Month: May 2022

Law groups ‘alarmed’ over arrest of lawyer outside Ford rally near Hamilton airport

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association and Women In Canadian Criminal Defence (WICCD) are criticizing the arrest of a Toronto-based lawyer near an Ontario Progressive Conservative campaign stop in Hamilton last Thursday. “We are alarmed that any citizen, let alone a member of our profession, would be treated by police — seemingly on behalf of an elected official — with such […]

Child marriage is child abuse

News Clint Chan Tack 3 Hrs Ago Housing Minister Camille Robinson-Regis. – HOUSING Minister Camille Robinson-Regis says it is her personal belief that child marriage is child abuse. But she said neither the Government nor the People’s National Movement (PNM) has ever condemned the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) for its position on child marriage. […]

Why Sidhu Moose Wala’s violent death has sent shock waves from Punjab to Brampton

The death of a renowned musician who rose to fame in Brampton, Ont., has sent shock waves across Punjabi communities around the world. Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, known by his stage name Sidhu Moose Wala, was shot dead in Punjab on Sunday, police in the Indian state confirmed. He was 28. Moose Wala’s impact on Punjabi music, culture and the community […]

Nearly 300,000 Canadians waiting for Nexus approval as backlog grows

Canada’s backlog of Nexus applications has ballooned into the hundreds of thousands, despite a sharp downturn in applicants during the pandemic, prompting blowback from frustrated travellers as clogged airports continue to overflow. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) says 295,133 Nexus applications have yet to be processed due to ongoing office closures prompted by COVID-19. […]

First Nations call on federal ministers to extend Indian day school claims process

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. As the deadline for the countrywide class-action settlement for First Nations and Inuit children who suffered harm while attending federally run Indian day schools approaches, calls for an extension are growing. The deadline to submit a claim for the $1.47-billion settlement between Canada and thousands of former students of […]

Woman murdered in Mausica

News Ryan Hamilton-Davis 3 Hrs Ago File photo A 38-year-old woman is dead and a man is wounded after a gunman walked into the woman’s Mausica Road home and opened fire. She is Linda Dalipsingh of Crescent Drive, Mausica Road, D’Abadie. The woman was at home at about 7 pm on Sunday with 27-year-old Romario […]

Rogers and Shaw agree to injunction that temporarily blocks their merger closing

The Competition Bureau says Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. have agreed to a preliminary injunction that prevents them from closing their proposed $26-billion merger until the Competition Tribunal hears a challenge from the commissioner. The regulatory agency says Rogers and Shaw have also agreed to the commissioner of competition’s request for an expedited […]

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