New Conservative finance critic’s story is one of redemption and opportunity

New Conservative finance critic’s story is one of redemption and opportunity

Conservative Party of Canada finance critic MP Jasraj Singh Hallan grew up in Calgary Forest Lawn and now represents the riding in the House of Commons.Dave Chan/The Globe and Mail Once an at-risk youth who was involved in Calgary street gangs, the story of Jasraj Singh Hallan, the Conservative Party’s new finance critic, is one … Read more

Sedins lean on each other to handle Hockey Hall of Fame spotlight

Sedins lean on each other to handle Hockey Hall of Fame spotlight

VANCOUVER — Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin are looking forward to their Hockey Hall of Fame weekend, to celebrate their 17-season careers with friends and family, and maybe embarrassing fellow inductee and former Vancouver Canucks teammate Roberto Luongo when he plays defense in the Legends Classic Game. The soft-spoken twins are not, however, looking forward … Read more

Nancy Pelosi’s husband ‘violently assaulted’ with hammer at San Francisco home in possible targeted attack, sources say

Nancy Pelosi’s husband ‘violently assaulted’ with hammer at San Francisco home in possible targeted attack, sources say

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul arrive at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner, in Washington, 2019.Kevin Wolf/The Associated Press Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was attacked and severely beaten by an assailant with a hammer who broke into their San Francisco … Read more

Husband of ex-Japanese princess passes New York bar exam

Husband of ex-Japanese princess passes New York bar exam

The man who married a former Japanese princess has passed the New York bar exam, defying detractors back home who had criticized their romance. Kei Komuro’s name is on the list of those who passed the July New York state bar exam, which was posted Friday on The New York State Board of Law Examiners … Read more

RCMP officer killed after stabbing in Burnaby, BC

RCMP officer killed after stabbing in Burnaby, BC

Members of the RCMP stand at a roadblock after an officer was stabbed and died after responding to a call with a bylaw officer, in Burnaby, BC, on Oct. 18, 2022.DARRYL DYCK/The Globe and Mail An RCMP officer was fatally stabbed while on duty Tuesday morning in Burnaby, BC, in an incident that is also … Read more

‘Our worst fears’: Baby, parents and uncle kidnapped at gunpoint found dead in California

‘Our worst fears’: Baby, parents and uncle kidnapped at gunpoint found dead in California

Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke speaks at a news conference in Merced, Calif., on Oct. 5.Andrew Kuhn/The Associated Press A baby girl, her parents and uncle were found dead in a central California orchard two days after they were kidnapped at gunpoint from their business, police said. “Our worst fears have been confirmed,” Merced County … Read more

Pandemic spurred exodus of Ontario family doctors, study indicates

Pandemic spurred exodus of Ontario family doctors, study indicates

Ontario family doctors left the profession at the start of the pandemic at double the rate of the years before COVID-19 hit, new research indicates. About three per cent of family doctors across the province – 385 doctors – stopped practicing between March and September 2020, according to a study led by Unity Health Toronto … Read more

Protests in Iran over Mahsa Amini’s death shine spotlight on morality police

Protests in Iran over Mahsa Amini’s death shine spotlight on morality police

People gather in protest against the death of Mahsa Amini along the streets on Sept. 19, in Tehran, Iran. 22-year-old Mahsa Amini fell into a coma and died after being arrested in Tehran by the morality police, for allegedly violating the countries hijab rules.Getty Images/Getty Images Protests that broke out over the death of Mahsa … Read more

‘This baby was supposed to live’: Ukrainian family mourns death of 11-year-old daughter after a Russian missile destroys home

‘This baby was supposed to live’: Ukrainian family mourns death of 11-year-old daughter after a Russian missile destroys home

The last pictures of Anastasiya Hrytsenko, who was killed in a result of the rocket attack in Chugiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Sept. 18.Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail Anastasiya Hrytsenko stayed home alone on Saturday morning, while her parents out went to buy some food that they planned to deliver to poorer neighbours. There was a … Read more

Third victim in GTA shooting identified as international student

Third victim in GTA shooting identified as international student

Flowers are laid outside MK Auto Repairs in Milton, Ont., on Sept. 13.Holly McKenzie-Sutter/The Canadian Press Satwinder Singh moved to Canada from India to further his education and study global business management. After completing a one-year graduate program at an Ontario college last month, he should now be making plans for his future. Instead, the … Read more