Liberal leader says he will form the next Yukon government no matter what happens to Vuntut Gwitchin

Sandy Silver says he intends to form the next Yukon government and be sworn in in a new cabinet, regardless of Monday’s landmark recount in Vuntut Gwitchin constituency. In a statement Monday morning, the Liberal leader said he had spoken to the Territorial Commissioner and informed her of his intention “to form the next government and to demonstrate that I […]

Did Derek Chauvin cause George Floyd’s death and was his use of force “reasonable”? The jury must now decide

Did ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin act reasonably and within his authority when he used force in the arrest of George Floyd? And did those actions, including his knee resting on the 46-year-old black man’s neck and back, result in his death? These are the two main questions that the jurors will have to ask themselves during their retirement to deliberate […]

From a yacht tax to new levies on vacant homes and vaping – here’s what the new taxes Ottawa just announced

The federal government tabled its first budget document in two years on Monday, a 739-page monster that outlines Ottawa’s plan to spend $ 354 billion beyond its means as the Canadian economy struggles to recover from COVID -19. With his vows to spend $ 30 billion on a national subsidized child care program and $ 18 billion on a “green […]

Meng Wanzhou Says Extradition Case Delay Needed to Review Documents That Could ‘Turn Head’

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers want to delay final weeks of extradition proceedings against Huawei executive so they can review documents they say will prove the US has misled Canada about the strength of the allegations of fraud against their client. In documents filed with the BC Supreme Court, defense attorneys for Meng say they need time to sift through reams of […]