Canada

November 28, 2022

Journey is tough but rewarding, Michelle O’Bonsawin says during Supreme Court welcome

Members of the legal community and fellow judges welcome Michelle O’Bonsawin, a bilingual Franco-Ontarian and an Abenaki member of the Odanak First Nation, to the bench in a ceremony on Monday
November 28, 2022

Video: How police use genetics and genealogy to help solve cold cases

Toronto police are using new investigative genetic genealogy techniques to help crack cold cases, including historical homicides. On Monday, Nov. 28, detectives said they used these […]
November 28, 2022

Evening Update: Chinese anti-lockdown protesters focus anger on Xi Jinping

Also in the news today, the Canadian government will decide shortly on whether to launch talks on a trade deal with Taiwan
November 28, 2022

Hundreds in Vancouver rally in sympathy with China COVID-19 protests

Protesters also mourn the deaths of at least 10 people in an apartment fire in the Xinjiang region that critics blame on the anti-virus controls that have restricted millions to their homes in China
November 28, 2022

Two senior Air Force officers charged over ‘inappropriate’ fighter pilot nickname

Colonel Colin Marks and Lt.-Col. Corey Mask each face one charge of failing to effectively carry out their responsibilities and will face disciplinary hearings, Royal Canadian Air Force says
November 28, 2022

Executive director of Inuit counselling program in Nunavut charged with sexual assault

RCMP charged Malcolm Ranta from the Ilisaqsivik Society, an organization that oversees Our Life’s Journey, a counsellor training program delivered in Inuktitut
November 28, 2022

Alberta not proceeding with Premier Smith’s bill to protect COVID-19 unvaccinated

Alberta’s house leader says a bill that would outlaw restrictions on people not vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be introduced this fall
November 28, 2022

Joly seeks reprimand of Russian ambassador as embassy tweets against LGBTQ community

Russia’s embassy in Ottawa posted on Twitter and Telegram images of a crossed-out rainbow flag and Orthodox icons of Adam and Eve
November 28, 2022

Ontario passes housing bill amid criticism from cities, conservation authorities

One of the most controversial aspects of Ontario’s housing bill is freezing, reducing and exempting fees developers pay
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