Ontario Supporting COVID-19 Response in High Priority Communities

TORONTO – The Ontario government continues to implement its  High Priority Communities Strategy  to provide targeted supports to 15 communities hardest hit by COVID-19. As part of the strategy, the province is providing $12.5 million to local lead agencies to work in partnership with Ontario Health, public health units, municipalities, and other community partners to […]

Charges pending against DSS founder

News Jensen La Vende 10 Minutes Ago DSS founder Kerron Clarke. – THREE DAYS after he was arrested on suspicion of money laundering, Drugs Sou Sou (DSS) founder Kerron Clarke is expected to be charged with operating a money lending business without a licence. Newsday spoke with one of Clarke’s attorneys, Lasana Murray, who said […]

Christian brother continued abusing boys after Mount Cashel coverup, B.C. lawsuit alleges

A British Columbia man says he was sexually abused by a Roman Catholic school teacher in 1981, six years after the teacher’s confession of abusing children at an orphanage on the other end of the country was covered up. Darren Liptrot came forward on Monday and filed a proposed class-action lawsuit at a courthouse in Vancouver. It was a momentous step […]

Supreme Court of Canada to decide whether to hear Mike Duffy’s Senate lawsuit case

The Supreme Court of Canada will decide Thursday if it will hear Sen. Mike Duffy’s appeal to launch a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the Senate. The top court will decide if Duffy’s long legal battle to sue the Senate over the expenses scandal and the resulting fallout will continue, or if his legal options have come to an end. Duffy was seeking $7.8 million […]

Using terrorist list to label white supremacists risks repeating errors of 9/11 era, civil rights groups say

Hasan Alam was a university student in Burnaby, B.C., when he experienced what it felt like to be singled out by Canada’s security intelligence agency because of his religion and affiliation with a student club. Now, the Vancouver lawyer is among civil liberties advocates who are urging the Canadian government to find a more transparent way of tackling white supremacy and […]

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