Day: June 7, 2022

Kamla hits selective outrage

News Ken Chee Hing 39 Minutes Ago UNC and Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Photo by Marvin Hamilton OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said that not one media entity or civil society group expressed any outrage or thought anything wrong when PNM supporters at a public meeting laughed when a Government Minister called out her full name. […]

‘Spirit of adventure’ defined life of woman killed while skydiving in Gimli, father says

The thing Gerrie du Toit will remember most about his daughter Jean is her spirit of adventure, he says. The 53-year-old woman died while skydiving with three others near Gimli, Man., on Saturday. Her father, speaking to CBC News from Arizona, said his daughter was spiritual, participating regularly in meditation retreats in between working in Manitoba’s film industry and […]

I is a big woman

News Shane Superville 9 Minutes Ago Arouca Police Station – A 22-year-old Tacarigua woman who was reported missing on May 29 told police she was safe but did not provide any further information on where she was during the period she was missing. Police said the woman was reported missing by a relative at the […]

Hamilton road voted worst in Ontario, roads in Ottawa, Toronto and Kingston make CAA list

Roads in Hamilton, Toronto and Prince Edward County have topped the Canadian Automobile Association’s (CAA) annual list for the worst roads in Ontario. Residents vote on the worst roads, usually citing potholes, poor maintenance and poor biking infrastructure. Cyclists and pedestrians make up roughly a quarter of voters. CAA then works with the Ontario Road Builders Association to vet […]

Public servants express ‘zero faith’ in Phoenix damages claims process after long waits

Federal public servants say they’re frustrated and have lost faith in the compensation process set up to acknowledge their severe financial and personal hardships due to the government’s troubled pay system. Some employees say they’re still affected by the Phoenix pay system, introduced more than six years ago, which has overpaid, underpaid and failed to pay many federal […]

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