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May 17, 2018 9:25 PM Ethics commissioner launches investigation into Brampton MP Raj Grewal’s India trip invite

OTTAWA—The federal ethics commissioner is formally investigating whether a Liberal MP from Brampton broke Parliament’s conflict of interest code by inviting a construction executive who pays him for legal services to events with Canadian officials during the prime minister’s trip to India earlier this year. Commissioner Mario Dion said he decided to launch 10

May 12, 2018 2:23 PM Where does Syria go from here?

The CBC's Margaret Evans reports from Damascus, accompanied by Syrian government representatives She took questions Saturday about the ongoing conflict and the country's future. The conflict playing out in Syria between Iran and Israel left 42 people dead this week, including 19 Iranians, according to a Syria war monitor. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory 19

May 10, 2018 7:26 PM Israel bombards Iranian military positions in Syria

Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, but U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week has emboldened Israel to make a direct attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “the Iranian regime’s deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems 10

May 9, 2018 6:16 PM Toronto justice of the peace fired over conflict of interest in court case

Tom Foulds was terminated after he was found to have committed judicial misconduct for the second time. Tom Foulds, appointed to the bench in 1999, was fired last week, in an order-in-council from the lieutenant-governor posted online this week. The move was in response to a recommendation from the Justices of the Peace Review Council, an independent 8

May 9, 2018 11:01 AM South Sudan pleads with U.S. not to cut aid, as White House is threatening

U.S. is South Sudan's largest donor, but says it is 'losing patience' even as ceasefire talks near South Sudan's government urged the United States on Wednesday not to "abandon" the country after Washington said it would review its assistance programs because it could not continue a partnership with leaders perpetuating "endless war". "We are asking 23

April 14, 2018 11:52 PM Pipeline isn't about 'punishing' B.C., it's about what's in the national interest, Trudeau says

'The federal government has a responsibility to bring Canadians together,' PM says in Lima Efforts to see the Trans Mountain pipeline through to completion are not about punishing people from B.C., but about ensuring a project in the national interest gets built, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday at the close of the Summit of the Americas in Lima. "This 19

April 14, 2018 6:41 PM UN Security Council rejects Russia’s call to condemn U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria

The UN Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the “aggression” by the United States and its allies against Syria on Saturday. The vote reflected support for the airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites but it also demonstrated again the paralysis of the UN’s most powerful body in dealing with the Syria conflict 17

April 6, 2018 6:51 AM China vows to fight U.S. protectionism 'at any cost' as trade dispute worsens

Trump administration has threatened to impose an additional $100 billion in tariffs China warned it would fight back "at any cost" with fresh measures to safeguard its interests if the United States sticks to its protectionist actions, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened additional tariffs in a worsening trade dispute between the world's two biggest 16

March 29, 2018 6:08 PM NDP asks ethics watchdog to look into Liberal MP's India trip guest

Conflict code bars MPs from furthering their private interests NDP MP Charlie Angus is asking the ethics commissioner to investigate Liberal MP Raj Grewal following reports he helped a business associate gain access to the prime minister and other top government officials during a trip to India last month. As Angus points out in his letter, sections 76

March 22, 2018 8:44 PM China’s ambassador warns Trump of ‘trade war’ over tariffs

“We don’t want a trade war,” China’s ambassador to the U.S. said. “But we are not afraid of it.” China’s ambassador to the U.S. warned Donald Trump the Asian nation would return fire on tariffs the U.S. president announced, saying the American middle class would pay the price. “We don’t want a trade war,” Chinese ambassador Cui Tiankai said in a video 19