‘A reckoning’: Scholar Strike Canada’s action to teach anti-Black racism

Scholar Strike Canada will see professors press pause on their jobs to host digital teach-ins on police brutality and anti-Black and anti-Indigenous violence.

Former RCMP boss Bob Paulson denies protecting alleged spy

Former RCMP boss says close relationship with intelligence director not a factor in harassment case.

Canada considers sanctions against Belarus amid crackdown on protests 

Canada, the United States, the European Union and Britain are discussing possible sanctions against Belarus over its crackdown against protests following a disputed election.

China to allow direct flights from Canada to Beijing as coronavirus restrictions ease

China’s aviation regulator said on Wednesday it will resume direct flights to Beijing from eight countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Greece, Denmark, Sweden and Canada from Sept. 3.

Canadian citizen trying to have baby in Canada faces roadblocks

Sarah Wallace is pregnant. She is hoping to fly from Haiti to Canada to give birth, but is running into roadblocks because the Canadian government doesn’t classify her nearly-adopted children as her immediate family.

Calgary Black community calls for candid conversations about racism as NBA, NHL cancel games

The conversation about racism has flared up in recent days — in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Wisconsin man who was shot by police seven times during an arrest Sunday.

NHL suspends games in solidarity with anti-police brutality protests

The players requested the postponements and the league supported the decision, the NHL and NHL Players’ Association said in a joint statement.

China blamed for Canada’s multimillion-dollar coronavirus vaccine deal collapse

Ottawa was forced to abandon its vaccine collaboration with Chinese company CanSino after Chinese officials block shipments.