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Apology for Canada's past anti-Semitism was personal for some cabinet ministers

Apology for Canada's past anti-Semitism was personal for some cabinet ministers

OTTAWA — The federal government's apology for one of Canada's most shameful anti-Semitic episodes was personal for some of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet ministers.
Canada and United States not facing asylum seeker crisis: UNHCR official

Canada and United States not facing asylum seeker crisis: UNHCR official

OTTAWA — Neither Canada nor the United States is experiencing a crisis in asylum claims, says the United Nations' assistant high commissioner for refugees.
Kathy Page, Elizabeth Hay among 2018 Writers' Trust Awards winners

Kathy Page, Elizabeth Hay among 2018 Writers' Trust Awards winners

TORONTO — British-Canadian author Kathy Page choked back tears as she thanked her parents for the love letters that inspired her book, "Dear Evelyn," which won the $50,000 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize on Wednesday night.
Trudeau promises help to secure places of worship in wake of synagogue shooting

Trudeau promises help to secure places of worship in wake of synagogue shooting

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed Wednesday that his government will do more to protect synagogues and other places of worship from violence as part of an apology for anti-Semitic policies that denied refuge in Canada to Jews fleeing the H
Canadians tuning out real CRA agents because of CRA phone scammers

Canadians tuning out real CRA agents because of CRA phone scammers

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency says so many Canadians get calls from scammers pretending to be tax enforcers that real tax agents are having trouble reaching people.
A look at the women, minorities set to bring diversity to Capitol Hill

A look at the women, minorities set to bring diversity to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — A look at some of the more diverse faces headed to Capitol Hill following Tuesday's midterm elections in the United States: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , 29, is Latina and the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
US: Attacker at Michigan airport was on mission to 'kill Americans'

US: Attacker at Michigan airport was on mission to 'kill Americans'

FLINT, Mich. — A U.S. prosecutor says a Montreal man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport was willing to die if he could have seized the victim's gun and attacked others.
Absentee MP Di Iorio to give back salary until retirement in January

Absentee MP Di Iorio to give back salary until retirement in January

OTTAWA — The mysterious case of a missing MP has taken another twist. The Liberal party's whip says Nicola Di Iorio, who hasn't been seen on the Hill since Parliament resumed on Sept.
B.C. premier squares off with Liberal leader in electoral reform debate

B.C. premier squares off with Liberal leader in electoral reform debate

VICTORIA — The leaders of British Columbia's two main parties square off Thursday in a debate on electoral reform that experts say arrives after decades of electoral dysfunction that produced lopsided victories and made losers out of popular-vote win
US midterm results could delay new trade deal into 2020, watchers warn

US midterm results could delay new trade deal into 2020, watchers warn

OTTAWA — Canadians are inspecting the new U.S. political landscape following midterm election results that many believe have added fresh trade-related uncertainty.