Day: March 25, 2022

Legal experts say Quebec ‘secret trial’ violates fundamental principles of justice

Members of Quebec’s legal community say a trial that took place in complete secrecy, with no paper trail, has violated the fundamental principles of justice on which the court system is based. The trial, whose existence was first reported by the French-language online newspaper La Presse on Friday, is referred to only as “Dossier X.”  The […]

Greta Thunberg-inspired climate protests take place across Canada, globe

Protesters gathered in cities across Canada on Friday to denounce government inaction on fighting climate change as part of a series of worldwide environmental protests. The events were part of the Fridays for Future movement that is inspired by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. In Montreal, activists unfurled a red-and-yellow banner reading, “Land Back,” across the […]

Griffith eyes PM post

News Sean Douglas 2 Minutes Ago Gary Griffith FORMER commissioner of police (CoP) Gary Griffith, in a statement on Friday, said he has moved on from an interest in the CoP post to now eyeing the Prime Minister’s position. The statement was sent to media houses and posted on Facebook. He said the new Police […]

Poilievre vows to ban oil from ‘polluting dictatorships,’ double production in Newfoundland

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre promised Friday a government led by him would take a hard line on what he calls “polluting dictatorships” by dramatically curbing foreign oil imports from countries like Saudi Arabia while boosting Canadian production to make up the shortfall. Oil imports have moved to the forefront of the political agenda since […]

Tobago calypsonian gets cultural send-off

Tobago Corey Connelly 27 Minutes Ago Jay-Anne Baptiste Campbell, centre, the niece of deceased Tobago born calypsonian and songwriter, Sherwin Cunningham performs at Cunningham’s funeral. The late Sherwin Cunningham, 55, received a grand cultural send-off on Thursday, reflecting the songwriter and calypsonian’s deep love for music and the performing arts. The former manager of the […]

PNM corporations share Al-Rawi’s ‘excitement’ on local government reform but not UNC bodies

News Sean Douglas 5 Hrs Ago Kwasi Robinson – HEADS of two PNM-led corporations shared Minister of Rural Affairs and Local Government Faris Al-Rawi’s excitement about local government reform, but two heads of UNC-led corporations wondered if reform could truly solve perennial problems of bureaucracy, speaking to Newsday on Thursday. Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation head Kwasi […]

Why I am reclaiming my mother’s language before it’s too late

This First Person article is the experience of Rochelle Bragg who is of mixed Oji-Cree and Swiss-German descent. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ.  Read the column in Oji-Cree here.  ᐊᔭᒥᐦᑐᐣ ᐃᐍ ᑎᐸᒋᒧᐘᓯᓇᐦᐃᑫᐏᐣ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᓂᐠ ᐅᒪ᙮ A few years ago I noticed a little handbook in my mother’s living room titled […]

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