- NATO secretary-general will visit Canadian Arctic defence site in Nunavut next weekon August 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is making a visit to Canada next week.
- Ottawa announces $2.8M to support air services in remote Nunavut communitieson August 19, 2022 at 6:17 pm
The federal government has pledged $2.8 million to support essential air services for remote communities in Nunavut.
- Canada-German energy agreement to focus on long-term energy planning: Trudeauon August 19, 2022 at 3:59 pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hinting that an energy pact planned between Canada and Germany will focus more on Canada’s aim to be a long-term clean energy supplier to the world.
- Consequences of possible Taiwan trade trip by MPs will be considered: Trudeauon August 19, 2022 at 3:49 pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will ensure that members of Parliament consider all the possible consequences of a trade trip to Taiwan.
- Michelle O’Bonsawin named as Canada’s first Indigenous Supreme Court justiceon August 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominated Ontario judge Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada on Friday. She is the first Indigenous person chosen to sit on Canada’s top court and the appointment is being celebrated as filling an important role at the highest level of the country’s justice system.
- Feds probe ‘disturbing’ tweets by consultant on government-funded anti-racism projecton August 19, 2022 at 11:11 am
The federal diversity minister says he’s taking action over ‘disturbing’ tweets by a senior consultant on an anti-racism project that received $133,000 from his department.
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says decline of French in Canada ‘extremely worrying’on August 19, 2022 at 11:08 am
New census data showing a decline of French in Canada is ‘extremely troubling,’ the prime minister said Friday, but he added that Ottawa still has a responsibility to protect linguistic minorities across the country — including in Quebec.
- Transport minister says COVID-19 to blame for airport delays, flight cancellationson August 19, 2022 at 11:00 am
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra told the House of Commons transport committee the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting labour shortages are to blame for the significant wait times at Canadian airports, and said the ArriveCAN app is here to stay.
- Canada’s interim import ban on handguns takes effect todayon August 19, 2022 at 10:56 am
As of today, individuals and businesses are no longer able to import restricted handguns into Canada, with limited exceptions. The move announced earlier this month is aimed at expediting a key pillar of the federal effort to cap the number of handguns in the country.
- Closed-door national security committee of parliamentarians reviewing spyware useon August 18, 2022 at 5:14 pm
Parliament’s top-secret national security committee is launching a review into federal agencies’ ability to intercept private communications, on the heels of the RCMP revealing it has been using spyware as part of major investigations, for decades.