Military has tried to transfer 62 sexual offense files to civilian police — but half were rejected

Military police in Canada have tried to transfer 62 sexual assault cases to civilian police forces since last fall — but about half of those files have been declined and sent back. The Canadian Armed Forces released new figures in response to requests from CBC News and the release of a blistering independent report on the military’s ongoing sexual misconduct […]

Facing up to a ‘polycrisis’ that the Bank of Canada may not have the tools to fix

The word “polycrisis” has been used before to describe an intersection of troubling economic and political events, but Jacqueline Best suggests we are living through an episode that may really warrant the designation. As the Bank of Canada struggled this week to what anger at soaring prices with a half-point jump in interest rates, Best — a political historian who […]

As Elon Musk orders Tesla staff back to the office, many tech companies are doing the opposite

A sternly worded internal email, apparently sent by Elon Musk ordering Tesla employees to either return to the office or leave, is raising a lot of eyebrows in a time when employees are increasingly seeking flexible work arrangements. In a screenshot of the emailshared on Twitter, the richest man in the world warns employees at his electric car company that […]

1 case of monkeypox confirmed in Alberta

An “isolated case” of monkeypox has been confirmed in Alberta, the province’s chief medical officer of health said Thursday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw posted on Twitter that the Alberta case had close contact with a known case outside the province. Hinshaw did not say where in the province the infected individual lives. She said no identifying information about the person will […]