The Liberal government has broken a key election promise to spend an extra $50 million a year on post-secondary education for Indigenous students — a budgetary move that is exacerbating an already dire funding crunch.
As NDP MPs meet in Montreal for their caucus retreat this week, they might want to avoid looking at the polls as the Liberals squeeze the New Democrats out among their traditional supporters, dropping them to their lowest standing since 2003.
Much was made earlier this week about an alleged "snub" after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was not invited to a meeting about Ukraine. But experts ask why Canada would be invited when Russia sees us as a party to the conflict and our allies don't believe we have anything serious to offer the talks.
If simply telling a U.S. border guard that you have smoked pot can get you barred from the country for life, many who have never been asked the question might be wondering what prompts a customs officer to pose the query in the first place.
President Barack Obama has publicly admitted to smoking marijuana, but don't think it's OK to do so if you're a Canadian. The U.S. is leading the way when it comes to marijuana legalization, but there's a different set of rules for Canadians at the border.
Canada is playing a leadership role in international negotiations for a landmark UN accord that would set a global market price on airline pollution. Officials from 191 member states of the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) meet in Montreal Sept. 27.