Category Archives: Weekly Canadian News

RIP The Honourable Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada

Jack Layton, the New Democratic Party leader who led his party to Official Opposition status in this year’s federal election, has died after a battle with cancer. Continue reading

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Top Weekly Canadian News ~ 28/03/09

Petition to save the public CBC, Greg Gutfeld says his mocking of the Canadian Military, Mounties, and culture was ‘misunderstood’, and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador eliminates interest on student loans. Continue reading

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Top Weekly Canadian News ~ 14/03/09

Conservative support down 12% in Quebec, Defence Minister Peter MacKay announces military infrastructure spending worth $266 million and projected to create 1400 jobs, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities calls for Canadian cities and towns to phase out the sale and purchasing of bottled water. Continue reading

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Top Weekly Canadian News ~ 06/03/09

Arctic warming up so quickly the region’s sea ice cover in summer could vanish by 2013, testimony continues in the taser death of Robert Dziekanski by RCMP Constables, and the minimum wage in Ontario moves up to $9.50 on March 31. Continue reading

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Top Weekly Canadian News: 27/02/09

Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighter jets intercept a Cold-War era Russian bomber near Canadian Arctic Airspace, the divide between urban and rural Canada a matter of ‘national unity’ according to Michael Ignatieff, and 6 out of 10 federal departments reviewed by the Information Commissioner get failing grades when it comes to co-operation and efficiency in sharing information. Continue reading

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Top Weekly Canadian News: 22/02/09

The Canadian Flag turns 44 years old, how to participate in the CRTC Public Consultation on New Media Licensing, and 2 Canadian diplomats reportedly held hostage by a North-African al-Qaeda group. Continue reading

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Top Weekly Canadian News: 13/02/09

Top Weekly Canadian News for Feb 13/09 Continue reading

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