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Supreme Court upholds sexual assault conviction in case involving teens, alcohol

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The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the conviction of a youth found guilty of sexually assaulting another teenager in a case involving alcohol and capacity to consent.

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Should Canadians get vaccinated abroad? Liberals, Tories skirt the issue but health experts encourage it

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CBC News asked four federal parties and health experts whether Canadians abroad who have access to a COVID-19 vaccine should get it. While the Liberals and Conservatives were evasive, other federal leaders and health experts are encouraging such action.

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U.K. to offer adults under 40 alternative vaccines to AstraZeneca-Oxford over blood clot concerns

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People under 40 in Britain will no longer be given the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to rare, but serious, blood clots.

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Canada ‘ready to discuss’ waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines

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International Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada is committed to making COVID-19 vaccines readily available around the world and will consider waiving intellectual property rights enjoyed by vaccine makers to try and bolster that access.

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Dominic Thiem defeats John Isner to reach Madrid Open semifinals

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Thiem trumped Isner 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Friday to reach the semifinals at the Madrid Open for the fourth straight time.

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U.K. to offer adults under 40 alternative vaccines to AstraZeneca-Oxford over blood clot concerns

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People under 40 in Britain will no longer be given the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to rare, but serious, blood clots.

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U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs last month as companies can’t find enough workers

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America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery strengthens.

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Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds news conference

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds news conference

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds news conference

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Justice minister discusses mandatory training for new judges

Justice minister discusses mandatory training for new judges

Justice Minister David Lametti takes questions on the passing of Bill C-3, legislation making training for new judges around sexual assault and social contexts mandatory.

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Canada’s economy lost 207,000 jobs last month

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Canada’s economy lost 207,000 jobs in April, as a new round of government-ordered lockdowns forced businesses to lay off workers.