Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou granted bail by Vancouver judge

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/huawei-cfo-meng-wanzhou-granted-bail-by-vancouver-judge-1.4213679 Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei who is facing fraud allegations, learned the decision after a days-long hearing that saw the defence outline a release plan that included near-constant monitoring of her whereabouts. As the judge delivered his reasoning, he said Meng has no criminal record in China or elsewhere, and that […]

Video: Montreal police used excessive force, biracial couple says

Video: Montreal police used excessive force, biracial couple says Brian Mann and his girlfriend Tayana Jacques say they were on their way to get coffee on a Saturday morning last April when they began laughing at a cute Corgi on the street. Seconds later, they say, a police car pulled up beside them on St-Laurent […]

‘It’s comforting for them’: Program pairs refugee children with culturally similar dolls and stuffed bears

Winnipeg’s Welcome Place to distribute 40 care packages to newcomer children Holly Caruk · CBC News · Posted: Dec 10, 2018 3:53 PM CT | Last Updated: December 10 Kevine, 8, received this doll in her welcome package from the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council. She arrived in Winnipeg with her Congolese family in September. (Holly Caruk/CBC) Welcome packages for new […]

(French) Manifestation tendue contre le pacte de l’ONU à Ottawa

https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2018/12/08/manifestation-tendue-contre-le-pacte-de-lonu-a-ottawa Des centaines de militants de droite opposés à l’adhésion du Canada au Pacte de l’ONU sur les migrations et des groupes pro-immigration se sont affrontés samedi lors d’une manifestation devant le Parlement du Canada, selon un journaliste de l’AFP sur place. Environ 200 membres de groupes d’extrême droite et une centaine de contre-manifestants ont […]

(French) Manifestation de La Meute: une arrestation à Ottawa

http://www.iheartradio.ca/energie/energie-gatineau-ottawa/nouvelles/manifestation-de-la-meute-une-arrestation-a-ottawa-1.8607184 Un homme d’Ottawa a été arrêté samedi en marge d’une manifestation de La Meute qui s’est tenue sur la colline du Parlement. Le manifestant s’en serait pris physiquement à un policier de la GRC et devra comparaître en justice prochainement. La manifestation rassemblait plusieurs groupes de droite, dont La Meute, venus dénoncer la signature […]

Clashes over immigration outside Canada’s Parliament

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/clashes-over-immigration-outside-canada-s-parliament-11014568 Counter-protesters clashed with police during the far-right rally against the UN international pact on migration. (Photo: AFP/Lars Hagberg) 09 Dec 2018 05:41AM OTTAWA: Right-wing protesters opposed to Canada joining a UN pact for better regulating worldwide migration clashed on Saturday (Dec 8) with pro-immigration groups in the biting cold outside parliament. An estimated 200 members […]

U.N. members adopt global migration pact rejected by U.S. and others

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-un-pact/u-n-members-adopt-global-migration-pact-moroccan-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1O90YS The pact, meant to foster cooperation on migration, was agreed in July by all 193 U.N. members except the United States, but only 164 formally signed it at the meeting on Monday. Ten countries, mostly in formerly Communist Eastern Europe, have pulled out. Six more, among them Israel and Bulgaria, are debating whether to […]