Peter Zimonjic

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Peter Zimonjic has worked as a reporter and columnist in London, England, for the Daily Mail, Sunday Times and Daily Telegraph and in Canada for Sun Media and the Ottawa Citizen. He is the Author of Into The Darkness: An Account of 7/7, published by Random House.

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Science will lead the way on border reopening, U.S. secretary of state says

The United States will not be putting an arbitrary timeline on when the Canada-U.S. border should reopen because the Biden administration is going to let science do the talking, said U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.
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The WHO needs more power and autonomy from member states, says former New Zealand PM

The World Health Organization should be given the power and independence it needs to report the facts about global health threats without being influenced by its member states, says New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark.

Trudeau, Biden pledge to work together on climate change and freeing detainees in China

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden emerged from their meeting today promising a new tone in Canada-U.S. relations to help the two countries tackle key issues such as climate change, the imprisonment of two Canadians in China and the post-pandemic economic recovery.

Trudeau, Biden to present roadmap for rebuilding Canada-U.S. relations after Tuesday meeting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden will release a roadmap for renewing the Canada-U.S. relationship tomorrow that will serve as a blueprint for joint priorities such as tackling climate change, confronting the COVID-19 pandemic and restarting the North American economy, said senior officials from both governments.

Liberal MP asks Speaker to strike Ramesh Sangha's comments from official record

A Liberal MP has asked the Speaker of the House of Commons to strike a former Liberal caucus member's comments from the official record after he made a statement he said "impinged on the reputation" of Sikh MPs.

Air passengers fined for submitting 'false or misleading' COVID tests after Mexico trip

Two travellers have been fined for presenting "false or misleading" COVID-19 tests upon their return from Mexico last month, Transport Canada said today.

New legislation promises to let cities ban handguns, yet it remains unclear if it will work

While the Liberal government’s proposed gun control legislation would let cities ban handguns — with bylaws that restrict their possession, storage and transportation — it remains unclear whether the new measures would succeed in reducing gun crime. 

Federal government approves Air Canada purchase of Transat A.T. Inc.

The federal government has approved Air Canada’s purchase of competing airline Transat A.T. Inc. under a series of strict terms and conditions the government says “are in the interest of Canadians.”

Millions of rapid COVID tests gather dust as some provinces use a fraction of their supply

Months after premiers demanded the federal government step up approvals and deliveries of rapid COVID-19 testing devices, CBC News can report that millions of those tests are now sitting unused on provincial shelves.

Canadian embassy in China apologizes for 'Wuhan' T-shirt worn by staff

The Canadian diplomatic mission to China has issued an apology after using the logo of the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan to create a T-shirt for embassy staff working to bring Canadians home from China's Wuhan city in early 2020. 

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