Quebec shipyard is setting up an Arctic icebreaking research centre

Describing itself as Canada's polar partner, the Chantier Davie Shipyard in Quebec plans to announce the creation of a national centre on Tuesday focusing on icebreaking in the country's...

As courts prepare to restart jury trials, advocates call for fair pay for jurors

Canadians would rather get poked with a needle and give blood than sit on a jury, according to a recent national study conducted by the Canadian Juries Commission. ...

Andrew Furey wins Liberal leadership race, will become 14th premier of N.L.

Andrew Furey poses for a picture with his family — wife Alison, and children Rachel, Maggie and Mark — after winning the Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal leadership election....

Trudeau explains how he missed another chance to avoid trouble

Justin Trudeau says he was concerned about how it might look for him and his government to partner with the WE charity to deliver a student volunteer grant.  ...

Appointment of U.S. Arctic co-ordinator may signal more muscular American policy

The appointment of James DeHart as the U.S. co-ordinator for the Arctic signals the region's growing importance to Washington as an arena of geopolitical competition with Russia and China, say Canadian and...

RCMP says improper force allegations confirmed in just 1 per cent of cases

As police services everywhere cope with public pressure over their use of force policies, the RCMP is reporting that just one per cent of the more than 3,000 allegations...

Countries around the world are scrambling to find a COVID-19 vaccine, but access remains...

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the world hard, and countries around the globe are anxious to get their hands on a vaccine as soon as possible in the hopes...

Struggling language schools launch bid to bring 40,000 foreign students to Canada for fall...

Facing financial ruin due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's language schools have proposed an ambitious plan to bring 40,000 foreign students to Canada over the next few months to learn...

Air force, UN food agency tackle skyrocketing COVID-19 hunger in Latin America

The head of the UN World Food Program says the COVID-19 crisis has dramatically increased the number of starving people in Latin America, which could trigger a refugee exodus...

Pushback from families, MPs led to reversal on N.S. mass shooting inquiry, Blair says

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says it was persistent calls from victims' families for a public inquiry into April's mass shooting in Nova Scotia — and pressure from members...