Day: April 8, 2022

Former chief medical examiner’s wrongful dismissal trial halted amid defamation threat

A civil trial launched by former Alberta chief medical examiner Dr. Anny Sauvageau screeched to a halt Friday after former provincial justice minister Jonathan Denis threatened to sue Sauvageau for defamation based on her sworn testimony to date. Sauvageau was the province’s top forensic pathologist from mid-2011 until she was notified in late 2014 that […]

Tancoo, Speaker wrangle over ‘geographic discrimination’ talk

News Clint Chan Tack 8 Minutes Ago Davendranath Tancoo. File photo/Sureash Cholai OROPOUCHE West MP Dave Tancoo incurred the wrath of Speaker Bridgid Annisette-George when he seemingly defied her rulings as he accused the PNM of committing geographic discrimination against UNC-controlled local government corporations. Tancoo eventually heeded Annisette-George’s instructions and apologised to her. These events […]

6 Quebec minor hockey players suspended over racism allegations

In the wake of recent allegations of racism in Outaouais-area minor hockey, a Gatineau, Que., team has suspended six of its players while the provincial governing body cancelled weekend games. L’Intrépide de Gatineau issued a news release Friday in response to the allegations by apologizing to two U15 AAA players and their families “following deplorable incidents that occurred […]

From 1st to 2nd now back to 1st

News Jada Loutoo 2 Hrs Ago Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly. A MIX-UP in the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) top score award for 2020 has been attributed to a senior official of the Education Ministry who “exceeded the authority of their remit,” by varying the placement list without approval. In a statement on Thursday, the ministry maintained […]

Despite laying dozens of charges, RCMP have stopped targeting Canadian accomplices in foreign scam calls

In the darkness of the early morning of Feb. 13, 2020, several unmarked RCMP vehicles followed Gurinderpreet Dhaliwal into a parking lot in Brampton, Ont., northwest of Toronto. When he stopped, the Mounties made their move, surrounding his vehicle, ordering Dhaliwal out and placing him in handcuffs within seconds.  Marketplace‘s full investigation Friday at 8 […]

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