Plans to buy 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets have been scrapped by the Canadian government due to the deepening dispute with the US aerospace company, sources told Reuters.
According to the sources, next week Ottawa will announce it intends to acquire a used fleet of older Australian F-18 jets. It’s the same type of plane the Royal Canadian Air Force currently operates.
Yukon’s Indigenous people tend to be more well-off than Indigenous people in most of the country, according to 2016 census data. But the numbers also reveal that they tend to make significantly less money than non-Indigenous Yukoners.
As many Canadians expected would happen, Justin Trudeau got played by China, raising serious fears about how badly our country will be screwed over in upcoming “free trade” talks.
As part of the journey towards Reconciliation, the Government of Canada has taken an important step to renew the relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership, by announcing a profound shift in the way the Government delivers services and advances self-determination and self-government of Indigenous peoples.
Sabrine Djermane and El Mahdi Jamali each face three charges: attempting to leave Canada to commit a terror act abroad; possession of an explosive substance; and committing an act under the direction or for the profit of a terrorist organization.
The rules of engagement governing the Canadian military do not prevent it from targeting and killing ISIS fighters holding Canadian passports, according to military experts and the Department of National Defence.
But one constitutional expert believes the Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects Canadian enemy combatants from being specifically targeted by the military, with some exceptions.
Walby, who is also an associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Winnipeg, said when it comes to criminalization and incarceration in Canada, it’s important to talk to experts about what’s going on — and in many cases that is the people who are currently or formerly incarcerated.
“Prisoners know a lot about criminalization, know a lot about imprisonment, they have experiences. They have knowledge that needs to be shared with the general public and criminal justice policy makers if we want to try to understand harm and conflict in our societies better, and deal with it more effectively and more justly in the future,” Walby said.
Here’s the latest victimization/entitlement group.
Support was highest in Quebec and lowest in Alberta.
In Canada’s (Justin-Time) Trudeau has only just announced that Canadians who’d gone off and joined IS must be welcomed back – and that anyone who voices a problem with that will be brought up on charges of – yup: “Islamophobia“.
Debate about how to combat terrorism has been one of the world’s most politically fraught issues since Al Qaeda crashed four planes into American targets on Sept. 11, 2001, killing nearly 3,000.
Politics aside, the case of the 22-year-old woman from Quebec, and her 2-year-old daughter and newborn girl, is about Canadian law and the best way to ensure security while also reintegrating a radicalized Canadian citizen.
Last month, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders visited Toronto as part of a “learning tour” about Canadian health care tied to the promotion of his own single payer health insurance plan. The cascade of laudatory media coverage highlighted a pet peeve of mine: our obsession with comparing our health care system to the system in the United States. Sanders’s visit scratched not just one but two great itches of a phenomenon I call Canadian Smug: our sense of superiority to the U.S., and our delight when Americans notice how much better we are.
Judge approves of child abuse.
A Quebec Superior Court judge has granted a temporary suspension of the section of Quebec’s religious neutrality law that deals with face coverings.
Justice Babak Barin granted a stay to Section 10 of the law, which requires anyone who gives or receives public services to do so with their face uncovered.
Dear Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly:
May I call you Melanie?
You seem to have blocked my access to your ministerial Twitter account, so please forgive the formality of an open letter. I sense that I’ve upset you, which concerns me deeply.
The director of the Muslim Association of Hamilton says the police service has come a long way in the past decade, but Kamran Bhatti says there are still no members of the Muslim community or other diverse backgrounds with ranks higher than first-class constable.
On the eve of a crucial new national-security debate, parliamentarians are being told that federal spy agencies are out to data-mine “bulk” amounts of electronic records about ordinary people as they seek to spot extraordinary terrorist threats.
Contrast this with immigration policy.