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Canada wanted China to stop 'inaccurate' talk about justice system in Huawei case

Canada wanted China to stop 'inaccurate' talk about justice system in Huawei case

OTTAWA — Global Affairs officials wanted Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to tell a senior Chinese Communist Party official in December that China should stop spreading "inaccurate" information about the Canadian justice system following th
Accused in woman's death 'controlled every aspect' of home they shared: Crown

Accused in woman's death 'controlled every aspect' of home they shared: Crown

WINNIPEG — A Crown prosecutor argued Tuesday that a man accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a barrel in their backyard used physical and psychological abuse to manipulate multiple women who lived in the home. "Mr.

Woman charged after allegedly throwing bong water on ex-girlfriend

KINGSTON, Ont. — An Ontario woman who allegedly threw bong water on her ex-girlfriend during an argument has been charged with assault. Police in Kingston, Ont.
MPs demand more help as mental-health issues approach 'crisis' on Canada's farms

MPs demand more help as mental-health issues approach 'crisis' on Canada's farms

OTTAWA — Lawmakers are calling on the federal government to better support farmers who they say are especially vulnerable to mental-health issues like stress, depression and suicidal thoughts.
Quebecer jailed in Oman being extradited to United Arab Emirates, son says

Quebecer jailed in Oman being extradited to United Arab Emirates, son says

MONTREAL — A Quebec man who has been jailed on fraud-related charges in the Middle East is being extradited from Oman to the United Arab Emirates, his son said Tuesday.

Canada files North Pole competing claim with Russia, Denmark

Canada has finally made its case that the top of the world flies the Maple Leaf.
Tories demand Goodale explain delayed police call on prison sex-assault claim

Tories demand Goodale explain delayed police call on prison sex-assault claim

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale must explain why the Correctional Service of Canada waited three months to call police after learning of assault allegations at Nova Institution for women in Truro, N.S.
New Brunswick health officials confirm 9th case of measles in province

New Brunswick health officials confirm 9th case of measles in province

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick have confirmed another case of measles — bringing the total to nine in the Saint John area — and some officials predict the number could go higher. Dr.

Is quest for Canadian oil independence more a political pitch than economics?

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he wants to end Canadian imports of foreign oil by 2030, a move experts say would mostly affect purchases from the United States and could endanger deep trade relationships.

Canada's citizenship oath, before and after changes to include Indigenous rights

OTTAWA — Canada's citizenship oath as it stands today: "I swear (or affirm) that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, her heirs and successors, and that I will faithfully observe the laws of