Day: March 21, 2022

Police training in domestic violence scrapped for years before veteran’s murder-suicide: inquiry

The provincial fatality inquiry examining why an Afghanistan veteran killed his family and himself in 2017 heard Monday that Nova Scotia police officers had limited intimate partner violence training in the seven years before the murder-suicides. Sharon Flanagan, senior adviser on policing and public safety with the Justice Department, testified there were few training courses […]

Canada wants WHO approval for Medicago COVID-19 vaccine so it can be donated: Sajjan

International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan says he wants the World Health Organization to greenlight Medicago’s COVID-19 shot so it can be donated and used by the COVAX vaccine-sharing alliance. But he says Canada’s ability to get more doses out the door to lower-income countries depends mostly on getting reassurance they can and will be used […]

‘I don’t wish it on my worst enemy’: Calgarians detail life with an electricity load limiter

Josie Gagne was stumbling in the dark, sobbing while on the phone with an Enmax customer assistant, as she tried to locate the tiny orange button under the utility meter that would restore heat inside.  It was the shock that got her. The young single mother with two kids under two returned home one winter day last year to find […]

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