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Friends and family mourn the loss of Canadians killed by Hamas in Israel

Friends and family mourn the loss of Canadians killed by Hamas in Israel

Dec 30, 2023 | 8:40am
Friends, family and government officials have confirmed that at least seven Canadians were killed when Hamas militants conducted a series of attacks in Israel on Oct. 7. Global Affairs Canada has said an eighthperson who was not a citizen but had deep ties to Canada also died in the ensuing conflict. Another Canadian, who has […]
Government won’t investigate protest that disrupted legislature

Government won’t investigate protest that disrupted legislature

Dec 7, 2023 | 8:53am
Saskatchewan legislature members have decided not to investigate the cause of a protest that disrupted the legislative assembly. Jeremy Harrison, the Saskatchewan Party government house leader, says his caucus decided not to pursue the investigation because it would have taken significant resources. In mid-November, dozens of protesters shouted from the galleries and called for a ceasefire in the […]
Opposition NDP member apologizes for like on controversial Instagram post

Opposition NDP member apologizes for like on controversial Instagram post

Nov 27, 2023 | 3:30pm
A Saskatchewan NDP legislature member has apologized for liking a social media post that some view as antisemitic. Jennifer Bowes says she never intended to cause anyone any pain when she liked a post on Instagram that contained a video where people chanted “from the river to the sea.” It’s been a popular refrain among […]
Premier calls NDP MLA an “extremist” and alleges involvement in protest

Premier calls NDP MLA an “extremist” and alleges involvement in protest

Nov 22, 2023 | 8:45am
Premier Scott Moe and his government are accusing the Offical Opposition of involvement in an incident that disrupted proceedings at the provincial legislature earlier this week. On Monday, the sitting was brought to a halt for about half an hour as security removed over 100 protesters calling for the Moe government to join calls for […]
Gaza’s communications cut again for hours, as dozens of foreigners and wounded prepare to exit

Gaza’s communications cut again for hours, as dozens of foreigners and wounded prepare to exit

Nov 1, 2023 | 4:55am
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza was plunged into another communications blackout Wednesday, with internet and phone service cut for several hours as Israeli troops battled Hamas militants. Meanwhile, dozens of foreign passport holders crowded into a border crossing ahead of what could be the first such departure from the besieged Palestinian enclave. Communications began to […]
Canada commits to spend $50 million on humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip

Canada commits to spend $50 million on humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip

Oct 21, 2023 | 3:48pm
The Canadian government announced Saturday it will provide an additional $50 million for humanitarian assistance in the Gaza Strip as the region’s border crossing with Egypt opened to let a trickle of desperately needed aid into the besieged Palestinian territory. International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen issued a statement from Cairo, Egypt, saying the federal government […]
Friends and family mourn the loss of Canadians killed by Hamas in Israel

Friends and family mourn the loss of Canadians killed by Hamas in Israel

Oct 19, 2023 | 7:57am
Friends, family and government officials have confirmed that at least six Canadians were killed on Oct. 7 when Hamas militants conducted a series of attacks in Israel. One of those victims has connections to Saskatchewan. Thousands of people have been killed so far in the conflict sparked by the Hamas attacks, which has escalated as […]
Global Affairs confirms death of fifth Canadian in Israel after Hamas attacks

Global Affairs confirms death of fifth Canadian in Israel after Hamas attacks

Oct 15, 2023 | 4:18pm
Global Affairs Canada has confirmed the death of a fifth Canadian in Israel after a series of attacks by Hamas militants, while Canadians in the besieged Gaza Strip still have no way to get out.   Three other Canadians who were in Israel when the attacks happened Oct. 7 are still missing, officials said Sunday. […]