Ottawa eases the way for Turkish, Syrian nationals affected by devastating earthquakes to stay in Canada
OTTAWA The federal government is making it easier for Turkish and Syrian nationals in Canada, whose homeland was devastated last month by earthquakes, to obtain open work permits allowing them to remain here for up to three years. Federal Immigration Minister Sean Fraser introduced the new measures, which take effect March 29, on Saturday. “People […]
Vancouver’s mayor blasts report over Chinese interference, condemns ‘insinuations’
VANCOUVER—Vancouver’s mayor has rejected parts of a newspaper report suggesting the China’s consulate in the city was looking to groom politicians and use community groups as proxies to interfere in the municipal election last fall. Ken Sim, who in winning that election became the city’s first Chinese-Canadian mayor, says what he called “insinuations” in the […]
ROM returns Chief Poundmaker’s pipe and saddle bag back to family
[Display_1] After more than 138 years in non-Aboriginal possession, two of his most important items from Chief His Poundmaker return home and are eventually housed in his Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Wednesday’s ROM welcomed the Poundmaker’s offspring and repatriated the Poundmaker’s pipe and saddle to the Poundmaker Clean Nation. Poundmaker, also known as Pitkahanapiwin, […]
Opinion | On the one-year anniversary of Russia’s brutal invasion, can Hollywood keep Ukraine in our hearts and minds?
[Display_1] One of Sean’s Oscars in his pen is in Volodymyr Zelensky’s bunker. The actor visited the Ukrainian president last year and left the statue in a cheeky and moving state.”If you win, take me back to Malibu.” A star actively interested in the black hole of misfortune that engulfed Ukraine a year ago when […]