Canada Federal Election
Canada Federal Election
THE LEADERS' VIEWS
Poland's education minister says he has "taken steps" to effect the extradition of Yaroslav Hunka, a 98-year-old Ukrainian Canadian, to Poland after it emerged that the veteran served in the Nazi SS Galizien formation during the Second World War.On Friday, Hunka was invited to sit in the parliamentary gallery by Speaker Anthony Rota for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to Parliament. Rota introduced Hunka as a "Ukrainian hero" and a "Canadian hero," prompting a standing ovation
A man who fought for the Waffen-SS was applauded in parliament during a visit by Ukraine's leader.
- US PoliticsThe New York Times
WASHINGTON — With the House in chaos over its spending plans, senators of both parties were deep in negotiations on Monday over efforts to head off a government shutdown this weekend through a stopgap measure and whether to include additional aid to Ukraine in the legislation. Senators and senior staff members engaged in intense discussions over the past few days on how to proceed given the House impasse, officials said, with the Senate taking steps toward an emergency spending bill that would k
- NewsAssociated Press
South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday struck down a 2020 law that criminalized the sending of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets to North Korea, calling it an excessive restriction on free speech. The ruling came in response to a complaint filed by North Korean defector-activists in the South. It made leafleting a crime punishable by up to three years in prison or a fine of 30 million won ($22,000).
The marriage was solemnised by a priest in Punjab, with the couple performing all traditional rituals.
Humans of Bombay, which follows the same format as the New York blog, is suing a similar Indian platform.
- NewsThe Canadian Press
Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today... Here's what else we're watching ... NDP, Bloc say Speaker should resign after honouring man who fought for Nazis Some opposition leaders are calling on House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota step down from his position after he invited a man who fought for the Nazis into Parliament. Yaroslav Hunka was invited by Rota, without knowledge to the rest of the House of Commons, to at
North America's first Black female newspaper publisher will be immortalized in international archives.The archival records of Mary Ann Shadd Cary have been added to the Canada Memory of UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.The Memory of the World program is a UNESCO program that helps facilitate preservation and access to cultural records and documentary heritage. "It's about time this happened," said Adrienne Shadd, a historian, author and descendant of Shadd Cary. This year is the 200th anniv
- BusinessThe Canadian Press
OTTAWA — A Toronto-based real estate company says it is planning to build 5,000 new rental units in urban centres across the country as a result of the federal government's decision to eliminate GST charges on rental developments. The CEO of Dream Unlimited Corp., Michael Cooper, says high interest rates and construction costs had put many projects on pause. "A lot of projects that we had hoped to be able to start haven't penciled out," Cooper said. But the federal government's announcement that
- US PoliticsThe Canadian Press
Trump says he always had autoworkers' backs. Union leaders say his first-term record shows otherwise
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When former President Donald Trump visits Detroit on Wednesday, he’ll be looking to blunt criticisms from a United Auto Workers union leadership that has said a second term for him would be a “disaster" for workers. Trump will bypass the second Republican presidential debate that day to instead visit striking autoworkers in Michigan, where he has looked to position himself as an ally of blue-collar workers by promising to raise wages and protect jobs if elected to a second