National Newswatch

Justin Trudeau and family meet with Melania Trump

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — The first lady of the United States, Melania Trump, met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and two of their three children, Ella-Grace and Xavier, in Toronto Saturday. Trump is in town for the Invictus Games. Video provided by The Canadian Press

Mounties make deal to transfer Louis Riel items to future Metis facility

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — WINNIPEG — Three items, including a crucifix, that belonged to North-West Rebellion leader Louis Riel, which have been held by the RCMP for decades, will soon return to Metis possession. RCMP Deputy Commissioner Kevin Brosseau and Manitoba Metis Federation president David Chartrand signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that will see the items transferred to a Metis heritage […]

Site C dam project draws criticism at Vancouver public input session

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Critics of an $8.8-billion dam project in British Columbia voiced concerns over the long-term costs of the project during the first in a series of public input session. The province's new NDP government directed the BC Utilities Commission to review the economic viability of the Site C hydroelectric dam project that was initiated by the former Liberal premier Christy Clark. […]

Site C dam project draws criticism at Vancouver public input session

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Critics of an $8.8-billion dam project in British Columbia voiced concerns over the long-term costs of the project during the first in a series of public input session. The province's new NDP government directed the BC Utilities Commission to review the economic viability of the Site C hydroelectric dam project that was initiated by the former Liberal premier Christy Clark. […]

Ottawa rolls out school buses for U.S. and Mexican NAFTA negotiating teams

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — American and Mexican trade negotiators are discovering one more disadvantage to the breakneck pace being set for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Unable to block book a large number of rooms in one centrally located hotel on short notice, the Canadian government, which is hosting the third round of NAFTA talks, has housed the visiting negotiators […]

Ottawa rolls out school buses for U.S. and Mexican NAFTA negotiating teams

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — American and Mexican trade negotiators are discovering one more disadvantage to the breakneck pace being set for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Unable to block book a large number of rooms in one centrally located hotel on short notice, the Canadian government, which is hosting the third round of NAFTA talks, has housed the visiting negotiators […]

Ottawa rolls out school buses for U.S. and Mexican NAFTA negotiating teams

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — American and Mexican trade negotiators are discovering one more disadvantage to the breakneck pace being set for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Unable to block book a large number of rooms in one centrally located hotel on short notice, the Canadian government, which is hosting the third round of NAFTA talks, has housed the visiting negotiators […]

Prince Harry meets with Justin Trudeau

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Saturday with Prince Harry ahead of the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games in Toronto. Harry is the founder of the competition for wounded service members and veterans. Video provided by The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau remembers Arnold Chan at MP’s funeral

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — Mourners remembered Liberal MP Arnold Chan’s passion for politics at his Toronto funeral on Saturday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared a memory of singing Elton John with Chan, who died of cancer earlier this month at age 50. Video provided by The Canadian Press

One person pronounced dead after two-vehicle crash south of Ottawa

Sep 23 2017 — The Canadian Press — GREELY, Ont. — Ottawa police say one person is dead and two others are in hospital with serious injuries after a collision Friday evening. Investigators say the incident happened at about 6 p.m. Friday in the rural community of Greely, south of Ottawa. They say two vehicles were involved in the crash, and three people […]