Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau addresses the General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his speech at the U.N. today to show that, contrary to the overwhelmingly positive press the country
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to put the spotlight on Canada in his speech to the UN General Assembly. The Liberal leader will address Canada’s relationship with First Nations and the path toward reconciliation, a senior government source tells CBC News. The highly-anticipated New York
After a heckler demanded that NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh tell her “when your Sharia is going to end”, it came to our attention that some Canadians may not know what adherents of the myriad faiths that are practiced in Canada look like. Take our quiz and see how well you score!
Bernie Sanders got a welcome boost when launching his legislative bid for a single-payer healthcare program in the United States yesterday — the endorsement of a prominent Canadian doctor. “I just handed over this card, my Canadian health care card to my doctor, and that was it,” she says. “In public
Hurricane Irma’s presence has been felt not only in Florida, but across the Caribbean islands. On the tiny island of Barbuda, 95 per cent of the structures were destroyed by Irma. The Category 5 storm also left a trail of destruction in St. Martin, where officials say 70 per cent of structures was
Ready or not, fall is around the corner, and this year might be a mild one for much of Canada. This year has already been the worst wildfire season for B.C. in six decades – and it’s not over yet. The weather expert warned these fires may persist until November.
From left to right, NDP leadership candidates Jagmeet Singh, Charlie Angus, Niki Ashton and Guy Caron. The past couple years have seen the improbable rise of old school social democrats finding popularity among voters some 50 years their junior. Be it Bernie Sanders in the U.S., Jeremy Corbyn in the
Online and TV viewers this weekend were shocked by a video of the rough arrest of a Utah nurse simply following hospital procedure. Alex Wubbels, the nurse in the video, spoke to CNN this morning to explain why the incident was only coming to light now, despite the incident taking place on July 25,
McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., saw its ranking jump 35 spots to No. 78 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2018. The University of Oxford is the world’s top-ranked university for 2018, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The publication
This photo shows a woman smoking a cigarette in her vehicle. A West Coast police force is sending a message to motorists with a hefty fine that didn’t come with a warning. The West Shore RCMP posted a tweet showing how one driver was given a $575 fine Thursday by a police officer in Langford, B.C.,
A Houston neighbourhood is devastated by in widespread flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey on Aug. 30, 2017. In June 2013, more than 200 millimetres of rain in less than 48 hours left parts of Calgary under water. A month after that happened, the Greater Toronto Area was swamped with its own flood
A statue of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, is photographed in Kingston, Ont. Photo from CP. More than half of Canadians are against changing the names of schools that pay tribute to the country’s first prime minister, according to a new poll. The Angus Reid Institute released
Canadians have displayed morel linguistic diversity than commonly imagined. A new survey has revealed the subtle but very real linguistic diversity of Canada’s English-speaking population. The results showed that Canadian English isn’t uniform and that in some cases people have made up their own words
Sen. Mike Duffy is suing the federal government and the Senate for damages stemming from his criminal trial over his Senate expenses. Duffy was acquitted of all charges in 2016. Sen. Mike Duffy is taking legal action against the Senate and the federal government, seeking more than $8 million in damages
Canadians believe Winnipeg is the most unsafe city in the country, with Ottawa soaring as the safest. Canadians have revealed how safe they feel cities around the country are, even if they aren’t actually as safe as they may seem. According to a new poll released by Mainstreet Research covering safety
This photo taken in Prineville, Ore., shows a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. If you missed the solar eclipse this week, you’ll have another opportunity to witness the natural phenomenon in 2024. Before Monday, it took 38 years for a total solar eclipse to return to the U.S. mainland, which most
This photo taken on March 9, 2016, shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. Another total solar eclipse will take place across various parts of the U.S. on Aug. 21, 2017. On Monday, a rare astronomical event will present an awe-inspiring experience in North America and Canadians will be
Reports of another deadly vehicle attack in Europe struck social media Wednesday. This time, the Spanish tourist hotspot of Barcelona was targeted in what police suspect was a terror-related incident.
Members of the Canadian armed forces take part in a Sunset Ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. In 1917, Leslie Miller, a Canadian soldier who took part in the capture of Vimy Ridge, picked up a handful of acorns and took them back with him to his farm just outside Toronto. The oak saplings
Police in Utah have released dramatic dash camera footage that shows the moment when two vehicles collided, resulting in a massive explosion. KUTV 2News says the fatal crash captured by Utah Highway Patrol took place on July 26 on Highway 89/91 in Wellsville, Utah. The police car was reportedly trailing
Participants of the annual underground freedom train perform with djembe drums at Union Station in Toronto to commemorate Emancipation Day. On this day in 1833, the Slavery Abolition Act was signed, outlawing slavery throughout the Britain’s colonies and thus turning Canada into the terminus of the
A Twitter user sparked a conversation about Albertans’ poor driving habits by simply asking which drivers are as bad as Alberta’s. Not too long after, Twitter had its fill of opinions on the province’s drivers. Alberta drivers are awful.
Rolling Stone is just the latest American publication to fawn over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with its profile and lament America’s current leadership (the physical copy asks “Why can’t he be our president?”). Is he as strong a leader in his home nation as his global image would suggest?
Donald Trump signs a MAGA hat at a campaign rally prior to the U.S presidential elections. It’s been revealed that those red “Make America Great Again” hats popularized by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign were being sold through a Canadian company, right on the heels of the first “Made in America