Hockey Canada back in hot seat after review finds evidence of misleading statements

Hockey Canada back in hot seat after review finds evidence of misleading statements

Scott Smith and Brian Cairo join fellow witnesses as they appear at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on July 27, looking into how Hockey Canada handled allegations of sexual assault and a subsequent lawsuit.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Federal MPs say they expect more transparency from Hockey Canada at hearings this week after … Read more

Why are key US Senate races still undecided? Democratic and Republican voting patterns could be a factor

Why are key US Senate races still undecided?  Democratic and Republican voting patterns could be a factor

Staff adjudicate ballots for the US midterm elections, at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center in Phoenix, on Nov. 10.JIM URQUHART/Reuters Charismatic, pugilistic and telegenic, Kari Lake seized the political spotlight with her allegiance to Donald Trump’s stolen-election mantra, her disdain for the media establishment that once paid her gilded salary as a news … Read more

As US midterm results continue to come in, Republican hopes for ‘red kingdom’ fade

As US midterm results continue to come in, Republican hopes for ‘red kingdom’ fade

Supporters react as they watch news of projected victory for Democratic candidate for Governor Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a 2022 US midterm election night party for Democratic US Senate candidate John Fetterman, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, November 8, 2022.QUINN GLABICKI/Reuters A red wave. A red tsunami. “Baby, it is a red kingdom,” Newsmax … Read more

Live updates: Bank of Canada expected to deliver sixth interest rate hike

Live updates: Bank of Canada expected to deliver sixth interest rate hike

Governor Tiff Macklem walks outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada June 22, 2020.BLAIR GABLE/Reuters The latest on the Bank of Canada’s rate decision mark rendell The Bank of Canada is expected to deliver another large interest rate increase today. Governor Tiff Macklem has been unambiguous in recent weeks that interest rates … Read more

Why a Waterloo, Ont., school board has emerged as a battleground for ideological politics

Why a Waterloo, Ont., school board has emerged as a battleground for ideological politics

jeewan chanicka, Director of Education for the Waterloo Region District School Board, at the Waterloo Collegiate Institute on Sept. 26.Cole Burston/The Globe and Mail Whenever jeewan chanicka got out of his car to visit a school in the last academic year, his first as education director at the Waterloo Region District School Board in Southwestern … Read more

IMF cuts 2023 forecast, warns ‘worst is yet to come’ for global economy

IMF cuts 2023 forecast, warns ‘worst is yet to come’ for global economy

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, director of research at the International Monetary Fund, speaks at a news conference in Washington on the IMF’s world economic outlook.Patrick Semansky/The Associated Press The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecast and warned of potential financial market disorder, but it advised central banks to stay the course on monetary policy tightening … Read more

Security experts predict China will be capable of invading Taiwan by 2027

Security experts predict China will be capable of invading Taiwan by 2027

Military personnel stand next to US Harpoon A-84, anti-ship missiles and AIM-120 and AIM-9 air-to-air missiles prepared for a weapon loading drills in front of a US F-16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan’s southeastern Hualien county, on Aug. 17.Johnson Lai/The Associated Press The thunderous roar of jet fighters taking off from the … Read more

Ottawa could lose more than $5-billion in CEBA pandemic loans to small businesses

Ottawa could lose more than -billion in CEBA pandemic loans to small businesses

Export Development Canada’s head office in Ottawa on Feb. 14, 2019.Justin Tang/The Globe and Mail Ottawa may be unable to recoup $5-billion or more of the $49-billion in emergency loans it extended to small businesses during the pandemic lockdowns, according to a government projection. The task of chasing down business owners to collect on the … Read more

City dwellers traded condos for country life in the pandemic. Now, some are moving back

City dwellers traded condos for country life in the pandemic.  Now, some are moving back

A cohort of people who left Toronto to move to the country at the start of the pandemic are giving up their brief flirtation with a quieter life and heading back to the city.Handout On a chilly day in January of last year, Michael Perkins and Christopher Charles ventured from Toronto to Innisfil, Ont., to … Read more

International students waiting for visas from Ottawa at risk of missing start of classes

International students waiting for visas from Ottawa at risk of missing start of classes

Indian students make inquiries at a Canadian education fair in in Amritsar, India, July 8, 2022.PRABHJOT GILL /The Associated Press Delays in processing student visas have put a large number of international students at risk of missing the start of fall classes this year, as the federal Immigration Department struggles to keep up with what … Read more