Proposed changes to the Broadcasting Act would empower the CRTC lay down the law for online broadcasters, in addition to those traditionally included under the Act. Continue reading
National Online Journalist - Politics
Rachel Gilmore covers all things political for Global News in Ottawa.
Born and raised in Ottawa, Rachel has been covering the Hill since 2016. She got her start with an internship at APTN’s Ottawa office then dove headfirst into political coverage at CPAC. She was then hired at iPolitics, when she covered Indigenous, energy and environmental issues. In 2018 she was hired at CTV, where she produced Power Play and covered politics for the online team. Rachel joined Global News in 2020.
Rachel graduated with high distinction from Carleton University in 2016, after completing her joint degree in journalism and human rights. She speaks English, French and some Spanish.
Now that Canada has approved AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, Canada has secured more than enough doses to inoculate the entire country — but they aren’t all the same. Continue reading →
As the virus gets better at spreading, our vaccination rates will have to be even higher to make sure those who can’t get a jab can still be kept safe, Dr. Supriya Sharma said. Continue reading →
Experts like MacKenzie say there is a pattern of failure to stop sexual misconduct in the ranks that ultimately leaves service members still at risk. Continue reading →
As the government brings down the hammer on those taking trips abroad, most Canadians have little sympathy for those who opted to travel to their sunnier second homes. Continue reading →
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan dodged repeated questioning on when he learned of allegations against former chief of defense staff Gen. Jonathan Vance. Continue reading →
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says emergency COVID-19 benefits are getting a top-up, as the pandemic continues to rage across the country. Continue reading →
New polling from Ipsos shows the gap between the Liberals and the Conservatives has grown narrower amid coronavirus vaccine delays. Continue reading →
Canada’s expected COVID-19 vaccination timeline is being accelerated, with the government outlining millions of additional vaccinations planned between April and September. Continue reading →
Despite provincial pushback, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is standing by the federal government’s plan to support municipalities that seek to implement a handgun ban. Continue reading →
As China accuses Canada and other countries of mounting an ‘attack’ with the declaration against state-sponsored arbitrary detention, Garneau is pushing back. Continue reading →
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled the details of Canada’s new COVID-19 travel restrictions on Friday, which he announced will come into effect on Feb. 22. Continue reading →
Canada is trailing the United States and the United Kingdom when it comes to vaccinating its citizens — but that doesn’t mean the rollout is going poorly, one expert says. Continue reading →
Emails obtained by Global News show that ‘critical services’ have been disrupted at Global Affairs Canada following several COVID-19 cases in its offices. Continue reading →
Just under two in three Canadians believe that governments could have acted faster to address COVID-19’s spread throughout the country, a new poll from Ipsos found. Continue reading →