Canada Political News
Currently showing last 100 links of 7,606
There is a plan to end the war in Syria, it might even work
World powers, including arch foes, seem to have found some level of agreement on a Syria without Bashar al-Assad, Brian Stewart writes. A peace plan of sorts is coming together very quickly. Whether it works may take a while to determine.
Obama threatens to veto Republican bill on Syrian refugees
The White House on Wednesday threatened a presidential veto of House Republican legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, calling new requirements in the bill "untenable."
'My ISIS Is the Police': Race and Guns in Nebraska
State senator Ernie Chambers was first elected to Nebraska's unicameral legislature in 1970. Representing a largely African American neighborhood of Omaha in a largely white legislature, he often says what others don't want to hear.
Trudeau commits to more military trainers in fight against ISIS
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will increase the number of ground troops training local forces fighting ISIS in Iraq, but he will not go back on an election promise to pull Canada’s CF-18s out of the U.S.-led coalition, even as other nations ra
Scientists, ministers get green light to speak under Trudeau
You're about to start hearing a lot more from elected officials and government scientists. For nearly a decade, the Prime Minister's Office has exercised tight control over the release of information, but reporters are hopeful they can now do a better job
Trans-Pacific Partnership text has been released
The long-awaited text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal was released on Thursday by New Zealand, revealing the details of a pact aimed at freeing up commerce in 40 per cent of the world's economy but criticized for its opacity, including b
U.S. tests China as destroyer sails through disputed islands
A U.S. Navy ship sailed near an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea in a long-anticipated challenge to what the Obama administration considers Beijing's "excessive claim" of sovereignty in those waters, a U.S. defence official said Mon
Way too many Nazi references in this Republican race
'Calming' Ben Carson, the soft-spoken former neurosurgeon who likes to invoke Hitler on the campaign trail, is suddenly leading the Republican presidential race, alongside Donald Trump. Listen to what he says, Neil Macdonald writes.
Canada’s New Government May Be a New Beginning for Science
When Simon Donner, a climate scientist at the University of British Columbia, visited a sprawling Canadian government research center last spring, it wasn’t the empty hallways and sparsely occupied laboratories that stuck with him. You’d expect those ghos
Back to Canada News