Month: July 2021

B.C. municipalities prepare for another week of high temperatures a month after deadly heat dome

Some B.C. municipalities are changing their heat-wave management plans, including potentially keeping cooling centres open overnight, as unseasonably high temperatures hit Metro Vancouver once again this week. Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Valley and eastern Vancouver Island. It also issued a special weather statement for a […]

City committee endorses compensating London, Ont. COVID-19 assessment centre neighbourhoods – London

A council committee has endorsed giving back to London, Ont., neighbourhoods surrounding the city’s two COVID-19 assessment centres, which are located at Oakridge Arena and Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre. The act of gratitude was first proposed in a letter to the committee from Mayor Ed Holder, Ward 4 Coun. Jesse Helmer and Ward 8 […]

Suspect in Maritime exec’s murder moved to ‘more secure’ location in hospital

News Shane Superville 2 Hrs Ago FILE PHOTO: St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital. – As homicide investigators continue enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the death of 74-year-old Maritime chairman John Henry Smith, a 41-year-old female relative who was arrested in relation to his death remains in custody at the St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital up to Tuesday […]

First Nations coalition demands top Sask. judge resign over residential school file dispute

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN), which represents Saskatchewan’s First Nations, is demanding the resignation of one of the province’s top judges after he did not immediately release a residential school file. FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says the court’s attitude is typical of the institutional racism faced by First Nations people in the justice […]

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