The faces of New Brunswick’s homelessness crisis

From Global News. New Brunswick advocates estimate there are more than 1,100 people experiencing homelessness. In a three-part series, Global News’ Nathalie Sturgeon and Karla Renic spoke with those experiencing homelessness and the advocates working to make change. In Part 2, we dive into the stories of five people with first-hand experience of homelessness and…

Winnipeg serial killer: Premier, mayor announce operations paused at Prairie Green landfill | FULL

From Global News. Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson spoke alongside Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham on Thursday afternoon at City Hall to announce operations at Prairie Green Landfill will pause to allow for the assessment of a full forensic operation. Gillingham added that the next steps must not jeopardize the criminal investigation and must be informed by…

Trudeau defends financial assistance programs after calls from Conservatives to reel-in spending

From Global News. During Thursday’s session of question period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Conservative MP Jasraj Singh Hallan grilled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about government spending amid levels of high inflation in Canada. Trudeau retorted that his government’s spending is necessary to assist Canadians struggling with finances, even though Hallan argued that…

“Doing it for the money”: UK residents split on ‘Harry & Meghan’ Netflix series

From Global News. From sympathy to skepticism, U.K. residents shared their thoughts about Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle as their much-anticipated Netflix documentary series dropped its first three episodes on Thursday. Meanwhile, in Windsor, people openly questioned the couple’s motives in releasing the documentary and appeared to show little sympathy for the…

German police arrest 25 suspected far-right extremists in alleged coup plot

From Global News. In Germany’s largest anti-terror operation, police have raided Reichsbürger, a far-right group suspected of plotting to overthrow the government in an armed coup. The country’s domestic intelligence service estimates the group has more than 21,000 members. German officials are saying far-right extremism is now the biggest threat to its democracy. Global’s Crystal…

Peru’s Boluarte sworn in as interim president, 1st female president after Castillo’s impeachment

From Global News. Peruvian politician Dina Boluarte was sworn as interim president on Wednesday, hours after Pedro Castillo was removed in an impeachment trial during a day of high political drama in the Andean nation. Boluarte, elevated from vice president, became Peru’s first-ever female president following Castillo’s attempt to dissolve the legislature by decree to…

Canadian families hit with “interest rate uppercut” due to liberal policies: Poilievre

From Global News. Speaking during question period in the House of Commons on Wednesday, Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre referenced a Bank of Canada interest rate hike announced earlier in the day, saying that “Canadians were hit with another interest rate uppercut today after inflationary deficits by this Liberal government.” Associate Minister of Finance Randy…

Minister Champagne unveils Investment Canada Act reforms to address “national security” | LIVE

From Global News. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will hold a media availability Wednesday on proposed legislation to modernize the Investment Canada Act (ICA). These changes represent the "most significant" updates of the ICA in more than a decade and will address "evolving national security concerns," a government press release…

Peru in constitutional crisis as President Castillo deposed after attempt to dissolve Parliament

From Global News. Peru’s Congress voted to oust President Pedro Castillo in an impeachment trial on Wednesday, hours after he said he would dissolve the legislature by decree and threw the country into a full-on constitutional crisis. Ignoring Castillo’s attempt to shut down Congress, lawmakers moved ahead with the impeachment trial, with 101 verbal votes…

RCMP contract awarded to firm reportedly tied to China ‘disconcerting,’ Trudeau says

From Global News. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a report that federal civil servants awarded an RCMP contract for communications equipment to a company with Chinese government ties is “disconcerting.” The prime minister made the comments to reporters in Montreal on Wednesday after Radio-Canada published a story on how the federal government awarded a contract…

Doug Ford makes transit announcement in Brampton, Ont. | LIVE

From Global News. Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, to make an announcement in Brampton, Ont. on Wednesday. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/9314304/ontario-auditor-general-report-2022/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global…

Trudeau, environment minister make announcement on Indigenous funding | LIVE

From Global News. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make an announcement on Wednesday on supporting Indigenous-led conversation along with Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault. The Assembly of First Nations started a three-day meeting on Tuesday where they brought in former senator Murray Sinclair to help the organization with conflict resolution next year. National chief…

Protests erupt in Mongolia over alleged corruption among government officials

From Global News. Thousands of people braved sub-zero temperatures in Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar on Monday to protest against soaring inflation and an ailing economy, amid alleged government corruption within the country’s coal industry. Large crowds of demonstrators, many of them young people, held banners and chanted slogans outside the Government Palace in Sukhbaatar…

Soccer stars Christine Sinclair, Diana Matheson announce women’s pro league coming to Canada | LIVE

From Global News. Canadian soccer players Christine Sinclair and Diana Matheson are expected to announce plans to launch a domestic professional women’s league in 2025, featuring eight teams throughout Canada. Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Calgary Foothills Soccer Club are confirmed as the first two teams to join the upstart league. Diana Matheson, a former member…

Ontario’s abortion care crisis

From Global News. When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade abortion rights earlier this year, Canadians speculated that this country would become a destination, if not a safe haven, for Americans who could no longer get care in their home states. As it stands, though, the system in Canada is struggling to…

Canadian ministers respond to AG reports on COVID-19 vaccine procurement, benefits | LIVE

From Global News. Canadian ministers are expected to respond on Tuesday to auditor general Karen Hogan’s reports analyzing the federal government’s response to COVID-19, including vaccine procurement and pandemic benefits. Hogan’s first report detailed how well the government did getting ahold of COVID-19 vaccine doses and tracking how many people got them. It found that…

Toronto police seize 62 guns, make several arrests in “Project Barbell” investigation

From Global News. At a news conference on Monday, Toronto police said they have seized dozens of firearms and arrested six people, including one linked to a “reckless shooting” downtown last year. Investigators looked into an armed criminal group suspected of trafficking firearms into Toronto in an eight-month investigation dubbed Project Barbell that began in…