Moments after blazing a terrifying trail behind the wheel of a stolen van that crashed into two cars, only to speed onto the University of Ottawa pedestrian walkway and nearly hit several students as they ran for their lives, the driver begged responding police officers to kill him. “Just shoot me, I want to die,” […]
When Dale McFee was selected as Edmonton’s 23rd police chief, he vowed to change how police deal with vulnerable populations. In particular, he said police need to work more closely with the social service and health-care sectors to give people “off ramps” before they become involved with the criminal justice system. At a police commission […]
KAIROS Canada says it is “greatly encouraged” by new government of Canada pilot programs for migrant caregivers that promise an assured pathway to permanent residency for workers, which the justice organization in a statement called “good news for migrant caregivers.” On Feb. 23, 2019, the government of Canada announced the details of two new pilot […] The post New immigration programs for migrant caregivers ‘good news,’ KAIROS advocate says appeared first on Anglican Journal .
Thursday’s full-bore attack on Jason Kenney’s record of anti-gay marriage activism didn’t just come from the NDP. Derek Fildebrandt, leader of the new Freedom Conservative Party, pitched in without restraint. Fildebrandt first sounded mild when asked about the UCP leader’s role in a movement that helped prevent gay men from seeing their dying spouses in […]
Subscribers in Alberta will get exclusive election insight from Jason Markusoff straight to their inboxes The post Alberta Politics Insider: Special newsletter edition for the petro-province’s election appeared first on Macleans.ca .
BY LISA RAITT Over the course of the SNC-Lavalin affair, Justin Trudeau’s feminist credentials have been seriously challenged — and rightly so. Every time the Prime Minister has had the opportunity to do the right thing and support the women in his caucus who are speaking truth to power – he fails. Let’s look at […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — For almost 40 years, no one doubted serial rapist Ronald Stewart murdered Regina Harrison in a South Florida park — not police, not prosecutors and not her family. He pleaded guilty in Fort Lauderdale to three rapes, was convicted of other attacks in Mississippi and when accused of Harrison’s 1983 slaying, […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — American whiskey producers are suffering a worsening hangover from the Trump administration’s trade disputes. Overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey fell 11 per cent… The post Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News .
Prepare to be shell-shocked. A new documentary airing on CBC’s The Nature of Things will give viewers a rare look into the mass nesting behaviour of sea turtles. Every year, tens of thousands of them come ashore in Costa Rica […]