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U.S. President Donald Trump needed a big moment to change the election trajectory. It's unclear he got it. The president certainly came out aggressively in his first debate with his Democratic rival, Joe Biden. Some observers, however, declared American democracy the clearest loser of the evening.U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate and former vice-president…
9 hours agoRadio20:32While the interruptions made the debate hard to follow, it’s what U.S. President Donald Trump didn’t say that was most notable. When asked to condemn white supremacists and far-right militias, Trump would not. When asked if he would call on his supporters to remain calm if the vote wasn’t decided on election night,…
10 hours agoNews1:30U.S. presidential debate moderator Chris Wallace asks U.S. President Donald Trump if he will condemn white supremacist groups involved in violent clashes over policing and racism in some U.S. cities. Trump replies, 'Sure' and asks 'Who would you like me to condemn? Who? Proud Boys, stand back and stand by,' referencing one of…
Parliament has unanimously passed Bill C-4 — legislation authorizing new benefits for workers left jobless or underemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic.Liberal House Leader Pablo Rodriguez said the creation of the benefits is central to the government's response plan to the second wave of the pandemic. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)Parliament has unanimously passed Bill C-4 —…
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some Canadian snowbirds still plan to head to the U.S. this winter. They say they will take precautions and stick to their communities, where they feel safe.Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some Canadian snowbirds still plan to head to the U.S. this winter. (Marsha Halper/The Miami Herald/The Associated Press)Despite the…
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A Canadian military reservist whose membership in two far-right groups is being investigated by the army has spoken publicly about the matter for the first time, telling a local print and online publication in British Columbia that the allegations against him are "rubbish."A Facebook photo of Erik Myggland on Aug. 24, 2019 wearing a Three Percenter patch. (Facebook/CBC News)A…
Seth MacLean was one of hundreds of people who died last year in Ontario but whose remains were never claimed. There is a process in place to search for the next of kin, but MacLean's family says process failed them. Seth Maclean's family is demanding answers after authorities failed to let them know he was deceased and…
Tonight U.S. President Donald Trump debates his rival, a man he has called "Sleepy Joe," and tens of millions will get to judge Trump's core campaign message: that Joe Biden is too mentally feeble to lead. This debate might matter more than most.Donald Trump, left, and Joe Biden, right, meet Tuesday in Cleveland for their…
A large outbreak of COVID-19 in an Indigenous community in northwestern Saskatchewan has taught local leaders and health officials how to prepare for potential outbreaks in other rural or remote regions.Leonard Montgrand, a northern representative with the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, said people who live in La Loche and Clearwater River Dene Nation learned hard lessons during…