Giuseppe Valiante, National Bureau


Al Jazeera journalists (L-R) Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed stand behind bars at a court in Cairo in this June 1, 2014 file photograph. (REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih/Files)

Egyptian-Canadian journalist sentenced to seven years in Cairo

The Canadian government released a tepid statement from a junior minister in response to a seven-year prison sentence for a Canadian journalist convicted in Egypt in a terrorism trial many international observers considered a sham.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. (QMI files)

Ont. premier fends off triple attack from feds

Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne spent the first full day of the provincial election campaign fending off attacks from the federal government instead of her provincial opponents.


Appeals court grants Metis Indian status

The Federal Court of Appeal upheld a landmark ruling Thursday that gave Canada's Metis population Indian status within the Constitution, allowing negotiations to begin for all the rights and services that go with it.

Nigel Wright in Ottawa, November 2, 2010. (QMI Agency, file)

RCMP abandons investigation into Nigel Wright

The RCMP does not have enough evidence to charge the prime minister’s former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, and it dropped its investigation against him, RCMP Cpl. Lucy Shorey said Tuesday afternoon.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper released details on the New Building Canada Plan which will provide funding in support for infrastructure in Canada over the next 10 years. REUTERS/Aaron Harris

Expect nothing new on Keystone pipeline, Harper told

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will likely hear nothing new on the Keystone XL pipeline from U.S. President Barack Obama when the two leaders meet next week during the North American Leaders' Summit in Mexico, a White House official said Friday.

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz. (Andre Forget/Postmedia Network File Photo)

Bank of Canada maintains interest rate at 1%

The growing U.S. economy will help Canada's export industry, though Canada will continue to have a worryingly low inflation rate for another couple of years, the Bank of Canada governor said Wednesday.

Afghan security forces walk near a damaged vehicle outside a Lebanese restaurant, the site of a suicide attack, in Kabul January 18, 2014. Up to 15 people, mostly foreigners were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, police said. Islamist Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

2 Canadians killed in bombing

The two Canadians who were among 21 people killed in a suicide bombing Friday in Afghanistan were auditors from a Gatineau, Que. company working for the federal government, QMI Agency has learned.

A fire raged at a fireworks factory in Coteau-du-Lac, Que., Thursday, June 20, 2013. (TVA SCREENSHOT)

2 dead in fireworks factory explosion

Provincial police said two bodies were found in the ashes of a fireworks factory that exploded Thursday morning southwest of Montreal.

Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois greets supporters on August 31, 2012. (MAXIME DELAND/QMI AGENCY)

Parti Quebecois one point away from majority, poll shows

With two days until Quebec's provincial election, the separatist Parti Quebecois remained poised to win a majority government, according to an exclusive Leger Marketing poll conducted for QMI Agency.

Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois. (QMI Agency/Joel Lemay)

Parti Quebecois most popular, CAQ comes in second: Poll

After four nights of debates watched by almost 20% of the province's population, the separatist Parti Quebecois remained Quebec's most popular party, with 33% of the vote, in a new poll conducted exclusively for QMI Agency.