National Newswatch

Canada’s economic recovery will depend on the next generation of innovators

Apr 17 2021 — John Hepburn — Canada’s economic recovery from COVID-19 won’t be easy. Luckily, there’s a talented new generation ready to grow Canada’s innovation economy – but they’ll need help to do it. Young innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs will play an outsized role in the path to Canada’s future prosperity, bringing new knowledge, creative thinking and innovative approaches to our […]

Agriculture needs to adopt cybersecurity measures to protect its hi-tech infrastructure

Apr 16 2021 — Alex Binkley — Cybersecurity has to be seen as a risk management tool.   Ottawa—The federal government has provided more than $529,000 over four years to a project aimed at raising awareness of the need for the agriculture sector to adopt cybersecurity measures to protect its investment in hi-tech equipment and services. The Community Safety Knowledge Alliance is […]

On This Day in Canada’s Political History: David Milgaard Released from Stony Mountain Penitentiary

Apr 16 2021 — Arthur Milnes — It was on this date in 1992 that David Milgaard’s journey seeking truth and justice brought him a little closer to exoneration. Wrongfully convicted of the 1969 Saskatoon murder of nurse Gail Miller, Milgaard spent 23 years in prison, maintaining his innocence the entire time, making him ineligible for parole. His mother, Joyce, led an […]

On This Day in Canada’s Political History: David Milgaard Released from Stony Mountain Penitentiary

Apr 16 2021 — Arthur Milnes — It was on this date in 1992 that David Milgaard’s journey seeking truth and justice brought him a little closer to exoneration.  Wrongfully convicted of the 1969 Saskatoon murder of nurse Gail Miller, Milgaard spent 23 years in prison, maintaining his innocence the entire time, making him ineligible for parole. His mother, Joyce, led an […]

On This Day in Canada’s Political History: Sir Mackenzie Bowell’s Maiden Speech to the Commons

Apr 15 2021 — Arthur Milnes — We have two special moments to note today. First, as always on “Art’s History,” we take time out to celebrate the anniversaries of the maiden Parliamentary addresses of our Prime Ministers. So today it is the pride of Bellville, Ontario, Sir Mackenzie Bowell’s turn. While his time in the Prime Minister’s chair was relatively brief […]

On This Day in Canada’s Political History: Sir Mackenzie Bowell’s Maiden Speech to the Commons

Apr 15 2021 — Arthur Milnes — We have two special moments to note today. First, as always on “Art’s History,” we take time out to celebrate the anniversaries of the maiden Parliamentary addresses of our Prime Ministers.  So today it is the pride of Bellville, Ontario, Sir Mackenzie Bowell’s turn.  While his time in the Prime Minister’s chair was relatively brief […]