Canadian travellers know little about new air passenger rights, poll suggests – National

New polling results suggest many people boarding flights this holiday season don’t know about the Liberal government’s new regime outlining air passengers’ rights. A Canadian Automobile Association-commissioned poll being made public today found that just over half of respondents said they hadn’t heard or read anything about the rules aiming to protect flyers caught in […]

Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader, urges party to ‘stay united’

Andrew Scheer ended weeks of speculation on his future Thursday, announcing he will step down as Conservative leader. Scheer announced his decision at a surprise caucus meeting before heading into the House of Commons to deliver a seven-minute speech ending his quest to one day become prime minister. The Conservative benches were unusually full for […]

Toronto Police Service hires first openly transgender officer – Toronto

For Toronto Police Const. Myles Glazier, the service’s first openly transgender member, he says putting on his uniform every morning is nothing short of a dream come true. “The first few months have been amazing,” Glazier told Global News on Tuesday while smiling. But for someone who once wanted to hide who he was, he […]

‘High school gossip’: Opposition rips Trudeau for hot mic comments about Donald Trump

Justin Trudeau flew out of England Wednesday leaving in his wake what one British newspaper called a “diplomatic disaster”. The prime minister was branded “two-faced” by Donald Trump after Trudeau, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and others were caught on a hot mic at a Buckingham Palace reception mocking the U.S. President. As the NATO […]

City committee supports proposal to help accessible taxi service in Saskatoon – Saskatoon

The City of Saskatoon’s transportation committee is supporting a proposal that would offer financial incentives for wheelchair accessible taxis. Since February 2019, the City has been collecting seven cents on every trip with a Transportation Network Company (TNC), like Uber. The money is kept in a reserve and would be used to help in “off-setting […]