Stéphane Dion’s thumbs-down gesture upsets mother of abducted kids: ‘I felt truly disrespected and dishonoured’
Stéphane Dion’s thumbs-down gesture upsets mother of abducted kids: ‘I felt truly disrespected and dishonoured’ OTTAWA – A B.C. woman whose four children were abducted by her ex-husband to Iran says she was shocked to see Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion make a dismissive thumbs-down gesture when her ordeal came up in the House of Commons. Alison Azer, who was sitting in...
Extremely deadly opioid willingly exported by Chinese companies There has been a rash of deaths across Canada and thousands worldwide as the extremely powerful synthetic opioid, fentanyl, has made its way into street drugs. Fentanyl can be up to 50 times stronger than heroin. Recently an even deadlier threat has come onto the scene. Carfentanil, another synthetic, is an is an...
Feds post razor-thin billion deficit in 2015-16 The federal government posted a razor-thin $1-billion deficit in 2015-16, a period in which both the Liberals and Conservatives had turns managing the public books.
Montreal Alouettes’ Kyries Hebert guest hosts Global News Morning in Montreal Montreal Alouettes linebacker, Kyries Hebert, stopped by Global News on Friday to guest host Global News Morning with anchor Laura Casella and weather specialist Kim Sullivan.
Rapper Classified urges fans to email judge over 5-year sentence for man who raped 11-year-old Rapper Classified is calling out a Newfoundland and Labrador judge for handing a St. John’s man a five-year sentence for brutally raping an 11-year-old girl and urged others on social media to speak out.
Calgary’s unemployment rate remains highest in Canada for third straight month Calgary’s unemployment rate climbed half a per centage point in September, making it the highest in Canada for the third straight month.
Unemployment rises in Saskatchewan during September The unemployment rate rose in Saskatchewan during September due to more people in the workforce.
Regina mayoral candidates square off on infill at forum Infill housing was a focus of the first open forum between mayoral candidates in the Regina civic election.
Canadian economy smashes expectations, adds over 67,000 new jobs The Canadian labour force beat expectations last month by gaining a healthy 67,200 net new jobs, with most of the increase concentrated in part-time and self-employed work.
Zika mosquitoes discovered in Canada One of the mosquito species known to carry the Zika virus has been discovered in southwestern Ontario. Aedes albopictus is also known as the Asian Tiger mosquito. This species is known as a carrier of the West Nile disease, but can also be a vector for Zika. Four specimens were found in a mosquito trap set to...