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Trudeau narrowly avoids walkout during speech to First Nations chiefs

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau narrowly avoided an organized walkout during his speech to Indigenous leaders Tuesday after Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr called chiefs to apologize for remarks some saw as a threat to protesters opposed to contentious pipeline projects.

Taiwan call 'end of wishful thinking' about U.S.-China relations under Trump

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:28:34 EST


Many in China are starting to fear that, far from ignorant, U.S. president-elect Donald Trump has a deliberate strategy — one that’s more rash than irrational.

Canada's 15-year-old students among best global performers in these subjects

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:36:49 EST


A new OECD survey finds that Canadian students fare better in science and math than most of their peers around the world, but there's room for improvement.

'Man who walks among the stars': AFN honours tearful Gord Downie

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:37:08 EST


Gord Downie, lead singer of the Tragically Hip and an advocate for First Nations people, is honoured at the Assembly of First Nation's gathering for his work highlighting the plight of those who were subjected to residential schools.

Trump tweets and $1 billion wiped off Boeing stock market value

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:01:51 EST


A tweet from president-elect Donald Trump calling on the U.S. government to scrap an order with Boeing Co. for the development of a replacement for the Air Force One jet temporarily knocked about $1 billion US off the stock market value of the aircraft maker.

Liberals paint gloomy picture of Canada's economy

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:05:00 EST


Finance Canada is giving business leaders a decidedly gloomy picture of the Canadian economy as part of the department's pre-budget consultations.

Pay now or pay even more later: Coalition wants first ministers to boost mental health spending

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:00:00 EST


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will break bread with the country's premiers on Friday. A coalition of mental health organizations hopes they'll discuss the need to increase spending on mental health services. The health lobby says doing nothing now will mean paying much more later.

'He always said he was going to kill her...and he said he'd get away with it'

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:32:01 EST


There is no shortage of laws protecting women in Turkey, activists say. But amid horrifying violence against women, the problem is getting lawyers and judges to apply them.

'The old model is exhausted': Populism's effect on French politics

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:42:51 EST


If common wisdom about current fury is right, and people across the West want change, they're getting a bellyful of it in France.

Along Trans Mountain pipeline, opinions range from pro to protest

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Green-lighting the Trans Mountain pipeline was news that many Canadians, especially in Alberta's oil patch, had been hoping for — and that a nearly equal number had been dreading.

AFN chief resigns from missing women portfolio over Instagram photo

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:04:39 EST


The B.C. regional chief for the Assembly of First Nations has resigned as head of the assembly's missing and murdered Indigenous women portfolio after posting a picture on Instagram of a wide-eyed emoji with red lips near his groin.

Conservative leadership candidates about to find out if those French lessons paid off

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Conservative hopefuls face off tonight in the first bilingual leadership debate. With French-language skills ranging from perfect to paltry, each of the 14 declared candidates will be required to take questions in both official languages — without a translator.

Why game developer kept fans waiting for the Last Guardian for nearly a decade

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:46:44 EST


Few videogames have suffered a development cycle as long and tortured as The Last Guardian. After nine years or work and multiple delays, was it worth the wait?

Here's how to better integrate refugees, according to the Senate

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:02:33 EST


One year after the first wave of Syrian refugees arrived in Canada, the Senate committee on human rights will release a report today recommending steps to ease the resettlement process.

Liberals signal extension to training mission in Ukraine

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:59:31 EST


Canada has signalled it is prepared to extend its military training mission in Ukraine. Sources tell CBC News that the size and scope is still up for debate before the current mandate expires in March. At the same time, the list of training asks from Ukraine is getting longer.