Canada & World

‘Full House’ to big house in college scheme? Experts differ

Attorneys for at least some of the parents are likely already negotiating deals with prosecutors

R. Kelly asks judge to let him go to Dubai to perform, needs money

R&B singer was arrested in February on sex-abuse charges

Watchdog to take public’s complaints on border agency, Liberals pledge

Trudeau government plans to make RCMP watchdog handle complaints about Canada Border Services Agency

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Unsolved 2008 murder of Gerald Supernault
Fortis BC on RNG
Williams Lake Employment Solutions Summit
Homeless man overwhelmed by support in Williams Lake

Canada says B.C. trying to impede Trans Mountain with pipeline legislation

Appeal Court is weighing B.C.’s ability to force permits for companies that transport hazardous goods

Washington State sheriff’s deputy killed, officer injured during traffic stop

Officials said Wednesday that the suspect has also died at a local hospital.

Budget responds to long-standing calls for federal strategy to address dementia

More than 400,000 Canadian seniors were living with dementia in 2013-14, two-thirds of them women

Canada slips in ranks while Finland tops global happiness report

World Happiness Report, by the U.N Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranks 156 countries

U.S. school official sorry for calling Hitler a ‘good leader’

He showed a photo of Hitler as part of a side-by-side comparison with Martin Luther King Jr.

Father, son buried as New Zealand mosque funerals begin

The funerals came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers

Dutch police question new suspect in deadly tram shooting

Police are looking for additional suspects in the shooting

Mueller’s most devoted fans anxiously await his report

But Mueller has become a boogeyman for many of President Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters

In pre-election budget, Liberals boost infrastructure cash to cities, broadband

The budget document says the Liberals have approved more than 33,000 projects, worth about $19.9 billion in federal financing

Trump escalates feud with Kellyanne Conway’s husband

Top aide’s husband not a fan of the U.S. president

Newfoundland man caught after posting photo of himself drinking and driving

The 19-year-old took a photo of himself holding a beer bottle and cigarette while at the wheel

A Canadian is the alleged informant in the U.S. college bribery scandal

Morrie Tobin of Montreal identified by Wall Street Journal as informant who helped expose scheme

Five highlights in the 2019 federal budget

Latest budget includes a sprinkling of money for voters across a wide spectrum

2019 BUDGET: Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples key theme in Liberal pre-election budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau stressed the Liberals commitment to reconciliation from beginning

BUDGET 2019: Liberals to create national drug agency for pharmacare plan

Canada’s current patchwork of drug coverage is not well equipped to handle increasingly expensive drugs

2019 BUDGET: New $1B border strategy will get tough on irregular asylum seekers

More than 40,000 asylum seekers have crossed into the country ‘irregularly’ since 2017

2019 BUDGET: Liberals promise billions for dairy, chicken farmers affected by trade deals

The budget earmarks $1.5 billion for farmers who lose money when they sell their production rights