Hundreds of Canadian radio, TV stations could close due to pandemic, study finds

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is calling on the federal government to help save private radio and television stations, after the COVID-19 pandemic infected ad revenue. As Eric Sorensen explains, the CAB warns that Ottawa’s intervention is needed to help the industry survive. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7298545/coronavirus-canada-radio-television-study/ Subscribe to Global News … Read more Hundreds of Canadian radio, TV stations could close due to pandemic, study finds

Federal panel on ending solitary confinement in Canada disbanded

Several months after Ottawa pledged to end solitary confinement in Canadian prisons, the independent advisory panel tasked with making that change has released a scathing report. Abigail Bimman explains why the panel, which has now been disbanded, says it was blocked from doing its job. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global … Read more Federal panel on ending solitary confinement in Canada disbanded

Global National: Aug. 26, 2020 | Feds shell out billions to help Canada’s schools reopen

In less than two weeks, most of Canada’s schools are set to reopen and those in the Yukon have already begun classwork. While reopening plans vary from province to province, the concerns don’t. It’s become a source of concern for parents across the country and a flashpoint between teachers’ unions and some provincial governments. Prime … Read more Global National: Aug. 26, 2020 | Feds shell out billions to help Canada’s schools reopen

Coronavirus: Canada to give provinces $2B to help kids turn safely return to school | FULL

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Ottawa would be giving provinces and territories $2 billion more to help them ensure kids can safely return to school in September. The money is on top of the $19 billion already promised to help them cope with the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is … Read more Coronavirus: Canada to give provinces $2B to help kids turn safely return to school | FULL

Chinese FM urges Ottawa to remove obstacles in boosting bilateral ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged Canada to remove the obstacles in boosting bilateral relations. He made the remarks in a meeting with his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne in Rome. Wang said Canada’s detention of Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou for no reason has caused serious difficulties in expanding bilateral ties. His comments … Read more Chinese FM urges Ottawa to remove obstacles in boosting bilateral ties

Coronavirus: Ottawa pledges $82.5M for Indigenous mental health support during pandemic | FULL

Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller announced at a federal COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday that the government is pledging $82.5 million to improve mental health services in Indigenous communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Also during the briefing, Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam said when comparing the first peak of the epidemic in … Read more Coronavirus: Ottawa pledges $82.5M for Indigenous mental health support during pandemic | FULL

Coronavirus: Ottawa under pressure to relax non-essential travel restrictions

As Canada’s airline industry struggles to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa is facing pressure to relax restrictions on non-essential travel. Heather Yourex-West looks at cases where COVID-19 was spread inside planes and what can reduce the transmission. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7288950/marc-garneau-aviation-safety-coronavirus/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global … Read more Coronavirus: Ottawa under pressure to relax non-essential travel restrictions

Global National: Aug. 21, 2020 | Federal, Ontario governments investing in Canadian-made PPE

On this episode of Global National: The federal Canadian and Ontario governments are investing almost $47 million in 3M Canada to support the company’s N95 mask-making operations in Brockville, Ont. David Akin explains how much personal protective equipment (PPE) will be made, and how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to questions about suspending Parliament. As … Read more Global National: Aug. 21, 2020 | Federal, Ontario governments investing in Canadian-made PPE

Coronavirus: Liberals unveil $37B for CERB transition to new benefits, EI changes | FULL

Deputy Prime Minister and new Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, alongside Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, announced on Thursday new changes to federal income support programs for workers affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The new measures include broad changes to the Employment Insurance program and the creation of three new … Read more Coronavirus: Liberals unveil $37B for CERB transition to new benefits, EI changes | FULL

Global National: Aug. 19, 2020 | Documents shed new light into WE Charity affair

On Wednesday’s episode of Global National: The Canadian government has released thousands of pages of internal records, linked to the cancelled WE Charity contract. Abigail Bimman explains why the Conservatives are accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of a coverup, what the heavily redacted documents reveal and what questions remain unanswered. An RCMP statement says the … Read more Global National: Aug. 19, 2020 | Documents shed new light into WE Charity affair

Global National: Aug. 18, 2020 | Trudeau shakes up cabinet before proroguing parliament

In our top story: Canada has a new finance minister with Chrystia Freeland taking on the role after Bill Morneau resigned, becoming the first woman to occupy the powerful position in Canadian history. David Akin reports on the choice of Freeland as finance minister. Morneau’s departure set off a series of fast-moving events in Ottawa … Read more Global National: Aug. 18, 2020 | Trudeau shakes up cabinet before proroguing parliament

Bill Morneau insists resignation was voluntary amid reports of rift with Trudeau

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced his resignation, insisting it was a voluntary decision even as reports emerge of a growing rift between him and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mercedes Stephenson reports on the drama that’s unfolded in Ottawa. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7282904/bill-morneau-steps-down/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like … Read more Bill Morneau insists resignation was voluntary amid reports of rift with Trudeau

Global National: Aug. 17, 2020 | Bill Morneau out as Canada’s finance minister

In our top story: late today Bill Morneau announced he was resigning effective immediately as both federal finance minister and MP, saying the time is right for someone else to take over the reigns. There has been controversy surrounding the minister regarding his ties to WE Charity and there has been reports of tension between … Read more Global National: Aug. 17, 2020 | Bill Morneau out as Canada’s finance minister

Trudeau denies ‘preferential treatment’ in ethics scandal – BBC News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denied playing any role in picking a charity with ties to his family to manage a major government programme. Testifying to the House of Commons, he rejected any involvement by him or his staff in the programme that has caused a huge political controversy in Canada. Mr Trudeau is … Read more Trudeau denies ‘preferential treatment’ in ethics scandal – BBC News

NAFTA Was a ‘Bad Deal’ for the American Worker, McEnany Says

Justin Trudeau declined to attend a trilateral summit in Washington this week to inaugurate the new trade pact between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The Canadian prime minister’s office confirmed the decision in a statement Monday, saying Trudeau would remain in Ottawa this week for cabinet meetings and parliamentary debate. “We wish the United States … Read more NAFTA Was a ‘Bad Deal’ for the American Worker, McEnany Says