The death of George Floyd in Minnesota following a police intervention has spurred massive protests in both Canada and the United States and societal soul-searching on the… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knelt on the ground as part of a crowd gathered on Parliament Hill Friday afternoon, in solidarity with anti-racism demonstrators protesting police killings of black people.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced support to help Canadians with disabilities deal with extra expenses during the pandemic. This support includes a one-time payment to certificate holders… Read more »
A union representing more than 12,000 health-care and long-term care workers in Saskatchewan has written to the premier warning of job action if there is no change in negotiations.
Service Employees International Union West says that in late May a bargaining agent for the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations shut down a collective bargaining session and nothing has happened since then.
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Canada needs a reckoning over a repeated and disgusting pattern of police violence against Indigenous people. Miller says he “watched in… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is offering $14 billion to the provincial and territorial governments for measures to keep COVID-19 at bay. Trudeau says… Read more »
Canada’s national unemployment rate was 13.7 percent in May. The unemployment rate topped the previous high of 13.1 per cent set in December 1982 in more than… Read more »
Statistics Canada reports a record high unemployment rate as the economy added 289,600 jobs in May, with businesses reopening amid easing public health restrictions. The unemployment rate rose to 13.7… Read more »
Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer says COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings in the province are not likely to lift before next year. Dr. Saqib Shahab says he believes Saskatchewan… Read more »
For the first time, Canadian biologists have come up with a list of plants, insects and animals that live only in this country and say many of them are… Read more »
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is tightening its lending standards, making it tougher for Canadians to borrow money to purchase a home. The country’s national housing agency says… Read more »
As the government prepares new gun-control legislation, a victims group says magazine capacity should be limited to five bullets for all firearms to reduce the damage a… Read more »
Hockey Canada has lifted its ban on sanctioned activities and is allowing the country’s 13 member organizations to individually determine when it’s safe to return to action. The move is… Read more »
Canada’s top doctor says the country has been successful at slowing the spread of COVID-19 but is warning that relaxing public health restrictions too quickly or too… Read more »
Things are good and gooey for our Canadian cheese lovers during their special day: National Cheese Day. To celebrate, Tre Stelle has released “Say Cheese” a free… Read more »
Casey Palmer’s hands were already full keeping his family safe from the COVID-19 pandemic when the killing of George Floyd provoked a flurry of emotions he’s still trying to unpack…. Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive their special one-time, tax-free… Read more »
Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit in April more than doubled compared with March as exports fell to their lowest level in more than a… Read more »
Saskatchewan government has declared a state of emergency to combat the rapid rise of COVID-19. Public gatherings will be limited to no more than 10 people inside… Read more »
Health officials in Saskatchewan are revising rules for family visits to long-term care homes and to patients in hospital intensive care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saskatchewan Health Authority… Read more »
Trudeau Government Given Failing Grade for Lack of Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
It was Sonya Nadine Mae Cywink’s 31st birthday when she went missing in Ontario in mid-August of 1994. She was with child. She had been planning to celebrate… Read more »
Canadian Forces Ends Mission, Drone Retrieves Human Remains, Pieces of Navy Helicopter That Crashed off Greece
The Canadian Armed Forces has ended a mission to retrieve the wreckage of Stalker 22, a Cyclone helicopter that went down off the coast of Greece in April with six military members on board.
Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau is expanding the required use of face coverings on planes, trains, ships and transit to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Effective at noon… Read more »
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has accused the prime minister of hypocrisy for calling on Canadians to do more to combat racism but refusing to condemn inflammatory remarks by… Read more »