News: Canada

COMMENTARY: John Horgan’s risky snap provincial election in B.C. will be watched closely

Tuesday  18:41,   22 september 2020

Even though Horgan's New Democrats may be riding high in the polls right now, there's a very good chance his snap-election gamble will backfire, Mike Smyth says.Like Trudeau, Horgan has won public plaudits for his management of the COVID-19... >>>

The latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

Tuesday  18:41,   22 september 2020

OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 11:00 Ontario is reporting 478 new cases of COVID-19 today, along with three new deaths related to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 68 per cent of the... >>>

Ottawa affirms Mi'kmaq treaty rights in Nova Scotia lobster dispute

Tuesday  18:41,   22 september 2020

SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — The federal government is affirming the Mi'kmaq First Nation's treaty rights in an ongoing dispute with non-Indigenous fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia. Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan and Indigenous Relations >>>

N.L. police officer charged with sexual assault while on duty takes the stand

Tuesday  18:41,   22 september 2020

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador police officer on trial for sexual assault took the stand this morning in a St. John's courtroom. Carl Douglas Snelgrove told the court he offered a 21-year-old woman a ride home in December... >>>

Jonathan Kay: B.C. NDP succumbs to the leftist battle over identity politics

Tuesday  18:32,   22 september 2020

During this year of protest — which has included both Indigenous blockades and Black Lives Matters marches — most progressive Canadian politicians have walked a fine line when it came to overtly race-based academic doctrines such as... >>>

Mandryk: Meili must rewire city voters to hear NDP's message

Tuesday  17:30,   22 september 2020

New Democratic Party Leader Ryan Meili took a big step Sunday toward revitalizing his party by choosing a familiar path. He marked the unofficial start of the 2020 Saskatchewan election campaign with a party rally in Regina Coronation Park and... >>>

Relatives of the "father of independence" cultivate the memory of another Mali

Tuesday  17:30,   22 september 2020

© MICHELE CATTANI Hatouma Keïta, daughter of Modibo Keïta, first president of independent Mali, in Bamako on September 21, 2020 with, at her side , a portrait of her father "It's a pride!": on the occasion of the anniversary of Mali's independence, >>>

Clemens Fuest: With new debts through the crisis

Tuesday  17:15,   22 september 2020

A current forecast by the Munich Ifo Institute sees the collapse of the German economy due to the Corona crisis less badly than feared. Ifo boss Clemens Fuest explains why in a DW interview. © picture-alliance / dpa / S. Stache Provided by Deutsche >>>

Australia’s ‘extreme’ 2nd lockdown curbed coronavirus — here’s what it took

Tuesday  16:16,   22 september 2020

Melbourne has been under one of the toughest lockdowns in the world, including a nightly curfew, after a second outbreak in that state saw daily infection soar.And as Canadians prepare for a potential fall or winter shutdown, experts argue we may... >>>

The Xbox Game Pass on the way to critical mass - Microsoft and Sony part ways

Tuesday  16:10,   22 september 2020

© Provided by Dr. Windows Xbox Game Pass The takeover of ZeniMax Media by Microsoft, including Bethesda and many prominent titles such as Fallout, DOOM, Dishonored and Wolfenstein, announced on Monday, has shaken the gaming world. One of the many... >>>

More than half of Canadians think coronavirus deficit too big but split on election need

Tuesday  15:17,   22 september 2020

Voters, including Liberals, say they want to see a plan to get back towards balanced budgets.And even a majority of Liberal supporters say they want to see a plan for getting back towards balanced budgets when they weigh their options before the... >>>

Life is Druze in the Golan

Tuesday  15:10,   22 september 2020

© Ammar Awad A gathering of Druze near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in the occupied Golan, October 6, 2018. Every Tuesday, snapshots of 'Israel and Palestine, discovering the geographical and mental bubbles of a territory as small as >>>

Solar, wind… Total wants to take advantage of the juicy green energy market in China

Tuesday  14:30,   22 september 2020

© Kévin Comte Solar, wind… Total wants to take advantage of the juicy green energy market in China Total Eren, Eren Industries and Aden create a joint venture responsible for providing renewable energy services in China. The energy transition... >>>

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22

Tuesday  13:15,   22 september 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 1 a.m. EDT on Sept. 22, 2020: There are 145,415 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 68,128 confirmed (including 5,804 deaths, 59,131 resolved) _ Ontario: 47,274 confirmed (including... >>>

Majority of Canadians support wearing masks during COVID-19, oppose protests: poll

Tuesday  12:23,   22 september 2020

OTTAWA — A new survey suggests the recent rise in new COVID-19 cases across Canada comes with a similar increase in support for the mandatory wearing of masks in public places. The online survey by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies says >>>