Canada

November 24, 2022

Deputy PM Freeland to appear before Emergencies Act inquiry today

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will appear today before the inquiry probing the government’s use of the Emergencies Act in response to anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate protests last winter.
November 24, 2022

How fallout from top secret documents found at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort could affect Canada

The discovery of top secret documents at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort sparked a criminal investigation and has the former U.S. president facing the possibility of criminal charges. But it’s also raised alarms in intelligence circles, where allies of the U.S., which share information and include Canada, wonder what is in the documents and if it could have an impact on intelligence needed to protect national security.
November 24, 2022

BC Children’s Hospital triages patients from emergency room due to respiratory illness spike

Surge of people with respiratory illnesses forces BC Children’s Hospital to remove less serious patients from emergency room
November 24, 2022

Children under 2 shouldn’t have any screen time at all, new doctor guidelines recommend

The Canadian Paediatric Society responds to increased reliance on screens during pandemic
November 24, 2022

Parliamentary study hears federal FOI has become a ‘dysfunctional system’

President of the B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association says the regime has suffered due to lack of meaningful updates
November 24, 2022

B.C. bail policy change raises Charter concerns

Civil liberties experts warn it may infringe on constitutionally protected rights
November 24, 2022

Laurentian faculty, staff want accountability for disastrous decisions around university’s insolvency

Laurentian University Terminated Faculty Committee is calling for a public inquiry into insolvency caused by years of mismanagement, poor planning and weak oversight
November 24, 2022

B.C. Premier Eby promises $230-million in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

B.C. Premier David Eby announces $230-million in police spending
November 23, 2022

Montreal businessman Alvin Segal introduced the ‘engineered suit’ to Canada

Segal built Peerless Clothing into a major manufacturer, importer and exporter, and went on to influence North American free trade talks
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