Employment in Ontario increased by 9,100 in December –

Brad Duguid Minister of Economic Development and Growth has said that  “Our government has made economic growth and job creation its top priority, and our efforts are clearly paying off. We have...

Finance Minister Michael de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall

Finance Minister Michael de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall for residents of Northern B.C. on Monday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. to get their input on the 2017 provincial...

I wish everyone celebrating at this time a blessed Christmas and a healthy, happy...

Premier Christy Clark has said that  the celebration of Christmas by Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics:“As Orthodox Christian and Eastern Catholic families and friends around the globe gather to celebrate the birth...

Canada Border Services Agency announced criminal charges against three individuals

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today criminal charges against three individuals in relation to an anabolic steroid smuggling and distribution ring. Matthew Allan Anderson of Maple Ridge, Kailea Elizabeth Ridsdale...

Lack of water access in Damascus is creating risks for children, UN warns

Following two weeks with no access to running water for millions of people in and around Damascus due to ongoing fighting near the Syrian capital, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...

Syrian refugees in Lebanon face economic hardship and food shortages

A joint United Nations agency study has revealed that Syrian refugees in Lebanon remain highly vulnerable and that despite living there for years, their economic situation continues to be difficult, leaving...

New task force to develop strategy to strengthen UN

The United Nations today announced that it plans to strengthen its approach to preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by creating a high-level task force that will develop a...

Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Conspiracy That Targeted Senior U.S. Government Officials

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Justin G. Liverman, 24, of Morehead City, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today for his role in a harassment scheme that targeted senior U.S. government officials. Liverman’s plea admits...

Thomas Shannon Travels to Afghanistan and Austria

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan, where he met with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, and other senior government officials. Ambassador Shannon...

Putin ‘Sought To Help’ Trump In Election

A US Intelligence report says Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to help Donald Trump win the Presidential Election. The unclassified report says the Russian leader ordered a campaign aimed at influencing...