Day: July 7, 2022

‘A champion throughout his whole life’: Manitoba disability rights activist Jim Derksen dies at 75

A legendary, lifelong advocate for people with disabilities in Manitoba and across the country has died. Jim Derksen, one of the founding members of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities and the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities, died at the age of 75 earlier this month, marking the end of a life filled with tireless […]

No stone will be left unturned

News Newsday Reporter 24 Minutes Ago Queen’s Councel Jerome Lynch, new chairman for the commission of enquiry into the Paria diving tragedy, speaks to the media at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts, San Fernando on Thursday. – Marvin Hamilton The newly-appointed chairman of the commission of enquiry into the Paria diving tragedy says […]

Meet the teen hockey phenom who went from a backyard Yukon rink to the top WHL draft pick

Last hockey season was a good one for Gavin McKenna in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League’s U18 division. He was their top scorer with 65 points in 35 games.  McKenna’s outstanding performance led to him becoming the first overall draft pick by the Medicine Hat Tigers in the upcoming Western Hockey League (WHL) season. “I kind of […]

Supreme Court asked to rule on environmental impact legislation after Alberta ruling

The federal government has asked the country’s top court to settle the law around its environmental impact legislation after the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled it unconstitutional. In May, Alberta’s appeal court struck down the Impact Assessment Act, calling the controversial law an “existential threat” to each province’s right to control its own resources. Previously […]

Pandays et al return to court

News Jada Loutoo Just Now Basdeo Panday – EVEN as the Director of Public Prosecutions considers his next move on the decades-old Piarco corruption charges against a former minister and several businessmen, former prime minister Basdeo Panday his wife Oma, former minister Carlos John and businessman Ishwar Galbaransingh returned to the Port of Spain magistrates […]

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