OTTAWA—Spiritual leaders yesterday reflected on the horrors of the First World War while calling for a world of tolerance and peace as thousands of Canadians braved the biting cold to remember and honour those who fought to defend such ideals.
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OTTAWA—Confusion over the number of irregular migrants that have been removed from Canada led to an apology yesterday from Border Security minister Bill Blair—and attracted fresh calls from Opposition MPs for more action to address ongoing border woes.
OTTAWA—Federal Opposition parties are preparing their ammunition for a fall session of Parliament aimed at attacking the Trudeau government's record on pipelines, trade, and promises to raise fortunes of the middle class as the opening act in the year-long countdown to the 2019 election.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government is scrapping an unpopular lottery system for reuniting immigrants with their parents and grandparents, and is increasing the number of sponsorship applications it will accept next year.
OTTAWA—After a week of internal caucus squabbles, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer will try to refocus the spotlight on trying to convince Canadians his party is a government-in-waiting.
Party members from across the country are preparing to gather this week for their first policy convention since Scheer was elected chief last year.
OTTAWA—Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's oft-repeated message of diversity in Canada, calling it a form of “radical multiculturalism.”
RIGA, Latvia—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that Canada is extending its NATO commitment in Latvia by another four years—to March, 2023—and will boost the number of troops in the country to 540 from the current 455 in a show of ongoing solidarity with the alliance.
OTTAWA—A Liberal member of Parliament facing what he calls an allegation following an incident in Halifax on the weekend remains a member of the government caucus.
But so far, no one is saying much about the matter.
The chief of staff to government whip Pablo Rodriguez says Francis Drouin, MP for the eastern Ontario riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, is still a Liberal MP.
OTTAWA—There remains no information to warrant a change in Canada's risk level, Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale reiterated yesterday following what he described as a “horrendous” midday van attack in Toronto that killed 10 pedestrians and injured 15 others.
OTTAWA—After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration minister Ahmed Hussen said yesterday.
The government no longer will be allowed to reject permanent resident applications from those with serious health conditions or disabilities.