Navy commander apologizes for golfing with former chief of defence staff under military police investigation
News/Canada: The Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy has apologized for golfing with former top soldier, retired Gen. Jonathan Vance, while he’s under a military police investigation over allegations of inappropriate behaviour with female subordinates.
Head of NATO says member states need to 'strengthen' policy on China
News/Politics: When the leaders of NATO member states meet next week in Brussels, they'll need to strengthen their collective policy on an increasingly aggressive China, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Senior military leaders golfed with former top soldier currently under investigation
News/Politics: Two senior military leaders went golfing with the former chief of defence staff, retired general Jonathan Vance, last week while he’s under investigation for allegations of inappropriate behaviour involving female subordinates, the defence minister’s office confirms.
Six Nations wants $10M to search residential school grounds, a third of Ottawa's allocated funds
News/Politics: The chief and council of Six Nations of the Grand River in southern Ontario are asking Ottawa for $10 million to fund a search for possible remains on the grounds of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School.
How Canada can crush the variants with vaccines and make this reopening our last
News/Health: Canada is poised to battle back more contagious coronavirus variants that threaten to jeopardize reopening plans across the country due to a huge uptick in vaccine supply, a willingness from Canadians to get the shots and some promising new vaccine research.
CBC Radio's The House: Confronting hate in Canada
Radio/The House: On this week's show: Liberal, Conservative and NDP MPs discuss how politicians should work to confront Islamophobia in Canada. Independent senator and G7 veteran Peter Boehm takes a wide view of this weekend's summit. And CBC's Murray Brewster reports on what's topping the agenda in Cornwall. Plus — a debate over Ontario's use of the notwithstanding clause and a look at incentivizing vaccine uptake.
When international travel resumes, Canada's borders and airports will be very different
News/Politics: Just as the 9/11 attacks did 20 years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic will transform the way people travel internationally — with hundreds of millions of dollars in new government spending planned for modernizing border security and updating public health measures at airports.
Pakistan's PM urges governments to fight online hate and extremism after London, Ont. truck attack
News/Politics: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is calling on world leaders to crack down on online hate and extremism following the deadly truck attack in London, Ont. — now being investigated by authorities as a possible act of terror.
So you've had your second dose. What now?
News/Politics: Roughly 9 per cent of Canadians are now fully vaccinated and all levels of government are under pressure to start outlining which restrictions can be lifted for those who've gotten their second doses — and how they'll be expected to prove it.
New COVID-19 cases have dropped 80 per cent — and 5.3 million more shots are set to arrive next week
News/Politics: After months of mostly bad news, Canada's chief public health officer said today the country's COVID-19 trajectory has improved dramatically and an anticipated flood of doses should put the country "on the path back to the things we miss."