For Canada, the first few months of 2020 were punctuated by a national tragedy and loss after Iran's 'unintentional' downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, which killed 63 Canadians, and a renewed reckoning with the country's record on reconciliation. Until mid-March, the novel coronavirus—which was steadily spreading across China earlier in the year—had yet to puncture the public consciousness on a national scale. Here are a collection of photos that defined the first quarter of 2020.
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Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Parks Canada contributions towards ensuring at-risk species have healthy wildlife populations were ‘unclear,’ according to a new audit.
Freelance journalist Justin Ling says the Conservatives are using the Dale Smith run-in as a game and an opportunity to disrupt the narrative. 'They are leveraging that far-right fury in order to win the next election.'
A group representing anglophone Quebecers says it plans to keep up its fight against the legislation, while a group representing Franco-Manitobans says it’s time to pass the bill despite its limitations.
Senator Vern White is leaving the Red Chamber and moving to Finland to be with his family. He discussed the rise of the far right, the Senate reforms, national security and more in an interview with The Hill Times.