British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host Justin Trudeau and their G7 counterparts for a virtual leaders' summit today, February 19, 2021, aimed at bringing renewed momentum to COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
The Conservative election platform will contain a climate-change plan that could cut greenhouse-gas emissions faster than the Liberals' plan will, party leader Erin O'Toole said on Thursday, February 11, 2021.
As the Trudeau government is forced to explain delays rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, some of the world's economic and health leaders are warning of catastrophic financial consequences if poorer countries are shortchanged on vaccinations.
The Trudeau government is being urged to follow the tough talk of Europe's health minister, who on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, accused a vaccine company of not living up to its moral and legal obligations because of delivery delays.
As Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor began their third year in Chinese prisons on Friday, December 11, 2020, the grievances between Canada and China deepened, dimming hope the two Canadian men would win freedom any time soon.
China affirmed on Thursday, December 10, 2020, that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor will face a national security trial as Canada and its allies urged Beijing to release the pair, saying they were being arbitrarily imprisoned.
In his darkest moments, Michael Kovrig draws strength from knowing that his fellow Canadians and people around the world are working to free him and Michael Spavor from their respective Chinese prison cells.