Day: January 18, 2022

Canada terminates $222M PPE contract following forced labour probe

Public Services and Procurement Canada has terminated two supply contracts with Supermax Healthcare Canada following allegations that the nitrile gloves it manufactured in Malaysia for use by Canadian health care workers were made with forced labour. These contracts for synthetic rubber medical gloves, worth over $222 million, were part of the $8 billion push led by former procurement […]

Co-accused in death of Gabriel Neil released on bail hours after turning himself in – London

A 19-year-old man, sought for months on a charge of manslaughter in connection with the assault and subsequent death of an 18-year-old Western freshman, was granted release on bail on Tuesday hours after turning himself in to police. Haroun Raselma turned himself over to authorities Tuesday morning, four months and one day after a Canada-wide […]

Jagmeet Singh and his wife have ‘realized their error,’ will pay for $1,895 rocking chair gift

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pictured in an Instragram post from his personal account promoting the $1,895 Grand Jackson Rocker by Canadian furniture company Monte. (Jagmeet Singh/Instagram) The NDP says it is working with the ethics commissioner and intends to file a formal disclosure report on a $1,895 rocking chair given to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s […]

Remote First Nations schools await PPE, in-class safety measures promised by Ontario government

There will be no back-to-in-class learning for the majority of remote First Nations students across Ontario due to limited access to, N95 masks, HEPA filters and rapid antigen tests, all items promised by the Ford government to the province’s other schools. Students in the province resumed classes after the holidays via online learning in an […]

Quadriga CEO’s widow speaks out over his death and the missing crypto millions

The widow of the man behind what was once Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is finally sharing her side of the story after his sudden death three years ago. Gerald Cotten was just 30 when he died in India in December 2018. He took to his grave the passcodes that locked about $250 million in other people’s assets in his exchange, QuadrigaCX. In the […]

Family of gunsmith killed in raid files $23M lawsuit against Toronto police board

The family of a renowned gunsmith who died after officers raided his workshop is suing the Toronto Police Service for $23 million, alleging the”unlawful” act led to Rodger Kotanko’s “wrongful death.” The statement of claim filed Tuesday morning at Simcoe Superior Court names five “John Doe” officers, Insp. Norman Proctor, Chief James Ramer and the Toronto Police Services […]

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