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Donald Trump secures Republican presidential nomination, picks Senator J.D. Vance as running mate

In the News   |   July 16, 2024

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Donald Trump has named Ohio senator and best-selling author J.D. Vance his vice-presidential running mate, choosing a man who was once among the former president’s most vocal critics before becoming one of his staunchest supporters. On... read more

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Former classmates describe Trump shooter as quiet young man drawn to gun culture

In the News   |   July 15, 2024

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The 20-year-old man who attempted to assassinate former president Donald Trump was the son of two behavioural health counsellors, and described as a quiet, accomplished student who was drawn to video games and websites that celebrate... read more

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Jan. 6 case to return to trial court after S.C.O.T.U.S. rules Trump has immunity for official acts in office

In the News   |   July 2, 2024

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The U.S. Supreme Court has granted Donald Trump immunity from prosecution for his official acts while president, significantly delaying his impending trial on charges related to his attempt to overturn the result of the 2020... read more

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First U.S. presidential debate sees Biden trip over words while Trump deflects on key questions

In the News   |   June 28, 2024

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President Joe Biden went into Thursday’s debate with Donald Trump hoping to energize his campaign, which has so far failed to motivate many of the voters who carried him to office four years ago. Instead,... read more

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Trudeau ‘does not need to quit’ after Liberals lose traditionally safe Toronto riding: Freeland

In the News   |   June 26, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will stay on as leader, his government signalled Tuesday as Liberals demanded the party make urgent changes in response to an unexpected by-election loss in a stronghold Toronto seat. The Conservative... read more

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Trudeau welcomes inquiry decision to probe allegations of parliamentarians colluding with foreign states

In the News   |   June 18, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says foreign interference has touched all political parties as he welcomed a decision by the foreign interference inquiry to look into allegations that current and former parliamentarians have been unwittingly or... read more

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Found at sea: Wreck of Shackleton’s last ship discovered off the coast of Labrador

In the News   |   June 13, 2024

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A master shipwreck hunter directed an international team that located Quest intact on Atlantic seabed. The wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last ship – on which the renowned polar explorer suddenly died during his final Antarctic... read more

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A guide to what lower rates will mean for mortgages, housing and returns on all those safe parking spots for cash

In the News   |   June 6, 2024

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The long-awaited interest rate U-turn is finally at hand. Rates began rising from pandemic lows in March, 2022, and have been flat since last summer. We are still far from unwinding those recent rate hikes,... read more

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Who’s voting where in 2024

Behind the Breaking News   |   June 4, 2024

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More than half the world’s population will go to the polls this year, in what observers call a major test for democracy. Here are the key races so far and still to come. In 2024,... read more

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Jury finds Donald Trump guilty on all 34 counts in hush-money trial

In the News   |   May 31, 2024

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Donald Trump is guilty on all 34 counts of doctoring business records to cover up a hush-money scheme before the 2016 election, making him the first former U.S. president to be criminally convicted, mere months... read more

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Iranian president’s death, war-crimes case will further cloud the Middle East’s future

In the News   |   May 21, 2024

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It was a day of sombre press conferences, one in Tehran, the other in The Hague, destined to further cloud the future of the entire Middle East. Monday began with the announcement that Iran’s hard-line... read more

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Tributes to Alice Munro pour in from across the literary community

In the News   |   May 16, 2024

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The Canadian literary community is mourning the death of Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013 and the Man Booker International Prize in 2009. A friend to many in the writing... read more

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For many Israelis and Palestinians, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas are an obstacle to peace

In the News   |   May 10, 2024

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When he’s at his residence in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu only has to peek through the curtains to see the crowds calling for his resignation. Even when the protesters aren’t there, they’ve glued... read more

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Trudeau casts doubt on CSIS intelligence about Chinese interference in 2019, 2021 elections

In the News   |   April 12, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discounted the effectiveness of Chinese election interference and questioned the reliability of intelligence by Canada’s spy agency about Beijing-directed influence operations during testimony at the public inquiry into foreign meddling. Mr.... read more

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Total solar eclipse stuns sky-gazers with momentary plunge into darkness

In the News   |   April 9, 2024

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It was the show that kept weather forecasters guessing and then graced the fortunate with an unforgettable finale. On Monday, the moon’s shadow raced across North America as anticipated, dousing daylight and drawing eyes to... read more

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