Canada, allies must fight foreign interference together, Chong tells U.S. lawmakers
Chong, whose tale of Chinese meddling has been a political headache for the federal Liberal government, is testifying before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Biden orders ban of U.S. investments in certain China technologies
The Biden administration said it engaged with U.S. allies and partners as it developed the restrictions "and will continue coordinating closely with them to advance these goals."
3 Alberta universities receive $25M in funding for quantum physics research
Three Alberta universities are pooling their resources to investigate the fundamentals of quantum science, with a focus on driving innovation decades from now.
Who was Robert Oppenheimer? A look at the atomic bomb’s ‘father’ as film hits theatres
Physicist Robert Oppenheimer is making headlines once again as a Hollywood blockbuster biopic about his life hits Canadian theatres Friday.
Cruise ship passenger missing after going overboard on trip to Hawaii
The U.S. Coast Guard said it received a report of a man overboard from the Quantum of the Seas cruise ship.
University of Waterloo cuts ties with China’s Huawei to ‘safeguard scientific research’
The University of Waterloo is ending its partnership with Chinese tech firm Huawei to 'safeguard scientific research' as alleged foreign interference concerns grow.
Hollywood writers on strike: Late-night shows go dark as walkout begins
The labour dispute could have a cascading effect on TV and film productions, depending on how long the strike persists.
Motorized wheelchair worth $10K stolen from N.B. home, police say
The Saint John Police Force is looking for a personal motorized wheelchair valued at $10,000 that was stolen from a home late last month
New Brunswick man speaks out after wheelchair stolen: ‘That chair is my life’
"I can't get out to my appointments, I can't go see my uncle Kenny for coffee, there's certain things I can't do, and I'm just trapped in the house all the time.”
Will TikTok vanish on campus? Universities debate its future as app-maker cries foul
TikTok’s statement comes on the heels of a recommendation from UBC for students to uninstall the app from their devices, and to use a web browser to access TikTok instead.
Canada is pushing ahead on ‘friendshoring’. What that means for trade
This year's budget reveals the federal Liberals envision Canada relying more on its allies for trade in the future, economists and geopolitical experts say.
China working to reset ‘global order’, vice admiral says ahead of Xi’s Moscow visit
Vice Admiral Mark Norman said on 'The Roy Green Show' on Saturday that there is "rapid and disturbing" growth in China attempting to "undermine the global system."
Federal Court approves $2.8B settlement between Ottawa, Indigenous day scholars
The ruling said the settlement is intended to help take steps to reverse the losses of language, culture and heritage through an Indigenous-led not-for-profit body.
Why Ottawa is cracking down on research links with states like China
'It’s the right thing to do. I mean, we’ve seen recent events. There have been reports,' Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne said of the move that will include China.
Public vs. private care? Here’s where Ottawa wants extra health funds to go
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says the multi-billion federal health funding deal will be focused on supporting the public system, not private facilities.
‘My heart is in Chinatown’: Business owners optimistic as crowds return for Lunar New Year parade
There were long lineups at New Town Bakery, where the dining room was packed and Susanna Ng and her staff got a taste of the hustle and bustle of the area’s former glory days.
Benevity cuts 14 per cent of workforce citing ‘macroeconomic conditions’
On Wednesday, Benevity CEO Kelly Schmitt confirmed the corporate giving software company was laying off 14 per cent of their employees.
Armed Forces concerned over Canada’s absence from ‘AUKUS’ security pact
The trilateral treaty, "AUKUS," was announced in September 2021 in what many have seen as a bid to counter China's growing military presence in the Indo-Pacific region.
Despite differences, Biden documents cases may impact Trump probe. Here’s why
U.S. president Joe Biden said his attorneys ``did what they should have done'' when they immediately called the National Archives about the discovery.
Remembering the celebrities we lost in 2022
From movie and TV stars to musicians and notable personalities, we said goodbye to a lot of familiar, beloved faces this year.
Dec 30, 2022