Andrew Russell, Global News

Andrew Russell

Global News

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Andrew:

Active shooter reported at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida

The Naval Air Station in Pensacola said in a Facebook post that its gates were secured following reports of a shooting. → Read More

Global Affairs finds no ‘credible’ evidence linking Saudi arms sales to human rights abuses

“There is no substantial risk that current Canadian exports of military equipment or other controlled items to KSA would result in any of the negative consequences,” the document reads. → Read More

Trudeau’s Liberals have won a minority. Here’s what they’re promising on the economy

A look at some of the promises the Liberals have made on the economy. → Read More

Conservative platform projects $23B deficit in 2020-2021, return to surplus in 5 years

Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives are proposing to run a deficit of $23-billion next year if they are elected Oct. 21. → Read More

Debt and deficits: Where the parties stand on balancing the books in Canada

Where the parties stand on balancing the books in Canada. → Read More

Former neo-Nazi, Pegida Canada official among People’s Party of Canada signatories

The signature of a former Soldiers of Odin member is also among those submitted to Elections Canada to officially register the People's Party of Canada. → Read More

How the Tories’ ‘universal tax cut’ compares to the Liberals’ ‘middle-class tax cut’

A closer look at how the Conservatives' "universal tax cut" compares to the Liberals "middle-class tax cut." → Read More

Why strong job gains may not mean success for Trudeau’s Liberals in Election 2019

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals could have a hard time translating positive economic news into votes this October. → Read More

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31

Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it. → Read More

Army reservist allegedly linked to neo-Nazi group reported missing

RCMP in Beausejour, Man., say Patrik Mathews was reported missing on Monday. → Read More

Who is Ghislaine Maxwell, the woman accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein ‘procure’ underage girls?

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been accused in civil court documents of playing a key role in Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged child-sex-trafficking ring. → Read More

Extortion cases increased 170% from 2012 to 2018 in Canada: StatCan

Police-reported cases of extortion have exploded in Canada rising by roughly 170 per cent from 2012 to 2018. Digital crimes like "sextortion" are helping fuel the rise. → Read More

’It’s not going away’: Danforth shooting still haunts families, victims 1 year later

“The mental healing is the part that's really harder to predict, harder to diagnose, harder to react to,” said the father of one Danforth shooting victim. → Read More

‘Missing puzzle pieces’: Why Dennis Oland was found not guilty of murder

Eight years after multimillionaire Richard Oland was found bludgeoned to death in his office, his son, Dennis Oland, has been found not guilty of the murder. → Read More

Cancelled Roxodus music festival removes reference to ticket refunds on website

The website for the now cancelled music festival Roxodus has removed any mention of a refund for ticket holders. → Read More

Sask., Quebec arrest videos show ‘startling’ examples of excessive police force: experts

Videos of recent police encounters involving visible minorities show a “startling, but not surprising” excessive use of force, according to policing experts. → Read More

China should investigate ‘own backyard’ over forged Canadian meat certificates: experts

A food industry expert says the ban on agricultural products will continue unless the diplomatic issue involving the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is resolved. → Read More

Trump official defends herself after arguing migrant children don’t need soap and blankets

Sarah Fabian, an attorney with the U.S. Justice Department, drew widespread outrage after an edited video of her arguments in front of a federal court last week went viral. → Read More

Air Canada investigating how a passenger woke up alone, inside a darkened plane

A passenger claims she woke up alone, still buckled into her seat, on a darkened plane after landing in Toronto. Air Canada is investigating. → Read More

Canadian companies avoided up to $11B in taxes, CRA report says

Canadian corporations avoided paying between $9.4 billion and $11.4 billion in taxes in 2014, according to the federal tax agency. → Read More