Four sons joined the military. Three served in Afghanistan. One didn’t make it home. This year’s National Silver Cross Mother Reine Samson Dawe speaks about sacrifice and life as a military mother.
Rebecca Lindell covers politics and national affairs in Ottawa as part of the Global News team. She joined Global News in 2011, but started her career in Vancouver, B.C. where she covered everything from forest fires to shootings to municipal politics as a print reporter. Her work has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail and Postmedia News. Born in Burlington, Ont., Rebecca followed her love for politics to the nation’s capital where she graduated from the University of Ottawa. She holds Master of Journalism degree from the University of British Columbia.
Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan.
A special program meant to help Canadian companies hit by retaliatory tariffs on steel and aluminum imports by the U.S. has started to roll out millions in relief money.
The full episode and transcript of The West Block, Season 8, Episode 2
Ottawa has paid out just over $11,000 in duty relief despite collecting more than $286 million after it slapped on retaliatory tariffs, according to figures obtained by Global News.
The exhibit features the contributions of women in science from the 17th century to the present. It also addresses the social and gender barriers these women faced in the pursuit of their careers.
The Canadians say they’ve been winning the information war, of late, as the attacks have slowed down recently.
The heatwave battering Eastern and Central Canada this week has claimed the lives of as many as 17 people, all of whom officials say were either seniors or adults suffering from chronic illness.
One of Canada’s most ambitious renovation projects is entering the home stretch.
A new bill to decriminalize payments for surrogacy wades into contentious ethical territory where the implications go far beyond paying for a thank-you gift.
Scott Brison has a life he didn’t think would be possible. It’s a reality he credits to Pierre Elliott Trudeau and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Dr. Donna May Kimmaliardjuk knew she wanted to save lives since she was only six years old. What she didn’t know was that pursuing her passion would mean making history.
A rural paramedic service just west of Ottawa is plotting a new flight path for the future of drone use and is trying to save lives in the process.
The Trudeaus were criticized for their wardrobe during last week’s trip to India. But the Toronto designer who made some of the pieces, hopes the attention will lead to good, instead of gossip.
Canadians are urging Ottawa to repeal a regulation that can prevent people from travelling on airplanes with their power wheelchairs.