Day: July 10, 2022

How a Conservative party BBQ became Pierre Poilievre’s red-meat cookout

At a fundraiser for today’s federal Conservatives, nearly everything is designed to be an applause line. Even the take-home party favour gift bags. Visitors to the Conservatives’ 1,400-person Stampede barbecue Saturday night were offered gift bags, or tiny little gauzy pouches to be more specific. They contained Canada flag lapel pins, a couple of Lifesaver breath […]

Sarita Gangapersad needs a kidney

News Paula Lindo 2 Minutes Ago Kidney patient Sarita Gangapersad at her Cumuto home – Angelo Marcelle Nightly dialysis treatments leave Sarita Gangapersad coughing and lethargic in the morning. A combination of kidney failure and lupus have left the 36-year-old dependent on the support of family. She is appealing to members of the public who […]

Photographer Anthony Harris dies after cycling accident

Sports Jonathan Ramnanansingh 2 Minutes Ago Sports photographer Anthony Harris – Angelo Marcelle VETERAN SPORTS photographer Anthony Harris has died. Harris succumbed to injuries sustained after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle around the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, on Saturday morning. Harris’ daughter, Charisse, confirmed her father’s passing on Sunday […]

Uber deliberately dodged authorities, ignored rules in early years, leaked documents show

Revenu Quebec agents had been investigating Uber for weeks, including making undercover visits to the company’s Montreal offices and following its Quebec general manager to work one day. They suspected the ride-hailing service was improperly declaring that it owed no provincial sales tax and helping some drivers dodge that tax and the federal GST.  On […]

New summer school classes aim to reignite learning after pandemic disruptions

Just a few days into Gibson-Neill Memorial School’s inaugural summer math camp, New Brunswick teacher Katie King was already hearing loud and clear how much students — and their parents — are appreciating the new initiative.  The Fredericton elementary school introduced the new program this past week: over five condensed school days, King and her colleagues mixed math […]

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