Day: April 1, 2021

Crown accuses Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers of denying facts in bid to toss extradition

A lawyer for Canada’s attorney general says Meng Wanzhou’s defence team is ignoring basic facts of the case against their client by accusing the United States of unlawfully reaching beyond its jurisdiction to extradite the Huawei executive. Robert Frater began his B.C. Supreme Court submissions Thursday by commending one of Meng’s lawyers for his eloquence […]

Veteran B.C. teacher ordered to pay $226K in damages to man he sucker punched 13 years ago

A veteran teacher at a Shawnigan Lake independent boarding school on Vancouver Island has been ordered to pay $226,000 to a security guard he sucker punched over 13 years ago. In a civil ruling, a B.C. Supreme Court judge found that the assault by Ralph Mackay Fraser was a “profoundly painful, upsetting and life-changing incident,” which left the security […]

Canada and Ontario invest in improved community and culture infrastructure in Ottawa

Joint federal, provincial, and recipient funding through the Investing in Canada Plan will support three community and culture infrastructure projects in the City of Ottawa. The Government of Canada is investing more than $3.1 million toward these projects, with the Government of Ontario providing over $2.6 million through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream […]

CBC/Radio-Canada part of media group that will host leaders’ debates in next federal election

A partnership of news organizations that includes CBC/Radio-Canada will produce two debates during the next federal election, according to the Leaders’ Debates Commission. The independent commission announced Thursday that the Debate Broadcast Group will be the official producer of the federal leaders’ debates — one in each official language.  The partnership is made up of: CBC News. CTV News. Global […]

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