National Newswatch

Joshua Boyle case adjourned again until end of January

Jan 15 2018 — Amanda Connolly — The case of former hostage Joshua Boyle has been adjourned until the end of the month. In an Ottawa courtroom on Monday, Boyle appeared before a judge via videoconference from the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre to learn that his case was being put over until Jan. 26. Boyle, who is facing 15 charges ranging from assault […]

Trudeau, Scheer pitch dueling NAFTA narratives as uncertainty looms

Jan 12 2018 — Amanda Connolly — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer offered dueling narratives on negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in two press conferences held around southwestern Ontario on Friday. In a speech before a Mississauga Board of Trade luncheon, Scheer accused the government of not acting quickly enough to recognize the pending […]

Uber hack prompts formal federal privacy investigation

Dec 11 2017 — Amanda Connolly — Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien has opened a formal investigation into the hack of Uber announced last month that compromised the personal information of roughly 57 million customers around the world. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshaw announced in a blog post on Nov. 21 that two hackers had stolen user data more than a year ago from […]