Friday 17 February 2023

Should Canada do more to support Ukraine?

CBC News on Youtube has the story.

This month will mark one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. Should Canada do more to support Ukraine? Liberal parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Oliphant, Conservative MP and International Development critic Garnett Genuis and NDP MP and Foreign Affairs critic Heather McPherson weigh in.

Canada: Polar vortex brings extreme cold to much of Canada

CBC News on Youtube has the story.

Most of southern Ontario, western Quebec and the Atlantic provinces are under an extreme cold warning as Arctic air pushes through the eastern half of the country. Many in Nova Scotia, P.E.I. and New Brunswick are also experiencing power outages.

Ottawa: Massive explosion destroys several homes

CBC News: The National on Youtube shows the story.

A gas leak is suspected in the massive explosion that destroyed several homes under construction in Ottawa Monday morning. At least 12 people were hurt in the blast, some of whom had to be cut from the wreckage with chainsaws.

Canada is well-positioned to thrive in a higher inflation period

BNN Bloomberg on Youtube shows Colin Stewart, CEO and portfolio manager at JC Clark Limited, joins BNN Bloomberg to talk about investment opportunities in Canadian equities. He says Canada is ideally suited to participate in two mega-themes - water shortages and electrification.

"Powering up" Canada's economy: The shift to electric cars

Global News on Youtube has the story.

Every day, more electric vehicles (EVs) are showing up on the road. The EV economy is built around solving some of the various problems, challenges and opportunities associated with electric cars.

This includes upending the entire idea of what it means to be an automotive service technician in the 21st century. These days, it’s all about integrating the "traditional" - oil, spare parts, fluids - with a "knowledge economy" built around computers, software and circuits.

Global's Kamyar Razavi reports on how Canadian entrepreneurs are tapping into the new economic opportunities springing up as a result.

Northern Canada: Unidentified Object shot down by USA fighter jet

USA fighter jet shot down unidentified object in northern Canada

Youtube shows the video.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a high-altitude flying object was taken down over the Yukon Saturday, after coordinating with President Biden. This comes one day after the U.S. shot down an unidentified object over Alaskan waters. Tonight, the search is underway for the debris from that downed object, but rescue crews are facing brutal winter conditions. NBC News’ Monica Alba breaks down the latest on U.S. efforts to protect its airspace.

Canadian doctors head to earthquake-ravaged Syria to help exhausted colleagues

Global News on Youtube shows that More than 41,000 people are known to have died from the powerful earthquakes which rocked Turkey and Syria. 

Those who remain in the devastated areas are still looking for signs of hope, but the chances of finding people alive under the rubble of collapsed buildings fades with every hour.

Ross Lord has more on the Canadian doctors on their way to help colleagues in Syria, and the long road to recovery for quake survivors.

Business Report: Canadian home prices falling

Business Report: Canadian home prices falling


Real estate prices are falling again across Canada. Plus, U.S. retail sales rise despite soaring inflation, and Airbnb achieves a historic first. Business Editor Kris McCusker explains.

Canada facing increasing pressure to help Haiti

CBC News: The National on Youtube shows that Canada is facing increasing pressure to help Haiti as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to meet with Caribbean leaders at the CARICOM conference in the Bahamas. The country has been in crisis since the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.