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Jason Kenney endorses Erin O'Toole for leadership of Conservative party

Jason Kenney endorses Erin O'Toole for leadership of Conservative party

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, king among leaders of the conservative movement in Canada, is endorsing Erin O'Toole to lead the federal party.
Military needs to be 30-per-cent women for real change: vice-admiral

Military needs to be 30-per-cent women for real change: vice-admiral

OTTAWA — Nearly a third of members of the Canadian Forces should be women to bring about a real culture change in the military, says the admiral in charge of the Forces' human resources, while acknowledging the real trouble they're having getting the
Blockade on CP Rail tracks in Kahnawake comes down after more than three weeks

Blockade on CP Rail tracks in Kahnawake comes down after more than three weeks

KAHNAWAKE, Que.

No safety danger after derailment near Prince George, B.C.: CN Railway

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Canadian National Railway says there was no danger to public safety after about 20 rail cars derailed in a small community in northern British Columbia.
Protesters pack up camp at B.C. legislature after five arrests Wednesday night

Protesters pack up camp at B.C. legislature after five arrests Wednesday night

VICTORIA — Dozens of Indigenous youth and their supporters packed blankets and tarps Thursday, ending a 17-day protest at British Columbia's legislature that saw a fire burning constantly at the front steps and people camping overnight at the buildin
Canadian and U.S. military equipment vulnerable to cyberattacks, top officials say

Canadian and U.S. military equipment vulnerable to cyberattacks, top officials say

OTTAWA — Canada and the United States are working together to make their high-tech military equipment less hackable, top defence officials said in Ottawa Thursday, but they have a lot of work to do.
Cosmetics company Lush calls for end of Safe Third Country deal with U.S.

Cosmetics company Lush calls for end of Safe Third Country deal with U.S.

OTTAWA — Cosmetics company Lush has launched a campaign calling on Canadians to pressure Parliament to back out of an agreement with the U.S. governing refugee claims.
235 Canadians on cruise ship held for COVID-19 testing off California coast

235 Canadians on cruise ship held for COVID-19 testing off California coast

OTTAWA — There are 235 Canadians on the passenger manifest for a cruise ship that is being held off the coast of California for coronavirus testing. Global Affairs Canada says there are no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus on the ship.
Minassian admits planning, carrying out deadly Toronto van attack

Minassian admits planning, carrying out deadly Toronto van attack

TORONTO — A man who killed 10 people when he drove a van into crowds of pedestrians on a busy Toronto sidewalk in 2018 admitted to planning and carrying out the attack, court heard on Thursday.
Stung by Iran tragedy, Canada leading bid to better protect airliners

Stung by Iran tragedy, Canada leading bid to better protect airliners

WASHINGTON — Canada is taking a lead role in what Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Thursday he hopes will become an international effort to better protect civilian airliners around the world from being shot down over conflict zones.