The RCMP are expecting to see their national forensic labs flooded with blood test requests over the next four years as Canada’s new impaired driving laws mature. The force’s National Forensic Laboratory Services operation (NFLS) receives bodily fluid samples, including blood and urine, that require forensic toxicology analysis to hold up in court.Read More →

In the fall of 2008, former prime minister Brian Mulroney was feeling slighted. After reading an article in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper about a project Library and Archives Canada helped to fund involving former Liberal prime minister Paul Martin, Mulroney wrote to Canada’s chief librarian and archivist to ask for similar compensation.Read More →

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending Canada’s diplomatic calling-out of Saudi Arabia’s human rights record, saying he has “serious issues” about the case of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident Saudi journalist now missing and feared dead. Multiple reports suggest Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who lived in the U.S., was murderedRead More →

Ask Canadian officials and they’ll say the counter-tariffs Ottawa imposed on American products were a dollar-for-dollar response to U.S. tariffs imposed on Canadian steel and aluminum. Kentucky’s Republican governor has his own theory: Canada did it to make money. “People can say it was for tit-for-tat, and maybe arguably so, but it’sRead More →