U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday lauded his relationship with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the leaders started a meeting to overcome mounting differences between the two NATO allies ranging from Syria policy to Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile defence system. Trump’s warm welcome of the Turkish president comesRead More →

Canada needs to be “clear-eyed” about the threat posed by Russia and China — and the power vacuum at the global level left by the United States’ growing isolationism — a former national security adviser to prime ministers told an audience of military and defence officials Friday. “The risks posed by these twoRead More →

After weeks of closed-door depositions, the impeachment inquiry into allegations of abuse of power by U.S. President Donald Trump is set to take the spotlight with public hearings. In full view of the American people and the world, the televised hearings by the House of Representatives select committee on intelligence beginRead More →

Rare fossilized dragonflies, which flitted about the area we now know as Kamloops, have been given scientific names — a first for British Columbia. Bruce Archibald, a paleontologist with Simon Fraser University, along with dragonfly expert Robert Cannings with the Royal B.C. Museum, examined nine dragonfly fossils from a fossil siteRead More →

A Chinese woman trying to gain permanent residency in Canada through the purchase of a unit in a wholesale mall on the outskirts of Regina found herself caught in a tangled web of false promises and dubious practices. Amber Zhang, a 45-year-old Chinese national, says in early 2017 she wasRead More →

Yet another investigation has uncovered concerns about a retired Vancouver psychologist’s work in child custody battles, including allegations he used “nonsensical” assumptions to dismiss a mother’s fears of violence by her ex. The latest probe into Allan Posthuma wrapped up last month, when the College of Psychologists of B.C.’s inquiryRead More →