Gun-control activists pressed senators on Monday, December 3, 2018, to move more quickly on firearms legislation, a few days before the 29th anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre that left 14 women dead in Montreal.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested on Saturday, October 13, 2018, morning the incoming Quebec government's plan to raise the legal age for smoking cannabis to 21 could leave an opening for organized crime.
Delegations from Canada and Quebec arrived in Armenia on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, ahead of the summit of la Francophonie, intent on putting the controversy over the election of a secretary general behind them.
The Canadian and Quebec governments announced on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, they are pulling their support for former governor general Michaelle Jean to remain atop the international organization of French-speaking nations, backing instead the "consensus" candidate from Africa.
The contest between Michaelle Jean and Rwandan Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo for la Francophonie's top post goes far beyond the spending questions that have plagued the former Canadian governor general.
The federal government has not been able to determine with any certainty that Canadian-made light-armoured vehicles sold to Saudi Arabia were used by that country to suppress the Shiite minority in the eastern part of the country.