Civil rights leader Al Sharpton took what appeared to be a dig at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today over the PM’s 21-second pause before answering a reporter’s question about U.S. President Donald Trump’s handling of nationwide protests against police violence. Sharpton said he will use his moment at a memorial service forRead More →

Former Conservative cabinet minister Stockwell Day has stepped down from his role as a commentator on CBC News Network’s Power & Politics — and has left senior positions at two major companies — after making comments on Tuesday’s show about racism in Canada he later admitted were “insensitive and hurtful”. “I ask forgivenessRead More →

Quebec’s Kim Clavel, the North American Boxing Federation light-flyweight champion who returned to nursing when the global pandemic interrupted her fighting career, has been named winner of the Pat Tillman Award for Service. The award, which commemorates the former NFL player and U.S. Army Ranger, is to be presented atRead More →

This column is an opinion by Marwa Awad, a Canadian humanitarian aid worker who has worked with World Food Programme in Iraq, Syria, Jordan and most recently Italy. Previously, she was a journalist working with Reuters, The Guardian and Al Arabiya. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. YouRead More →