Liberal MP Han Dong secretly advised the Chinese diplomat to delay the release of the two Michaels in 2021.

Liberal lawmaker Han Dong, at the center of allegations of Chinese influence, privately advised a senior Chinese diplomat in February 2021 that Beijing should delay the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, according to two separate national security sources. Both sources said Dong allegedly suggested to Han Tao, China’s consul general in Toronto, that … Read more

Three people were stabbed to death in an incident at a high school in Nova Scotia

Ottawa CNN: – Police in Halifax, Nova Scotia say three people were stabbed in an incident at a high school Monday morning. In a statement, Halifax Regional Police said three people were injured and all were taken to hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown. At 9:31 the police detained one person, … Read more

China is working to restore “world order”, says vice admiral ahead of Xi’s visit to Moscow.

As Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, a retired Canadian admiral is warning that China is trying to create a new world order. Vice Admiral Mark Norman said T:he The Roy Green Show Saturday that there is a “rapid and disturbing” increase in China’s “disruption of … Read more

Farmer-citizen movement. Trump and Le Pen supported Dutch farmers, now they have caused an electoral shock.

CNN: – In the Netherlands, a farmers’ protest party has caused a shock after winning state elections this week, just four years after it was founded. Could their rise have wider implications? The farmer-citizen movement, or BoerburgerBeweging (BBB), arose out of mass demonstrations against the Dutch government’s environmental policies, protests that saw farmers use their … Read more

Feds invest $3.7 million in Edmonton attractions, including Muttart, Fort Edmonton Park – Edmonton

The federal government is providing funding to help expand and improve several Edmonton attractions for residents and visitors. Federal Tourism Minister Randy Boissonneau announced Tuesday that PrairesCan has committed more than $3.7 million to the City of Edmonton to invest in Fort Edmonton Park, Mutart Conservatory, Edmonton Valley Zoo and Churchill Square. The federal funding … Read more

Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. how the financial institution collapsed. National

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) last week led to fears that other banks could face a similar fate amid record high inflation and lending rates. But what exactly got SVB going last week? Here’s what we know. Read more: A branch of a Silicon Valley bank in Toronto has been seized by Canada’s … Read more

Giving the finger is a “God-given” right, says a judge in this country

Giving someone the finger is not a crime, the court said. (representative) Montreal. Giving your neighbor the finger, while perhaps impolite, is protected as part of a birdcage’s right to free speech under the Canadian Constitution, a judge recently ruled. In a 26-page ruling, Judge Denis Galiatsatos of the French-speaking province of Quebec dismissed the … Read more

The Best Breakfast in Kelowna: A Local’s Guide

Are you looking for the best breakfast in Kelowna? Look no further, you’ve come to the right place! Our family of four has made Kelowna, British Columbia, our home town for the past eight years. Giving us plenty of time to check out the local breakfast and brunch scene. From farm-to-table spots to cozy cafes … Read more

How should Ottawa counter foreign interference? Do not wait for an investigation in advance, experts say. National

The federal government should work to develop and pass legislation that would make Canada stronger against foreign interference this year, rather than waiting for investigations, including any potential public inquiry, to begin first, former senior government officials say. But transparency about it all will be “essential” to rebuilding Canadians’ confidence in their democratic institutions amid … Read more