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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Calls Snap Election, Two Years Earlier Than Expected

OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a snap election Sunday, with voters heading to the polls on Sept. 20 — about two years earlier than anticipated and less than two years from his last electoral victory. “The decisions your government makes right now will define the future your kids and grandkids grow up…

Megan Rapinoe Throws Shade After Olympic Loss: ‘Obviously You Don’t Want to Lose to...

After the U.S. women’s soccer team lost 1-0 to Canada on Monday at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, forward Megan Rapinoe told reporters, “Obviously, we never want to lose to Canada. I don’t think I’ve ever lost to Canada. … this sucks. It sucks.” “It’s terrible. We just didn’t have it today,” Rapinoe said after the…

Canada Takes First Step Toward Opening Border As US Maintains Restrictions

Canada will open its borders to fully vaccinated Americans starting August 9 and plans to expand the ease in restrictions to other countries on September 7, the nation’s government announced Monday. Both the U.S. and Canada have maintained a tight seal on their shared border since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the announcement…

FACT CHECK: Did A Canadian Mayor Make This Anti-Muslim Statement To Parents?

A post shared on Facebook claims the mayor of Dorval, Canada, sent out an anti-Muslim message to parents, saying, “They need to change their lifestyle, not Canadians who so generously welcomed them.” Verdict: False The attribution to the Dorval mayor has been debunked as a hoax over the years. The City of Dorval has called…

What To Know About Catholic Churches Vandalized And Burned In Canada

At least ten Catholic Churches in Canada have either been vandalized or burnt to the ground amid ongoing discoveries of mass graves of indigenous children who attended compulsory residential schools between 1863 and 1996. Though no direct link has been established between the church burnings and the discovery of the graves, the fires have reportedly taken place…

Biden Administration, American Allies Hammer Belarus With New Sanctions After Journalist Detained

Western governments handed down a new wave of sanctions onto Belarus Monday in response to the forced grounding of a Ryanair flight in order to detain journalist Roman Protasevich. The sanctions impose travel bans, asset freezes and financial penalties on multiple state-owned Belarusian companies, according to Reuters. Allies of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko are the…

Despite Protests, Biden’s War on Pipelines, Oil and Gas Flowing from Canada to U.S....

Police were called to the Enbridge Inc. Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota earlier this week after protestors shackled themselves to the equipment being used to modernize and expand the infrastructure, in service since 1968, shipping crude oil from Alberta, Canada, to Midwest U.S. refiners. The protesters, mostly white according to photographs accompanying a Reuters report,…

ANALYSIS: The Top 10 Craziest COVID-19 Arrests

Fourteen months of COVID-19 lockdown measures have produced a laundry list of bizarre and shocking arrests across the world.

Polish Pastor Who Went Viral For Kicking Police Out Of Church Arrested For Holding...

Pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Street Church in Alberta, Canada was arrested on Saturday for holding a church service that allegedly defied public health orders. Pawlowski was arrested along with his brother, Dawid, and both have been charged with organizing an “illegal in-person gathering,” in addition to “requesting, inciting or inviting others” to join them,…

A meeting with God in the days of COVID madness

In the Orthodox Christian world, today marked Great and Holy Wednesday in the Passion Week, or Holy Week as many call it. It is the last day of the first half of Holy Week, which marks our Lord’s excoriation of the Pharisees and is the time when the sentiment of the crowd which hailed Jesus’…

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