Emergency spending to deal with the COVID-19 crisis must not outlast the pain it's meant to salve, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has instructed Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland in a newly released mandate letter.
The spread of COVID-19 continues to surge rapidly across the country and federal officials are urging swift action to avoid Canadian doctors having to make 'impossible choices,' such as who gets an ICU bed.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, giving a rare insight into his future plans, said he wanted to serve Canadians for a number of years to come, and shied away from saying who he thought should succeed him.
Several Black organizations were denied federal funding through a program designed to help such groups build capacity -- after Employment and Social Development Canada told them their leadership was not sufficiently Black.
Admiral Art McDonald used his first address as Canada's new chief of the defence staff Thursday to apologize to Canadian Armed Forces members who have faced any type of discrimination or harassment while serving in uniform.