Day: June 22, 2022

AG zips lip on Miami case

News Darren Bahaw One Minute Ago Attorney General Reginald Armour SC at a media conference on Wednesday at his Port of Spain office. – JEFF K MAYERS Attorney General Reginald Armour, SC, on Wednesday deflected questions on his role in the Miami fraud case against former government minister Brian Kuei Tung and others linked to […]

Disinformation, foreign interference threatening Canada’s electoral system, elections watchdog warns

Disinformation and foreign interference are two of the biggest threats facing Canada’s electoral system and it will take everyone working together to counter them, says Canada’s chief election watchdog. Speaking in an interview with CBC News to mark the end of his 10-year term as Commissioner of Canada Elections, Yves Côté said online disinformation is […]

Trudeau says passport delays are ‘unacceptable,’ promises the government will ‘step up’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising to do more to fix what he calls an “unacceptable” state of affairs at the country’s passport offices that have been overwhelmed in recent days as thousands of Canadians scramble to get their hands on the necessary documents before travelling abroad. Speaking to CBC Radio’s The House in an interview that […]

Mountie who wrote that RCMP head interfered in N.S. investigation ‘came to his own conclusions,’ says Blair

Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair is casting doubt on the Nova Scotia Mountie who suggested Commissioner Brenda Lucki interfered in the investigation into the largest mass shooting in Canadian history.  The former public safety minister’s comments come as the political firestorm around the head of the national police force spills into a second day.  That explosive […]

Woman speaking out to shed burden after priest charged with sexually assaulting her 50 years ago

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. It’s a face that Victoria McIntosh worked so hard to block from her mind — Father Arthur Masse. The retired priest is now facing a charge of sexually assaulting McIntosh more than 50 years ago, when she was just 10 years old and a student at the Fort Alexander residential school in Sagkeeng First Nation, […]

‘Mass exodus’ of psychologists from Eastern Health leaves high vacancy rate and patients waiting

Eastern Health is facing a nearly 45 per cent vacancy rate in psychology positions after a “mass exodus” of specialists for private practice. Some psychologists say the Newfoundland and Labrador government and health authority were warned it would happen but failed to rectify long-standing issues. CBC News spoke with several psychologists — both on the […]

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