Viewer Doug Quantz writes in, "Peter, I have enjoyed your telecasts for over 20 years. With social media becoming more and more prevalent in the world, what advice would you have for new journalists on using social media?"
At The National we use social media in a variety of ways, to connect with our viewers and to add layers to our coverage. See what Peter's advice to new journalists is below.
Last-ditch efforts to salvage Canada's trade deal with the European Union appear to have collapsed Friday, as International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland walked out of talks with the regional government of Wallonia. The region has been been blocking the deal that was supposed to be signed next week. more »
The Canadian dollar has fallen below 75 cents US for the first time since March. The almost one-cent drop comes partly because of signals from the Bank of Canada — although the central bank is likely fine with a lower loonie. more »
In cities across the country including Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Lyon, hundreds of police officers have been gathering in the streets to protest their working conditions, which they say have deteriorated since a state of emergency was declared nearly a year ago. more »