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Trudeau gives nearly 300 tasks for ministers to take on in new parliament

Saturday  10:15,   14 december 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave his cabinet ministers marching orders Friday, spelling out that he wants legislated targets on greenhouse gas emissions, universal pharmacare, the Trans Mountain pipeline, a UN Security Council seat and... >>>

Office politics: Why Jody Wilson-Raybould doesn't really have a choice about moving offices

Saturday  10:05,   14 december 2019

Independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould says she is considering her options now that she has received a list of potential offices for her to move into — but she doesn’t have many. The former Liberal cabinet minister says she was originally told she... >>>

Murder charge withdrawn against 18-year-old in stabbing death of student Devan Selvey

Saturday  08:40,   14 december 2019

A first-degree murder charge against the 18-year-old accused in the stabbing death of Hamilton high school student Devan Selvey has been withdrawn, and he's instead facing assault charges, while the accused's younger brother remains charged... >>>

Scheer's resignation tips party into internal war over school tuition payments

Saturday  08:05,   14 december 2019

OTTAWA — Signs began to emerge Friday that the coming race to replace outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will be an acid test for whether social conservatives have a place in the Conservative Party of Canada. But difficult as that discussion >>>

Lawyers for QuadrigaCX customers ask RCMP to exhume body of Gerald Cotten

Saturday  08:00,   14 december 2019

Lawyers are asking to exhume the body due to the "questionable circumstances surrounding" Gerald Cotten's death.A letter dated Dec. 13, 2019, and posted on the website of law firm Miller Thomson, says that as representatives of the QuadrigaCX... >>>

Two men, one woman killed in plane crash on Gabriola Island, B.C.: coroner

Saturday  07:15,   14 december 2019

GABRIOLA ISLAND, B.C. — Authorities say two men and one woman died in a plane crash on Gabriola Island, B.C., on Tuesday after the pilot reported an equipment problem. The BC Coroners Service says it has identified one of the three deceased as a man >>>

Windsor police solve five-decade-old murder of six-year-old girl

Saturday  01:26,   14 december 2019

A veteran homicide cop fought back tears Friday as he described finally cracking one of Windsor’s oldest and most horrific cold cases — the kidnapping, sexual assault, savage beating and murder of six-year-old Ljubica Topic. The terrible... >>>

Top Tory fired after approving use of party funds for Scheer children private school

Saturday  01:05,   14 december 2019

The move comes after Global News broke the news that Scheer had been using party funds.The Conservative Party is also now bringing in a forensic auditor to review spending arrangements by the Conservative... >>>

'I don't keep quiet': Passenger wants face-to-face apology for racist remarks aboard flight

Saturday  00:55,   14 december 2019

"If they can say hurtful words in our face they certainly can apologize in person," says Miriam Lidd."If they can say hurtful words in front of my face, my father's face — if they can say hurtful words in our face they certainly can apologize in... >>>

New Speaker says he'll evict Wilson-Raybould if she doesn't leave willingly

Saturday  00:30,   14 december 2019

If it comes down to it, newly-elected House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says he will evict Jody Wilson-Raybould, the Independent MP currently locked in a turf war over office space with her former party. "I mean, obviously we have a process in... >>>

Man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer sentenced to 18 years

Saturday  00:20,   14 december 2019

EDMONTON — A man convicted of striking an Edmonton police officer with a car before stabbing him multiple times outside a football game has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, who is 32, could also serve time for running... >>>

Five things of note from Trudeau's mandate letters to his ministers

Saturday  00:10,   14 december 2019

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued marching orders to his cabinet on Friday. While many of the instructions come straight from the Liberal campaign platform, there are a few things that are new, or more detailed than what's been... >>>

Brampton mother says pharmacy misfilled baby’s prescription with strong opioid

Friday  23:55,   13 december 2019

“Even if I gave her a few drops, this could have killed her.” The head of the emergency department at North York General Hospital told Global News that Pathan's belief isn’t wrong. If an infant of Maryum’s age were to take methadone, the... >>>

Race to replace Scheer as federal Conservative leader could be crowded

Friday  23:40,   13 december 2019

OTTAWA — Moments after Andrew Scheer announced Thursday his intention to resign as Conservative party leader, speculation turned to who will replace him. Two of his prominent rivals in the 2017 leadership contest, Maxime Bernier and Kevin... >>>

'It was an accident': PhD student charged with attempted murder says he slipped on Signal Hill

Friday  23:35,   13 december 2019

The defendant, who is from Iran, denies the incident was a botched murder-suicide, but an unintentional act in a moment of passionCBC News cannot use his name due to a publication ban. Nor can we name the other man involved. We also can't tell you... >>>