Day: July 30, 2022

It’s time for Canada to apologize for slavery, says N.S. senator

In every speech Nova Scotia Sen. Wanda Thomas Bernard makes for Emancipation Day this year, she’ll ask the same question: what’s next? It’s a question she’s posing to federal and provincial governments, as well as individual Canadians, as the country marks the day slavery was abolished in the British Empire. Federal politicians voted unanimously last year to […]

TCL net income increases by 34%

News Ryan Hamilton-Davis 10 Hrs Ago Trinidad Cement Ltd reported a net income of $112 million, a 34 per cent increase over the prior year. This was revealed on Friday when TCL posted its consolidated financial report. The increase, according to David G Inglefield was attributable to increased operating earnings and a 57 per cent […]

Pope says genocide took place at Canada’s residential schools for Indigenous children

WARNING: This story contains distressing details While the word genocide wasn’t heard in any of Pope Francis’s addresses during a week-long trip to Canada, on his flight back to Rome, he said everything he described about the residential school system and its forced assimilation of Indigenous children amounts to genocide. “I didn’t use the word […]

Victim ‘floored’ as B.C. relationship coach may escape criminal record for domestic violence

WARNING: This article contains details of abuse. A B.C. relationship coach who admitted to assaulting his then-partner on two occasions is set to walk away without a criminal record, after receiving a sentence the victim describes as a “complete failure” for the justice system. Former chiropractor Nima Rahmany pleaded guilty in Vancouver provincial court last […]

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