Archive for the ‘News/Politics’ Category

Olympic champion Sylvie Fréchette to run as Conservative candidate

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Sylvie Fréchette, an Olympic medalist in synchronized swimming, will be running for the Conservative Party of Canada in the riding of Rivière-du-Nord in this fall's election, Radio-Canada has learned.

Trudeau and Pelosi place bet on NBA championship

Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ???????have placed a friendly wager with one another over which team will the National Basketball Association Championship — the Toronto Raptors or the Golden State Warriors.

Author Ann-Marie MacDonald, Olympian Beckie Scott joining Order of Canada

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette has made 103 appointments to the Order of Canada, a list that includes business leaders, authors, theatre directors, athletes and Indigenous leaders.

Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden enters politics looking to unseat Lisa Raitt in 2019 federal election

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Decorated Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden says he hopes to run as a liberal candidate in the next federal election.

Tiger Williams trial date set for June 10

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Former NHL star Dave (Tiger) Williams is set to stand trial next year on sexual assault and assault charges over an alleged incident on a military morale-boosting trip last December.

National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan says national sporting organizations will lose their federal funding if they don't immediately disclose to her office any allegations of abuse or harassment that occur within their ran

‘Tiger’ Williams charged with sexual assault during military flight

Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Former NHL star Dave 'Tiger' Williams is facing a sexual assault charge following a military police investigation. The incident allegedly took place aboard a military flight to Latvia in December.

Trudeau to speak to Sport Minister about sexual misconduct allegations

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will be speaking to Sport Minister Kent Hehr about allegations of sexual misconduct made on social media.

Order of Canada ceremony invests 48 new recipients, including NBA star Steve Nash

Friday, May 13th, 2016
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Governor General David Johnston is presiding over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony Friday at Rideau Hall for 48 distinguished Canadians, including NBA star Steve Nash, Nobel Prize winning scientist Arthur McDonald and actor Graham Greene. CBC News is livestreaming the ceremony at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Ex-Habs coach Jacques Demers hospitalized after stroke

Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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Quebec senator Jacques Demers has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Wednesday night, CBC News has confirmed. He is in stable condition.