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Senate delays start of sittings in new home, delaying start of broadcasts

Senate delays start of sittings in new home, delaying start of broadcasts

OTTAWA — A design deficiency in the temporary home of the Senate chamber over the next decade is delaying when cameras will finally start broadcasting proceedings in the upper chamber.
In the news today, Dec. 13

In the news today, Dec. 13

Four stories in the news for Thursday, Dec. 13 ——— CHINA CONFIRMS DETENTION OF TWO CANADIANS Two Canadian men have been detained in China on suspicion of "endangering national security," the country's foreign ministry said today.
Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians detained in China

Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians detained in China

BEIJING — Two Canadian citizens were detained in China recently after Canada seized a Chinese business executive wanted by the U.S. over allegations of deceptive banking practices and breaking sanctions on Iran.
Huawei and 5G: Experts clash on the risk to Canada's national security

Huawei and 5G: Experts clash on the risk to Canada's national security

OTTAWA — Allowing Chinese firm Huawei Technologies to help build Canada's 5G wireless networks could give Beijing backdoor access to revealing data about Canadians, security analysts warn.
'People talk about deep sadness:' Scientists study climate change grief

'People talk about deep sadness:' Scientists study climate change grief

His canvases are painted from first-hand observation by a brush wielded in the outdoors and glow with the colours of the Canadian wilderness. But British Columbia artist Dominik Modlinski doesn't take his paints into the woods much anymore.
Two Canadians detained on suspicion of 'endangering national security': China

Two Canadians detained on suspicion of 'endangering national security': China

BEIJNG, China — Two Canadian men have been detained in China on suspicion of "endangering national security," the country's foreign ministry said Thursday.

U by Kotex Sleek tampons recalled in Canada and the U.S., company says

IRVING, Texas — Kimberly-Clark is recalling regular absorbency U by Kotex Sleek tampons in Canada and the United States after reports of the tampons coming apart upon removal.

Package found at Toronto airport terminal not a threat, police say

TORONTO — Police investigating a suspicious package found at Toronto's Pearson International Airport say the bag contained items for routine tests of security checkpoints.
Second Canadian missing in China after questioning by authorities: Freeland

Second Canadian missing in China after questioning by authorities: Freeland

OTTAWA — A second Canadian is missing in China after alerting Global Affairs Canada that he was being questioned by Chinese authorities, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday.
Pizza shared with media camped outside Vancouver home of Huawei CFO

Pizza shared with media camped outside Vancouver home of Huawei CFO

VANCOUVER — A pizza delivery to the Vancouver home of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou turned into an offer of lunch on Wednesday for members of the media camped outside.