Today's Quick Headlines
Legislation aimed at preventing foreign interference and big-money influence in Canadian elections has been approved by the Senate. The reforms will apply during next year’s federal election campaign.
The hearing continues today in Vancouver for a top Huawei executive, who the United States wants extradited for fraud. The B.C. Supreme Court heard yesterday that the U.S. is showing its hostility toward Huawei by speculating the executive has avoided travelling to the States to dodge charges.
164 countries — including Canada — have adopted the non-binding United Nations Global Compact on Migration. High-level government envoys have been working to dispel what they say is false information circulating about the non-binding pact — such as claims it would force governments to accept migrants.