Day: June 24, 2022

Alberta MLA Thomas Dang charged with Health Information Act breach, could face $200K fine

An Alberta legislature member investigated by the RCMP after admitting to hacking into a government health website is being charged under the province’s Health Information Act. The Alberta RCMP Cybercrime Investigative Team says it has charged Thomas Dang for illegally attempting to access private information contained in the Alberta Health Services vaccine portal. If convicted, […]

TSTT fibre break affects Tobago, Toco

News Corey Connelly 3 Minutes Ago An aerial view of the Scarborough Esplanade at Milford Road, Scarborough, Tobago. Photo by Jeff Mayers. The Telecommunications Services of Trinidad & Tobago (TSTT) has advised customers of a fibre break which, it said, was causing intermittent interruptions to mobile data, landline, Internet, TV and Internet via MiFi devices. […]

‘It seems to be she was silenced,’ mom says as Ontario inquest examines death of Indigenous inmate

Sitting through an inquest in Windsor, Ont., into her daughter’s death, Selina McIntyre says the hardest part is “knowing my daughter wanted me and I wasn’t there.” McIntyre spoke to CBC News after testifying before a coroner’s jury examining the death of Delilah Blair, an Indigenous woman with Cree ancestry. Blair died by suicide after she was found […]

Judge throws out publisher’s $30M defamation suit against Toronto politicians, journalists

An Ontario Superior Court judge has thrown out a $30-million defamation suit accusing several local Toronto politicians, journalists and media outlets of labelling the owner and publisher of an Italian-language newspaper homophobic, transphobic and anti-LGBTQ+. The suit was filed in April of 2021 by Joseph Volpe, the publisher of Corriere Canadese, and M.T.E.C. Consultants, which owns the newspaper. Volpe was a […]

It will only lead to grief

News Jada Loutoo 55 Minutes Ago Planning and Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis. File photo/Sureash Cholai HOUSING Minister Camille Robinson-Regis is reminding the public that paying scammers for government housing “will only lead to grief.” In a statement on Thursday, Robinson-Regis said she was concerned by the recent ruling of Justice Frank Seepersad, who, in a […]

Doctor shortage in northwestern Ontario remains dire with no clear relief in sight

Emergency rooms in northwestern Ontario remain critically short-staffed, and hospital leaders across the region warn the risk of emergency-room closures could continue well into the summer.  Three months ago, the emergency room in Red Lake, Ont., closed for 24 hours during a weekend because no physician was available. Officials say a similar situation could happen elsewhere if […]

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