Parents of Jack Letts say Scheer is ‘passing the buck’ on their son’s fate

OTTAWA — The parents of Jack Letts, a British-Canadian man imprisoned in northern Syria, are chastising Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer for saying he wouldn't lift a finger...

Jack Layton’s family and NDP Leader celebrate former leader’s life

TORONTO — Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are celebrating the late politician's life today, saying they continue to be inspired by...

Editor of Your Ward News gets one year in jail for hate promotion

TORONTO — The editor of a hate-filled Toronto-based publication has been jailed for one year. A judge sentenced James Sears after denying his bid to reopen...

All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored, Freeland says

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will head to Cuba next week for talks with her counterpart there on the situation in Venezuela. Freeland...

Liberals dig up video of Scheer speaking against same-sex marriage

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are urging Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to attend the Ottawa Pride parade after circulating a video of him speaking...

Canada commits $930M to Global Fund fight against AIDS and other diseases

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is shoring up its commitment to eradicating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. International Development Minister Maryam Monsef says Canada is contributing $930...

Jim Cuddy joins filmmaker Michael Moore for three-city Ontario tour

TORONTO — Singer-songwriter Jim Cuddy and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore are hitting the road together. The Blue Rodeo singer is joining Moore for a three-city...

Canada travelling to Japan to face former Women’s World Cup champs in friendly

OTTAWA — Canada's women's soccer team will face host Japan in its first match since being eliminated in the round of 16 at the World Cup. The...

U.S. secretary of state visits Ottawa in advance of G7 meeting in France

OTTAWA — Security around Parliament Hill has been tightened in anticipation of today's visit to Ottawa by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The Parliamentary...

LPGA Tour’s Suzann Pettersen: ‘I was sick of golf’ before maternity leave

AURORA, Ont. — When Suzann Pettersen left the LPGA Tour for maternity leave, she thought she might be done with golf. "To be honest I...

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