Global Affairs said today that Turkey has not asked Canada to accept any foreign fighters who might have been detained during its operations in northern Syria. “We have reached out to Syrian Kurdish officials to seek information on Canadians in their custody and have sought assurances from Turkey that anyRead More →

Lawyers will begin to make their arguments today over whether a senior RCMP director accused of preparing to leak sensitive information should be released on bail. Cameron Ortis, 47, is charged under the Security of Information Act with preparing to share sensitive information with a foreign entity or terrorist organization. He’s alsoRead More →

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said today that a government led by him would introduce penalties for politicians found to have violated the Conflict of Interest Act.  “For breaking the Conflict of Interest Act not only once, but twice, Justin Trudeau faced absolutely no consequences. That’s because there are no consequencesRead More →

Turkish artillery reportedly struck the northern Syrian prison holding the British-Canadian Jack Letts — who is accused of being a supporter of the Islamic State — on Thursday, as Turkish forces pushed their military offensive deeper into the contested town of Qamishli. The CBC has not been able to verify independentlyRead More →