ontario news watch

WASHINGTON — The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday said former President Donald Trump may have engaged in criminal conduct in his bid to overturn his election defeat. Read More

A pair of independent reports recommend Laurentian University make significant changes to its governance and strategic plan after finding the insolvent school lacks accountability. Read More

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to reprimand Russia for invading Ukraine and demanded that Moscow stop fighting and withdraw its military forces, an action that aims to diplomatically isolate Russia at the world body. Read More

With gas prices skyrocketing, it’s time to put a pause on hiking the federal carbon tax set to rise on April 1. Read More

Federal workers are working on legal challenges against a Treasury Board vaccination order. Read More

TORONTO — Ontario health officials reported 9,826 new cases of COVID-19 Boxing Day. Read More

JOHANNESBURG — Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid who was revered as his nation’s conscience by both Black and white, died on Sunday aged 90. Read More

For millions of people, home is where the hard work is. Read More

Last week, the Ontario government of Premier Doug Ford announced it was investing $71.5 million to reinforce the fight against gun and gang violence and organized crime. Read More

Since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the United Nations’ Paris climate accord in 2015, Canada has the worst record of any G7 country in lowering greenhouse gas emissions, according to federal environment and sustainable development commissioner Jerry DeMarco. Read More