Canada unlikely to declare COVID victory as travel restrictions loosen – National

The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of the track was met with a chorus of cheers from thousands of revellers in cowboy hats and jeans, dazzled by the colorful lights of the midway in the distance. The Calgary Stampede attracted 500,000 visitors in 2021 after a year of pandemic isolation and uncertainty, … Read more

Global National: Sept. 24, 2022 | Storm Fiona leaves Atlantic Canada without power amid devastation – Global News

Global National: Sept. 24, 2022 | Storm Fiona leaves Atlantic Canada without power amid devastation  Global News “We’ve Got a Total War Zone Out There” – Port Aux Basques Mayor  VOCM Hurricane Fiona: Legault suspends campaign, says ‘government is ready’ to support eastern Quebec  CTV News Montreal Storm Fiona: Flooding and damage in southeastern New Brunswick  Global News View … Read more

Poilievre meeting with each Conservative MP ahead of October shadow cabinet decisions – National

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is holding one-on-one meetings with each Conservative MP to gauge their interests as he prepares to assemble his front bench of critics. The meetings come ahead of an expected announcement of Poilievre’s “shadow cabinet” in mid-October, multiple sources tell Global News, timed around a week-long break in House of Commons action. … Read more

Trudeau, Poilievre face off in first QP since Conservative leadership race – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre faced off over affordability and cost-of-living in question period on Thursday — their first direct confrontation since the new Conservative leader was crowned on Sept. 10. Poilievre, speaking in French, opened with a jab at Trudeau for missing the first two question periods of the session. … Read more

Documents senator sent to family trapped in Afghanistan weren’t authentic, says federal immigration department

Hundreds of people gather near a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane at the perimeter of the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 16, 2021. The speed of Afghanistan’s fall surprised Canada and other NATO countries.Shekib Rahmani/The Associated Press In the final days of a chaotic and inadequate government effort to rescue people from … Read more

Canada to drop COVID-19 vaccine border rules: sources

The federal government plans to drop its COVID-19 vaccine border requirements by the end of September and make the ArriveCan application optional, sources confirmed to CTV News. The government is expected to make this policy change by the end of the month, and the sources indicated the Liberals would also end the outstanding random COVID-19 … Read more

Poilievre subject of new NDP attack ad

OTTAWA — The NDP is the first party out of the gate with an attack ad against Pierre Poilievre, launching the attempt to frame the new Conservative leader as “not in it for you” just as the fall sitting of Parliament gets underway. The ad, sent Tuesday to party donors and set to roll out … Read more

Trudeau seen singing with renowned Quebec musician days before queen’s funeral – National

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau singing at a gathering in London, England, on Saturday — days before Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral — has sparked debate on social media. In the video, Trudeau can be seen singing the Queen song Bohemian Rhapsody as Quebec musician Gregory Charles plays piano. Charles is a member of … Read more

Former PM Stephen Harper invested into Order of Canada in London – National

If Shakespeare thought misery acquaints people with strange bedfellows, he may well agree that mourning a cherished monarch may also bridge some political divides. At least temporarily. Such was the case Sunday in London, when former prime minister Stephen Harper was invested into the Order of Canada while three of his previous political nemeses looked … Read more

These world leaders were not invited to the Queen’s funeral

World leaders began arriving in London this weekend to attend the state funeral service of the late Queen Elizabeth II Monday at Westminster Abbey in London.  President Biden and first lady Jill Biden were among hundreds of world leaders paying their respects to the monarch as she lies in state. Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska met with the Royal … Read more