Day: May 27, 2022

Nunavut government shelves infrastructure, housing projects over construction costs

A number of infrastructure and housing projects in Nunavut have been cancelled or put on hold, and government ministers say rising construction costs are to blame.  The Legislative Assembly heard Wednesday the territory had not awarded contracts for the construction of public housing in Taloyoak, staff housing in Gjoa Haven and Kugluktuk, a new hamlet office in […]

Police encounter people with pellet guns ‘with regularity across Canada,’ criminologist says

Investigators probing the fatal police shooting of a man in Toronto Thursday will not only have to factor in the recent mass murder at a school in Texas, but also encounters Canadian police officers have with people carrying pellet guns, a criminologist says. Encounters with weapons that appear lethal but aren’t “occur with regularity across Canada,” although they are rare, Michael […]

Tobago has 465 active covid19 cases

Tobago Corey Connelly 12 Minutes Ago An aerial view of the Scarborough Esplanade at Milford Road, Scarborough, Tobago. Photo by Jeff Mayers. Tobago now has 465 active covid19 cases after nine new cases were confirmed overnight. The covid19 death toll remains at 268. On Friday, the THA Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection said […]

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