Dawson College cuts ties with former teacher at the heart of sexual harassment allegations – Montreal

Former Theatre students of the Professional Theatre Programme at Dawson College are reacting to a statement by the college that says, following an investigation, a teacher will no longer work at the institution. There have been more than 10 allegations of harassment and sexual harassment by students against long-time theatre teacher Winston Sutton. The school […]

Liberals propose move to House of Commons voting by app as throne speech approaches

Article content continued The reduced form allowed for a daily question period, but it didn’t allow for private member’s bills, opposition days or order paper questions, all legislative tools the opposition can use to hold the government to account. In a minority government, it also crucially offered no ability for the opposition to vote no […]

Several people hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash on Sea to Sky on Sunday – BC

Several people are in hospital after a serious multi-vehicle crash on the Sea to Sky highway Sunday afternoon. At about 1:15 p.m. Sunday, Pemberton RCMP were called to the scene where several motorcycles and vehicles had collided on the Lillooet Lake Road portion of Highway 99 north of Pemberton. A section of Highway 99 was […]

Liberals non-committal as B.C. premier joins calls for drug decriminalization amid overdose spike

Article content OTTAWA – B.C. Premier John Horgan has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for the federal government to decriminalize drugs, as overdose deaths reach grim new heights in his province during the pandemic. Horgan sent a letter Monday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for the decriminalization of small, personal amounts of […]

‘Blue solidarity’ represses social justice movements, contributes to anti-Black racism, paper says

Amid ongoing protests about the use of excessive and deadly force by police against Black and Indigenous peoples, questions have been raised about the role police and their union leaders play in exacerbating anti-Black racism in North America. Solidarity among police officers serves to “repress social justice movements that challenge police authority” and supports tactics […]

O’Toole campaign asks police to investigate MacKay’s campaign for allegedly hacking internal data, videos

Article content continued The investigation found that senior MacKay campaign organizer Mr. Lall obtained confidential O’Toole log-in information on June 5. The O’Toole investigation found that the stolen downloads occurred over the past two weeks on June 5, 7, 8, 9 , 11 and 12 from both Calgary and Toronto. The O’Toole investigation was thorough […]

Paw parody creating online stir among conservative circles

With a growing number of cop shows being pulled from the boob tube amid a climate of angry protests against police brutality, sarcastic calls to ‘defund Paw Patrol’ and nix the children’s cartoon have created a raucous among conservatives online. The amusing demands were presented after the show’s official Twitter page issued a sentimental statement […]

Nova Scotia mass shooting: New information about murder rampage delayed by government lawyers

Government lawyers admit they are already significantly behind the court’s schedule for releasing information about last month’s Nova Scotia shooting rampage, before they have even begun to do so. In response to a legal challenge by media organizations for information regarding the worst spree killing in Canada’s history — the murder of 22 victims by […]

Venezuelan prison riot leaves at least 46 dead, 60 injured -lawmaker, NGO

CARACAS — A prison riot in the western Venezuelan state of Portuguesa has left at least 46 people dead and 60 injured, according to a rights group and an opposition lawmaker. Beatriz Giron, director of the Venezuelan Observatory of Prisons which advocates for inmates’ rights, said 46 bodies had been identified after the incident on […]

Coronavirus: Netflix adds 16M subscribers worldwide amid COVID-19 pandemic – National

Netflix picked up subscribers in Canada to add nearly 16 million global customers during the first three months of the year, helping cement its status as one of the world’s most essential services in times of isolation or crisis. The quarter spanned the beginning of stay-at-home orders in the U.S., Canada and around the world, […]