Day: June 21, 2022

Frustrated by passport wait ‘chaos,’ would-be travellers in Montreal take matters into their own hands

Marie Soulier has spent four straight days standing in line outside the passport office at Montreal’s Guy-Favreau complex, waiting to collect her passport. She arrives at 5:30 each morning and leaves when the office closes. She is still waiting, and her flight leaves for France tonight. She is just one of hundreds of travellers clamouring […]

End contract work in THA

News Corey Connelly 2 Hrs Ago Former NAR assemblyman Max James speaks at a Labour Day march, from Gulf City Mall, Lowlands, to Scarborough, on Sunday. – David Reid Former NAR assemblyman Max James has called for the abolition of contract work in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA). James made the call on Sunday […]

How learning a First Nations language helps these 3 people connect with culture, family, community

Chance Paupanekis credits much of his well-being to learning his traditional language. Paupanekis, who is from the Norway House Cree Nation in northern Manitoba, is studying Ininimowin — a Cree language that has five major dialects, according to Indigenous Languages of Manitoba. Language is more than just words in his culture, says Paupanekis — one of three people studying First Nations languages CBC […]


News Yvonne Webb 8 Hrs Ago Crime scene experts at the scene in Tarouba, San Fernando on Monday after a shooting incident left two men dead and another in critical condition at hospital. PHOTO BY MARVIN HAMILTON – A 26-SECONDSvideo posted early Monday morning to social media, by Enrique “SpongeBob” Gill, showing him attending the […]

Arbitrator strikes down Stellantis COVID-19 vaccine mandate

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Canadian Stellantis employees that was fought by some Unifor locals has been struck down by an arbitrator in a decision made after “careful review and not without considerable personal reservation.” Arbitrator Marilyn Nairn sided with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada, the Stellantis subsidiary, in concluding that the two-dose COVID-19 vaccine policy was reasonable at the outset, and continued […]

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