Geordon Omand

Geordon Omand is a journalist with The Canadian Press.

Miss Canada uses beauty pageant to fight China on human rights

Anastasia Lin says when she first learned about allegations the Chinese government was harvesting organs from religious prisoners to fuel its transplant industry, she decided to use an unconventional...

B.C. Law Society seeks appeal against Christian university's proposed law school

The Law Society of British Columbia is looking to the Supreme Court of Canada as it maintains its stance against accrediting graduates of a proposed law school at a Christian university. The society...

Man charged with murder, assault in Abbotsford, B.C., school stabbing

Grade 9 student Amsuman Nair will remember the screams for the rest of his life. The 14-year-old was in the middle of a math exam at his high school in Abbotsford, B.C., when two girls were stabbed,...
Trinity Western Law School

Trinity Western wins legal victory in fight to open Christian law school

A decisive legal victory in British Columbia has put an evangelical Christian university one step closer in its bid to secure recognition for its proposed law school. The Appeal Court of B.C....

Windy, stormy weather complicates clean-up operations for sunken B.C. tug

Blustery, wet weather thwarted efforts Thursday to assess the fallout of a sunken tugboat leaking diesel in a remote region off British Columbia's central coast. All small boats involved in the...

Ottawa warned about law that stripped some Canadians of citizenship: advocate

The Canadian government was aware and warned repeatedly years before an arcane law began stripping longtime Canadians of their citizenship, says a man who spent decades lobbying for change. Bill...
Bisha gold mine in Eritrea

African refugees alleging rights abuses get go-ahead to sue Canadian mining firm

Foreign workers who have accused a Vancouver-based company of human rights abuses at an African mine will have their case heard in the Canadian legal system. In a judgment released Thursday, the...
Bill Gates at the Emerging Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference

Bill Gates says Trudeau's approach to immigration, refugees good for business

Canada's open approach to immigration and its willingness to welcome tens of thousands of Syrian refugees is an "enlightened" move that will benefit the country's business sector, Microsoft co-...

Clinic operator, proponent of privatized health care heads to court next week

A self-styled champion of privatized health care is bringing his fight to British Columbia Supreme Court on Tuesday for the start of a months-long trial he says is about patients' access to...
Tima Kurdi with a photo of her drowned nephews Alan and Galib

Kurdi family settles into life in Canada, but still no luck finding a home

Shergo Kurdi lifts his shirt to reveal a pale, mottled patchwork of burn scars on his belly and chest — a legacy, he says, of years spent ironing fabric in a Turkish clothing factory after he and his...