2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

Latest COVID-19 updates

Summary The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 173 million, with more than 3.7 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. Here is the latest: The Chinese mainland reported eight domestically transmitted and eight imported COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased travel recommendations for more … Continue reading Latest COVID-19 updates

China and Canada at war over violation of human rights

China has hit back at Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, after he criticized Beijing’s human rights record, detention of Canadian citizens, and use of “coercive diplomacy.” On Wednesday, the spokesman for the Chinese foreign ministry, Zhao Lijian, said the Canadian government had shown “hypocrisy” and “weakness,” as he responded to comments made by Trudeau. Trudeau … Continue reading China and Canada at war over violation of human rights

Gunman kills 16 in Canada’s worst shooting rampage

The death toll in Sunday's Nova Scotia shooting rampage has gone up to 17, including the gunman, the CBC and Global News report. That makes it the deadliest mass shooting in Canada's history, according to the Associated Press. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer is among the dead. The gunman identified as Gabriel Wortman age 51 was shot and killedafter a … Continue reading Gunman kills 16 in Canada’s worst shooting rampage

Harry and Meghan

How Prince Harry and Meghan Sparkle are surviving alone in Canada

Prince Harry is said to be happier -- than ever -- since quitting his duties as member of the royal family and leaving the United Kingdom for Canada. An insider who spoke with US Weekly confirmed that the senior royal and his wife Meghan Sparkle are a lot more relaxed in Canada. ‘So far, Prince … Continue reading How Prince Harry and Meghan Sparkle are surviving alone in Canada

What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

For the first time in the last 20 years, all major teacher unions will join their forces to reject budget cuts. Over the last week, Canadian elementary school teachers have intensified their protest against Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford's policies, which seek to cut the number of teachers and increase the number of students per classroom. … Continue reading What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

Aviation experts skeptical about Iran’s initial claim on the possible cause of planecrash

The crew of the Ukrainian passenger aircraft that crashed near Tehran did not make a radio call for help and were trying to turn back to the airport when the plane went down, Iran investigators say. Iran’s civil aviation authority made the comments in a preliminary crash report a day after the crash of the Ukrainian plane that killed … Continue reading Aviation experts skeptical about Iran’s initial claim on the possible cause of planecrash

Trump and Trudeau aren’t best of friends

President Donald Trump on Thursday quipped about being removed from Canada's broadcast of "Home Alone 2," tweeting that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not like "paying up on Nato or trade." The CBC claims it nixed Trump from the 10-second scene over time constraints. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1210350571452022784 Chuck Thompson, the CBC's head of public affairs, said in a statement the … Continue reading Trump and Trudeau aren’t best of friends

Memorable pictures of political events in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wave to supporters after the federal election at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Quebec. Trudeau's Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party. … Continue reading Memorable pictures of political events in Canada

Justin Trudeau wins another term as Canada’s PM

Justin Trudeau will remain as Canada's prime minister after Monday's general election—but to pass legislation, his Liberals will have to work with other parties. With most of the votes counted, the CBC projects a Liberal minority government, with the party expected to win around 156 seats, down from 184 and below the 170 needed for a majority … Continue reading Justin Trudeau wins another term as Canada’s PM