A key component of the Liberal government’s reconciliation agenda is resistance from the Conservatives in the House of Commons – and some critics of First Nations outside. Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), is at second reading and is being discussed this week by members of the Standing Committee on […]
A former employee of Yasmin Ratansi is suing the MP for $ 2 million, claiming that Ratansi verbally assaulted him on several occasions, made a derogatory remark about his girlfriend and fired him for attending an abortion in 2017. The lawsuit is just the latest allegation of abusive workplace behavior against Ratansi. CBC News reported late last year that former […]
Just because the NHL can’t release the Kraken before October doesn’t mean Seattle wasn’t in the mix by the trade deadline. General manager Ron Francis can’t finalize any transactions until the property makes its final league expansion payment, but there is precedent for securing a handshake deal or two. That’s what George McPhee did on the deadline four years ago […]
The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc., was valued at nearly US $ 100 billion on Wednesday during a Nasdaq debut that marked another milestone in the development of bitcoin and other digital assets. The San Francisco-based company’s stock market debut – made through a direct listing where no shares are sold until it opens – comes amid a surge in […]
The federal government will introduce a new path to permanent residence for foreign nationals working in Canada in essential jobs such as personal support and health services, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced today. The new policy will allow up to 90,000 international workers and graduates already in Canada to convert their temporary status to permanent status, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]
US President Joe Biden is set to announce his plan to withdraw remaining US troops from Afghanistan, saying the attacks of September 11, 2001 “cannot explain” why US forces should still be there 20 years after the attack. murderous assault on the United States. . His plan, according to US officials, is to withdraw all US forces – currently 2,500 […]
Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announces plan to provide a pathway to permanent residence or citizenship for foreign nationals working in Canada in essential jobs such as personal support and healthcare workers .
Closer to the Toronto Blue Jays, Julian Merryweather was placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique. The right-hander felt discomfort in the left side of his abdomen during his last warm-up in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s 7-3 win over the New York Yankees. Merryweather came in with two runners and two strikeouts and threw […]
Ontario is adding hundreds of beds to intensive care units. But does he have the resources to support them?
As ICU admissions continue to rise in Ontario, ICU doctors and nurses warn the province’s plan to add hundreds of new ICU beds alone will not improve the situation in Ontario. which they are currently facing in this deadly third wave of the pandemic. Staff say the increase in ICU admissions is pushing the system to the brink of collapse […]
Following reports of rare blood clotting events in some who have received the AstraZeneca vaccine, Health Canada officials today said they still believe the product to be safe – and Canadians should not hesitate to roll up their sleeves when the time comes. Speaking to reporters at a technical briefing, Dr Supriya Sharma, Chief Medical Advisor for Health Canada, said […]