Category: Canadian News

Canada’s new ambassador to Beijing says Ottawa open to ‘more, more, more’

OTTAWA—As the United States and Australia raise alarms on trade and extradition with China, Canada’s new ambassador to Beijing said Wednesday Ottawa is eager to do “even more” than already suggested by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to improve formal relations. In an interview with the Star, John McCallum, the former Markham MP and cabinet minister,…

Fans, TFC players have a growing bond

“Remember how you make them feel.” That was a big mantra for Greg Vanney and Toronto FC last year, an acknowledgment that fans are always part of the equation. “The ‘you’ is the fans,” the TFC coach said on the opening day of pre-season this year. “If we could create some excitement and some buzz…

Most patients get priority surgeries within target wait times: Report

Sheryl Ubelacker, THE CANADIAN PRESS Mar 28, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:36 PM ET TORONTO — Three out of four Canadians received a hip or knee replacement, cataract surgery, hip fracture repair or cancer radiation therapy within the recommended wait times for those priority procedures, although there was often wide variation from one province to…