Animosity and distrust smouldered between PM and protesters as Trudeau tested

Animosity and distrust smouldered between PM and protesters as Trudeau tested

A member of the public wearing a hat bearing the Confederate flag looks on as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he testified at the Public Order Emergency Commission in Ottawa on Nov. 25.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Convoy den mother Tamara Lich sat where she always does, in the front row of public seating right behind … Read more

BC residents priced out of housing market flock to Salmo, a sleepy village of 1,000

BC residents priced out of housing market flock to Salmo, a sleepy village of 1,000

Salmo, a small mountain village in interior BC, has seen average property values ​​increase by 60 per cent from $199,000 before the start of the pandemic to $319,000 in July 2021, upending years of a relatively flat marketSalmaan Farooqui/The Globe and Mail For years, Salmo, BC, was the kind of place travelers would drive by … Read more

Opinion: Jagmeet Singh’s comments on Khalistan risk undermining Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy

Opinion: Jagmeet Singh’s comments on Khalistan risk undermining Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy

New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh walks through the Foyer of the House of Commons on Oct. 26.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Canada is finally getting its act together on an Indo-Pacific strategy. It would be a shame if NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh fouled it up. Although the Trudeau government’s plan for that region has yet … Read more

Russia steps up missile barrage of recaptured Ukrainian city of Kherson

Russia steps up missile barrage of recaptured Ukrainian city of Kherson

A fire burns after a Russian strike in the Kherson ship yards in Kherson on Nov. 24.Chris McGrath/Getty Images Natalia Kristenko’s dead body lay covered in a blanket in the doorway of her apartment building for hours overnight. City workers were at first too overwhelmed to retrieve her as they responded to a deadly barrage … Read more

An anti-Trump evangelical pastor is on a mission to convert the former US president’s most faithful church followers

An anti-Trump evangelical pastor is on a mission to convert the former US president’s most faithful church followers

Caleb Campbell, a pastor at Desert Springs Bible Church, attended several Turning Point USA events over the past year.Joe Rondone/The Republic/Reuters You can think of Donald Trump’s most faithful adherents as bigots or patriots, constitutional standard-bearers or deluded masses. Caleb Campbell likes to think of them as sheep that have gone astray. He has made … Read more

For Chinese fans, the World Cup can be a painful reminder of their team’s absence — and China’s continuing COVID-19 controls

For Chinese fans, the World Cup can be a painful reminder of their team’s absence — and China’s continuing COVID-19 controls

People walk by the giant model of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 match ball amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai, China, Nov. 23, 2022.ALY SONG/Reuters Walking out onto the pitch at Doha’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on Monday, Ma Ning became only the second Chinese national to officiate a World Cup match. The first time … Read more

Scottish independence referendum denied on grounds the Scots no more oppressed than Quebeckers

Scottish independence referendum denied on grounds the Scots no more oppressed than Quebeckers

A Scottish independence supporter with the flag of Scotland outside the Supreme Court in London on Nov. 23.JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images The UK’s highest court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Scottish Parliament cannot hold a second independence referendum – without the consent of the British government – ​​citing grounds that the Scots are no more oppressed … Read more

Russian missiles hit water, power infrastructure, leaving much of Ukraine freezing and in the dark

Russian missiles hit water, power infrastructure, leaving much of Ukraine freezing and in the dark

In Vyshhorod, a city of 20,000 people just north of Kyiv, four people died and 21 were injured when a missile struck a five-storey apartment block on Nov. 23.Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail Electricity, heating and water systems were knocked out across Ukraine on Wednesday as Russia launched another barrage of attacks on the country’s … Read more

Ukraine says negotiated peace with Russia is not an option, dismissed US deal with Kremlin that excluded Crimea

Ukraine says negotiated peace with Russia is not an option, dismissed US deal with Kremlin that excluded Crimea

A municipality worker rips a pro-Russian billboard off after Russia’s military retreat from Kherson, Ukraine, on Nov. 22.MURAD SEZER/Reuters A negotiated peace between Russia and Ukraine is impossible and the West should seek to accelerate, rather than avert, a Russian defeat, a top Ukrainian official said Tuesday. Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr … Read more

Buyer trims $148,000 off price of rural house

Buyer trims 8,000 off price of rural house

Keller Williams Referred Realty 6845 19th Sideroad, Schomberg, Ont. Asking price: $2,648,000 (September, 2022) Selling price: $2.5-million (October, 2022) Tax: $3,598 (2021) Days on the market: 16 Listing agent: Andrew Ipekian, Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty The action The main floor has two entertaining areas, including one with a fireplace. A third one is downstairs, … Read more