of the former Shubenacadie Indian Residential School .

Virgin Galactic allowed to resume flying SpaceShipTwo following investigation

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday said it closed its mishap investigation into the July 11 Virgin Galactic Unity 22 launch, which deviated from assigned airspace on descent, and lifted a grounding order the regulator imposed earlier.

Kilauea volcano erupts in Hawaii — but no sign lava is moving out of national park

One of the most active volcanoes on Earth is erupting on Hawaii’s Big Island. Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed Wednesday that an eruption has begun in Kilauea volcano’s Halema’uma’u crater at the volcano’s summit.

The Conservative vote in Alberta shrunk. Here’s why

Albertan Sheila Juhlin has voted Conservative in nearly every federal election for decades, but this time she hesitated. She’s not the only one — analysts say a 14-point drop in support for the Tories should send a message that what once worked for the party in Alberta may not work anymore.

Joint statement by Ministers Bennett, Wilkinson, Lametti, Guilbeault, Miller and Vandal on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada; the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada; the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services; and the Honourable… Continue reading Joint statement by Ministers Bennett, Wilkinson, Lametti, Guilbeault, Miller and Vandal on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Tristan Woodfine moves past Olympic snub, eyes Canadian marathon record in London

Tristan Woodfine returns to the London Marathon on Sunday as the lone elite Canadian runner after setting a personal-best and Olympic qualifying time of 2:10:51 at the event last Oct. 4. This time, he’ll attempt to break Cam Levins’ 2:09:25 national record.

Former basketball player Linklater wants truth emphasized on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Canadian Michael Linklater, an ex-professional basketball player, has dedicated his life to leading by example as an Indigenous athlete. Now, with the first national Truth and Reconciliation Day on Thursday, Linklater hopes his people’s plight since the founding of Turtle Island comes to light.