Day: April 15, 2022

B.C. man fights off cougar after it wrapped its jaws around family dog’s head

Red, a Ridgeback-German Shepherd cross, is lucky to be alive after her owner’s father fought off a cougar that attacked the nine-year-old dog last week. Ian Orser, a plumber from Grand Forks, B.C., was working in a residential neighbourhood near Christina Lake on April 9 when he and his 40-year-old daughter, Megan, heard a commotion including howling. […]

Can’t put a price on safety

News Shane Superville 5 Hrs Ago National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds, centre, points to a screen at the launch of the police operational centre at the Barataria/El Socorro police station on Thursday. Photo by Jeff Mayers While he was unable to give a definite cost for the outfitting of a state-of-the-art command centre at the […]

Develop plan for intellectual property rights

News Corey Connelly 4 Minutes Ago THA Chief Secretary Farley Augustine. Photo courtesy THA Info Dept THA Chief Secretary Farley Augustine has advised the island’s agro-processors to develop plans for safeguarding the intellectual property rights for their products. He was delivering the feature address on Thursday at the Tobago Agribusiness Development Company’s (TADCOs) product launch […]

Equal Opportunity Commission welcomes sexual harassment ruling, aims to resume hearing cases

News Jada Loutoo 16 Minutes Ago Equal Opportunity Commission chairman Ian Roach – CHAIRMAN of the Equal Opportunity Commission Ian Roach says the commission intends to “move forward and immediately resume” handing of sexual harassment cases. He has urged victims of sexual harassment to lodge complaints with the EOC. Roach was commenting on Thursday’s ruling […]

Practising for perfection, 13-year-old N.B. violinist wins accolades and international award

When Alexandre Doucet was in elementary school and just beginning his musical education, he started, as all students did, with a papier-mâché violin. He had to prove he could take it home, and return it safely, before being allowed to take a real instrument home.  Doucet is quiet and reserved about his ability. Speaking about his love […]

Canadian cottage country the backdrop of new Amazon series The Lake

Cancon was centre-stage at Prime Video’s showcase this week of upcoming releases for this year and beyond.  The Amazon streaming service announced a lineup of content developed and filmed in Canada during a press conference at Toronto’s Massey Hall, including the cottage-country dramedy The Lake. Filmed in North Bay, Ont., the eight-part series debuting on June […]

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