Day: December 18, 2020

B.C. churches issued tickets totalling $18,400 for breaking pandemic rules

The RCMP say they have served tickets totalling $18,400 to representatives from three places of worship in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley for violating public health orders. The Mounties said in a news release that the churches were hosting in-person gatherings contrary to provincial orders intended to protect people from COVID-19. On the Sunday mornings of Dec. […]

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers claim extradition would violate international law

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou claim Canada would be violating established international law if it sent the Huawei executive to the United States to face charges of fraud and conspiracy. In court documents released Friday, Meng’s lawyers claim Canada can’t be complicit in an attempt by American authorities to punish a foreign national for actions that […]

Federal government backs development of mini nuclear reactors with new action plan

Nuclear power is essential to meeting Canada’s climate-change goals, and developing portable mini nuclear reactors is a key part of that strategy, the federal energy minister said on Friday.  In announcing an “action plan” for developing small modular reactors, Seamus O’Regan said the new technology has the potential to help Canada cut emissions and stimulate […]

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