A young nurse who worked at a Woodstock care home with Elizabeth Wettlaufer had a feeling things weren’t quite right with the older woman. A public inquiry into long-term care heard today from Robyn Laycock, who worked with Wettlaufer at Caressant Care in Woodstock, Ont., for a brief time — from 2010 to
Canada’s first major peacekeeping deployment under the Trudeau Liberals will fall slightly short of its stated goal in terms of the participation of women, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says. More female participation in the gritty, often dangerous work of rebuilding shattered nations is a signature ambition of both the UN
For the last five years, Catherine Kelly and her partner have been providing live-in care for her mother, who developed vascular dementia after suffering a stroke in 2008. As parents of two small children, being caregivers is a 24-7 labour of love — but one that can be exhausting and isolating, concedes
Even supposing civility in America’s public life is dead, it did not die because Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, Friday night. In case you missed the tale, Sanders, the White House press secretary, was at the restaurant for dinner with friends
With only days to go before China and the United States trigger punishing tariff penalties on one another’s exports, it seems impossible to imagine either country backing down. As both sides talk tough, once again global markets, including in Shanghai, New York and Toronto, declined sharply. On Sunday, China had announced its latest
Canada’s military has already learned the lesson that your supposed friends may actually be working against you. That those professing a willingness for peace have never put down their guns and that they are connected to narco-trafficking and need the chaos to continue so they can profit from it. It
Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is facing renewed criticism over his handling of harassment and bullying inside the RCMP, in the wake of a new $1.1-billion class action lawsuit launched against the force. “He’s been the public safety minister [for years] and quite frankly done nothing,” says Darryl Davies,
The Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum seekers has renewed calls by critics to scrap or suspend the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA); arguing that the U.S. is no longer a hospitable destination for refugee claimants. But that raises the question about whether more asylum seekers would then come into Canada.