Category: Canadian Politics

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…

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…

Boy dies after being struck by payloader on Alberta ranch

By The Canadian Press Wed., Aug. 15, 2018 BOW ISLAND, ALTA.—A boy has died after an accident on a ranch in southern Alberta. RCMP say a man was operating a payloader Tuesday evening in the ranch yard when the brakes and steering failed. RCMP say a man was operating a payloader Tuesday evening in a…