OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used a mid-mandate mini-shuffle yesterday to shore up his cabinet in two areas where his government has fallen far short of his soaring campaign rhetoric: veterans and indigenous affairs.
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OTTAWA—Canada's top soldier expressed solidarity with the LGBTQ community yesterday by walking in Ottawa's annual Pride parade.
But Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of defence staff, had no word for those awaiting an apology over being forced from the Canadian military for being gay or lesbian in past decades.
OTTAWA—A major effort is underway to collect the most detailed data yet on the state of the country's roads, bridges, water pipes, and transit systems.
Statistics Canada quietly launched a national survey late last month to get an unprecedented level of granular detail on the state of infrastructure at the provincial and municipal level.
Health Canada is warning the public about the suffocation risk associated with baby nests: small, portable beds with soft, padded sides.
Also called baby pods, they often are advertised as multi-functional products that can be used as a sleep surface, a changing mat, or a tummy time mat.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump again suggested the North American Free Trade Agreement be terminated, tweeting yesteray that both Canada and Mexico are being “very difficult.”
But observers and political leaders didn't appear to take the threat too seriously.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard brushed aside Trump's comment.
MONTREAL—The four NDP leadership hopefuls tread carefully yesterday when they were asked to weigh in on Quebec's ongoing discussion over religion and identity during a French-language debate in Montreal.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making former TV host Seamus O'Regan his new veterans affairs minister in a mid-mandate cabinet shakeup that also will give Health minister Jane Philpott a new role in a restructured Indigenous Affairs department.
OTTAWA—Starting Aug. 31, transgender Canadians can indicate on their passports that they don't identify as either male or female.
It's the latest step in the federal government's plan to eventually allow individuals to identify their sex as “x"—that is, unspecified—on passports and other government-issued documents that typically allow people to tick only "m" or "f.”
OTTAWA—Mike Duffy, the Senate, and the RCMP are heading back to court with the senator seeking more than $7.8 million in damages stemming from the high-profile investigation, suspension, and court case about his expenses.
EDMONTON—A bride and groom spent their first night of wedded bliss in jail when Edmonton police arrested them after a post-wedding brawl in a downtown bar.
It's unclear how it all started, but photos and videos posted on social media show the fight on the weekend spilling out of the Denizen Hall bar and onto the street.
Witnesses say the bride was right in the middle of it.