Niagara council docks Ontario mayor’s pay for asking woman if COVID-19 shot affected her period

Niagara regional council, acting on a code of conduct investigation, has voted to dock the pay of the mayor of West Lincoln, Ont., six months after he asked a woman in a private Facebook message if the COVID-19 vaccine changed her menstrual cycle.

Canada endorses G7 joint statements on trade and investment, forced labour and digital trade

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, participated in the third G7 Trade and Investment Ministers’ Meeting, hosted in London, United Kingdom, by Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Trade…

Defence Minister Sajjan participates in NATO Defence Ministers’ Meeting 

Today, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan marked the end of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. This two-day, in-person meeting allowed for detailed and extensive discussions with Canada’s Allies and partners, and contributed to the ongoing dialogue that is essential to the Alliance’s enduring success.

Simmering Canada-U.S. trade dispute erupts into the open

An emerging trade irritant between Canada and the U.S. that’s been quietly simmering for months has now bubbled into the open. The Canadian government sent a letter to U.S. officials expressing dismay over a proposal involving autos, and hinting that it might prompt a trade action.

Tribunal Initiates Final Injury Inquiry—Certain Container Chassis from China

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping and subsidizing of certain container chassis originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury. This final injury inquiry was initiated further to a notice received from the Canada Border… Continue reading Tribunal Initiates Final Injury Inquiry—Certain Container Chassis from China

Taxpayers spent up to $720K on salaries for military leaders sidelined by sexual misconduct crisis

Taxpayers have spent an estimated $639,000 to $720,900 on salaries for high-ranking military officers who have been moved out of their jobs in connection with the military’s sexual misconduct crisis, according to a CBC News analysis.

U.S. Supreme Court will hear challenge to Texas ban on most abortions, but law remains in effect

The U.S. Supreme Court is not immediately blocking the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case on Nov. 1. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor says women in Texas seeking abortions “are entitled to relief now.”

Minister Wilkinson to hold a media availability with State Secretary Flasbarth from Germany and COP26 President Designate, Alok Sharma, on the launch of the $100B climate finance delivery plan

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will join Germany’s State Secretary at the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Mr. Jochen Flasbarth, and COP26 President Designate, the Right Honourable Alok Sharma, for a media availability on the launch of the $100 billion… Continue reading Minister Wilkinson to hold a media availability with State Secretary Flasbarth from Germany and COP26 President Designate, Alok Sharma, on the launch of the $100B climate finance delivery plan