Day: July 16, 2022

Freeland says decision to exempt gas turbines from Russian sanctions ‘difficult’ but ‘right thing to do’

Canada’s decision last week to send repaired parts of a Russian natural gas pipeline back to Germany was difficult but necessary, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday. The Liberals are facing heavy criticism from Ukraine for exempting six Siemens Energy turbines, which were serviced in Montreal and help deliver gas to parts of Germany, […]

National 2SLGBTQI+ agencies ‘stand strong with OutLoud North Bay’ after threats, harassment

Four national 2SLGBTQI+ organizations have teamed to decry hateful messages against a group in North Bay, Ont., that was planning a drag show for youth. Enchanté Network, JusticeTrans, Égale Canada, and the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) issued a joint news release Thursday in support of OutLoud North Bay.  Last week, OutLoud North Bay posted about the […]

Sudbury police charge man with assault after ‘hate-motivated’ incident captured on video

Police in Sudbury, Ont., have charged a 31-year-old man with assault following a “hate-motivated” altercation outside a gas station last weekend. The charge relates to an incident captured on video where an 18-year-old defends a store clerk being yelled at by a man. Greater Sudbury Police spokesperson Kaitlyn Dunn confirmed in an email to CBC […]

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