Three police forces had doubts about use of Emergencies Act

Three police forces had doubts about use of Emergencies Act

Police take action to put an end to the protest in Ottawa on Feb. 18.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Documents tabled at the Emergencies Act inquiry reveal a discrepancy between RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki’s public defense of the sweeping legislation and her private advice to the government that the police had “not yet exhausted all available … Read more

Queen Elizabeth postpones meeting on advice of doctors

Queen Elizabeth postpones meeting on advice of doctors

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II waits in the Drawing Room before receiving Liz Truss for an audience at Balmoral, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on Sept. 6.Jane Barlow/The Associated Press Britain’s Queen Elizabeth was forced to cancel a planned virtual meeting with ministers on Wednesday after being advised to rest by her doctors, a day after the 96-year-old … Read more

Robert McLister: You’re unlikely to qualify for ultralow mortgage rates

Robert McLister: You’re unlikely to qualify for ultralow mortgage rates

Welcome to Mortgage Rundown, a quick take on Canada’s home financing landscape from mortgage strategist Robert McLister. Look online and you’ll see mortgage rates as low as 3.44 per cent for a five-year variable and 4.19 per cent for a five-year fixed. Seems like a steal, right? Especially in a world where the best deals … Read more

Jan. 6 committee accuses Trump of inciting extremists to attack Capitol

Jan.  6 committee accuses Trump of inciting extremists to attack Capitol

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol holds a hearing in Washington, on July 12.Doug Mills/The Associated Press US lawmakers accused then-President Donald Trump on Tuesday of inciting a mob of followers to attack the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in a last-ditch bid to remain in power … Read more

At 38 and making $60,000, how can he start saving?

At 38 and making ,000, how can he start saving?

Millennial Money is a weekly submission-based series that provides financial advice to millennials. Read the full series here. Will millennials ever be able to afford a house in Toronto? That’s a question Michael, 38, wants an answer to. Working as a financial clerk making $60,000 a year, he’s a longtime renter in the city, splitting … Read more

Liberals dismiss accusations they intend to slap a green tax on pickup trucks

Liberals dismiss accusations they intend to slap a green tax on pickup trucks

Steven Guilbeault speaks during a press conference outside the GLOBE Forum at the Convention Center in Vancouver, on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.CHAD HIPOLITO/The Canadian Press Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said the Conservatives are lying about a secret government plan to add a green tax to pickup trucks. There have been several tweets from Tory MPs, … Read more