» 'Bright days ahead': Canadian leaders welcome Biden administration
20/01/21 21:52 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Canadian politicians and diplomats welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris with warm wishes and optimism Wednesday, with talk of "bright days ahead" despite ongoing cross-border challenges.
» How Biden's COVID-19 plan differs from Trump's
20/01/21 21:49 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
The inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden doesn’t just mark the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, it also signals a new direction in the effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic in America.
» A tale of two inaugurals: Comparing Biden and Trump's first presidential speeches
20/01/21 19:57 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Joe Biden's inaugural address was the wordiest from a U.S. president since 1985, longer than Donald Trump’s by more than 1,000 words.
» Father of Humboldt Broncos bus crash victim says deporting semi-driver responsible would 'increase the suffering'
20/01/21 19:54 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Nearly three years after losing his son Evan in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, Scott Thomas has written a letter in support of the semi-driver who was responsible, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu.
» As a woman and leader of colour, Kamala Harris will face 'unrealistic expectations': scholars
20/01/21 19:32 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
U.S. Vice-President Kamala Harris will be balancing 'unrealistic expectations' not unlike those placed on other Black and racialized women in leadership, scholars say. But they urge racialized groups to still demand more than surface-lev...
» Ontario hospital apologizes after staff director gets family member early COVID-19 vaccine
20/01/21 18:19 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
A hospital in Orangeville, Ont., is apologizing after a staff director had a family member receive the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine ahead of schedule.
» Pfizer pitches Canada for tax breaks in upcoming budget
20/01/21 17:25 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Pfizer Canada is pitching the federal government to bring in new tax breaks and change related corporate tax policies, suggesting the feds need to do more to incentivize pharmaceutical companies to invest domestically in a post-pandemic ...
» Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback
20/01/21 12:38 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter divisions in the country he led for four years.
» Controversial MP Derek Sloan ejected from Conservative caucus
20/01/21 09:36 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Controversial MP Derek Sloan was kicked out of the Conservative caucus Wednesday, a move party leader Erin O'Toole said was due to a 'pattern of destructive behaviour' that had become a distraction.
» Joe Biden takes the helm as U.S. president: 'Democracy has prevailed'
20/01/21 05:41 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that 'democracy has prevailed' and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation's historic confluence of crises.
» Biden arrives for inauguration with big plans, big problems
19/01/21 22:09 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden made a sober entrance to the nation's capital Tuesday, ready to assume power as America reels from the coronavirus pandemic, soaring unemployment and grave concerns about more violence as he prepares to tak...
» Does 'leader of the free world' still accurately describe the U.S. president?
19/01/21 19:55 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
U.S. president-elect Joe Biden wants to re-establish American credibility on the world stage. Experts say not all of America's challenges were created by incumbent President Donald Trump.
» Feds on defensive as no Pfizer vaccine shipment arriving next week
19/01/21 19:22 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Canada will not be receiving any shipments of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses next week, which the federal government says will be the hardest hit the country gets during a month-long shortage in deliveries from the drug giant.
» Awkward handshakes and long pauses: Four years of Trump and Trudeau
19/01/21 18:37 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
From awkward handshakes to pointed Twitter attacks, the relationship between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump has been tumultuous at best.
» Biden inauguration set to be star-studded event, compared to Trump's
19/01/21 18:25 from CTVNews.ca - Top Stories - Public RSS
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday in a star-studded inauguration featuring performances and appearances by Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Tom Hanks.