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Champagne says he will stop arms exports to Turkey if rights abuse uncovered

by on October 4, 2020 0
 Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he’s willing to halt military export permits to NATO ally Turkey if an investigation determines Canadian technology is leading to human-rights abuses. Champagne declined to say how long his department’s investigation would take, but in an interview with The Canadian Press he said Canada would consult with NATO... Read More

Genesis unveils new G70 sedan with ‘fighter-jet-inspired’ cabin

by on September 13, 2020 0
It’s coming to Canada next year, exclusively with AWD, but we don’t know much else Genesis unveiled its new G70 early September, ahead of its going on sale in Canada in 2021; it will be offered here exclusively with all-wheel-drive. The G70 is the entry model into the Genesis brand. It initially launched in... Read More

Volkswagen shows off all-electric ID.4’s production interior

by on September 13, 2020 0
Plans are to make the ID.4 in the U.S., and sell it to Canadians Volkswagen has unveiled the cabin design of its ID.4 in production form, an all-electric crossover that’s going to launch globally, including in Canada. The production version will have its world premiere later this month, after plans to unveil it at the New... Read More

Asylum seekers on front lines of COVID-19 to have chance at permanent residency

by on August 14, 2020 0
Asylum seekers working on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis are getting an early chance at permanent residency in Canada, but some advocates say the government’s plan will leave thousands of workers on the sidelines. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced the program Friday in response to public demand that the so-called “Guardian Angels” —... Read More

Salome Bey, Canada’s First Lady of the Blues, has died

by on August 10, 2020 0
Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Salome Bey — affectionately known as Canada’s “First Lady of the Blues” — has died. The Grammy-nominated Bey was a multi-disciplinary performer and honourary member of the Order of Canada who achieved legendary status during her life due to contributions in both music and theatre.  Bey died Saturday, Aug. 8 in Toronto,... Read More

Feds should have put $900M into Canada Summer Jobs program: Opposition

by on July 14, 2020 0
Federal opposition parties are demanding to know why the Liberal government created a $900-million program to help students find volunteer positions rather than putting the money into an existing summer jobs program. The government says the new Canada Student Services Grant is intended to reward tens of thousands of students who are having a... Read More