Trudeau pushes back at Admiral McDonald’s letter calling for his reinstatement as top commander

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today criticized a letter from former top military commander Admiral Art McDonald calling for his reinstatement, saying the letter’s contents do not align with the government’s approach to sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces.

U.S. House finds Steve Bannon in contempt for refusing to testify about Jan. 6 siege

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former U.S. president Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

Canada announces accelerated delivery of COVID-19 paediatric vaccine pending regulatory authorization

Pfizer submitted an application to Health Canada for regulatory review of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine COMIRNATY for children aged 5-11. This is an important step toward providing additional protection for our young Canadians.

Campbell River professional whale watching guide fined $10,000 under the Species At Risk Act for knowingly approaching Threatened killer whales

On September 13, 2021, in Campbell River Provincial Court, the Honourable Judge R. Lamperson found Nicklaus Templeman, the owner and operator of Campbell River Whale and Bear Excursions, guilty of violations under both the Species At Risk and Federal Fisheries Acts.

Canadian Medical Association calls for stricter COVID-19 measures in Saskatchewan

The Canadian Medical Association’s Dr. Katharine Smart, who works in Saskatchewan’s north, issued a statement on Thursday, one day after the province’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab, broke down while presenting dire new modelling on the COVID-19 situation.

A military in crisis: Here are the senior leaders embroiled in sexual misconduct cases

It’s a leadership crisis without precedent in the Canadian Armed Forces — a fact that only becomes crystal clear when you take a step back and look at the full depth and scope of the sexual misconduct crisis and survey the wreckage among the top ranks.

Government announces targeted COVID-19 support measures to create jobs and growth

With one of the most successful vaccination campaigns in the world, many businesses safely reopening, and employment now back to pre-pandemic levels, Canadians have reached a turning point in the fight against COVID-19. The government has now surpassed its target of creating a million new jobs. Canada is on the road to economic recovery—but some… Continue reading Government announces targeted COVID-19 support measures to create jobs and growth