Thought for the day

"When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem/" -- Josef Stalin

A Children's Tylenol shortage currently affecting Canada has carried over into the United States, pharmacists in multiple American cities have warned.

The drug's short supply, experts say, stems from a recent spike in pediatric sickness as seasonal bugs come back with a bang after being suppressed during COVID-related lockdowns.

A top Canadian bank has donated $500,000 to a program that performs irreversible so-called “gender change” procedures on minors.

A May 2022 newsletter from TD Bank goes over the funding given to support “gender transitions” through the McMaster Pediatric Gender Diversity Program, which is run in conjunction with McMaster Children’s Hospital located in Hamilton, Ontario.  

Canada is betting big on immigration to fill the gap in its economy left by aging Baby Boomers leaving the workforce - but not everyone is on board with bringing in so many people from abroad.

Earlier this month, the federal government announced an aggressive plan to take in 500,000 immigrants a year by 2025, with almost 1.5 million new immigrants coming to the country over the next three years.

An executive from the online crowdfunding platform GoFundMe said in testimony before a parliamentary committee that there is no evidence suggesting that any of the funds raised for the Freedom Convoy protest through the platform were illegal or acquired through criminal means.

Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin has met with his Canadian counterpart Anita Anand in Halifax, Canada and vowed to provide more military assistance to Ukraine, according to a readout provided by Pentagon press secretary Brigadier General Pat Ryder.

The meeting that took place took place on the sidelines of the Halifax International Security Forum where the duo "reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine, pledging to continue providing assistance to strengthen Ukraine’s security and sovereignty over the long term."