‘Anne with an E’ creator says show won’t be revived despite fan petition

TORONTO — The creator and executive producer for “Anne with an E” is telling fans today that a revival of the show will not happen. A fan petition calling on Netflix to renew the Canadian show gained over 66,000 signatures by Saturday, but executive producer Miranda de Pencier said on Instagram that “there is just […]

‘Canada could well pay for this’: Experts weigh in on consequences of Trudeau appearing to mock Trump in video

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appearing to mock Donald Trump was thrust into the heart of U.S. politics on Thursday. A campaign ad by former vice-president Joe Biden, running to be the Democratic nominee against Trump in 2020, said the video was evidence that world leaders were derisive of the U.S. president. “The […]

‘What are you at?’ Donald Trump presses Trudeau over Canada’s NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending. “What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO […]

Premiers stay together — for the country

The country’s premiers — determined to stress unity after a divisive federal election campaign — tiptoed past any political minefields at a Toronto meeting to reach joint positions on some key issues. The Premiers declined an opportunity to speak out about Quebec’s religious symbols bill or some provinces’ opposition to new pipelines, and focused instead […]

Court rejects federal government’s bid to put Indigenous child welfare ruling on hold

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has rejected a request from Ottawa to press pause on a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling ordering compensation for First Nations children who were unnecessarily removed from their families and communities due to underfunding of the on-reserve child welfare system. The decision means the federal government will have to submit […]

Limiting information about violence against women is dangerous — here’s why

In September 2015, an Ontario man picked up a shotgun and drove to the cottage of his one-time partner, Carol Culleton. He didn’t end up using that gun on her, according to his statements to police. Instead, he broke the window with his elbow, unlocked the door and strangled the 66-year-old former public servant with […]

‘Is he going to need new lungs?’ Doctors detail first case of near-fatal vaping related injury in Canada

A 17-year-old Canadian teen who narrowly escaped needing a double lung transplant to save his life is believed to have developed the first suspected case of “popcorn lung” associated with vaping. Despite its name, there is nothing trivial about it. The case represents a potentially fatal lung injury experts had long suspected vape products were […]