September 19, 2023

This pediatrician has a stark warning about the risks of 'anti-science'

A pediatrician, author and co-inventor of a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine warns that the anti-vaccine movement has morphed into a political force that threatens the world's gains against deadly childhood infections like measles.
September 19, 2023

Trudeau says other countries are quietly backing Canada in fight over Online News Act

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says other countries are quietly taking Canada's side as giant tech companies push back against his government's Online News Act.
September 19, 2023

Feds still working through family reunification backlog for immigration 'golden ticket'

Immigrants hoping to reunite with family members through the federal government's Parents and Grandparents Program will be invited to apply beginning Oct. 10 — but for the fourth consecutive year, those invitations will only be delivered to eligible applicants who expressed interest by 2020.
September 19, 2023

Barbara Kentner has been failed again, says family after Brayden Bushby gets day parole in trailer-hitch death

Brayden Bushby has been released on day parole after serving two years of an eight-year term for manslaughter in the case of Barbara Kentner, who was struck by a trailer hitch in Thunder Bay, Ont. Her family says they weren't told about his release in advance, raising questions about victim notification and the consequences of violence against Indigenous women and girls.
September 19, 2023

What we know about the killing of Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar

When Hardeep Singh Nijjar was shot outside a Surrey temple in June, speculation of foreign interference abounded
September 19, 2023

‘I can say goodbye once justice is done’: Family, friends react to revelation on Sikh leader’s death

Closest friend of Hardeep Nijjar believes his death will serve to ‘intensify the movement for Khalistan’
September 19, 2023

Court orders review of former informant's human rights complaint against spy agency

The Federal Court has ordered the Canadian Human Rights Commission to re-examine a discrimination complaint against the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, which was filed by a former informant and child soldier who says the spy agency cost him a security job on Parliament Hill.
September 19, 2023

Vancouver abruptly loses fourth city planner in ongoing housing crisis

The city’s media department did not provide details on whether Theresa O’Donnell had resigned or been asked to leave
September 19, 2023

Ontario appeal court releases convicted drug dealer on bail during appeal

Maisum Ansari was convicted of possession for the purpose of trafficking in February and sentenced to 20 years in prison in what was the largest seizure of carfentanil in Canada
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