Category: Canadian News

Justin Trudeau is rerunning in the 2019 federal election

MONTREAL—Justin Trudeau will run again in the 2019 federal election. The Liberal leader formally announced his nomination at a party event today in his Montreal riding of Papineau. The partisan crowd cheered as Trudeau reaffirmed his belief in what he called “positive politics,” and took jabs at Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, whom he accused of…

Trump asks SEC to study quarterly earnings requirements for public firms

By Michael J. de la MercedThe New York Times Fri., Aug. 17, 2018 Many leaders of public companies in the United States have complained about the negative aspects of filing quarterly financial reports, citing the time they consume and their excessive emphasis on short-term results. Those complaints appear to have a receptive audience in the…

Tension between love and violence enraptures Stratford’s Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar star rating 2.5 (out of 4) By William Shakespeare. Directed by Scott Wentworth. Until Oct. 28 at the Festival Theatre, Stratford. Tickets at stratfordfestival.ca There’s a famous Alfred Hitchcock quote that advises, “Film your murders like love scenes, and film your love scenes like murders.” It came to mind during that pivotal moment…

Canadians react to death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan

MONTREAL—Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan was remembered by Canadian politicians on Saturday as a friend of Canada and tireless advocate for peace around the world. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former prime minister Paul Martin were among the Canadians who added their voices to the tributes pouring from around the globe following the death…

Canadian hospitals warned they might see delays when Saudi med students leave

By The Canadian Press Fri., Aug. 17, 2018 OTTAWA—A health care group that represents the majority of university hospitals says losing Saudi Arabian medical residents will probably result in delays, but ultimately won’t effect the quality of care. Paul-Émile Cloutier, the president and CEO of HealthCareCan, says the primary concern among some hospitals is that…