Last Wednesday, a team of people from the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper environmental group descended on the Toronto harbourfront looking for any signs the previous night's massive, flash-flood rainfall had caused the city's ancient combined sewer system to overflow into the lake. They didn't need to dip a single test tube into the water to know it had.
Officers who rushed to the scene of a deadly shooting in Fredericton likely saved the lives of others, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, August 10, 2018, as Canadians reeled from news of early-morning gunfire that claimed the lives of four people, including two members of the local police force.
The federal government has no plans to launch retaliatory economic measures against Saudi Arabia, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Thursday, August 9, 2018, in the wake of a series of actions taken by the Middle Eastern kingdom as it seeks to punish Canada in a still-unfolding diplomatic feud.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says diplomatic talks with Saudi Arabia will continue but he's not backing down on Canada's criticism of the kingdom over the arrest of several social activists last week.
The federal government is scaling back its carbon pricing plan for heavy industrial emitters in a bid to cut greenhouse gas production without creating an incentive for companies to simply up and leave Canada altogether.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted on Thursday, July 5, 2018, he "did not act inappropriately" towards a female reporter at a B.C. music festival 18 years ago — but he also acknowledged that the woman he's been accused of groping may have an entirely different perspective.
U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy to Canada told guests at her cosier-than-usual Fourth of July party in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, night that the countries' strained relationship will overcome the tough times.