Newfoundland minister Judy Foote to quit Trudeau cabinet, report says
Judy Foote, a strong female voice in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet, is set to resign her position Thursday as public works minister and will step down altogether as a Newfoundland and Labrador MP this fall, according to a report.
Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov pleads not guilty in U.S. court, lawyer says
Baratov was arrested in Hamilton in March under the Extradition Act after U.S. authorities indicted him and three others for computer hacking and economic espionage.
Rethink needed on old age security eligibility after fiscal report, Tory critic says
The chief actuary’s report forecasts spending to hit about $247 billion by 2060 — five times what it is slated to be this year — due to people living longer.
Trudeau’s warning to would-be asylum seekers may fall on deaf ears: Hébert
It will be hard to convince many fleeing across the border that their odds of finding a safe haven are not better in Canada than in America.
Canada is not a safe haven for asylum seekers, Trudeau warns
Prime minister takes stronger line in attempt to discourage would be migrants from coming to Canada and to hold off anti-immigrant sentiment at home.
Canada won’t join U.S. missile defence, send troops to Afghanistan, Trudeau says
The prime minister is throwing cold water on any notion the government plans to sign on to the ballistic missile defence program, or to send troops back to Afghanistan, which it vacated three years ago.
Action on First Nations youth inquest recommendations called ‘disappointing’
Lawyers for families of seven students who died in Thunder Bay issue C+ grade for work in first year
Newfoundland failed to protect 12-year-old girl impregnated by stepfather: report
The 12-year-old girl received inadequate screening and assessments which may have enabled the sexual abuse to continue, a child advocate says.
Mosquito species capable of carrying Zika virus found in Ontario
The Windor-Essex County Health Unit says one of their mosquito traps recently caught an adult Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can carry the Zika virus.
Cornwall politicians assured about asylum-seekers after meeting with Goodale
One councillor said the meeting with the federal public safety minister made local leaders “feel more comfortable” with the process.