Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

The latest forecast for the global economy shows a grim outlook of the world torn by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine. Almost all countries are expected to experience slower growth in 2022-23 due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). … Read more

Poilievre charges an attempt to distract: Brown

Poilievre charges an attempt to distract: Brown

Conservative Party leadership contender Patrick Brown says accusations by Pierre Poilievre that his campaign funded membership fees are an attempt to distract from his rival’s economic policy pledges. Brown said Poilievre is hiding behind the attacks as the world’s cryptocurrency market tanks. “This is Pierre Poilievre trying to change the channel. This week, there was … Read more

Russian ambassador says he’s ‘on the right side of history’

Russian ambassador says he’s ‘on the right side of history’

Russia’s ambassador to Canada says he fully supports what he calls his country’s “special military operation” in Ukraine. “I’m a patriot of my country, and I stand with my president and I stand with the troops on the ground,” Russian ambassador Oleg Stepanov said on CTV’s Question Period. “Me and my colleagues here at the … Read more

Conservative leadership candidate Lewis says she can unify

Conservative leadership candidate Lewis says she can unify

Leslyn Lewis says that, in making her second attempt to become leader of the Conservative Party, she’s confident that she can unify the party while promoting socially-conservative positions. Over successive leadership races, the Federal Conservatives have been debating what direction the party should be heading, and whether it’s possible to elect a leader that can … Read more

Trudeau sanctions Putin’s daughters | CTV News

Trudeau sanctions Putin’s daughters |  CTV News

Canada is sanctioning Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two adult daughters, as part of a fresh round of punitive measures aimed at more than two dozen “close associates” of Putin, including Russian oligarchs and their family members. The pair—Mariya Vorontsova (Putina) and Katerina Tikhonova—are now subject to fiscal and other penalties, as part of a growing … Read more

Canadians stranded in Cancun as Sunwing Airlines faces delays

Canadians stranded in Cancun as Sunwing Airlines faces delays

A Canadian who has been stranded in Cancun for over 24 hours after her Sunwing Airlines flight to Toronto on Sunday was delayed due to technical issues, says the lack of communication has been frustrating. Shabana Sultani told CTV’s Your Morning that passengers are running out of medications and supplies at Cancun International Airport, and … Read more

Patrick Brown’s pitch for selling Conservative party memberships

Patrick Brown’s pitch for selling Conservative party memberships

An apology to the Tamil community, improving cricket infrastructure, and putting a visa office in Kathmandu are just some of the promises Patrick Brown has made in hopes of becoming the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. But a search for these pledges on the campaign website, and social media accounts of the … Read more

Conservative leadership: Aitchison would scrap carbon tax

Conservative leadership: Aitchison would scrap carbon tax

Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Scott Aitchison says while a price on carbon might be the “most effective” policy to curb emissions, he’d scrap it anyway. In an interview on CTV’s Question Period airing Sunday, the Ontario-based MP said while he wouldn’t introduce a tax policy as leader, he will put forward a climate … Read more

Ukraine: Refugee family faces Canadian immigration backlogs

Ukraine: Refugee family faces Canadian immigration backlogs

TORONTO — Mina Melad Gerges Makar and his family had to leave Canada for Ukraine after his immigration application was rejected in January. But a month later, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced the Makars to flee to Switzerland. Now, he’s hoping to return to Canada and his lawyer believes the Makars have a “strong case” … Read more

Canada takes aim at Russian defense sector with sanctions

Canada takes aim at Russian defense sector with sanctions

OTTAWA — Canada’s foreign minister told Indonesian leaders on Monday that Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister do not belong at the G20 summit that they are hosting later this year. But Melanie Joly said Canada committed to helping Indonesia salvage the summit that it will be chairing as the G20 rotating president. The gathering … Read more