Day: June 29, 2022

DPP yet to decide on Piarco charges

News Darren Bahaw 17 Minutes Ago File photo: DPP Roger Gaspard. Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard, SC, has said his decision on whether to continue the criminal charges arising out of the construction of the Piarco International Airport is still under consideration, as the charges remain intact. Those charged include two former government ministers, […]

Canada’s government should offer real help to U.S. women seeking abortions, Michigan advocacy group says

A policy group in Detroit is asking Canadian politicians to back up words with actions when it comes to abortion access for U.S. citizens in this country.  Last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, calling it a “horrific” development that threatens […]

Sports leaders top list of new Order of Canada appointees

Canadian sports icons including Stacey Allaster, Donovan Bailey and Angela James are among the 85 new appointees to the Order of Canada this year. This year’s list of appointees also includes Canada’s first Indigenous female MP, the first MP for Nunavut, and a number of contributors to the arts, including Emmy nominated actress Sandra Oh. Considered one of Canada’s highest […]

Coastal GasLink, contractor deny liability for alleged sexual assault at pipeline work camp

Coastal GasLink says it is not liable for an alleged sexual assault at a work camp in northern B.C., and instead says any negligence is the fault of Civeo Premium Services, a pipeline contractor which also denies responsibility. The two companies also disagree about who employed the person alleged to have committed the sexual assault.  The denials from […]

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