Canada's top general is taking no comfort from the fact the number of sexual assaults reported to military authorities more than doubled last year, after suggestions the increase represented a sign of progress in the fight against such behaviour.
Canada's top general is overhauling military morale-boosting tours after an internal investigation uncovered the extent of the problems with a 2017 trip to Latvia that resulted in a sexual-assault charge against a former NHL player.
Treasury Board President Scott Brison has played down his ties to Irving Shipbuilding, saying his only contact with the company before spearheading efforts to pause a rival shipbuilder's project was a letter sent to him and several other ministers.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's legal team has demanded the federal government release dozens of documents that officials have deemed cabinet secrets, but which Norman's lawyers insist are needed to properly defend their client in court.
In a sobering new report, the head of the United Nations says the security situation in Mali has sharply deteriorated over the past three months even as demand for more food aid and other humanitarian assistance has skyrocketed.
"We have a supply management system that continues to be very much in place to protect both our agricultural sector and our consumers. This is something that continues. We have made modifications to the way it works, but we also know that it is something that will ensure the viability and the strength of supply management for years to come."
A new report suggests a controversial commercial spyware was used to infect the cellphone of a prominent Saudi political refugee and activist in Quebec shortly before Saudi authorities arrested the man's brothers and friends back home.
Officials behind the country's system to alert the public by mobile devices about impending natural disasters say there are still several kinks in the system to iron out, even as the alerts are being credited with saving livesin tornadoes just last week.
The federal Liberals are being accused of withholding secret documents in the politically charged case against one of the military's most senior leaders, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, whose criminal trial is set to run through next year's election.