Month: March 2022

Danielle Smith returning to politics with sights on UCP leadership

Danielle Smith, former leader of the Wildrose Party, has confirmed to CBC News that she will run for the United Conservative Party nomination in the Livingstone-Macleod riding. She also confirmed that she may take a run at the UCP leadership. Premier Jason Kenney’s hold on the party will be determined next month in a leadership review by mail-in ballot.  Smith is […]

$32m to train 300 youngsters

News Sean Douglas 14 Minutes Ago Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon. FILE PHOTO – GOVERNMENT has committed $32 million to train 300 youngsters in tech/vocational skills to boost the local non-energy sector. This was confirmed by Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon as she addressed the post-Cabinet press briefing at the Diplomatic Centre, St […]

The Vatican holds billions in assets. Residential school survivors say the Pope should step up on compensation

As a Canadian delegation prepares for its final meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican Friday, a growing chorus in Canada is hoping Francis commits to immediately remedying the Roman Catholic Church’s broken compensation promises to residential school survivors. Canadian bishops announced a renewed fundraising effort last fall —  $30 million over five years — […]

Conservative leadership candidates jockey for position on the carbon tax

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government prepares to hike the federal carbon tax another ten dollars per tonne of emissions on Friday, the leading Conservative leadership candidates all agree on one thing — it’s the wrong move. But that’s where their consensus ends. Questions about what Canada should do with carbon pricing, financial offsets to consumers and the […]

THA secretary tells students: Look beyond the horizon

Tobago Newsday Reporter 4 Hrs Ago THA Education Secretary Zorisha Hackett, left, presents national scholarship winner Daniel Wilson with an award on Tuesday evening at Fairways Restaurant, Tobago Plantations, Lowlands. – David Reid Secretary of Education Zorisha Hackett is encouraging Tobago students to “look beyond the horizon” in their educational journey. She was speaking on […]

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