Canada voted for a UN resolution this afternoon in support of Palestinians’ right to self-determination. The vote marks a major departure for Canada, which has declined to support substantially the same resolution through 14 consecutive votes since Stephen Harper came to power in 2006. Tuesday’s resolution was opposed by Israel, theRead More →

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 →