‘Canada could well pay for this’: Experts weigh in on consequences of Trudeau appearing to mock Trump in video

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appearing to mock Donald Trump was thrust into the heart of U.S. politics on Thursday. A campaign ad by former vice-president Joe Biden, running to be the Democratic nominee against Trump in 2020, said the video was evidence that world leaders were derisive of the U.S. president. “The […]

Ontario public high schools re-open Thursday as teachers return to class after 1-day strike

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2019 6:25 am Updated December 5, 2019 6:26 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario’s public high school teachers are expected to be back in class today following a one-day strike. But the […]

U.S. Navy to christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship – Defence Blog

The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, in Mobile, Alabama. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, representing Alabama’s first district, will deliver the christening ceremony’s principal address. His wife, Rebecca Byrne, president and CEO of the Community Foundation […]

China, U.S. trade deal has plenty of momentum to be reached before election: Blackstone’s Schwarzman

Stephen Schwarzman, head of Blackstone Group Inc., the world’s largest alternative asset manager, has been stepping beyond his well-honed role as a corporate dealmaker into the midst of high-stakes trade negotiations between nations. During a stop in Toronto Wednesday to give a speech to the Canadian club and promote his recent book, What It Takes, […]

‘What are you at?’ Trump presses Trudeau over NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending. “What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO […]

London Bridge attack – Polish porter hero who fought terrorist Usman Khan in bloody battle revealed as Lukasz Koczocik – The Sun

THE Polish porter who battled a knife-wielding terrorist one-to-one in a bloody fight can today be revealed as Lukasz Koczocik. Hero Lukasz was stabbed five times as he bravely took Usman Khan head-on after the convicted terrorist knifed two people to death near London Bridge on Friday. 12 Lukasz Koczocik was stabbed multiple times as […]

USS Harry S. Truman begins flight operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet – Defence Blog

U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa said Sunday that the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) begins flight operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet to support maritime security operations in international waters, alongside our allies and partners. Deploying ships and aircraft of the strike group, commanded by Rear Adm. Andrew J. Loiselle, include flagship USS Harry S. […]

Did Donald Trump just take the trade war to a whole new level?

President Donald Trump is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil, nations he criticized for cheapening their currencies to the detriment of U.S. farmers, and again called on the Federal Reserve to loosen monetary policy. Linking his trade agenda with his Fed criticism in an early morning tweet, he said the two […]

Toronto aims to create space for pets in residential buildings with new guidelines

When it’s time for Firas Arafat and Jennifer Reynolds to go to bed in their two-bedroom, 1,100-square-foot condo, it’s also time for their 11-week old Bernedoodle, Ernie, to prepare for a good night’s sleep. That means take care of Ernie’s “business.” But, instead of going to a nearby park, Arafat or Reynolds take Ernie up […]