Day: June 20, 2022

No government funds used to settle Hockey Canada sexual assault lawsuit: CEO

A Hockey Canada executive has told a House of Commons committee under oath that the organization did not use any government money to settle a lawsuit with an alleged victim of sexual assault. CBC News reported Monday that financial records show Hockey Canada received $14 million in federal government support in 2020 and 2021, including $3.4 million in emergency COVID-19 subsidies. […]

AG’s Office: State has been vindicated

News Jada Loutoo 53 Minutes Ago Attorney General Reginald Armour, SC. FILE PHOTO – THE Ministry of the Attorney General says Monday’s ruling by the Privy Council which endorsed the Government’s covid19 public health regulations was “groundbreaking,” and affirmed the correctness of its approach to legislative drafting. In its ruling, the Privy Council upheld the […]

Shoppers Drug Mart recalls several powdered infant formula products

A recall warning on a Government of Canada website has been issued for several powdered infant formula products due to possible microbial contamination. The warning says Shoppers Drug Mart is recalling certain Abbott-brand powdered infant formula products from the marketplace due to possible Cronobacter sakazakii and salmonella contamination. The warning notes that the products were […]

Sex assault charges withdrawn against Toronto dentist

Charges of sexual assault and sexual interference have been withdrawn against Toronto dentist Dr. Amir Haydarian after prosecutors said there was “no reasonable prospect of conviction” and that they had doubts about the credibility of the main complainant.  Haydarian, a dentist at Mount Pleasant Dental Centre, was charged on June 26, 2020, with five counts of assault; one count of […]

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