Category Archives: Canada

Canada, U.S. Working Together Is No Guarantee of Border Symmetry, Ambassador Says

The United States border crossing is seen on March 18, 2020 in Lacolle, Quebec. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

Dany Fortin Says ‘Career Appears to Be Over’ After Misconduct Investigation Revealed

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, vice-president of logistics and operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada, participates in a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in…

Government Interfering With ‘Exclusive Jurisdiction’ of House, Speaker Tells Court

OTTAWA—A federal attempt to shield documents related to the firing of two scientists is a violation of parliamentary privilege and must be tossed out of court, House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says. In a notice of motion filed Thursday

CSIS Warns of Increasingly Sophisticated State-Sponsored Activity Targeting Elections

OTTAWA—The Canadian Security Intelligence Service warns that it sees steady, and in some cases increasing, foreign interference by state actors against Canada. In a report released Thursday, CSIS says it has observed persistent and advanced state-sponsored threat activity targeting elections

Some Canadians Frustrated They Still Can’t Cross U.S. Land Border

Canadian and American flags fly near the Ambassador Bridge at the Canada-USA border crossing in Windsor, Ont. on March 21, 2020. Canada and the U.S.…

Judge Issues Reasons for Rejecting New Evidence in Meng Wanzhou’s Extradition Case

VANCOUVER—A B.C. Supreme Court judge says she won’t allow proposed new evidence in Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case because it doesn’t “expressly” support the Huawei executive’s claim that the United States’ case against her is “manifestly unreliable.” Associate Chief Justice Heather

Canada: Modern but No Longer Very Democratic or Western

A statue of Canada’s first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 3, 2021. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

The Pros and Cons of Replacing Canada’s Aging Submarine Fleet

HMCS Windsor, one of Canada's Victoria-class long-range patrol submarines, returns to port in Halifax on June 20, 2018, after completing a five-month deployment in the…

35 Lawmakers Call on Trudeau to Sanction Perpetrators of Falun Gong Persecution in China

The 35 legislators who signed a joint letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging sanctions on Chinese officials instrumental in the persecution of Falun Gong…

Elizabeth May Speaks out About ‘Rumours’ Swirling Around Green Party Turmoil

Former Green party leader Elizabeth May speaks ahead of the party's leadership announcement in Ottawa, on October 3, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)