Senate votes to approve gender neutral wording for Canada’s national anthem

OTTAWA — The Senate has passed a bill to make the national anthem more gender neutral, fulfilling the dying wish of Liberal MP Mauril Belanger. The Senate has given its final approval... Read more »

Military says concerns about privacy to blame for delay in sexual assault cases

The top police officer in the military has claimed that the real reason for delay in sexual assault cases are privacy concerns. This is related to a promise by the military last... Read more »

Alberta town says no to Pride flag, province says can fly at provincial building

TABER, Alta. — A southern Alberta town has turned down a request from a community group to fly a rainbow Pride flag. Taber Council has also approved a motion that calls for... Read more »

Federal transgender inmates to be housed, addressed according to gender identity

OTTAWA — The federal prison system is changing the way it treats transgender inmates, who will now be placed in a men’s or women’s facility based on how they self-identify. Correctional staff... Read more »

Brian Mulroney draws an ace

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney sees an ace where many other Canadians may only see a deuce. The latest talks between current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump drew... Read more »

Ottawa worried about driverless cars being hacked

Driverless cars are slowly appearing on Canadian roads, along with a few normal cars that have an automatic driving option as well. A senate committee has released a 76 page report about... Read more »

Trump to Congress: Talks about fixing trade deals, not about scrapping them

WASHINGTON — Facing scores of his fellow Republicans publicly pleading with him not to cancel NAFTA, U.S. President Donald Trump refrained from his oft-stated threat to scrap the continental pact while promising... Read more »

Elizabeth May orders a Green Party investigation into her own behavior

The Toronto Star and The Hill Times both published accounts of ex-staffers who claimed that Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green Party, was guilty of workplace bullying and creating a toxic... Read more »

Trudeau stands by veiled insult against nationalist group in Quebec

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had no regrets Tuesday for his veiled insult against members of a nationalist, far-right group during a speech in Quebec City in honour of the victims... Read more »

TFWs spark debate

A report this week by Global News reveals a disturbing trend. Temporary Foreign Workers, part of a federal government program to fill jobs Canadians don’t want, are staying longer. The report says the... Read more »