Trudeau wants to join allies fighting China’s trade pressure

OTTAWA—Canada will coordinate its upcoming Indo-Pacific strategy with allies like South Korea to align human rights and trade so China doesn’t pit one country against another and compete for “little access” to the world’s largest market, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Standing next to Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, Trudeau said it “makes sense” to … Read more

Tory MPs say journalist’s tweet incites violence

Conservative MPs have asked the parliamentary press gallery to revoke a freelance reporter’s access to the Hill after he posted a tweet they saw as a threat that could incite violence against politicians. The controversy stemmed from Saskatchewan MP Garnett Genuis’ reference to British band Queen during Question Time Wednesday, as a dig at Prime … Read more

Poilievre Turns To Ontario PC To Lead Federal Conservatives

OTTAWA — The executive director of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party makes a leap to the federal level. Mike Crase, who has been running the PCs since 2018, has been hired to lead the conservative party, the Star has learned. It is the latest personnel change made by Pierre Poilievre as he nears the end of … Read more

Ottawa’s emissions targets for fertilizer use are unrealistic, industry report says – National

A new industry-led report suggests Canadian farmers may only be able to achieve only half of the federal government’s target of 30 percent reduction in fertilizer emissions by 2030. The report, commissioned by Fertilizer Canada and the Canola Council of Canada, examines the effect a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the use … Read more

5 things to know on for Wednesday, September 7, 2022: Interest rates, COVID-19 lingers, Titanic video

The Bank of Canada is expected to raise overnight rates again, we learn more about victims of the Saskatchewan stabbings and a new report predicts an alarming rise in dementia. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 1. Rate increase: The Bank of Canada is expected to raise its overnight rate for … Read more

Diana, Princess of Wales: What It Was Like to Hide Her Death

LONDON — Diana, Princess of Wales, was just 36 when the vehicle she and her lover were traveling in crashed into a Paris tunnel as it drove away from photographers. Now, 25 years later, CTV National News Chief International Correspondent Paul Workman recounts the Paris scene as he arrived to cover the tragedy. The princess … Read more

Canadian Tire faces higher-than-usual inventory levels amid ‘messy quarter’ – National

Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is facing higher than normal inventory levels following a late start to sales in warm weather and early deliveries of fall and winter products. The company had additional inventory of $465.6 million worth of goods at the end of its most recent quarter, an increase of about 18 percent from the … Read more

More mosquitoes? Why Canadians could see a revival this summer and beyond – National

Suffering from more mosquitoes this summer? You are not alone. Canada is buzzing with pesky bugs as parts of the country see higher than usual numbers due to humid, warm weather, raising concerns about related diseases, particularly West Nile virus in humans. “It certainly seems … anecdotal that it’s an important year for mosquitoes,” said … Read more

Pope should have recognized genocide during Canada visit, indigenous leaders say

A member of the National Indian Residential School Circle of Survivors says it’s good that Pope Francis admitted what happened in the schools was genocide, but he should have said it before he left Canada. Ken Young, the former regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Manitoba, says he believes the Pope failed … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination rate lower among urban indigenous people, study shows. Why?

According to a new study, COVID-19 vaccination rates among Ontario’s urban Indigenous population were lower compared to the general population, despite the priority rollout. The research published Tuesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) found that between March 2020 and December 2021, the uptake of the two-dose COVID-19 vaccine for First Nations, Inuit and … Read more