Ruth Bader Ginsburg, judge, avocate for equality and human rights, is dead at 87.
Donald Trump Found “Not Guilty” at Impeachment Trial
US president Donald Trump was found not guilty of doing either of the two things he was charged with in his impeachment.
US President Donald Trump Impeached
Donald Trump has been impeached. Here’s what that means and what will happen next.
Minority Government Will Require Cooperation
The Liberals won the federal election in Canada and will form a minority government; their leader, Justin Trudeau, will continue as prime minister. Prior to the Oct. 21 election, the Liberals had a “majority.” Now they will have a “minority,” […]
Inquiry to Impeach Trump
“No one is above the law.” Those were the words of Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, as she announced on Sept. 24 that the United States’ House of Representatives would begin a formal impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, […]
Canada To Vote October 21
It’s official. Canadians will go to the polls to vote in a federal election on October 21. Last week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to Governor General Julie Payette to ask her to “dissolve Parliament,” the protocol […]
Investigation Into US President Ends
An investigation into possible illegal activities by Donald Trump, the president of the United States, and people involved in his election campaign, is over. The investigation, which was headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, took two years. Mueller and his […]
She Said, He Said: A Big Week For Political Testimony
Politics heated up last week in Canada and in the United States. In both countries, people were giving “testimony” about their leaders–Justin Trudeau (Canada) and Donald Trump (United States). “Testimony,” in this case, is when people make a public statement […]
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, Welcomed into Canada as a Refugee
By Monique Conrod A teenager from Saudi Arabia has been welcomed into Canada as a refugee, after fleeing from her family and country. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, ran away from her family on January 6. She planned to fly […]
Yellow Vest Protests Continue in France
For the past five Saturdays, people in France have taken to the streets to protest against their government. They wear bright yellow vests; the demonstrations are known as the “yellow vest protests.”
The protesters want the government to lower the tax on gasoline so fuel will cost less, and they want a better cost-of-living. They also want to be “heard” by the government, to be listened to.