A nurse who was supposed to be looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility was charged Wednesday with raping her, weeks after she stunned her caregivers and family by giving birth to a baby boy.
Canada's envoy to China faced criticism Wednesday for opining on how a Huawei executive might avoid extradition to the United States, fuelling speculation his remarks were a political ploy to end the government's diplomatic crisis with China.
The bombshell allegations outlined in B.C. Speaker Darryl Plecas's 76-page report might be seen as a mere "hand grenade" once issues in the legislature come into full view, according to his special advisor.
The public wouldn’t have had to wait years to know about the allegedly audacious spending habits of two top legislature officials if the B.C. legislature was subject to the same transparency rules as most of the rest of government, advocates say.
The U.S. Department of Justice will formally ask Canada to extradite the chief financial officer of Chinese tech titan Huawei, ensuring a protracted global dispute that one former American diplomat says will have lasting and dangerous repercussions for all three countries.
Canadians dominated the best animated short category during Tuesday's Oscar nominations, with three of the five films done by homegrown talent, who all know of each other and joke that they'll venture to the Los Angeles celebrations in Canuck attire.