Canada

November 24, 2022

Peel Regional Police reviewing how force interacts with people with autism

Police officers used a stun gun on 19-year-old Abdullah Darwich on Nov. 4 after responding to a report about a ‘suspicious person’ allegedly trying to enter a vehicle and a house
November 24, 2022

Sajjan mum on human rights during World Cup visit to Qatar

Harjit Sajjan’s social media postings make no mention of Qatar’s documented mistreatment of migrant workers, nor the emirate’s anti-LGBTQ policies
November 24, 2022

Escaped ostriches spotted in southern Alberta town, prompting Mountie response

Roughly 20 ostriches descended upon the streets of Taber, Alta., Thursday morning, prompting the local Mounties to attempt to capture the birds. 
November 24, 2022

Suicide of Vancouver police officer will be subject of coroner’s inquest

A lawsuit filed on behalf of Const. Nicole Chan’s family says she died in January 2019 during a severe mental health crisis after having two intimate affairs with superior officers
November 24, 2022

Evening Update: Bank CEOs warned Freeland about threat to Canada’s reputation during convoy protests

Also in the news today, hockey legend Borje Salming has died at 71 after a battle with ALS
November 24, 2022

Alberta forecasts $12.3-billion surplus in fiscal update, as record-high oil and gas prices continue to bolster books

The surplus is almost $1-billion less than forecast in the August update, but is still about $11.8-billion more than expected when the budget was tabled in February
November 24, 2022

Alleged Chinese spy detained in Quebec seeks bail, wants to clear name

Yuesheng Wang admits he took photos of the lab he worked in but says it was to show security flaws to colleagues. His girlfriend says he is passionate about his research and will stay to clear his name, if he is released on bail.
November 24, 2022

B.C. scholar championed the writing of Czech dissidents

She made dangerous forays into Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia to meet with banned writers including Vaclav Havel, who later became the country’s president
November 24, 2022

Saskatchewan government deciding what to do with new revenue from carbon pricing

Saskatchewan successfully applied to have natural gas pipelines and power plants regulated through its own carbon-pricing system
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