Condemnation from Iran after Canada sells Iranian government assets and gives proceeds to terrorism victims
The creditors involved in the sale of the two buildings, from which the money is derived, say that Iran has actively funded and trained these terrorist organizations and that victims are entitled to such monetary compensation.
The number of minimum wage workers has doubled over 20 years
The data shows that the proportion of workers making minimum wage grew from 5.2 percent to 10.4 percent in just two decades.
Canada uncertain whether man connected to West Bank ‘honour killing’ is in the country
The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has been conducting passport checks, but they have so far produced no evidence that Ihab Ghrayeb is in the country.
Taxpayers paid $4.5 million so that MPs’ spouses could travel
Out of all MPs, six claimed nearly a fifth of travel expenses for their spouses, a cost totaling $737,199.51 for taxpayers.
Trucker arrested at U.S.-Canada border for allegedly smuggling $6M of cocaine
A Canadian truck driver coming across the Windsor-Detroit Ambassador Bridge has been arrested for allegedly attempting to illegally smuggle over 6 million dollars worth of cocaine into Canada.
Former Greenpeace co-director receives two million dollar U.S. award for disrupting oil and gas industry in Canada
According to a statement from The Climate Breakthrough Project, Berman won the award specifically for her outstanding work on “fossil fuel supply reduction,” or, put simply, blocking oil and gas projects in Canada and beyond.
Human Rights Tribunal orders Canada to give separated Indigenous families $2 billion
In the ruling, The Caring Society has asked for $20,000 plus interest be paid out to First Nations who were separated from their parents or experienced other abuses or discrimination by the Canadian government.
Senate security prevents man from wearing “I heart oil & gas” t-shirt — security cites fear of offence
“Nowhere does the shirt say anything negative, defamatory or insulting to others,” Lacey continues.
Bank of Canada holds key lending rate, says second-quarter economic growth likely temporary
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz avoided media Wednesday after holding the overnight interest rate firm at 1.75 percent, where the prime lending rate for the big banks has been since October of last year.
Report: Suicide second biggest killer of kids in Canada
The report is called Raising Canada — Election 2019: A vote for children is a vote for Canada and aggregates data from sources ranging from UNICEF to the various government institutions to Kids Help Phone.