Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to shore up international support in the diplomatic feud with China over Canadian detainees, including the pending death sentence to an alleged drug smuggler from British Columbia.
Dr. Manoj Lalu was in the middle of a routine, elective surgery at the Ottawa Hospital on Friday, January 11, 2019, evening when the hospital suddenly declared a Code Orange, invoking a protocol for dealing with a large-scale disaster.
The RCMP will review the actions of officers who arrested 14 people at an Indigenous pipeline blockade in northwestern British Columbia, and will also erect a temporary detachment to maintain safety in the area.
Canada's acceptance of a Saudi Arabian teenager seeking asylum is sparking debate within that country about loosening laws restricting women's freedom, but also a backlash that could initially repress more women, analysts say.
The bitter debate about American security prompted Canada's emissaries in Washington to prepare for another round of defending the world's longest undefended border on Monday, January 14, 2019, as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history lurched into its fourth week.