Experts call for an overhaul of Canada’s national security policy to cope with an ‘angry’ world

The newly re-elected Liberal government will have to hit the ground running on the world stage as U.S. President Joe Biden pledges new era of vigorous competition without triggering a new Cold War. Experts are urging the government to stop dealing with crises on an ad-hoc basis and appoint a permanent committee of cabinet for… Continue reading Experts call for an overhaul of Canada’s national security policy to cope with an ‘angry’ world

Alberta man who lost wife, toddler in double homicide calls for changes to sex-offender laws

Mchale Busch, 24, and her toddler son, Noah McConnell, were killed last week. Cody McConnell — Mchale’s husband and Noah’s father — says the family should have been made aware they shared their Hinton, Alta., apartment building with the convicted sex offender who is now charged in the deaths.

Canada announces extension of flight ban from India as it prepares for the return of direct flights

As Canada prepares for the return of direct flights from India to Canada, Transport Canada is announcing an extension of the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that restricts all direct commercial and private passenger flights to Canada from India until September 26, 2021, at 23:59 EDT.

Minister Garneau attends 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will attend meetings held during the high-level segment of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Minister will participate in a number of events addressing critical international issues and highlight the importance of multilateral global cooperation.

Tyler Shandro out as Alberta’s health minister: government officials

As Alberta struggles with a devastating fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and Premier Jason Kenney faces turmoil within his own caucus, sources have confirmed to CBC News that embattled health minister Tyler Shandro will be shuffled out of his portfolio.

Biden tells UN assembly that America is ready for ‘relentless diplomacy’

President Joe Biden used his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to declare that the world stands and at an “inflection point in history” and must move quickly and co-operatively to address the festering issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuse.

Russia responsible for killing of Alexander Litvinenko, European rights court rules

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of ex-KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, who died an agonizing death after he was poisoned in London with Polonium 210, a rare radioactive isotope.