Post-tropical storm Fiona pummels East Coast, washing away houses and leaving millions of thousands without power

Post-tropical storm Fiona pummels East Coast, washing away houses and leaving millions of thousands without power

Post-tropical storm Fiona strikes Port aux Basque, NL on Sept. 24, 2022.Wreckhouse Press/Handout Multiple communities in Atlantic Canada have issued evacuation orders as post-tropical storm Fiona made landfall early Saturday morning, bringing heavy rain, powerful winds and vicious storm surge that washed some buildings into the ocean. More than 500,000 customers are currently without power … Read more

Canada to make ArriveCan optional, drop COVID-19 vaccine requirement at the border by Sept. 30: sources

Canada to make ArriveCan optional, drop COVID-19 vaccine requirement at the border by Sept. 30: sources

People wait in line to check in at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on May 12, 2022.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press The federal government plans to drop the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for people who enter Canada by the end of September, the same day it ends random testing of arrivals and makes optional the ArriveCan app, … Read more

Justin Trudeau slightly favored over Pierre Poilievre for prime minister: new poll

Justin Trudeau slightly favored over Pierre Poilievre for prime minister: new poll

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre greet each other as they gather in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa on Sept. 15.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press A new poll suggests a majority of Canadians still believe Justin Trudeau is still the best man for … Read more

Former PM Stephen Harper invested into Order of Canada in London

Former PM Stephen Harper invested into Order of Canada in London

If Shakespeare thought misery acquaints people with strange bedfellows, he may well agree that mourning a cherished monarch may also bridge some political divides. At least temporarily. Such was the case Sunday in London, when former prime minister Stephen Harper was invested into the Order of Canada while three of his previous political nemeses looked … Read more

Trudeau joins other prime ministers of the realm in meeting with King Charles

Trudeau joins other prime ministers of the realm in meeting with King Charles

Britain’s King Charles III sits with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as he receives realm prime ministers in the 1844 Room at Buckingham Palace in London on Sept. 17, 2022.STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid his respects to Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday, ahead of a gathering with King Charles and other prime ministers … Read more

Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, once a Putin admirer, on course to become country’s first female prime minister

Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, once a Putin admirer, on course to become country’s first female prime minister

Leader of Italian far-right party Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) Giorgia Meloni addresses supporters during a rally in Milan, Italy, on Sept. 11.PIERO CRUCIATTI/AFP/Getty Images Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Fratelli d’Italia – Brothers of Italy – party is well on her way to becoming Italy’s first woman prime minister, prompting Italians and European … 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

Prime Minister says government considering boost in security funding for MPs, announces minor cabinet shuffle

Prime Minister says government considering boost in security funding for MPs, announces minor cabinet shuffle

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to the media with newly sworn-in Minister of Public Services and Procurement Helena Jaczek and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario Filomena Tassi after a cabinet shuffle in Ottawa on Aug. 31, 2022.PATRICK DOYLE/Reuters Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called on all political leaders to condemn … Read more

Finnish PM Sanna Marin apologizes for party picture from official residence

Finnish PM Sanna Marin apologizes for party picture from official residence

Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin holds a news conference after videos of her partying leaked into social media and sparked criticism earlier this week, in Helsinki on Aug, 19.LEHTIKUVA/Reuters Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday apologized for a picture that emerged from a private party she had thrown at her official residence in … Read more

Finnish PM Sanna Marin says no drugs, just lots of dancing at ‘wild’ party

Finnish PM Sanna Marin says no drugs, just lots of dancing at ‘wild’ party

Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin attends a conference at Chigi palace, Premier’s office, in Rome, on May 18.Andrew Medichini/The Associated Press Finland’s prime minister says she did not take any drugs during a “wild” party in a private home, adding she did nothing wrong when letting her hair down and partying with friends. A video … Read more