Border officer denies RCMP asked for Meng Wanzhou’s phone codes, court hears

The border officer who led Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s immigration exam before her arrest at Vancouver’s airport says he doesn’t believe RCMP asked him to collect the passcodes to her phones. Sowmith Katragadda told an evidence-gathering hearing in Meng’s B.C. Supreme Court extradition case he couldn’t recall where the idea came from. Read more: Trudeau says no […]

Meng Wanzhou’s border exam was necessary due to national security concern, officer says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 17, 2020 9:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A senior border officer involved in the examination of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver’s airport two years ago says […]

Ethiopia’s deadly conflict spills over border as thousands flee to Sudan – National

Ethiopia’s deadly conflict with its northern Tigray region spilled over borders Tuesday as several thousand people fled into Sudan, while the Tigray regional leader accused Eritrea of attacking at the request of Ethiopia’s federal government. The government of Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appeared to reject international pleas for dialogue, instead […]

South Korean military captures North Korean man at heavily fortified border – National

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korean troops captured a North Korean man who crossed the heavily fortified border on Wednesday, the military said. The Joint Chiefs of Staff said that government agencies will launch a joint investigation to find out why and how the man crossed the mine-strewn border into South Korea. Earlier […]

‘We’re suffering and they don’t care’: No border travel exemption for Point Roberts

Residents of Point Roberts, WA. who’ve been landlocked by the Canada-U.S. border since the 49th parallel crossing was closed to non-essential travel in March are frustrated to learn newly eased restrictions don’t apply to them. “We’re suffering and they don’t care,” Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce president Brian Calder told Global News Saturday. “It’s ludicrous… […]

How the presidential election could affect the Canada-U.S. border – National

With less than a week to go until the U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden have each made their pitch to voters on how they would handle the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has devastated the country. But what has each candidate promised and how could it affect the Canada-U.S. […]

Parents of 545 migrant children separated at U.S. border still can’t be found: lawyers – National

Court-appointed lawyers said Tuesday that they have been unable to find parents of 545 children who were separated at the U.S. border with Mexico early in the Trump administration. The children were separated between July 1, 2017, and June 26, 2018, when a federal judge in San Diego ordered that children in government custody […]

U.S. senators call on Trump to ease coronavirus restrictions on Canadian border – National

A group of United States senators from Maine and New Hampshire are calling on President Donald Trump to ease travel restrictions on the Canadian border, despite a continued rise in coronavirus cases in both countries. The letter was sent to the president Tuesday, before Trump himself tested positive for COVID-19 early Friday morning. It […]

Arrest made at U.S.-Canada border in White House ricin envelope investigation – National

A person who was trying to enter the U.S. from Canada has been arrested in connection with an investigation into a ricin-laced envelope addressed to the White House. Several sources tell Global News that the final determination is still being made on her citizenship as the arrested woman was classified as a U.S. person […]

Extended border closure another obstacle for Alberta Indigenous tourism industry

Dion Red Gun and his prized River Ranche Lodge have overcome everything from natural disasters to debilitating health problems. COVID-19 is just one more obstacle he’s determined to persevere through. “I’ve had to adapt and adjust to the changing winds,” Red Gun said. “It’s a challenge too because I’m high-risk myself.” Read more: Trump […]