Trudeau promised to ask for Pope Francis’ mea culpa on Wednesday, after a meeting designed to start the process towards reconciliation with Aboriginal people who were forced into a residential school system rife with abuse.
This isn't the first security breach at a Quebec jail. Last year, a helicopter landed on a recreation yard at another prison. Three prisoners escaped and eluded cops for two weeks before being caught.
Daniel Therrien, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, looked at three pieces of legislation that “taken together, these initiatives have resulted in what can only be described as a sea change for privacy rights in Canada.”
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised “nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples" on Tuesday, as he launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
Canada’s Government Lost, Broke, or Got Took for $250 Million Worth of Stuff Last Year — Including Guns
Unsurprisingly, the biggest leakage from the public purse were tax cheats. All told, the government managed to only recoup less than $37 million.
An Ontario madrasa is publicly rejecting that its organization promotes violence or extremism after Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed that one of the San Bernardino attackers studied at their Pakistani campus.
The speech from the throne, which kicks off a fresh sitting of Parliament, was delivered in the Senate chamber by Governor General David Johnston, as is custom.
Asked about the hack of a foreign company last year, the Canadian government admitted that it was aware, and never made the breach public.
Canada has had a spotty record on this front so far, with government departments frequently finding themselves the victims of phishing and malware schemes.
On Tuesday, the government posted two requests for air transportation — one, looking for charter planes from the Middle East to Toronto and Montreal, and a second request for planes to get them from those two cities to other destinations across Canada.
The bust comes as the Trudeau government readies to legalize the drug outright over the coming years, according to the prime minister’s own estimate.
The cameras are usually lauded as effective ways to prevent police brutality, discourage use of force, and facilitate prosecution if the officer is accused of wrongdoing.
Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad El Maati, and Muayyed Nureddin have been deadlocked in a legal battle with the Canadian government for years, as they seek compensation for the time they spent in Syrian jail cells.
Canada has given itself a two month extension on its ambitious plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees into the country by the end of 2015. Instead, it's new target aims to resettle 10,000 this year.
The long-awaited report looking into corruption and collusion in Quebec’s construction industry pulls back the layers on decades of widespread illegality throughout the province.
Trudeau’s climate plan largely rests on the idea that the provinces should be the ones to price carbon — and, in turn, keep the revenue. But it’s unclear if their individual goals are enough to hit Canada's national targets.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say the Italian mafia, the Hells Angels biker gang, and a coalition of street gangs were all working in unity to run territory throughout the East Coast.
Police Say Muslim Woman Attacked, Called a 'Terrorist' While Picking Her Kids Up From School in Canada
The attack happened the same day Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians he “will not abide innocent and peaceful citizens being targeted by acts of vandalism and intolerance.”
The prime minister says he wants to replace Canada's involvement in a coalition bombing the Islamic State with a plan that leans "more towards training of local troops," but he hasn't provided any other details.
Justin Trudeau's government has dropped a legal challenge mounted by his predecessor after a Canadian court ruled that the government couldn't force a woman to remove her face-covering veil during a citizenship ceremonies.