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June 17, 2018 9:00 AM Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital

William Mianscum says there's a pressing need to educate health care workers about Indigenous realities A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients they serve. William Mianscum, a former chair of the Cree School Board and past chief of the James 19

June 14, 2018 10:39 PM San Francisco makes history by electing a black female mayor for first time

San Francisco—The election of London Breed as mayor of San Francisco, which was all but made official Wednesday when Mark Leno, the runner-up in the election, conceded defeat, was a remarkable victory. Breed is the first African-American woman to hold the post in San Francisco. And San Francisco is now the largest U.S. city with a female mayor. For many black 16

June 2, 2018 4:27 PM Dubai-owned Godolphin stable claims 1st English Derby win

Masar scored 16-1 upset win in Epsom The Dubai-owned Godolphin stable celebrated its first victory in the English Derby on Saturday when Masar achieved a 16-1 upset victory in Epsom, England. Beaten into third in the 2000 Guineas last month by Saxon Warrior, William Buick's Masar turned the tables on Aidan O'Brien's favourite, which finished fourth 27

May 28, 2018 5:17 PM Tencent-backed electric car startup NIO files for IPO, sources say

NIO plans to take investor orders for the offering as soon as this summer or early autumn, the people said. Selling shares could give NIO more firepower as it competes with dozens of other electric-vehicle startups in the world’s biggest automobile market. The company, founded by William Li and a group of other internet entrepreneurs, started selling 18

May 21, 2018 4:48 PM Kensington Palace shares family portrait, other royal wedding photos

Photos include image of couple with their page boys and bridesmaids Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding. Alexi Lubomirski's images include a family portrait of the couple with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William and their spouses 31

May 19, 2018 9:04 AM Live: Harry to Meghan: ‘You look amazing’

Meghan Markle is wearing a dress by designer Clare Waight Keller for her wedding to Prince Harry. Markle's choice is being closely watched Saturday given how big an impact royal wedding dresses have on what brides everywhere want to wear. Princess Diana's 1981 wedding gown, with its romantic details and dramatic train, defined the '80s fairytale bridal 19

May 15, 2018 8:38 PM Golden touch leads to surprising Stanley Cup playoff run for Vegas

MARC-ANDRÉ FLEURY: Expansion pick from the Penguins, who were only allowed to protect one goalie and opted for the younger and cheaper Matt Murray, who had taken the No. 1 job. Fleury waived his no-movement clause. The Pens threw in a second-round pick. SHEA THEODORE: Vegas agreed to take defenceman Clayton Stoner in the draft (with a $3.25-million cap hit) if Anaheim 20

May 10, 2018 12:45 PM 'You are right about Iran,' says Harper and other former PMs in ad

Harper, other former leaders and politicians took out full-page ad in the New York Times Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has added his name to a full-page ad in the New York Times with a message to U.S. President Donald Trump: "You are right about Iran." The ad, titled "Mr. President, you are right about Iran" in bold letters, is signed 57

May 9, 2018 12:50 AM Trudeau to offer formal apology in the Commons for fate of MS St. Louis

Canada turned away 907 German Jews seeking asylum; 254 later lost their lives in the Holocaust Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will deliver another official apology in the House of Commons, this time over the fate of the MS St. Louis. "When Canada denied asylum to the 907 German Jews on board the MS St. Louis, we failed not only those passengers, but also their 47

May 4, 2018 2:35 PM Meghan Markle won't have maid of honour; dad will walk her down the aisle

Markle's divorced parents will meet members of the Royal Family ahead of the wedding on May 19 Meghan Markle's father will walk her down the aisle when the American actress marries Prince Harry this month, and both her parents will meet the Queen and senior royals in the run-up to the ceremony, Kensington Palace said on Friday. The bride-to-be's divorced 31